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Peru’s interim president resigns after days of unrest

Peru's interim President Manuel Merino has resigned after just five days in office, in the wake of violent protests over the ousting of his...
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Paraguay, Peru to meet in opening CONMEBOL World Cup qualifier

Paraguay will host Peru in the opening South American zone 2022 World Cup qualifier next month, regional football governing body CONMEBOL said on Monday. ...
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5.5-magnitude quake hits 11 km WNW of Papayal and Peru

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 jolted 11 km WNW of Papayal, Peru at 0518 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. ...
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Chinese inactivated COVID-19 vaccine starts phase-3 clinical trials in Peru

A Chinese inactivated COVID-19 vaccine has started phase-3 clinical trials in Peru, according to the vaccine developer China National Biotec Group (CNBG) affiliated...
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Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide

The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at...

Small plane disappears near Lima, Peru with two foreigners on board

An ultralight plane disappeared while flying south of Peru's capital Lima with two people on board, Peru's National Police reported on Wednesday. ...
Covid 19

Peru’s COVID-19 death toll climbs to 9

Peru's Health Ministry reported two new fatalities from the COVID-19 epidemic, bringing the nation's total death toll to nine, with 480 confirmed cases of...

GRACE Director Grabs The 2018 Virginia McKenna Award

Born Free Foundation’s Co-Founder, Virginia McKenna OBE, is delighted to announce that Jackson Mbeke, Director of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) Gorilla Rehabilitation...

Invest In Business Ecosystems To Support More Trade For Growth

The 2018 World Trade Promotion Organization Conference kicked off yesterday in Paris, with the aim of building a stronger business ecosystems to help small...

If Countries Act Now, Children Born Today Could Be Healthier, Wealthier, More Productive

New World Bank research released today gives policymakers compelling evidence that delivering better outcomes in children’s health and learning can significantly boost the incomes...

11 National Trade Promotion Organizations Shortlisted For The 2018 WTPO Awards

The International Trade Centre (ITC) has announced that 11 national trade promotion organizations have been shortlisted for the 2018 World Trade Promotion Organization (WTPO)...

Viagra Condom To Be Launched In Ghana

South Korea’s number one condom brand, UNIDUS Long Love, will be launched in Ghana in the coming weeks. AG Young Trade Ltd, local agents...
2018 FIFA World Cup

Draw for 2018 World Cup

Below is the draw for the 2018 World Cup to be hosted by Russia. Group A: Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Uruguay Group B: Portugal, Spain, Morocco,...
apec leaders summit

China Plays Critical Role as APEC Member

In 1994 the Bogor goals were established in APEC with the aim to achieve by 2020 an area of free trade and investment among...
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Ghana Makes Progress In Implementing 2016 EITI Standard

Dr Steve Manteaw, Co-Chair of the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI), on Thursday said an EITI report conducted by an Independent Validator has...

Former Peruvian president refuses to return to Peru citing political persecution

Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo will not return to Peru as he feels he is the target of political persecution, said his wife Eliane...
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Peru to fight cell phone theft by disabling stolen gadgets

Peru aims to fight cellphone theft by implementing a strategy that disables stolen gadgets, Interior Minister Carlos Basombrio said on Tuesday. The...

Peru sees Christmas shopping boom

Peru's retailers are having a banner year in Christmas sales, as Peruvians spent big at major shopping centers around the country. During...

Peru hopes to draw more visitors from President Xi Jinping’s visit

Peru hopes that Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit will help bring more Chinese tourists to the country, Peruvian Vice Minister of Foreign Trade...
Many expect a win for the BJP and allies to help boost infrastructure investment?

APEC 2016: Chinese rank No. 1 in business and investment

According to figures released on Monday by Peru's immigration agency (SNMN), just over 71,000 international visitors from APEC member economies traveled to Peru in...

2016 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week kicks off in Peru

Running from Nov. 14th to 20th, it will bring together leaders, senior officials and business elites from the 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member...

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, New president of Peru

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has been confirmed as President-elect of Peru after winning a narrow victory against Keiko Fujimori in elections. He is expected to...

Peruvian midfielder Cueva moves to Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo have signed Peru international midfielder Christian Cueva, the Brazilian club announced on Thursday. The 24-year-old joins the six-time Brazilian Serie...
AFP An African lion in a cage arrives at the OR Tambo International Airport on April 30, 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa

33 lions rescued from circuses echoed through Johannesburg airport

The lions appeared healthy but a little distressed by the long journey, Jan Creamer, the president of Animal Defenders International (ADI), an animal rights...
Keiko Fujimori, daughter of Peru's former President Alberto Fujimori, arrives to listen to the judge's verdict on her father's sentence in prison, in Lima October 29, 2013. Reuters/Enrique Castro-Mendivil

Peru’s Leading Candidates in Peru’s Presidential Race

Peru is set to hold a nationwide election on Sunday to elect a successor to outgoing President Ollanta Humala, while polls show the race...

Copa Libertadores: Mineiro trash Melgar in a 2-1 in group opener

The Brazilian club, and 2013 Libertadores winners, controlled the majority of the contest and refused to buckle despite suffering the setback of going...
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Peru investors to establish businesses in Ghana

“My desire and intention primarily is to work with a keen and serious interest to develop new ventures and I intend to develop strategies...

Ambassador of Colombia lauds Ghana

Speaking to the Ghana News Agency in an interview in Accra, Madame Torbay said, Ghana as a country, takes initiatives at three levels, global,...

Government should tell Ghanaians the real state of the economy

One of the overriding features of good governance is the religious adherence to the tenets of transparency and accountability. The dividend of such a...

David Accam supports Nungua orphaned children

The donation, was done on his behalf by some members of his family, and was a special birthday present from the footballer, who turned...