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EU sanctions 19 Venezuelan officials for human rights abuses

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The European Union sanctioned 19 additional Venezuelan officials on Monday, accusing them of human rights abuses and undermining democracy or the rule of law. Among...
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India returns Chinese soldier held for crossing disputed border

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dpa/GNA – Indian authorities on Monday released a Chinese soldier who was held last week on the Indian side of a disputed border...
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CePTOM engages 2,500 officials for 2020 elections

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Mr Ato Bonful, Programmes Director, Centre for Performance Tracking and Outcomes Mapping (CePTOM), on Thursday said the Centre has engaged 2,500 accredited officials to...
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Ghana to leverage strong ties with China to boost textiles, garments industry: officials

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Ghana would leverage on its robust ties with China to strengthen its local textiles and garment manufacturing sector, Ghanaian trade officials have said. Speaking with...

GACC/Partners trains selected Public Officers on Declaration of Assets and Liabilities

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Asset declaration is an anti-corruption tool that seeks to take inventory of the assets and liabilities of public office holders before they take office,...

China, Ghana issue commemorative stamps to mark 60 years of friendship

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Officials of the Chinese embassy in Ghana and their Ghanaian counterparts issued commemorative stamps here Tuesday to mark the 60th anniversary of the...
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Nagorno-Karabakh capital attacked by rockets in latest escalation

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Officials in Nagorno-Karabakh said on Sunday that civilian targets in the disputed region's capital were attacked by rockets fired by the Azerbaijani military. Arayik Harutyunyan,...
A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to hurl stones at Israeli troops during clashes with Israeli troops on the Gaza-Israel border, east of southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis, Aug. 30, 2019. At least 54 Palestinians were injured on Friday, during clashes with Israeli soldiers in eastern Gaza Strip, close to the border with Israel, medics said. (Xinhua/Stringer)

11 including 7 security force members killed in Afghan clashes: officials

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At least seven security force members and four militants were killed and 14 people wounded in fresh clashes in two Afghan provinces on...

Nigerian security frees 26 kidnapped road officials from gunmen in central state

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Nigerian security forces have freed 26 members of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) who were kidnapped by gunmen a few days ago in...
PUL-E-KHUMRI, May 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Taliban militants attend a surrender ceremony in Pul-e-Khumri, capital of Baghlan province, Afghanistan, May 20, 2020. Fifteen Taliban militants surrendered and handed over their weapons in Afghanistan's northern province of Baghlan on Wednesday, as the government has been trying to reconcile the insurgents after more than two decades of insurgency. (Photo by Sahel/Xinhua)

23 soldiers, 31 militants killed in clashes in Afghanistan: officials

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At least 23 Afghan soldiers and 31 militants were killed and several fighters wounded in separate clashes in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar and western Badghis...

Citizens urged to be advocates against tax injustices

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The Tax Justice Coalition (TJC) Ghana, a Network of tax practitioners and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), has called on the public to join the...
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South Sudan president replaces finance minister, revenue officials

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South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Wednesday evening sacked finance minister Salvatore Garang Mabiordit and replaced him with Athian Diing Athian. Kiir...
Photo taken on March 24, 2020 shows a seaside road amid curfew in Dakar, Senegal. Monday night, during his speech to the Nation, Senegalese President Macky Sall declared a state of emergency from midnight Monday across the national territory, along with a curfew from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next day. Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action confirmed on Tuesday that seven new cases of COVID-19 infection have been detected across Senegal, bringing the total number to 86 cases. (Xinhua/Xing Jianqiao)

Zambian government officials confident about Chinese company’s delivery of quality road works

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A Zambian government official in Chongwe, a town in Lusaka province of Zambia on Wednesday, expressed optimism that a Chinese company will deliver...
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International community slams U.S. sanctions against ICC senior officials

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The international community has expressed consistent condemnation against the sanctions imposed by the United States on the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor and a...
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South African government suspends senior officials after AG audit

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South African Employment and Labor Minister Thulas Nxesi on Wednesday said Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) commissioner Teboho Maruping, along with senior management of the...
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Rwanda, Burundi intelligence officials meet to improve relations

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Military intelligence chiefs from Rwanda and Burundi met on Wednesday at Nemba One Stop Border Post to warm relations, which have been on...
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South African experts urge president to send corrupt officials to prison

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As South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa conceded the ruling party was "deeply implicated in corruption" and promised to dismantle...
The spokesperson of the mutineers, Col. Maj. Ismael Wague (C) speaks during a press conference in Kati, near Bamako, Mali, on Aug. 19, 2020. Mali's mutinous soldiers on Wednesday announced the creation of the National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP) to lead a political transition toward general elections following the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and the dissolution of the National Assembly and the government. (Photo by Habib Kouyate/Xinhua)

ECOWAS mediation delegation, Malian coup-makers reach compromises as disagreements remain

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The mediation delegation of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Saturday night concluded a second round of meetings with members of the National...
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Zambia’s VP tests positive for COVID-19

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Zambia's Vice-President Inonge Wina has tested positive for COVID-19, the presidency's office said on Wednesday. According to a statement released by the...
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Registration of players and officials begins today

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The Ghana Football Association (GFA), has commenced player and official registration for the new football season. A statement from...
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Ugandan president urges officials not to hold public gatherings amid COVID-19

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday urged government officials to avoid convening gatherings as the country battled the COVID-19 pandemic. In a...
People wait in line at a New York State Department of Health COVID-19 antibody testing center at Steve's 9th Street Market in Brooklyn, New York, the United States, on April 25, 2020. Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 200,000 on Saturday afternoon, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. A total of 200,698 people have died of the disease as of 1:50 p.m. (1750 GMT) among 2,865,938 cases worldwide, the CSSE data showed. The United States suffered the most fatalities at 52,782 as its total cases reached 924,576. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua)

NYC enters phase 4 reopening as officials fearing second COVID-19 wave

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New York City entered phase four of reopening on Monday without resuming additional indoor activities, as local officials are concerned about a potential second...
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FIFA officials to inspect 2021 U-20 World Cup venues in Indonesia

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The delegates of the world football governing body, FIFA, will visit Indonesia in September to closely look at and assess the condition of the...
Black Lives Matter - Toronto co-founder Sandy Hudson (centre) with Jordan Monroe (left) and Pascale Diverlus (right) outside Toronto police headquarters at a protest in 2016. Photo by Paige Gallette

Canadian protesters, officials denounce racial discrimination, police brutality

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Several Canadian cities have seen protests, some of which involved elements of violence, following massive protests across the United States over the death of...
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Officials call on Africa continent to support A strategy to fight against COVID-19

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Officials on Thursday called on the Africa continent to follow the strategy and guidance from the African Union(AU)and other professional organizations to fight against...
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Judicial bodies, other Committees to hold meetings Online

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The Ghana Football Association’s Judicial and other key Committees will begin meetings online as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

Officials, academics worldwide highlight lack of evidence regarding origin of COVID-19

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Officials and scholars around the world have recently stressed there is no scientific evidence to support Washington's repeated allegations that the novel coronavirus emanated...
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Hong Kong expects deficit surge with unprecedented economic relief measures

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The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government's deficit for this fiscal year is expected to increase remarkably as it rolls out unprecedented rounds...
A pedestrian wearing scarf walks along a street in New York, the United States, March 16, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in United States has topped 4,600 as of Monday night, an increase of more than 1,000 in the past 24 hours, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

New York officials concerned of racial disparities in COVID-19 deaths

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African Americans and Latinos are more affected by novel coronavirus in the U.S. state of New York compared with other ethnic groups, Governor Andrew...
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Sierra Leone restricts international travels of officials, public gatherings to prevent COVID-19

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The Government of Sierra Leone has announced restrictions on international travels of officials and bans public gatherings of more than a hundred people in...