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Hundreds of demonstrators hold a rally and march to protest against police brutality and the death of Freddie Gray, in front of the City Hall of Baltimore, Maryland, the United States, April 25, 2015. Protests continued for days in Baltimore against the overuse of police force surrounding the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man, in local police van. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

South African demonstrators march to Nigerian embassy over crime concern

Group of demonstrators under the banner "Put South Africa First" on Wednesday marched to the Nigerian Embassy in Pretoria to voice their concerns...
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CONCACAF postpones World Cup qualifiers to March

The first round of FIFA World Cup qualifiers for North America, Central America and the Caribbean have been pushed back to early next...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

India’s COVID-19 tally surpasses 3.3 million, S. Korea reports highest cases since March

COVID-19 cases continue to surge in some Asia-Pacific countries on Thursday as India's tally surpassed 3.3 million while South Korea reported 441 new...
Members of the medical assistance team from the Peking Union Medical College Hospital take care of a COVID-19 patient. Pan Songgang/China Population Newspaper

Tunisia reports 113 new COVID-19 cases

Tunisia on Wednesday reported 113 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 2,427. A total...

Angola spends over US$900,000 on COVID-19 testing

Angola has spent 972,400 U.S. dollars to conduct 12,155 tests of COVID-19 since testing began in March, Health Minister Silvia Lutucuta said on Monday. ...

Kenya’s tea production expands in March

Kenya's tea exports hit 44.28 million kilograms in March, the agriculture sector regulator said on Monday. Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) said...

Uganda’s annual inflation rises to 3.2 percent in April

Uganda's annual headline inflation stood at 3.2 percent as of April, up from 3 percent in March, Uganda Bureau of Statistics said in a...

Ghana’s March inflation rate stays put at 7.8 percent

Ghana's year-on-year inflation rate, which measures the average rate of increase in the prices consumers pay for their consumer goods and services remained at...

Namibia’s annual inflation rate slows to 2.4 percent in March

Namibia's annual inflation rate for March slowed to 2.4 percent from 4.5 percent recorded in March 2019, the country's statistics agency said Tuesday. ...

UK house prices remain stable in March with uncertainties ahead

The average house price in Britain remained stable in March before the novel coronavirus restrictions were introduced, mortgage lender Halifax said Tuesday. ...
LAS VEGAS, May 12, 2016 (Xinhua) -- A recovery vehicle and a test sled sit on rails after a propulsion open-air test of Hyperloop One's transportation technology, in Nevada, U.S. May 11, 2016. Hyperloop One stages the first public demonstration of a key component of the startup's futuristic rail transit concept that could one day ferry passengers at near supersonic speeds. (Xinhua/Guo Shuang)

U.S. sheds 701,000 jobs in March, experts say “just the beginning”

U.S. employers cut 701,000 jobs in March, and the unemployment rate soared to 4.4 percent, ending a decade-long streak of job gains, the U.S....
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New car registrations in Czech Republic plunge 36 percent in March

The Czech Republic saw a 36 percent year-on-year drop in new passenger car registrations in March mainly because of government restrictions in response to...

New car registrations in Germany plummet by 38 percent in March

New passenger car registrations in Germany dropped by 38 percent in March to 215,100, compared with the same month last year, the German Association...
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Gold up after March jobs report

Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rose on Friday as investors reacted to the March jobs report. ...

U.S. economy shed 701,000 jobs in March, first decline in decade

U.S. employers cut 701,000 jobs in March, and the unemployment rate soared to 4.4 percent, showing the first job decline in a decade, the...

Coronavirus costs Gaza economy US$200 million in losses during March

The crisis of COVID-19 has cost the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip's economy 200 million U.S. dollars in losses last month, a local report said Friday. ...

GAA President Prof. Dodoo gets International Appointment

Professor Francis Dodoo - President of the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA), has been appointed as the Chairman of the newly created Governance...

CWSA announces a comprehensive outreach strategy on COVID-19 prevention

The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA), a public institution responsible for providing WASH services to rural communities and small towns in Ghana, has...
Mrs Mercy Emefa Boateng

Parents asked to monitor children while at home

The Bibiani – Anhwiaso – Bekwai Municipal Director of Education, Mrs. Mercy Emefa Boateng, has called on parents to...

Accelerate efforts to serve people who lack access to water – World Vision

World Vision Ghana (WV) has called on government to accelerate efforts to ensure that all Ghanaians have access to potable water. A statement issued Mr...
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South Sudan delays oil licensing round set for March due to COVID-19

South Sudan's Ministry of Petroleum on Wednesday suspended its preliminary oil and gas bidding round set for March due to the deadly coronavirus spread...
Mr Bernard Blay

Bia West NPP Parliamentary Candidate supports needy student

Mr Bernard Blay, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary candidate for Bia West constituency has adopted 14-years old Miss Portia Gafah of Debiso D/C...
Tema chines shop attendance over coronavirus

Risk management for employers when dealing with COVID-19

By: Monique Jefferson I Justine Katz With the number of coronavirus COVID-19 cases increasing daily, and in light of the World Health Organization now terming it a pandemic,...
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Health facilities in Upper East have no face masks

Public health facilities in the Upper East Region have no disposable face masks and other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to protect frontline healthcare providers...
Patients infected with the novel coronavirus are seen at a makeshift hospital converted from an exhibition center in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Feb. 5, 2020. The makeshift hospital converted from an exhibition center in China's epidemic-hit Wuhan city began accepting patients Wednesday. The hospital can provide about 1,600 beds to infected patients. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)

Designated coronavirus hospitals in Wuhan to return to normal operation by the end of...

Hospitals designated for novel coronavirus patients in Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak, will all return to normal operation by the end of March,...
Mr Kwaku Kwarteng

Obuasi Government Hospital gets new antenatal clinic

A new Antenatal clinic for the Obuasi Government Hospital has been inaugurated at a ceremony at Obuasi, to ease the pressure pregnant women...
Aerial panoramic photo taken on Feb. 4, 2020 shows the interior of a cultural building complex dubbed "Wuhan Livingroom", which is being converted into a hospital to receive patients infected with the novel coronavirus, in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province. Wuhan plans to convert 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/Cai Yang)

Wuhan could see zero COVID-19 infections by the end of March

By Zhao Yusha The city of Wuhan, epicenter of the COVID-19 epidemic, could see zero new infections by the end of March, said a member...
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Let’s embrace green alternative technologies to protect nature

Madam Ruka Sanusi, Executive Director of Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) is urging the public to embrace green alternative technologies to keep emissions...

[email protected]: Prof Atsu Ayee advocates building strong institutions

Professor Joseph Atsu Ayee, a senior lecturer at the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana, has called for the building of stronger...
Photo taken on Sept. 15 shows the outside view of part of the National Theatre of Ghana in downtown Accra, Ghana. As a landmark in Accra, the National Theatre of Ghana that was completed in 1992, was built under loans by Chinese government. (Xinhua/Lin Xiaowei)

National Theatre release dates for programmes in March

The National Theatre of Ghana has released the dates for its monthly programmes for March, 2020, ranging from kids concerts to poetry performances, among...