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C.K. Akonnor

National Teams Trainers must form an alliance – Charles Akonnor

Charles Akonnor, head coach of Ghana's senior national soccer team, has stressed the need for national team trainers to share ideas and collaborate in...

Nigeria nabs 17 foreign nationals over illegal mining

The Nigerian government on Friday confirmed 17 foreign nationals had been arrested for allegedly engaging in illegal mining in collaboration with locals in the...

2 killed, 3 injured in Nigeria road accident

Two people were confirmed dead and three others injured in a road accident in Nigeria's southwest region on Friday, local police said. ...
South Sudan

South Sudan’s move to reopen economy sparks discussions

South Sudan could experience spike in the number of COVID-19 infections which may overwhelm its fragile healthcare system in the wake of easing restrictive...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks during the opening of the 33rd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb. 9, 2020. (Photo by Michael Tewelde/Xinhua)

South African President calls for debt cancellations for poor African countries to aid coronavirus...

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday called for lifting the waiver of interest payments and possible cancellation of debt for Africa's low-income countries...

Kenyan farmers sustain food supply amid COVID-19 pandemic, flood threats

Resilient Kenyan farmers have shrugged off floods and locust threats to keep food supply steady in the east African nation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Botswana eases COVID-19 restrictions

Local economist Keith Jeffries highlighted that the cost of health related interventions needed to stem the impact of COVID-19 is relatively small and the...

South African government urged to intervene in addressing testing backlogs

South Africa's Western Cape, the epicenter of COVID-19 pandemic in the country, on Friday urged President Cyril Ramaphosa to intervene in addressing worsening testing...
domestic air travel

Tanzanian minister calls for suspending self-isolation order for foreign tourists

Tanzanian tourism authorities have requested the government to suspend the 14-day mandatory self-isolation order for foreign tourists who come to the country so as...

AU institutes intervention measures to contain COVID-19 in Somalia

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said it has put in place solid interventions and preventative measures to contain COVID-19 while concentrating on...

Top Star in Zambia hailed over reduced decoder price in support of e-learning

Zambians have hailed a Chinese enterprise Top Star Limited for reducing the cost of decoders to enable parents to acquire the electronic gadgets to...

Liquor ban hurts Namibia alcohol manufacturing sector

Namibia's Breweries Limited (NBL) has confirmed that it has been substantially impacted by the current ban on alcoholic sales in the country, which has...
Peter Mutharika

Malawi incumbent president says will “win again” in July election

Malawi incumbent president Peter Mutharika has said he will win again in the fresh election set for July 2. Mutharika made the...
Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)

Africa’s COVID-19 death toll surges to 2,074 with 54,027 confirmed cases

The death toll from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on the African continent reached 2,074 as the number of confirmed cases hit 54,027 as of...
Cameroon and Chad

Cameroon to do “robust, large scale” COVID-19 testing

Cameroon is poised to do "robust and large scale" COVID-19 testing, Minister of Public Health Manaouda Malachie said on Friday. "We will...
novel coronavirus

Senegal reports 59 more COVID-19 cases, tally surpasses 1,500

Senegal's Ministry of Health and Social Action on Friday reported 59 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the confirmed total to 1,551 in the country. ...

Benin records 102 new COVID-19 cases

Benin's ministry of health said 102 new confirmed COVID-19 cases had been recorded on Thursday in the country in a statement on Friday. ...
TOPSHOT - A member of the Nigerian Armed Forces Sniper Unit wearing a ghillie suit takes part in an exercise during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada on April 17, 2018. - The African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) is a weeklong seminar held in Nigeria, bringing together land forces from across Africa to discuss and develop cooperative solutions and improve transregional security and stability. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Nigerian military confirms wanted armed group leader killed in central state

A most wanted armed group leader in central Nigeria has been killed by the military and special forces during an operation in that part...

Nigeria reports 381 new COVID-19 cases

Nigeria has recorded 381 new cases of the coronavirus, the highest number of cases recorded in a single day in the country, bringing the...
Munira Alidu

Invest in Northern talents – Actress

Ms Munira Alidu, a young Actress, known in showbiz circles as Empress Ali, has appealed to the movie Producers to shift their attention to...
Educating The Girl Child Is Equally Beneficial

Educating the girl child is equally beneficial – Parents told

Ms Belinda Vuur, President of the Lassia-Tuolu Junior High School (JHS) Girls Club has pointed out to parents that investing in the education of...
Cikod Urged To Lead Research Into Indigenous Immune Building Fruits

CIKOD urged to lead research into Indigenous immune building fruits

Sir Dr Edward Gyaderi, a retired Surgeon has appealed to the Center for Indigenous Knowledge and Organizational Development (CIKOD) to lead research into finding...

Ghana Police Command and Staff College, Winneba Disinfected and Fumigated

A four-hour disinfection exercise has taken place at the Ghana Police Command and Staff College situated on about 500-700-kilometer land at Winneba. The exercise was...
Mtn Supports The Celebration Of This Year S Eid Ul Fitr In The Western Region

MTN supports the celebration of this year’s Eid-ul-Fitr in the Western Region

The South/West office of the Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN ) Ghana has donated towards the celebration of this year's Eid-ul-Fitr in the Western Region. The...
Who Treatment

Ghana’s COVID-19 number soars to 4,012, with 921 new cases

Ghana recorded 921 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases, bringing the country's total number of cases to 4,012, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) disclosed late Friday. ...

Fire razes 58-year-old widow’s cold store

The cold store of Madam Gladys Afari, 58-year-old widow at North Taifa (Nkate Burger) in Accra, was razed last Wednesday, with cause of fire...
African Court

African Court holds virtual meeting to discuss COVID-19 impact

The Judges of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights have organised a virtual sitting to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic...
Bishop Bernard Nyarko

Ghana Actors Guild calls for cessation media fracas

The Ghana Actors Guild (GAG-Ashanti) has expressed its displeasure with the animosity between its members and the family of deceased actor Bishop Benard Nyarko...
Sports Startimes Bundesliga

Bundesliga returns on StarTimes

Digital TV operator, StarTimes, will broadcast all Bundesliga matches live starting Saturday, May 16, 2020. This follows the...
National Paralympic Committee

National Paralympic Committee support athletes

The National Paralympic Committee (NPC) of Ghana has extended support to its athletes by providing some relief items to them following the Coronavirus pandemic. ...