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FIBA Basketball World Cup trophy. (Photo by FIBA)

Dates set for FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023

FIBA has confirmed the dates for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023, with the showpiece event set to take place from August 25 to...
C.K. Akonnor

Polo commends C.K. Akonnor for adopting 1978 AFCON squad

Mohamed Ahmed Polo a member of the 1978 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Cup-winning squad has said Black Stars coach Charles Kwablan Akonnor...
Abednego Tetteh

Official: Hearts unveil Abednego Tetteh

Premier League side Accra Hearts of Oak have announced the signing of striker Abednego Kofi Tetteh on a free transfer. ...
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GFA Medical team to apply strict measures to ensure the safety of players

Dr. Adam Baba Chairman of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Medical Committee, has said there will be strict application of strict measures to ensure...
Covid Case

Unions call for COVID-19 mass testing in Tema companies

The Ghana Federation of Labour (GFL) and the Tema District Council of Labour (TDCL) have called for mass COVID-19 testing at industries and...
Economics Bank Initiative

COVID-19: First National Bank supports government

The First National Bank Ghana has launched the Accelerated Support for Pandemic Intervention and Relief Effort (ASPIRE) to assist the Government and its stakeholders...
Mamfehene And Elders Donate Ppe To Community

Mamfehene and elders donate PPE to community

Nana Ansah Sasraku, the Mamfehene and Kyidomhene of Akuapem Traditional Area, and some elders have donated PPE to the community to curb the spread...
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AirtelTigo partners with Opera to offer free browsing and data to Ghanaians

Telecom operator, AirtelTigo has announced its partnership with one of the world’s most popular mobile web browsers Opera Mini to offer free data and...
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

COVID-19 cases climb in U.S. prisons, nursing homes

As nearly 20,000 confirmed cases and 1,000 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Colorado, the western state's newest emerging battlegrounds are prisons and...

COVID-19 cases in Guinea-Bissau reach 761, with 35 new cases

Guinea-Bissau on Monday reported 35 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the provisional number to 761 cases in the country, according to a senior...
Covid Case

Number of COVID-19 cases in Mozambique passes 100

The Ministry of Health of Mozambique (MISAU) said Monday that the cumulative number of people infected with coronavirus rose from 91 to 103. ...

UNDP injects US$58 million for decentralized governance, response to COVID-19 in Mozambique

Mozambican government signed Monday the cooperation agreements with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to receive the funds of 58 million U.S. dollars for...
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (L) welcomes opposition leader Riek Machar at State House in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Jan. 15, 2020. South Sudan warring parties on Wednesday agreed to continue with further consultations on the contentious issue of the number of states after Salva Kiir and Riek Machar met in Juba. (Xinhua/Daniel Majak)

EU urges South Sudan parties to expedite power-sharing deal at state level

The EU on Monday urged President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar to expeditiously reach an agreement on the appointment of state governors...
South Sudan

South Sudan’s internally displaced persons raise awareness on COVID-19 pandemic

South Sudan's internally displaced persons (IDPs) living in Mangateen settlement, a suburb of capital Juba, have joined the fight against COVID-19 disease through awareness...
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Namibia to introduce five new cowpea seeds to boost food security

Namibia will introduce five new cowpea seeds into the country's agricultural sector to ensure food security at both household and national level, official said...

Germany to aid Zambia’s COVID-19 fight

The Germany embassy in Zambia on Monday said it was providing Zambia with funds as a rapid response towards its fight against COVID-19. ...
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Zambia commends Chinese company’s contribution to agriculture development

A local government official in Zambia's Chongwe district on Monday commended a Chinese company for its contribution to the agriculture sector. Geoffrey...
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More Zambia importers resume imports from China

Zambia traders have resumed importation of goods from China, a Zambia importer has said. Lucy Kalimanshila a trust of Chililabombwe Chamber of...

Think tank says ban on cigarette sale helps cut COVID-19 cases in South Africa

South Africa's ban on the sale of cigarettes during lockdown reduced the number of COVID-19 cases and effects on human beings, a government think...

UNICEF appeals for US$1.6 billion to help children impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) is appealing for 1.6 billion U.S. dollars to support its humanitarian aid for children impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, up...

Senegal reports 177 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, total reaching 1,886

The Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action on Monday reported 177 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 1,886 in the...
Mapping Africa

Africa’s COVID-19 death toll surges to 2,290 as confirmed cases surpass 63,325

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent surpassed 63,325 as the death toll from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic reached 2,290 as...
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UN Security Council condemns attack against UN peacekeeping mission in Mali

The members of the United Nations Security Council on Monday condemned the attack perpetrated on Sunday against the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali. ...

Guinea-Bissau’s president extends state of emergency until May 26

The president of Guinea-Bissau Umaro Sissoco Embalo has decided to extend the state of emergency throughout the country until May 26, he announced on...

Cape Verde reports 14 more confirmed cases of COVID-19, 260 in total

Cape Verde's Ministry of Health and Social Security announced on Monday 14 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 detected in the municipality of Praia, bringing...
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20 Boko Haram militants killed in gunfight with Nigerian troops

At least 20 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops following a gunfight in the northeastern town of Bama, said a local government...
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Ghana extends ban on public gatherings amid COVID-19 spike

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced a 21-day extension of the ban on public gatherings in the country as efforts to halt...
Hayil Ladies Ministry Donates To Uer Hospital

Hayil Ladies Ministry donates to UER hospital

The Hayil Ladies Ministry, the Women’s Wing of the Fountain Gate Chapel in Bolgatanga has presented some items to the Paediatric and Maternity Departments...
Kadjebi Classrooms

Kadjebi DCE cuts sod for the construction of classroom blocks

Mr. Maxwell Kofi Asiedu, the District Chief Executive (DCE) of Kadjebi in the Oti Region has cut the sod for the construction of three-unit...
Covid Case

COVID-19 cases in Tarkwa increased to 13, with one death

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases recorded in Tarkwa has increased to 13 with one death. The deceased, a female health employee of a hospital...