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Ghana joins race for Presidency of African Organization for Standardization

Ghana has joined the race for the presidency of the African Organization for Standardization (ARSO), the intergovernmental body in-charge of harmonizing standards and conformity...
Aliko Dangote

Nigerian business tycoon pledges more investments in Tanzania

Nigerian business tycoon Aliko Dangote, who owns the largest cement factory in Tanzania, on Monday pledged to put up more investments in Tanzania, said...

Angola takes up presidency of ZAMCOM council of ministers

Angola has assumed the presidency of the council of ministers of the Zambezi Watercourse Commission (ZAMCOM) at a meeting held via video conference. At the...
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I will end illegal small-scale mining in Ghana – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has vowed to bring to an end to the proliferation and scourge of illegal small-scale mining before his...
A man casts his vote inside a voting centre at the Peruvian general elections on Sunday. More than a dozen candidates are vying for the highest office in Peru's presidential election. Photo: Carlos Garcia Granthon/ZUMA Wire/dpa

Second run-off likely as 18 candidates vie for presidency in Peru

(dpa) - More than a dozen candidates were vying for the highest office in Peru's presidential election on Sunday. None of the candidates are predicted...

Valentine’s Day: Love can make or break you!

The 14th of February, celebrated worldwide as St Valentine’s Day, is just some hours away. Some shops in Accra are cashing in on the...
Apostle Professor Kwadwo Nimfour Opoku Onyinah

Politicians should not behave like King Herod-Apostle Opoku Onyinah

Apostle Professor Kwadwo Nimfour Opoku Onyinah, a former Chairman of the Church of Pentecost, has advised politicians not to behave like King Herod, who...
United Nations

South Africa assumes monthly presidency of UN Security Council

During the month, South Africa will focus on strengthening the cooperation between African Union (AU) and United Nations, and emphasizing the importance of a...
Former Attorney General, Martin Amidu

Martin Amidu refutes reports of Presidency following his resignation

Mr Martin Amidu, the former Special Prosecutor, says President Akufo-Addo's letter to him following his resignation contains "introductory falsehood, public deception and spinning propaganda.." Mr...

63 people registered to run for presidency in Kyrgyzstan

Sixty-three people submitted documents to the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Kyrgyzstan to participate in early presidential elections, the press service of the...

A day in the life as Americans vote in the 2020 election

Amid the clamor — and regardless of political persuasion — many voters sought to settle frayed nerves and find peace. In Florida, a warehouse worker...
United Nations General Assembly

Niger assumes presidency of UN Security Council for September

Niger, a landlocked country in West Africa, on Tuesday assumed the presidency of the UN Security Council (UNSC) for September, when the 75th...
Uganda Sports Journalist

Ugandan Sports Journalist Is Running For The Presidency

Former Ugandan sports journalist Joseph Kabuleta is running for president of his country in next year’s general elections. Kabuleta is a former Editor of Sports...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

GES, MoE should reconsider exams ban on 14 students – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has instructed the Ghana Education Service (GES) re-examine its decision to ban some 14 dismissed senior high school students...
Yoweri Museveni

Uganda’s Museveni picks party nomination forms to run for presidency

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has picked nomination forms to represent the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party as its presidential candidate during the 2021...

Gabon appoints first female prime minister

Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda was appointed to the post of Prime Minister on Thursday, according to a presidential decree read by the Secretary-General...
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WR-GJA condemns attack on Metro TV Regional cameraman

The Western Regional Branch of the Ghana Journalists Association (Western-GJA) has condemned the assault of the Western Regional cameraman of Metro TV Alhaji...
South Africa

South Africa deeply concerned about emergence of unilateralism

South Africa remains deeply concerned about the emergence of unilateralism and its attendant threat to the international rules-based system, the Presidency said on Friday. ...

CSUC SRC Elections: Richmond Agyemang for Presidency

“Student leaders need to put their personal agendas aside”- Unknown ...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa to parole low-risk prisoners to combat COVID-19 pandemic

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has authorized the placement on parole of low-risk prisoners as a measure to combat the spread of COVID-19, the...

Namibia plans to lift lockdown in phases

Namibia will on May 5 start gradually lifting the lockdown over four phases to allow the economy to function without compromising health of the...
Joshob Ceo

Joshob Construction donates US$100,000 to COVID-19 Trust Fund

Award-winning Ghanaian road contractor, Joshob Construction has donated US$100,000 to the government’s COVID-19 Trust Fund. The company was among seven others who presented cheques of...
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Officials at Presidency donate half salaries to COVID-19 Fund

The Chief of Staff at the Office of the President, ministers of state, senior government officials, presidential staffers and aides at the Presidency have...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks during the opening of the 33rd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb. 9, 2020. (Photo by Michael Tewelde/Xinhua)

South Africa’s president tests negative for COVID-19

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has tested negative for the novel coronavirus, his office said on Thursday. The president submitted for testing...
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Ghanaians mark independence anniversary in DR Congo

The Ghana Embassy in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has marked the 63rd independence anniversary of Ghana at a colourful ceremony. The programme brought...
China's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Zhang Jun (C, Front) addresses a Security Council open debate on upholding the UN Charter at the UN headquarters in New York, on Jan. 9, 2020. Zhang Jun on Thursday reaffirmed China's commitment to upholding multilateralism as well as the purposes and principles of the UN Charter. (Xinhua/Li Muzi)

China assumes presidency of UN Security Council for March

China has taken over as president of the UN Security Council for the month of March 2020, pledging to promote solidarity and cooperation in...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

President refers Airbus bribery scandal to the OSP

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has directed the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) to investigate the complicity or otherwise of any past...

President heralds yuletide with lighting of Jubilee House Xmas tree

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, accompanied by his wife, Rebecca, Friday night threw the switch to light the Jubilee House Christmas Tree, as...

Aid cannot be a dependable source for sustainable development”- Senior Minister

Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, Senior Minister at the Presidency, has said Ghana cannot continue to depend on foreign donor support to cushion its fiscal annual...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Over 100 obtain presidential amnesty in Tanzania over financial crimes

Tanzanian President John Magufuli said on Saturday 138 suspects charged with financial crimes in the east African nation have been freed after they obtained...