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Thousands of people seek refuge at UN base amid violence in South Sudan

At least 6,000 people have fled violence in South Sudan's restive northern region of Jonglei and sought shelter at the base of the UN...
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60,000 people in South Sudan at risk of hunger amid inter-communal violence – UN

The World Food Programme(WFP) and Food Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Thursday warned that 60,000 in South Sudan were staring at hunger due to recent...

People of Atuntumerem plead for development projects

The people of Atuntumerem in the Birim South District of the Eastern Region, on Monday pleaded with the assembly to provide more development projects...
The 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress opens at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Oct. 18. (Photo by Shi Jiamin from People’s Daily)

CPC always puts people above everything else

At the critical moment when China aims to secure a decisive victory in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects and eliminate poverty,...
Chinese And African People Stick Together

Chinese, African people stick together in collaboration amid epidemic

On the evening of June 17, Chinese President Xi Jinping chaired the Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against COVID-19 in Beijing, where he gave...

Kenya’s hearing-impaired people go to carpentry shop for COVID-19 information

To a casual eye, it looks like that Henry Okiki is incorporating his hands and facial expression to chat with a small group of...
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks at a press conference after the WHO emergency committee's meeting on the novel coronavirus in China at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

Globally 3 billion people lack soap and water at home – WHO Boss

The World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday said that around the world, less than two-thirds of health care facilities are...

David Atanga Makes Donation To The People Of Bolgatanga To Fight Covid-19

Germany based Ghanaian winger David Atanga has donated items like sanitizers, liquid soap, gloves and masks to the people of Bolgatanga. The beneficiaries were...

Ghana joins the rest of the world to celebrate World Immunization Week

The World Immunization Week is celebrated every year in the last week of April (24-30 April), and aims at promoting the use of vaccines...
Photo taken in Brussels of Belgium on March 16, 2020 shows World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking at a virtual press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. More cases and deaths of COVID-19 have now been reported in the rest of the world than in China, the chief of the WHO said here on Monday, noting that a rapid escalation of the coronavirus cases has been seen in the past week. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

No evidence suggests people with COVID-19 antibodies protected from secondary infection

There is currently no evidence that people who have recovered from COVID-19 and have antibodies are protected from a second infection, the World Health...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

UN-Habitat launches COVID-19 response plan for people in informal settlements

The United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat) on Thursday launched an urgent COVID-19 Response Plan for 64 countries focusing on immediate action in poor...
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RE: Ambrose P. Dery accused of neglecting his constituents

"I sighted a piece of write up on a WhatsApp and other social media platforms by one Cornelius Naasoa Wuobar who is also the...
Members of the medical team from South China’s Hainan Province pose at the Wuhan Tianhe International Airport before leaving on Tuesday, March 31. Photo: Cui Meng/Global Times

Anti-virus fight fully shows Chinese government serves its people

By Hu Xijin US President Donald Trump said Sunday that if the COVID-19 death toll is kept to 100,000, it could be classified as “a...
Villagers in Shizhong village, Pinggui district of Hezhou, south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region work in a poverty alleviation base that produces wood ears, March 10, 2020. Photo by Wang Yu, People’s Daily Online

All impoverished people contracting COVID-19 outside Hubei have recovered

By Qiu Chaoyi All impoverished people contracting COVID-19 outside Hubei have recovered, said Wang Chunyan, an official with the State Council Leading Group Office of...

BRANDS FIGHTING CORONAVIRUS: Speak to people, not the topic

In the last few weeks, Ghanaian brands have joined the conversation about the Coronavirus. I’ve seen the same WHO guidelines quoted in different colours,...
A security officer is seen at the scene of a large explosion near a check point in Mogadishu, Somalia, 28 December 2019. A source at a hospital said that the death toll has risen to at least 76 in what is believed to have been a car bombing. The explosion rocked an area near the junction called Ex-Control Afgoye, in a southwestern suburb of the capital Mogadishu. EPA/SAID YUSUF WARSAME

Clashes displace 56,000 people in southern Somalia – UN humanitarian agency

The UN humanitarian agency on Tuesday called for the protection of about 56,000 civilians displaced by clashes between the Somali government and regional Jubaland...

Namibia, Botswana move to ease cross-border movement of people

Namibia and Botswana government agreed to facilitate the movement of persons in Impalila Island and Kasika Village by providing them with border passes to...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses his Bharatiya Janata Party's rally in New Delhi, India, on Dec. 22, 2019. Narendra Modi on Sunday refuted allegations that his government is discriminatory in the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) which has triggered massive protests nationwide. (Photo by Partha Sarkar/Xinhua)

Indian PM Modi urges people to take lockdown seriously

As Indian authorities began to enforce curbs and restrictions across many states to contain the spread of COVID-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said...
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Humanitarian workers worry about impact of coronavirus on people in emergency zones

Humanitarian workers are concerned about the 100 million people living in emergency situations who depend on aid as the coronavirus spreads around the world,...
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Explosion in Nigeria’s commercial hub displaces at least 276,000 people

At least 276,000 people were displaced following a heavy explosion that rocked the Amuwo-Odofin area of Nigeria's commercial hub and most populous city, Lagos...

Four more people test positive for COVID-19 in South Africa

South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Monday announced that four more South Africans had tested positive for the COVID-19. This brings...
Pedestrians wearing masks are seen in downtown Tehran, Iran, Feb. 23, 2020. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday issued an order to form a national headquarters to cope with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country, state TV reported. Since Iran announced the first batch cases of the coronavirus in the country on Wednesday, 43 Iranians have been confirmed infected by the virus, eight of whom have died. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

Iran’s COVID-19 death toll rises to 124 with 4,747 infections

The outbreak of novel coronavirus in Iran has killed 124 people, Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education announced on Friday. Kianush Jahanpur, head...
Medical staff work at a traditional Chinese medicine pharmacy in Weinan City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Feb. 20, 2020. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

How China is feeding her people amid coronavirus lockdown

As the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Wuhan has been on lockdown for nearly a month. But the over 10 million people in...
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (L) welcomes opposition leader Riek Machar at State House in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Jan. 15, 2020. South Sudan warring parties on Wednesday agreed to continue with further consultations on the contentious issue of the number of states after Salva Kiir and Riek Machar met in Juba. (Xinhua/Daniel Majak)

Kenyan business people hope new South Sudan peace lasts

Kenyan businessman Patrick Mwangi was until six years ago a regular supplier of all types of furniture to South Sudan. Mwangi, based...
Aid trucks enter the rebel-held town of Douma, east of Damascus, Syria, on Feb. 13, 2016. The aid, delivered by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent(SARC), includes milk for kids, insulin, and other medicine for chronic diseases. (Xinhua/Ammar)

1.9 million people need humanitarian assistance in NE Syria

A United Nations relief official on Thursday said that civilians remain extremely vulnerable in northeast Syria, while an estimated 1.9 million people require humanitarian...

Control, monitoring movement of people crucial to curb pneumonia outbreak

Chinese health authorities said on Monday that the control and monitoring of the flow of people is the top priority of the community-based efforts...

Women and people of color underrepresented at top film festivals – Study

Women and people of color are still underrepresented at top film festivals from 2017-2019 worldwide, said a new study released on Saturday. ...

True story in Xinjiang: alleged ‘missing’ people found safe and sound

Hundreds of tweets using the hashtag "#StillNoinfo" were posted, with activists claiming their Uygur relatives and friends are still missing after China's Northwestern Xinjiang...
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The Exploitation Of The People In The Name Of God

A typical Sunday in Ghana is a spectacle. Shops are closed, vehicular and human traffic in major towns and cities are at their barest...

Government must formulate policies to meet the needs of current and future generations –...

The Ghana Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Platform on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), have posited that the business of government is to improve the wellbeing...