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Observers say Trump may benefit in Democrats’ vote-by-mail push

An unprecedented number of voters are expected to cast their vote through mail due to the still spreading COVID-19 pandemic. Despite U.S. President...
United Nations

UN chief calls for major push to safeguard progress on women’s empowerment

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for a major push to prevent "years, even generations" worth of progress on women's empowerment...
A general view of the Blue Nile river as it passes through the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), near Guba in Ethiopia, on December 26, 2019. - The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a 145-metre-high, 1.8-kilometre-long concrete colossus is set to become the largest hydropower plant in Africa. (AFP)

Egypt turns to UNSC to push for final deal on Ethiopia’s Nile dam

Egypt has appealed to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to intervene in the years-long dispute over Ethiopian's new hydroelectric dam to help push...

COVID-19 could push 29 million Africans into extreme poverty – UNECA

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on Wednesday projected that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic could push 29 million people into extreme poverty...
U.S. President Donald Trump attends a press conference in the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on Feb. 26, 2020. U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday appointed Vice President Mike Pence to oversee the country's response to the novel coronavirus outbreak. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Most Americans support stay-at-home orders despite White House push to reopen economy

An overwhelming majority of Americans are in favor of the current stay-at-home orders to stem the spread of COVID-19, despite the White House persistent...

Italian analysts expect G20 to push for collaboration in economy, health at special summit

With officials from the Group of 20 (G20) countries preparing for an emergency leaders' video summit, analysts said countries hit hard by COVID-19 should...
Zambia tobacco grading

Anti-tobacco campaigners in Zambia push for increase of tobacco taxes

Anti-tobacco campaigners in Zambia on Monday reignited calls on the need for the government to raise tobacco taxes in order to control the abuse...

Chinese riding on COVID-19 to push us out Ghanaian business – Advertiser

A set of violent demonstrations may soon erupt across Ghana as Chinese businesses ride on the challenges posed by COVID-19 to push Ghanaian businesses...

In South Korea, LGBT activists push for marriage equality

South Korean lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights activists filed a complaint to the National Human Rights Commission of Korea on Wednesday calling...
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Push competent individuals to be assembly members – NCCE

Traditional Authorities have been urged to encourage and throw their weight behind competent and capable individuals in their communities to avail themselves for the...
Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET)

Technical Universities Urged to Promote Government’s Industrialisation Move

Technical universities in the country have been tasked to push government's industrialization drive through Technical and Vocational Education Training (TEVT). According to Dr Stephen Turkson,...
Zenator Rawlings

Zenator Rawlings calls for support to push more women into leadership positions in Ghana

Dr Zenator Agyeman Rawlings, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Korley Klotey, has said Ghana needs more support from men to push women into...

South African Government vows to push through land reforms in spite of opposition

The South African government will continue to pursue land expropriation without compensation until land is returned to those who were forced to be deprived...
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Africa Basketball World Cup Qualifiers: Rwanda to Push Senegal Hard

Rwanda team may have lost their chance to qualify for the FIBA basketball World Cup 2019 in China but head coach Vladimir Bosnjak says...
SPLA soldiers redeploy south from the Abyei area in line with the road map to resolve the Abyei crisis.

South Sudan Rely Unifying Forces to Find Lasting Peace

South Sudan has embarked on the cantonment of unified forces in an effort to push for lasting peace after about five years of civil...
Economics Oil Licensing

New Oilfields to Push Ghana’s Oil Production Up

Ghana’s oil production is set to substantially go up as it makes a new discovery large oil deposits in the Deepwater Tano cape Three...
Nicola McLean

Nicola Mclean Unsure About Forcing Her Children to University

The 37-year-old former glamour model has two sons, Rocky, 12, and Striker, eight, with footballer husband, Tom Williams, and the blonde beauty has revealed...
Ghana Beyond Aid

Apostle Appeals to Ghanaians to Buy Made in Ghana Products

Apostle Gabriel Asirifi, the founder and care taker of the Lord of Sabbath Prayer Ministry International, has advised Ghanaians to patronize locally manufactured products...
Photo taken on Aug. 9, 2017 shows eggs sold in a Belgian market, in Brussels, Belgium. Millions of contaminated eggs were withdrawn from the market last week in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland, after it was discovered that the eggs had presence of fipronil. (Xinhua/Ye Pingfan)(whw)

High egg imports push prices to all-time low in Kenya

As the December holiday season slowly sets in, many poultry farmers in Kenya had hoped to cash in on the growing demand for their...

South Africa Charges G20 Summit Push for Global Governance Reforms

South Africa views the upcoming G20 Summit as an opportunity to advance global governance reforms and reorient the international developmental agenda, the Presidency said...
Champions League

Navas and Benzema push Real Madrid to champions league position

Two goals from striker Karim Benzema and a series of vital saves from keeper Keylor Navas here on Tuesday helped Real Madrid enter Champions...
Ghana Beyond Aid

“Ghana beyond aid” drive is achievable through tax compliance

The Manager of the Asokwa Small Taxpayer Office of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), Mr. Sakyi Duodu, says voluntary tax compliance is vital to...
Wpid Money Growth

Uganda central bank says reforms push growth in government securities by 29 percent

Reforms instituted by the Bank of Uganda (BoU) have pushed up the growth in government securities by 29 percent from 2016 to 2017, the...

African Governments Asked to Approach Agro-industrialisation More Seriously

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is urging a more aggressive push towards agro-industrialization by African Governments to drive sustainable economic growth. It said it was...

Broadband Chamber rallies for tougher local content policies

A number of local broadband providers have constituted themselves into the Broadband Communications Chamber (BCC) and are advocating for stronger local content policies that...
gold mining

Stakeholders push integration of mining into Ghana’s economy

Experts discussing Ghana's future as a mining nation have urged the country to develop and implement a strategy that will see the integration of...
President Xi Jinping

SCO members push forward economic boundaries

Chinese President Xi Jinping kicked off his four-day state visit to Kazakhstan on Wednesday, during which he is expected to attend the 17th meeting...

Experts push African economies to strengthen scientific research

Science and research experts have called on African economies to put much emphasis on promoting mathematical science education and research in order to boost...
Cristiano Ronaldo

Mbappe debut in France’s World Cup qualifiers win, Ronaldo’s brace push Portugal

The 18-year-old sensation Kylian Mbappe made his international debut for France in a 3-1 road victory over Luxembourg, while Cristiano Ronaldo had a brace...
Islamic State

Iraqi forces push further into IS-held western Mosul

Iraqi forces on Monday continued fierce clashes against Islamic State (IS) militants in western Mosul and seized a neighborhood in the southern outskirts of...