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A voter casts her ballot in Accra, Ghana, on Dec. 7, 2016. Ghana's general elections began from 7 a.m. (0700 GMT) on Wednesday, with more than 15 million registered voters casting their ballots at 29,000 polling stations across the country. (Xinhua/Shi Song)(gl)

Take interest in elections in West Africa, multilateral organisations told

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Multilateral, National and International Organizations have been urged to take acute interest in elections in West Africa, as the outcomes can have an exponential...
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Journalists asked to promote peace, national cohesion

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Journalists have been asked to promote peace and national cohesion ahead of the December general election. "Journalists covering the election should be extra vigilant,...
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Zambia’s finance minister unveils 2021 national budget

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Zambia's finance minister on Friday unveiled the country's 2021 budget aimed at stimulating economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Namibian President Hage Geingob presents to the public the commemorative banknote issued by the Bank of Namibia in Windhoek, Namibia, March 21, 2020. Namibia on Saturday launched a commemorative thirty Namibian dollars note symbolizing the reigns of their three presidents to commemorate the country's 30 years of independence. (Xinhua/Jacobina Mouton)

Young Namibians embrace reading to observe national Readathon Week

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by Ndalimpinga Iita Ruider Swartbooi, a grade-six learner at a primary school in the Namibian capital Windhoek immersed herself in...
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street in central London on February 26, 2020, to take part in Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) at the House of Commons. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

UK PM considering national restrictions to contain coronavirus spikes: report

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering the introduction of new national restrictions as his country is struggling to get a handle on...
Afghan Ceasefire Intact As President Ghani Promises To Release More Taliban Prisoners

Overall national interest top priority in talks on Afghan peace process: Chinese FM

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China sincerely hopes that all parties to Afghanistan's peace talks will prioritize the interests of its people as well as the nation, Chinese State...
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Bolivia’s interim government declares national emergency over forest fires

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Bolivia's Interim President Jeanine Anez declared on Wednesday a national emergency after more than half a million hectares of forest have been burnt in...
A woman works at a silk reeling workshop of Guangxi Jingxi Xinsheng Cocoon Silk Technology Co., Ltd. in Jingxi county, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, March 3, 2020. Zhao Jingwu/People’s Daily Online

Chinese President development of science, technology to meet significant national needs

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Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday stressed continuing to advance the development of science and technology to a deeper and broader level. ...
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Cuban agriculture official says country bets on organic farming to increase national food production

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by Yosley Carrero Organic farming occupies a key position in the Cuban government's strategy to increase national food production, a high-ranking official at...
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Kenyan national champion Chelangat set for Ostrava meeting

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Kenya's Sheila Chelangat is set for her first competition at the Ostrava Golden Continental Tour on Tuesday after starting the season with a commanding...
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National roaming in Ghana soon – Minister

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“Just as roaming outside the country is possible, so must it be internally and therefore some conscious efforts are underway to make it a...
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Six out of 10 countries with highest National debt-to-GDP ratio are EU nations

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U.S. debt continues to spike. Greece is second with a ratio of 214.29% while the Itlay is third at 156.92%. The United States has...
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Ugandan leader declares Aug. 29 national prayer day against COVID-19

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As Uganda continues to register a surge in the number of COVID-19 cases, the country's leader Yoweri Museveni on Thursday announced that Aug....
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Ghana FA to test players, technical staff for COVID-19 ahead of national team camp

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Players called up for pre-selection of Ghana's U20 team will be tested for COVID-19 upon arrival ahead of the training camp on Aug. 28,...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Uganda opens more COVID-19 sample collection centers in capital amid spike of cases

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Uganda's ministry of health on Wednesday announced the opening of new COVID-19 sample collection centers in the capital, Kampala amid a spike of cases. ...
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Trump nominated for second term at 2020 Republican National Convention

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U.S. President Donald Trump was nominated for a second term on Monday at the 2020 Republican National Convention (RNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, which...
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UK government debt exceeds 2 trillion pounds amid coronavirus pandemic

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The British government debt has exceeded 2 trillion pounds (about 2.62 trillion U.S. dollars), or 100.5 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) amid heavy...
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U.S. blacklists two UAE-based entities related with Iranian Mahan Air

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The U.S. government on Wednesday said it had sanctioned two companies based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for their support of Iranian airline...
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Trump rejects national mask mandate, denies masks effectiveness in fighting COVID-19

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U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday he won't issue an order at the national level mandating the use of masks, even as the United...
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National Teams Trainers must form an alliance – Charles Akonnor

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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...
Cyber Security

Israel to set up national fintech-cyber innovation lab

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Israel will set up a national fintech-cyber innovation lab in the southern city of Beer Sheva, the Israel National Cyber Directorate (INCD), the Israel...
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Fiat-Chrysler signs deal to begin producing cars as soon as coronavirus lockdown ends

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Fiat-Chrysler, the Italian-American carmaker that halted all domestic production last month amid the country's national coronavirus quarantine, has reached an agreement with trade unions...

CSOs call for extensive measures to protect the poor and vulnerable in the wake...

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In a statement issued by the Ghana Civil Society Organisations Platform on SDGS for and on behalf of its members and non members, in...
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Athletes Prepare For 2020 Kwahu Marathon And Future Long Distance Races

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“We love to run, that is what we see as our passion, and we want to become national, African and world champions, that is...
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Registration of citizens in central and western sector begins soon – NIA

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The National Identification Authority (NIA) would commence the registration of citizens within Western and Western North regions as well as the Central Region. The exercise...
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Two Lawra communities connected to national electricity grid

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Two communities in the Lawra Municipality have been connected to the national grid and subsequently received sensitisation on safe wiring system for successful connection...
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President Cyril Ramaphosa calls for national healing following xenophobic violence

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President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday called for national healing following xenophobic violence that had gripped parts of the country recently. South Africans...
Development

Ghana needs a national development policy

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Down memory lane, we could still remember how passionate as kids we use to sing these lines of the Ghanaian patriotic song which instilled...
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ECA urges Ghana to embrace AfCFTA in national poverty alleviation

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The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Tuesday urged Ghana to embrace the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in its national poverty...
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National Conference on Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Opens

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A two-day national conference on artisanal and small-scale gold and salt mining opened in Accra on Tuesday with a call on government to attach...