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Namibia in need of more than 5,000 classrooms

Namibia is currently challenged with a lack of classrooms, dilapidated and inadequate ablution facilities in the education sector and requires 5,169 more classrooms to...

More than 500 inmates in U.S. Texas prison test positive for COVID-19

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases at a federal medical prison in the southern U.S. state of Texas surged to 510 on Tuesday, the...

COVID-19: Ghana records more than 1,600 recoveries

The Ghana Health Service says a total of 1,652 COVID-19 patients been declared recovered or discharged, bringing the total to 24,901. This leaves the...
Electoral Commission (EC)

More than 100,000 registered in Western North Region after third phase

The Electoral Commission (EC) has registered a total of 100,538 persons from the nine constituencies in the Western North Region at the end of...
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More than 70,000 evicted during COVID-19 in east Africa

More than 70,000 people were forcibly evicted from their homes in urban areas across East Africa even during the most prevalent months of the...
Electoral Commission

It is an offence to guarantee for more than 10 applicants – EC

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Wednesday said it is an electoral offence for an individual to guarantee for more than 10 applicants for the...
Ghanaian evacuees from Lebanon going through immigration checks at the Kotoka international Airport in Accra

COVID-19: More than 200 Ghanaians return home from Lebanon

Two hundred and eleven (211) Ghanaian evacuees from Lebanon, arrived at the Kotoka International Airport, in Accra, on Friday night. They constitute the first batch...
International Labour Organization

More than one in six youths out of work due to COVID-19

More than one in six young people have stopped working since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic while those who remain employed have seen...

More than 3,700 in Angola lose jobs due to COVID-19

At least 3, 728 workers had lost their jobs in the last two months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Teresa Rodrigues Dias, Minister of...
A press conference on COVID-19 is held in Proteria, South Africa, March 9, 2020. South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Monday announced that four more South Africans have been tested positive for the COVID-19. (Xinhua)

South Africa records more than 10,000 COVID-19 cases

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa has reached 10,015, with 595 new cases reported in the past 24 hours, Health...
Students of Minilik high school test the new school net program in class after the launching ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Oct. 9, 2015. Ethiopia on Friday launched a school net system by china's leading telecom company Huawei in Ethiopia's capital. The system connects 64 high schools and one university collage to share resources and make educational exchange. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

Schools remain locked for more than 127 million children in Africa due to COVID-19

The United Nations Children's Fund said Monday more than 127 million school children in eastern and southern Africa have remained at home due to...
DR COngo conflict

More than 30 died in fighting in DR Congo

At least thirty-five people were killed Saturday and Sunday in the offensive between the armed forces (FARDC) against the armed group CODECO in several...
Migrants are rescued by the Libyan Coast Guard in Tripoli, Libya, Nov. 29, 2019. The Libyan Coast Guard on Friday rescued more than 200 migrants off the country's western coast, the International Organization for Migration in Libya (IOM Libya) said. Libya has become a preferred departure point for migrants hoping to cross the Mediterranean Sea into Europe due to the insecurity and chaos in the North African country following the 2011 uprising that toppled former leader Muammar Gaddafi. (Photo by Hamza Turkia/Xinhua)

More than 200 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast – IOM

More than 200 illegal immigrants were rescued off the Libyan coast on Thursday, said the International Organization for Migration (IOM). "200+ migrants...

U.S. COVID-19 death toll reaches 11,008, more than 81 pct in global workforce affected...

The world is now in a battle against COVID-19, a disease caused by a previously unknown coronavirus that has spread to over 200 countries...

Lifestyle weighs more than geography in determining makeup of gut microbiome

Apes in U.S. zoos host bacterial communities in their intestinal tracts that are more similar to those of people who eat a non-Western diet...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

U.S. becomes first country with more than 200,000 COVID-19 cases

The United States became the first nation with more than 200,000 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, according to a new tally from Johns Hopkins University. As...

More than 14 million poultry to be vaccinated against Newcastle disease in Mozambique

More than 14 million poultry are expected to be vaccinated this year in Mozambique as a preventive measure against Newcastle disease, an epidemic that...
Photo taken on Dec. 26, 2019 shows a damaged vehicle after an airstrike in Zawiya, Libya. The UN-backed Libyan government on Thursday condemned an airstrike carried out by the rival eastern-based army on the city of Zawiya. The airstrike on Zawiya, some 45 km west of the capital Tripoli, killed and injured a number of civilians, the UN-backed government said in a statement. (Photo by Hamza Turkia/Xinhua)

Libya’s UN-backed government announces killing more than 20 east-based army soldiers

A spokesman of the forces of the UN-backed Libyan government said on Sunday that they killed more than 20 soldiers of the rival east-based...

More than 3,200 couples get married on Valentine’s Day in Mongolia

A total of 3,240 couples obtained marriage certificates on Valentine's Day in Mongolia, according to statistics released by the country's National Statistics Office (NSO)...
African Union headquarters

AU Peace Fund secures more than US$100 million contributions, discussion of utilization underway

The African Union (AU) has secured more than 100 million U.S. dollars, and discussions are still ongoing on ways to utilize the fund, a...
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More than 200 migrants voluntarily deported from Libya in January

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Thursday said it voluntarily deported more than 200 migrants from Libya to their countries of origin so...

More than 1 million Syrians receive residence permits in Turkey

A total of 1,055,685 Syrians have received residence permits in Turkey, according to a report issued by Turkey's Interior Ministry on Tuesday. ...
Street Children

More than 3,000 children out of school in southern Angola

A total of 3,374 children in southern Angola are out of the school system after 15 primary education schools shut down due to the...
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South African police destroy more than 23,000 illegal guns

South African police on Tuesday destroyed 23,055 firearms that were used to commit crimes, confiscated by or surrendered to authorities. The guns...
Many farms were deluged in the most recent winter floods

Floods trap more than 100 towns in northeast Nigeria

Over 100 villages in Nigeria's northeastern state of Adamawa have been trapped by floods, caused by persistent rainfall in that part of the country,...
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More than 10,000 jobs created in the tourism sector in Eastern Region

More than 10,000 direct and indirect jobs have been created in the Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Industry in the Eastern Region as at December,...

Good Samaritan from Geodrill revealed after more than a decade of anonymous support

During the official opening ceremony of the NGO Children of the Light (CotL), a progressive learning centre in Peduase near Aburi in Ghana’s Eastern...
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More than 1 million children involved in child labor in Mozambique

More than 1 million children at the age of 7 to 17 in Mozambique are involved in different forms of child labor activities, the...

Over 2,000 people undergo free medical screening in Agona West

A total of 1,800 school children and 400 adults at Agona Nyakrom have received free dental and health screening carried out by a team...

Over 200 Amasaman Residents Screened

More than 200 people in Amasaman, in the Ga West Municipality, have benefitted from a free health screening exercise aimed at complementing government’s efforts...