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Unique cultural, military display characterize Ghana’s 63rd anniversary celebration

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The unique cultural diversity of the nation was on full display as the nation marked her 63rd independence anniversary celebration at the Baba Yara...

Students express mixed reaction about Independence Day celebration

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A section of students within the Tamale Metropolis have expressed their understanding on the significance of the Independence Day celebration. Interactions with some students by...

Ho marks Ghana’s 63rd Independence Day

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A total of 43 contingents of pupils and students from primary, junior and senior high schools and cadet corps joined eight contingents of...
Medical staff work at a traditional Chinese medicine pharmacy in Weinan City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Feb. 20, 2020. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Global information sharing vital for fight against COVID-19 – Professor

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Sharing information and experience at a global level is fundamental and vital for an effective fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Senegalese expert,...

“Let’s build on Pan-African legacies”- Prof. Karikari

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Professor Kwame Karikari, Board Chairman of Graphic Communication Group limited, has called on Ghanaians to build on the fundamental Pan-Africanism ideas and ideals...

Take your studies seriously; Nayiri to students

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The Nayiri, Naa Bohugu Mahami Abdulai Sheriga, the Paramount Chief of the Mamprugu Traditional Area in the North East Region, has entreated pupils in...

E-technology has improved prosecution of transnational crimes – Chief Justice

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Justice Kwesi Anin Yeboah, Chief Justice of Ghana, has said the introduction of e-technology into the trial process has eased prosecution of transnational...

Change the narrative of gender inequality- Prof Audrey Gadzekpo

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Prof Audrey Gadzekpo, the Dean of the School of Information and Communications Studies, University of Ghana, has called on Ghanaians to do more to...
Ghanaian Parliament

New Standing Orders to ban use of phones in chamber

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Indications are that the Parliament of Ghana will soon not allow the use of mobile phones in the chamber during proceedings. “We propose that...

AirtelTigo congratulates Ghana and gives customers ‘free calls’ offer

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In line with the commemoration of Ghana’s 63rd Independence Day celebrations, telecom operator AirtelTigo has offered Ghanaians another reason to rejoice with “It’s Time...

Electronic waste management project outdoored

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An initiative that seeks to adapt concepts locally and internationally to ensure safe treatment of hazardous waste fractions of e-waste and the development of...

Stakeholders review state of youth development report

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Mrs Mary Mpereh, Focal Person for Gender, Population and Social Policy at the National Development Planning Commission, has commended the development of a report...

WRF to focus on sustainable use of natural resources

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Ghana to host this year’s World Resources Forum (WRF) from June 23 to 25,focused on sustainable use of natural resources with three interlinked topics. “Fair...

Citizens urged to demand accountability from politicians

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Professor Henry Kwesi Prempeh, the Executive Director of Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has encouraged citizens and the state to demand accountability from...

Ghana’s historic 63rd Independence Anniversary celebration underway

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Thousands of enthusiastic Ghanaians and invited guests have thronged the 42, 000-capacity Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi, for the national commemoration of the 63rd...
Cameroon and Chad

Cameroon to rerun partial legislative elections in Anglophone regions

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Cameroonian President Paul Biya on Friday evening signed a decree announcing partial legislative election rerun in Anglophone regions on March 22. The rerun will take...
education

United States universities move classes online as COVID-19 spreads

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Out of a growing concern over the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic, some universities in the United States have decided to move classes, lectures...
Pedestrians wearing masks are seen in downtown Tehran, Iran, Feb. 23, 2020. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday issued an order to form a national headquarters to cope with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country, state TV reported. Since Iran announced the first batch cases of the coronavirus in the country on Wednesday, 43 Iranians have been confirmed infected by the virus, eight of whom have died. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

Iran’s COVID-19 death toll rises to 124 with 4,747 infections

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The outbreak of novel coronavirus in Iran has killed 124 people, Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education announced on Friday. Kianush Jahanpur, head...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

At least 27 killed in assembly shooting attack in Afghan capital

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At least 27 people were killed and 29 others wounded in a shooting attack that hit an assembly in the western side of the...
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks at a press conference after the WHO emergency committee's meeting on the novel coronavirus in China at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

WHO chief says world on verge of reaching 100,000 COVID-19 cases

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A total of 98,023 COVID-19 cases have been reported globally so far, including 3,380 deaths, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said...
airstrike

Al-Shabab terrorist killed in airstrike in southern Somalia

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The Somali and U.S. forces conducted an airstrike in southern region on Thursday evening, killing an al-Shabab terrorist in the latest onslaught on the...
novel coronavirus

47 news COVID-19 cases confirmed in UK, bringing total number infected to 163

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Britain has confirmed 47 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the country's total number of infections to 163, according to the country's health...
A general view of the Blue Nile river as it passes through the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), near Guba in Ethiopia, on December 26, 2019. - The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a 145-metre-high, 1.8-kilometre-long concrete colossus is set to become the largest hydropower plant in Africa. (AFP)

Ethiopia rejects Arab League stance on disputing grand dam

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The Ethiopian government on Friday rejected the latest resolution made by the Arab League concerning the disputing Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). "The Ministry of...
gender inequality

UN experts call for men’s participation in movements for gender equality

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In the run-up to International Women's Day, which falls on March 8, a group of UN experts Friday called on men around the world...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

At least 31 killed in Kabul assembly shooting attack

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At least 31 people, including 29 civilians, were killed and 55 others wounded in a shooting attack that hit an assembly in Afghan capital...
Pedestrians wearing masks are seen in downtown Tehran, Iran, Feb. 23, 2020. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday issued an order to form a national headquarters to cope with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country, state TV reported. Since Iran announced the first batch cases of the coronavirus in the country on Wednesday, 43 Iranians have been confirmed infected by the virus, eight of whom have died. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

WHO endorses no flight restrictions on Iran

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The World Health Organization (WHO) does not endorse international flight restrictions on Iran amid the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country, official IRNA news...
armed men

Six die when armed men attack army unit in northwestern Uganda

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Three soldiers and three assailants were killed on Friday when an army unit responded to attackers armed with machetes, bows and arrows in northwestern...
Edgar Lungu

Zambia leader mulls establishing commission to probe gassing incidents

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Friday said he is considering setting up a Commission of Inquiry to look into a spate of incidents where...
International Women's Day

UN celebrates Women’s Day, envisages Generation Equality

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The United Nations (UN) on Friday celebrated the Internatioanl Women's Day in an observance that called for more headway in women's rights toward Generation...
Rain

53 killed in Rwanda heavy rains since January

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At least 53 people were killed and 84 others injured in different parts of Rwanda due to disasters triggered by heavy rains since January...