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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...
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UK Royals Banned People of Color, Foreigners From Office Work Until 1960s

People of color and foreigners appear to have been banned from performing office roles in royal households in the UK until at least the...
The Bundestag or lower house of parliament in Berlin. Germany's conservatives missed a self-declared Sunday deadline to resolve an internal feud over who should be their candidate to replace Chancellor Angela Merkel in upcoming elections. Hopefuls Armin Laschet, the leader of the CDU, and Markus Soeder, the more popular head of the smaller CSU, met late Sunday in the Bundestag building in Berlin, but ended more than three hours of talks with no outcome, according to dpa sources. Photo: Christoph Soeder/dpa

German conservative rivals miss deadline in race to succeed Merkel

Germany's conservatives missed a self-declared Sunday deadline to resolve an internal feud over who should be their candidate to replace Chancellor Angela Merkel in...
Bavarian leader Markus Soeder (rear), and North Rhine Westphala leader Armin Laschet in Berlin on Sunday. The two are trying to decide which will lead the country's centre-right bloc into national elections set for September. Photo: Michael Kappeler/dpa

Race to succeed Merkel heats up as Bavarian leader throws hat in ring

(dpa) - The range of choices for a successor to German Chancellor Angela Merkel widened on Sunday, when Bavarian state premier Markus Soeder said...
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2021 FIA Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix – Race – Sunday

11th and 12th are probably the cruellest positions in Formula One – just outside the points. To be tantalisingly close to the top ten...
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Bole Youth Fronts For Braimah Abdulai ‘Lord Ken’ As DCE Race Takes Shape

The political battle in Bole is nearing its peak with a sensational change in the dynamics on who gets the nod as the District...
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Mauritania FA President joins race for CAF Presidency

Mr. Ahmed Yaahya President of Mauritania Football Federation (FFIRM), has announced his intention to run for the Presidency of the Confederation of Africa Football...
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Morgan Heritage gives “Race” to new Nigerian Singer, FayRoss

When GRAMMY Award winning Morgan Heritage set out to find talent across Africa, they knew talented kids were out there and was extremely elated...

Kipchoge predicts fast London Marathon race on Sunday

One year since world marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge ran a tantalizing INEOS 1:59 Challenge, finishing the race in 2:00:25 seconds, the Kenyan star...

Rescuers race to save 270 stranded pilot whales in Australia as one third of...

Rescuers are racing against time to save lives as 270 pilot whales were stranded off the west coast of Australia's Tasmania and about...

Trump travels to Pennsylvania for rally as race with Biden tightens

U.S. President Donald Trump traveled to Latrobe, Pennsylvania on Thursday for an in-person rally a day after a poll showed a tightening race...
WASHINGTON, March 3, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on March 3, 2020 shows flags on the U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington D.C., the United States. The U.S. Federal Reserve lowered the target range for the federal funds rate by 50 basis points to a range of 1.00 percent to 1.25 percent, as the novel coronavirus disease poses "evolving risks" to economic activity, the central bank announced Tuesday. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

U.S. progressive senator Markey wins Democratic primary in Massachusetts Senate race

U.S. Progressive Democratic Senator Ed Markey, who advocates combating climate change and passing the Green New Deal, defeated House Representative Joe Kennedy III...
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Almost half of Singaporean firms race to digitally transform amid COVID-19 pandemic

A study has found that 48 percent of Singaporean organizations have accelerated their digital transformation plans as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
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African leaders commit to fight racism

Senior African leaders in the United Nations have expressed commitment to act decisively to help end systemic racism against people of African descent and...
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)

Senior UN officials of African descent issue call to end racism

More than 20 senior officials in the United Nations (UN) who are African or of African descent have put their names to a personal...
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Mireku wins NPP Parliamentary race for Ayawaso East

Peter Mireku has won the New Patriotic Party Parliamentary race for the Ayawaso East Constituency to contest the 2020 general elections. ...
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Dr. Toni Aubynn Redraws from Race, Set To Contest For Executive Council Seat

Board Chairman for Medeama Sporting Club, Dr Toni Aubynn has withdrawn from the Ghana Football Association (GFA) presidential race and is set to vie...
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UNESCO Round Table on Slavery, race and racism slated for 21 March.

UNESCO is set host a roundtable discussion on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, on 21...

2019 Academy Awards: The Favourite and Roma Could Win Big

The Yorgos Lanthimos-directed drama movie - which stars Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz - has been nominated for a host of gongs...
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The Race for SWAG’s Sports Association President of the year becomes hotter

Mawuko Afadzinu (Table Tennis) The President of the Ghana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) was nominated as Chairman of the Year due to his personal contribution...

Boye Laryea Announce His Pull Out

Mr Boye Laryea, a contestant for the Greater Accra New Patriotic Party (NPP) First Vice Chairmanship has stepped down from the contest slated for...
AFP / Wojtek Radwanski Soldiers stand guard during ground breaking ceremony of the northern section of defence anti-missile shield in Redzikowo military base in northern Poland, May 13, 2016

Aspirant opposed to U.S. Military Use of Island Wins Mayor Race

A candidate staunchly opposed to the U.S. military using an island in the southwest of Japan for military activities won the Nishinoomote mayoral election,...

Three members pull out of race for African representative on FIFA Council

Three members have pulled out of the race to represent Africa in the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Council. In a...

Race against time to find dozens buried by avalanche in Italy

Rescue teams were engaged in a race against time on Thursday to reach dozens of people buried under a huge avalanche that hit a...

Full Text Of Prof. Mike Ocquaye’s Speech

Full Text Introduction Your Ladyship the Chief Justice, My Lords Spiritual and temporal, Hon. Members of Parliament-Elect, Your Excellencies, Nananom, Niimei, Naamei, Political Parties Representatives, Press...

Liverpool, Napoli in race to sign Brazilian defender

Liverpool and Napoli are among several European clubs interested in signing teenage Brazilian midfielder Thiago Maia, according to media reports. The 19-year-old,...
Protesters attend a rally calling for the resignation of South Korean President Park Geun-hye in Seoul, South Korea, on Nov. 19, 2016. Almost one million South Koreans marched on Saturday night to demand the resignation of President Park Geun-hye over her biggest political scandal since she took office in February 2013. (Xinhua/Yao Qilin)

Prospects for South Korean presidential race blurred by factional strife, regrouping

South Korea has entered an initial phase of presidential race since the country's parliament overwhelmingly passed a historic bill last week to impeach scandal-scarred...

Election 2016: EC Cuts Prez Aspirants To 7

Another major hurdle has been cleared for the conduct of the December 7 elections as the seven qualified presidential candidates yesterday picked their positions...

US Election 2016: A Test For Democracy

US democracy is now facing fundamental challenges: growing inequality and stagnant social mobility. Instead of combating these challenges, the government has adopted clientele policy...
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The Issue Of Race, Class & Justice in USA

Note: This address was delivered in part before the congregation and guests at the Detroit Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday August 7, 2016. Azikiwe...