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Nigerian Police

10 kidnapped victims rescued in SW Nigeria

Nigerian police on Saturday confirmed 10 people kidnapped by an armed group in the country's southwestern state of Ondo were rescued during a gun...
Joe Biden

Akufo-Addo congratulates Biden, Harris on victory

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Saturday congratulated US president-elect Joseph Robinette Biden Jr, and his Vice president-elect Kamala Harris on their electoral victory. "On...
Africa Map

Africa needs to quicken its growth through re-defining its priorities

Africans need to re-define their priorities to quicken up the socio-economic growth of the continent. This is because if the continent continues to allow Western...
Nabco Trainee Exension Agent

NABCO trainee wins Best Agric Extension Agent

Mr Gideon Buemor Apetorgbo, a Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) trainee at the Tema West Municipal Assembly, emerged Best Agriculture Extension Agent at this year’s...
Intellectual Patriots

Intellectual Patriots sensitize artisans on NPP manifesto ahead of polls

Intellectual Patriots, an advocacy group, has educated artisans in the Tema West municipality on the New Patriotic Party's (NPP) manifesto as it...
Kamala Harris

Who is Kamala Harris, Biden’s future vice president?

Kamala Harris is heading to the White House as Joe Biden's vice-president, and is set to create more new records along the way. Harris has...
Biden Donald Trump

Biden wins White House ending Trump presidency as court battle looms

Former vice president Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential nominee, is projected to win the White House, bringing an end to to President Donald...
Joe Biden

Biden: ‘I will be a president for all Americans’

Democrat Joe Biden, the projected winner of the US presidential election, calls for unity and promises to be a president "for all Americans." "America, I’m...

Trump refuses to concede, says election is ‘far from over’

US President Donald Trump is refusing to concede, even as every major media outlet has called the election for his rival, Democratic candidate Joe...
U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the daily coronavirus response briefing as National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien and Attorney General William Barr stand by at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Trump joins ranks of one-term US presidents: Who are they?

With Democrat Joe Biden winning the US presidential election, Donald Trump, the Republican incumbent, becomes a one-term US president. Trump joins the ranks of other...
Vfwmidie Ui

Ivory Coast opposition leader arrested after contested election

Police in Ivory Coast have arrested opposition leader Pascal Affi N'Guessan and charged him with crimes including terrorism, after he contested the landslide reelection...

Al-Sissi loyalists expected to dominate final stage of Egypt polls

Egyptians were voting on Saturday in the second and final stage of legislative election expected to produce a parliament dominated by loyalists of President...
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden

Multiple networks call US election for Joe Biden

Democratic candidate Joe Biden is the winner of the US presidential election, the Associated Press news agency and multiple networks project. US media networks...
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden

Joe Biden: Democratic victor promising a return to normal

Joe Biden, who spent most of his life serving in Washington as a Democratic senator and then vice president under Barack Obama, will finally...

Ethiopia’s government votes to intervene in restive Tigray region

Ethiopia’s upper house of parliament voted on Saturday to establish a transitional administration in the Tigray region. The vote by the House of Federation paves...

United Arab Emirates to end leniency in punishing ‘honour killings’

The United Arab Emirates said Saturday that it is cancelling "lenient" punishments of so-called "honour killings" as part as of the biggest overhauls of...
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Azerbaijan close to ‘victory’ in Nagorno-Karabakh, Erdogan says

Azerbaijan's military is close to victory over Armenian forces in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sind on Saturday, a claim...
Wpid Pirates

Danish-owned tanker attacked in Gulf of Guinea

Danish shipping company Torm said one of its tankers was attacked by suspected pirates in the Gulf Of Guinea on Saturday, but the 20-strong...

Celebrations break out across US cities as Biden wins White House

Crowds in cities across the US erupt in cheers and celebration after Joe Biden is projected to be the winner of the US presidential...

Japan to procure incinerator for Noguchi to enhance solid waste management

The Embassy of Japan has signed a grant contract with the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) University of Ghana, for the procurement...
Ghana police

Police urged to enforce wearing of face masks

Some drivers at Tema Station have called on the police to enforce the wearing of face mask among passengers to curb the current...
Ghana's political parties

Konor urges political parties to observe the COVID-19 protocols

The Konor of the Manya Krobo Traditional Area, Nene Sackite, has urged political parties to observe the COVID-19 prevention protocols, particulalry the wearing of...

Ghanaians should explore the flower market- Esther Cobbah

Madam Esther Cobbah, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), has urged Ghanaians to explore the local and international economic potentials in the floricultural industry. She said this...

Eighteen farmers recognized in Wa East District

Eighteen farmers in the Wa East District have been recognized by the Assembly during this year’s Farmers’ Day celebration for their immense contributions to...
Tourism, Beach, Africa,

Experts, policymakers urge more investment in tourism to drive East Africa’s growth

Some 300 East African experts and policymakers on Thursday emphasized further investments in tourism as a priority sector to drive the momentum in East...
Somalia soldiers

U.S. urges Somali leaders to embrace unity to enhance stability

The United States on Thursday called on Somali leaders to embrace peaceful dialogue to help resolve various challenges facing the Horn of Africa nation. ...

Zambia calls for concerted efforts to address growing volumes of electronic waste

A Zambian government agency that regulates electronic communication products and services on Thursday expressed concern with the growing volumes of electronic waste (e-waste) that...

Namibia progresses with urban informal settlement electrification

Namibia's Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Peya Mushelenga, Thursday inaugurated an electrification project valued around 882,000 U.S. dollars in Windhoek's informal settlements of...

Namibia farmers dispose livestock in panic over drought

Namibian farmers panicking from the worsening drought conditions have escalated their appetite to sell their livestock to avert loses, the Meat Board of Namibia...
African Union headquarters

AU calls for expediting ratification of free movement of persons towards socio-economic advancements

Member States of the African Union (AU) have been urged to expedite ratification of the AU protocol on free movement of persons towards the...