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Iraqi Kurds welcome start of new year with dances and fireworks

dpa/GNA - Iraqi Kurds welcomed the start of their new year, which fell on Saturday, with traditional dances, flares and fireworks. Newroz, as its...

28 killed in Zambia New Year road traffic accidents

At least 28 people were killed while 31 others were seriously injured during road traffic accidents that occurred in Zambia during the New Year...
SAN FRANCISCO - MARCH 2: Recycled plastic bottles are seen at the San Francisco Recycling Center March 2, 2005 in San Francisco, California. Bottled water is the single largest growth area among all beverages, more than doubling over the last decade. Only about 12 percent of plastic bottles, mostly water, were recycled in 2003, according to industry consultant R.W. Beck, Inc. Since most bottled water is consumed away from home where recycling isn't an option, an estimated 40 million bottles a day go into the trash or become litter. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sale of single-use plastic banned in Mexico City

dpa/GNA - A ban on the sale of single-use plastic in Mexico City came into force on New Year's Day. "The marketing, distribution and...
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Fauci believes the worst of the Covid pandemic could be ahead

Dr. Anthony Fauci expects more dire days ahead as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage on through the holidays. The infectious diseases expert told CNN...

Seventh Parliament takes Christmas, New Year break ahead of dissolution

Rev Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye, the Speaker of Parliament has adjourned sittings of the Parliament of Ghana for the Christmas and New break till...

Ethiopians colorfully mark unique New Year, Enkutatash

Ethiopians on Friday marked the first day of the Ethiopian New Year, as the East African country welcomed the year 2013. The...

Ministry supports children with cerebral palsy

The Messiah Our Souls Shepherd Ministry, a church based in Kasoa-Kpormutey in the Central Region, has donated assorted items to children with cerebral palsy...
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Top 7 Things You Must Do This New Year

New Year is a time to think about and focus on areas you need to improve in your life.   Very often, people treat New...

Christians urged to look into the New Year with hope and optimism

There was competition for seats at the various churches within the Cape Coast Metropolis and its environs as regular and occasional church goers trooped...

IOC President Thomas Bach: New Year’s Message 2020

As we stand on the threshold of this Olympic Year 2020, we can look back with pride and satisfaction on a memorable 2019 which...
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Make This Your New Year Resolution

Do you know that reading is a skill many people take for granted, but the act of reading and properly comprehending a text is a complex...

Christians urged to be fruitful in the New Year

Christians have been advised to bear fruits in the New Year by utilising their potentials for the benefit of humanity, Bishop Dr Yaw...
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The year 2020 will be a successful one – Pastor

The New Year will be filled with God’s abundant grace and Ghanaians will achieve great success, Reverend Dominic Ziba, the Head Pastor of the...
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We Cannot Be Fooled Again

We would be ushering in the New Year (2020) in a few days to come. The political atmosphere would begin charging. The current government...

Public urged to be security conscious during New Year’s Eve celebrations

The public has been cautioned to be security conscious, while engaging in activities to mark the New Year. "Criminals typically take advantage of the excitement...
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Zambia declares half day before Christmas, New Year

Authorities in Zambia have declared Dec. 24 as a half-day working day in order to enable public service workers to prepare for Christmas celebration,...

Chinese lantern craftsman’s new year wish

Just like Westerners decorating Christmas ornaments with colored bulbs, Chinese people light up Spring Festival with varied lanterns, which in the eyes of Jing...
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Glam Africa Think Smart cover

‘Tis the season for new beginnings, new ways of living and most importantly, new ways of achieving success, and with the new year, Glam...
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Chinese FM Visits Africa to Kick Start His New Year

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi paid a visit to Africa on Jan. 2-6, carrying on a 29-year tradition of making Africa...
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Real Madrid Starts New Year On a Happy Note

Real Madrid kicked off the year 2019 with a 2-2 draw away to Villarreal, who claimed a late winner thanks to midfielder Santi Cazorla....

Sunyani Reg. Hospital Receives Five Births for January 1

Brong-Ahafo Regional Hospital in Sunyani recorded five births in the early hours of New Year. The babies – three males and two females are in...
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Igbo’s In Ghana Prepare To Celebrate New Yam Festival

Upholding tradition and culture in high esteem, the people of Igbo living in Ghana will this year be celebrating their annual New Yam Festival...
Photo taken on Feb. 6, 2016 from Weehawken of New Jersey, the United States, shows the fireworks over Manhattan of New York celebrating the Chinese lunar New Year. (Xinhua/Li Muzi) (zw)

Chinese art troupe lights up New Year celebrations in Benin

An art troupe from China's northwestern Gansu province elevated celebratory activities for the Rooster New Year in Benin's economic capital Cotonou. Chinese...
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ICT Is Key To Advance Agriculture Modernisation – FAO

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is critical for advancing the agenda for agriculture modernisation and meeting the food security and nutrition needs of Ghana...

How To Achieve Your New Year Resolution

I totally agree with what the great philisopher Socrates that , an unexamined life is not worth living . Whenever the year is about...
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S.Korean exports post double-digit growth in first 10 days of new year

South Korean exports posted a double-digit increase in the first 10 days of this year, indicating a recovery in the economy's main growth engine,...

Tobinco Foundation Feeds Children

The Samuel Amo (SA) Tobbin Foundation; formerly the Tobinco Foundation, in collaboration with the Tobinco Pharmaceuticals Limited (TPL) has organised a street party for...
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Christians Urged To Prioritise Evangelism

Bishop Samuel Vagalas Kanco, the General Overseer of the Lord’s Vineyard Chapel, has said Christians must be committed to doing the work of God...
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Police Hospital Ends 2016 With Delivery Of Triplets

The Police Hospital in Accra on New Year's Day recorded 14 new babies; made up of seven boys and seven girls. Twelve of the babies...

Christians Advised Not Enter New Year With Jealousy

Reverend William Selorm Holu, Parish Priest, Sacred Heart Cathedral, Ho, has called on Christians to see the New Year as a divine opportunity. “New Year...