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Cameroon and Chad

Four injured in explosion during International Women’s Day celebration in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

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At least four members of Cameroon's security forces were "seriously" injured after an improvised explosive device exploded during celebrations of the International Women's Day...
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Airstrike kills top al-Shabab commander in Somalia

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The U.S. army on Sunday confirmed that a senior al-Shabab commander is believed to have been killed in an airstrike in Somalia on Feb....
Cameroon and Chad

4 security members, 1 civilian killed in Cameroon

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At least four members of Cameroon's security forces and a civilian were killed Saturday night in Galim, a locality in Cameroon, according to local...
railway

Zambia to overhaul railway regulations to improve operations

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Zambia says it is in the process of revising rules and regulations governing the operations of the railway sector in order to improve operations...
fishing

Tanzanian police arrest 3 suspects over illegal fishing in Lake Victoria

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Tanzanian police said on Sunday they have arrested three suspects from the same family in connection with illegal fishing in Lake Victoria. ...
African Union headquarters

AU vows to beef up efforts towards addressing gender parity in Africa

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As the International Women's Day is marked under the theme "I am generation equality: realizing women's rights," the African Union (AU) has reiterated its...
social women s day

NGOs call for improved working conditions for women in mining sector

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The Golden Line, an agglomeration of non-profit advocacy organisations dedicated to the socio-economic empowerment of women, has urged stakeholders within the mining sector to...
international women s day

Celebrating Womanhood, the fight for Equality is on

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Today, March 8 2020 is International Women's Day (IWD) a day dedicated to the celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of...

First Lady salutes Ghanaian women on International Women’s Day

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First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, says she recognise and celebrate all the amazing Ghanaian women on the occasion of International Women’s Day, being...
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Ghana celebrates International Women’s Day

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Ghana is on Sunday, joining the world to commemorate International Women’s Day - marked annually on March 8 to celebrate the achievements of women...
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COVID-19: Italy puts more than a quarter of its population in quarantine to control...

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Italy has formally locked down more than a quarter of its population in a bid to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. More than...
boxing goc

Black Bombers present medals and Olympic tickets to GOC

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The national boxing team, the Black Bombers have presented the medals and qualification tickets to the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC). ...
Ghana premier league

GPL Week 13: Inter Allies, Hearts share points.

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The city derby between Inter Allies and Accra Hearts of Oak ended in a 1-1 stalemate in match-day 13 encounter played at the Accra...
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3rd music and money workshop held in Accra

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Yve Digital, a distribution and online marketing company has held its third music and money conference at the Hilla Liman Hall, University of Ghana. ...
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Vaettel Mineral Water is the Official Water Sponsor of Kwahu Easter Marathon

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Vaettel Natural Mineral Water has secured the rights as the official water sponsor of the 2020 Kwahu Easter Marathon. ...
politics women

NPP Women’s wing calls for swift action to accelerate gender equality

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The Upper East Regional Women’s Wing of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has called on governments and state agencies to expedite action on women...
Court

Drummer in trouble over alleged sexual abuse

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A 34-year-old drummer who is alleged to have subjected a Seven year old girl to sexual abuse at Chorkor in Accra, has appeared before...
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Ghana gets Payment Systems Advisory Committee

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Ghana get its first-ever Payment Systems Advisory Committee to guide the Bank of Ghana on regulation and oversight, operational and technical stands of the...
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Opanka supports ‘Eat Ghana’ campaign on Independence Day

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Affum Armstrong known in showbiz as Opanka marked Ghana's 63rd Independence celebrations by sharing free local dishes to some music-loving fans in Accra. ...
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Ghanaians mark independence anniversary in DR Congo

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The Ghana Embassy in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has marked the 63rd independence anniversary of Ghana at a colourful ceremony. The programme brought...
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UN Secretary General courts African Female journalists into climate actions

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Mr Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary-General says the climate change crisis which continues to further impoverish countries, and hampering the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), requires...
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Mahama commiserates with family of murdered Assemblyman

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Former President John Dramani Mahama and some executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC)has commiserated with the family of Mr Adzahli Marcus Mawutor at...
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Breastfeeding not advised for COVID-19-infected lactating women

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Lactating women diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are advised not to breastfeed their infants, a Chinese obstetrician said Sunday at a press...
Cameroon and Chad

Four injured in explosion during International Women’s Day celebration in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

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At least four members of Cameroon's security forces were "seriously" injured after an improvised explosive device exploded during celebrations of the International Women's Day...

Israeli PM submits request to postpone corruption trial

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday submitted a request to delay his corruption trial scheduled on March 17. Amit Hadad, one of Netanyahu's lawyers,...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Sudan urges Egypt and Ethiopia to resume talks on Nile dam

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Sudan on Sunday urged Egypt and Ethiopia to return to negotiations to reach a deal regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). "Sudan calls on...
Photo taken on Feb. 4, 2020 shows an interior view of the Hongshan Gymnasium in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province. Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province started converting three existing venues, including a gymnasium and an exhibition center, into hospitals to receive patients infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the headquarters for the epidemic control said late Monday. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)

Wuhan shuts hospitals amid drop in COVID-19 patients as cases outside China soar

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Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak in central China's Hubei Province, on Monday suspended another temporary hospital as the number of COVID-19...
Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa meets with and gives an exclusive interview to Yang Zhenwu, President of People's Daily in Lisbon, capital of Portugal. (Photo: Yang Xuebo from People’s Daily)

Portuguese president to be quarantined for 2 weeks

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Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa will be quarantined at his private residence for two weeks, according to a statement published on the website...
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Third COVID-19 case in South Africa confirmed

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South Africa has confirmed the third COVID-19 case, said Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Sunday. The third patient is the wife of...
Intergovernmental Authority on Development

East African bloc reiterates its commitment to women’s rights

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The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has reiterated its commitment towards women's rights as the International Women's Day is marked under the theme "I...