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Ghana: Massive turnout of students despite pandemic

Mrs Mary Elizabeth Dekoa, Headmistress of Philip Akpo Junior High School (JHS) in Ho, has disclosed that there was an encouraging turnout of students...
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Stakeholders call for collective effort to ensure Students’ Safety

Teachers and Parents in Cape Coast have called for a collective efforts to ensure students’ safety amidst the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Singapore exports rebound as economy recovers slowly from pandemic

dpa/GNA - Singapore's exports grew by 6.8 per cent year-on-year in December, the first expansion in two months and the latest signal that...
Churches Go Digial

Ghana may force another lockdown if necessary – Akufo-Addo

Government will be compelled to put the country under a lockdown if Ghanaians do not adhere strictly to protocols to curb the spread of...
Students of Minilik high school test the new school net program in class after the launching ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Oct. 9, 2015. Ethiopia on Friday launched a school net system by china's leading telecom company Huawei in Ethiopia's capital. The system connects 64 high schools and one university collage to share resources and make educational exchange. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

New Zealand to allow return of 1,000 international students

dpa/GNA - New Zealand will allow 1,000 international students to return from April, more than a year after the country closed its border...
Rugby League Federation Ghana (RLFG)

RLFG In 2021: Your Month By Month Guide To The Year Ahead

The Coronavirus pandemic frown on sporting activities throughout the world in the greater part of 2020 may hopefully see discontinuity in the year ahead. Rugby...
Belt and Road

Belt and Road cooperation between China and Africa to have brighter future

The Belt and Road cooperation between China and Africa, which has overcome the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and external interference, is covering most...
Reopening Schools Weeds

Weeds takeover basic schools in Western Region

Weeds have now taken over the compounds of some basic schools in the Western Region following the long closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile,...

State of emergency over pandemic takes effect for Tokyo area

dpa/GNA – Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga asked for public cooperation on Friday as a state of emergency over the Covid-19 pandemic came...
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Japan issues state of emergency over pandemic, virus surges in Tokyo

dpa/GNA – Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga declared a state of emergency over the Covid-19 pandemic on Thursday for Tokyo and its surrounding region. The...

Some residents of Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis not enthuse about the wearing of Masks

Despite the new and increased wave in the COVID-19 pandemic in many countries including Ghana, some residents within the Sekondi -Takoradi Metropolis still carry...
Donation Schools

Ghana to reopen school after 9-month closure

All levels of public and private schools will reopen this month after about 9-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ghanaian President Nana Addo...
People walk near the Colosseum in Rome, Italy, March 8, 2020. A total of 6,387 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Italy since the epidemic first broke out here over two weeks ago, the Civil Protection Department said Sunday. In addition, 366 people have died and 622 recovered, Civil Protection Department Chief Angelo Borrelli told reporters at a televised press conference. (Photo by Alberto Lingria/Xinhua)

Pandemic doesn’t stop Romans from jumping into cold Tiber River

dpa/GNA - The coronavirus pandemic changed the way many people celebrated the New Year's holiday, but in Rome, one tradition held on: taking...
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Africa in Review 2020: Battling the COVID-19 Pandemic and the World Capitalist Crisis

From South Africa to Morocco the virus has presented challenges compounding the legacy of imperialism In the Republic of South Africa, a new variant of...
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Remote electronic payment key to Covid-19 fight in 2021

Making payments remotely or without contact is proving to be one effective way to deal with Covid-19 as the New Year beckons. Such...
Dallas Shoppers Amid Covid Pandemic

In muted Bethlehem midnight Mass, patriarch prays for end to pandemic

dpa/GNA, In a sombre Christmas celebration in the Biblical birthplace of Jesus, Roman Catholic spiritual leader in the Holy Land Pierbattista Pizzaballa prayed for...
German President Frank Walter Steinmeier

German president says worst of pandemic is over in Christmas address

The pandemic has cast a dark shadow over Christmas celebrations in Germany, but after having lived with the coronavirus for nearly a year there...

California population growth hits record lows, amid Covid-19, exodus

COVID-19 has further restrained record-low population growth in California as more people moved away and pandemic restrictions slowed migration into the state, according to...

Kenyan banking industry’s outlook positive despite pandemic

Kenya's banking industry is expected to remain stable and resilient despite the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new central bank...
Mr Niyi Ojuolape, Country Representative of UNFPA Ghana.

UNFPA Ghana beefs up the fight against SGBV through arts

Climaxing its 16 days of activism against sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) on Thursday 10th December, 2020, in Accra, the United Nations Population Fund...
The policemen arrest violators at a construction site in Johannesburg, South Africa, April 3, 2020. A consistently high number of people have been arrested for violating lockdown regulations over COVID-19 in South Africa, Police Minister Bheki Cele said on Friday. (Photo by Yeshiel/Xinhua)

South Africa industries can start building back in 2021

The impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic dealt a serious blow to key sectors such as construction and manufacturing; but industry stakeholders are hopeful that...
Special Voting Begins In Sunyani East

Smooth special voting at Bongo

People participating in the 2020 Special Voting organized in Bongo Constituency are strictly adhering to the preventive measures implemented to fight the spread of...

India suspends international flights till year end due to pandemic

The Indian government on Thursday decided to continue the suspension of international flights till the year-end due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The suspension does not...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel

German federal states attempt to agree on joint approach to pandemic

Germany's 16 federal states plan to continue hammering out a joint proposal on Monday for how to proceed in the coronavirus pandemic ahead...

G20 leaders call for continued coordinated response to pandemic

The Group of 20 (G20) leaders on Saturday emphasized the need for continued coordinated response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a G20 statement. On...

US coronavirus cases soar past 11-million mark as third wave surges

The United States surpassed 11 million coronavirus cases on Sunday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University, as the country is in the...

German industry recovering from pandemic, but slower than expected

German industrial production rose by 1.6 per cent on the month in September, the Federal Statistical Agency (Destatis) reported on Friday. The rise was...
Rt Rev Prof Joseph Obiri Yeboah Mante

Presbyterian Church commends government on the handling of coronavirus pandemic

Rt. Rev. Prof. Joseph Obiri Yeboah Mante, the Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, has commended the government for the effective and professional...

Nigeria’s economic hub warns against second wave of COVID-19

Nigeria's economic hub and the epicenter of COVID-19, the Lagos state, has advised citizens to strictly adhere to precautionary measures to prevent a second...
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Polls are open in the US, as Biden seeks to unseat Trump

Election Day in the United States is officially underway, with the main spotlight focused on the race for the White House between President Donald...