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Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

WHO urges nations to prepare for Influenza amidst Coronavirus pandemic

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the world must not lose sight of significant public health issues like influenza which affects every country every...
COVID-19: Ghana

Coronavirus gaining footing in Africa as nations step up preventive measures

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Coronavirus is fast gaining a footing in Africa with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) reporting its first COVID-19 case on Tuesday, making...
Dr. Jennifer Bouey. (Photo: People's Daily)

Nations should join forces in fight against virus – Jennifer Bouey

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By Wu Lejun Senior policy researcher and Tang Chair in China Policy Studies at the RAND Corporation, Dr. Jennifer Bouey, said during an interview...
European Union

N. Korea slams EU nations over statement condemning SLBM test

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North Korea on Thursday lashed out at European Union members of the U.N. Security Council for issuing a statement condemning its recent test of...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzanian President unhappy with nation’s weak performance in U-17 AFCON

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Tuesday expressed disappointment over the poor performance of the east African nation's football team in the 2019 Africa Under-17...
football

Qualifying Results of Africa Cup of Nations

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Following are the Africa Cup of Nations matchday 6 qualifying results on Saturday: Group A At Thies, Senegal Senegal 2 (Niang 27, 56) Madagascar 0 Played Friday At Omdurman,...
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Harambee Stars of Kenya to Camp in France Ahead of African Cup of Nations

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Kenya head coach Sebastian Migne said Monday that France will be ideal destination for the national team Harambee Stars to pitch camp and prepare...
trafficking

Mediterranean Nations Commit to Curbing Human Trafficking

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Mediterranean governments pledged on Friday to cooperate in their common fight against human trafficking. The pledge was made during the 15th meeting of the Ministers...
Internet

WWW asks governments to stop shutting Internet services

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Madam Nnenna Nwakanma, the Senior Policy Manager of World Wide Web Foundation, has urged nations to desist from shutting down the internet. Speaking at the...
football

Namibia unable to grab Africa U-20 cup of nations slot

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Namibia's under-20 football team the "Young Warriors" failed to advance to the second round of the 2019 CAF Africa U-20 Cup of Nations qualifiers...
Akufo-Addo leaves

Ghanaian president leaves for state visit to Qatar

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Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo left Ghana Tuesday night for a three-day official visit to Qatar. Akufo-Addo, as co-chair of the Group of Advocates of Eminent...

Stakeholders Offered Opportunity To Validate Biodiversity Project

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Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), says biodiversity is the country’s heritage and valuable assets for ecological integrity...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Cape Coast: Festival on SDGs Draws to an End

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The maiden edition of the festival of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been held in Cape Coast with a call...
Mrs. Rebecca Akuffo Addo delivering a speech

Africans urged to bind the potentials of the youth for development

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Africans should harness potential of the youth-First Lady The First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has called on African countries to find synergies that would help...

Ghana expected to present a strong front in Sunday’s match

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Ghana to go all out against Nigeria on Sunday- Sarfo Samuel Sarfo, central defender of the Black Stars B has promised that his side will leave...

Arhinful Extols Ghana and Nigeria As Worthy Finalists

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“Ghana and Nigeria are worthy finalists” – Augustine Arhinful Augustine Arhinful, former member of the Black Stars says Ghana and Nigeria are worthy finalists of the...

Mali’s Coach Alain Giresse Steps Down

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Head coach of the Mali senior national team, Alain Giresse has resigned, after his side drew goalless with Morocco in the 2018 World Cup...
UNICEF

UNICEF’s Performance Based Funding to MMDAs Commended

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Amidu Chinnia Issahaku, Deputy Upper West Regional Minister has commended the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for basing its funding of Metropolitan, Municipal and...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

President Advocates for a Stronger UN Through Reforms

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday, underscored the need for the United Nations (UN) to undergo structural renovation to make it a more...
football

2017 WAFU Cup of Nations Countdown Begins

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The countdown to the 2017 edition of WAFU Cup of Nations has began. The West African regional football tournament is set to be staged in...
President Xi Jinping

Belt and Road initiative extends to countries apart from Asia, Europe

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Chinese President Xi Jinping said Sunday the Belt and Road Initiative focuses on the Asian, European and African countries, but is also open to...

South Sudan, Comoros Sails Through to 2019 AFCON Qualifiers

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South Sudan and Comoros booked their places in the group stage of qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with a aggregate victories.South...

Viewpoint: Somalian Refugees Massacred in the Red Sea off Yemen Coast

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Somalian community representatives in Yemen have issued a statement denouncing the brutal killings of 42 people and the injuring of 120 others when their...
disease

West African nations establish regional center for disease control

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Health authorities in West Africa have set up a regional Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Abuja, Nigeria to deal with pandemics such as...

Targeted Nations Denounce Trumps Order

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Countries targeted under a new US travel ban passed by President Donald Trump have attacked the move, along with the United Nations. On Monday, President...

Spain Appoints A Minister for Sex’ to Cut Down Rising Birth Rate

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Spain has appointed its first Minister of Sex whose job will be to get people busy between the sheets. The government hopes to boost Spain’s...

Cameroon wins 5th Africa Cup of Nations title

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 Cameroon's Benjamin Moukandjo celebrates with the trophy and teammates after winning the African Cup of Nations in Libreville of Gabon on Feb 5, 2017....
globalization

All Nations Must Contribute to Globalization

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Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos on Tuesday and delivered a keynote speech. He stressed that blaming...

Ivory Coast Dispatched From AFCON 2017 Tournament By Morocco

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Defending champions the Ivory Coast were sent packing from the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday after losing 1-0 to a Morocco side coached...

Africa Cup of Nations Website Hacked

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A group of hackers claim to have shut down the website of the Africa Cup of Nations football tournament in protest at organisers holding...