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Central Regional Fire command on high alert after recent market fires

The Central Regional Command of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has intensified its surveillance and fire safety sensitisation after recent fire outbreaks in...

Rwanda strengthens measures in response to recent spike in COVID-19 cases

Rwanda has reinforced efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 in response to a recent spike in infections, Rwandan State Minister in charge of...
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AU commends smooth running of recent presidential elections in Guinea Bissau

Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat commended the smooth running of the recent presidential elections in Guinea Bissau. ...
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UN human rights expert hails Ethiopia’s recent reforms, offers suggestions

In a sharp break from a quarter century of repression, Ethiopia has embarked on a reform process that is both encouraging and fragile that...

Nigerian official says recent market fire cases worrying

A Nigerian official has issued an alert that the repeated cases of fire outbreaks in markets around the country are source of great concern...
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AU encourages Rwanda, Uganda to faithfully fulfill recent commitments

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU-PSC) on Monday encouraged the governments of Rwanda and Uganda to faithfully honor and fulfill...

BNI boss fired over recent kidnappings in Ghana

The Director of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI), Rasheed Seidu Inussah, has been directed by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to step...
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B Magic Empire, Yaa Jackson in trouble over recent dealings

Yaa Jackson, a budding musician, may face legal action, after signing a five-year deal with B Magic Empire, a record label, owned by Black...
People flee clashes near the Aden international airport in Aden, Yemen, on March 25, 2015. The Shiite Houthi group took control over Aden international airport after the retreat of tribal militia on Wednesday evening, a security official told Xinhua. (Xinhua)

Recent security challenges affect timing of Ethiopia’s major national plans

Recent security challenges have led the Ethiopian government to postpone the implementation of Ethiopia's major national socioeconomic and political plan. The East African country, which...

Israeli Forces reports the destruction of a Hamas tunnel

The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) announced Sunday that it has demolished a Hamas tunnel on Sunday. This is the fifth tunnel destroyed in recent...
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US-China trade war has raised concerns the world over

The international community has shown widespread concern over recent U.S. moves on trade protectionism, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Monday. The comments were made by...
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Ethiopian government to support students affected in recent violence

The Ethiopia Ministry of Education on Tuesday revealed a plan to support more than 1.36 million Ethiopian students who were affected by recent disputes...

Gov’t Investigation Mystery Surrounding Utilised Cocoa Fund

Mr Joseph Boahen Aidoo, Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod), says the government is investigating how an amount of $1.8 billion dollars...
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Recession: Maintaining Nigeria’s Economic Growth Through Arts & Culture

At the ongoing African Arts and Culture Expo (AFAC) 2017, arts and culture experts have claimed that the sector in Nigeria has the potentials...

Farming on Adaklu Mountain Banned Due to Landslides – NADMO

The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) has banned the cultivation of crops on the Adaklu Mountain. The ban was necessitated by a “severe” landslide which...
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Agbogbloshie Clashes: Stereotyping News Subjects Hampers Peace Building

It’s an undeniable fact that various conflicts have occurred among different tribes in parts of the three Northern regions; however, linking every act of...
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Leeza Gibbons Says Turning 60 Feels Powerful

In an exclusive interview with Closer Weekly, Leeza Gibbons opens up about how she feels about turning 60 — and reveals that she let...

Some OMC’s Reduce Fuel Prices in Accordance With Tax Cuts

Four major oil marketing companies have all dropped price of petroleum products at the pumps again in line with removal of some taxes on petroleum...
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UN Security Council slams recent violence in DR Congo’s Kasai region

The UN Security Council strongly condemned the recent violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Friday, calling for a "credible and impartial...
A view of the 26th AU summit is seen in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, on Jan. 30, 2016. The 26th ordinary session of the African Union (AU) heads of states and governments kicks off on Saturday at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

AU deeply concerned over recent fighting in South Sudan

The African Union (AU) has expressed deep concern over the recent fighting in South Sudan. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the outgoing Chairperson of...
The United States and its allies have unleashed hybrid warfare against Russia and some other countries, head of the Russian Investigative Committee, Russia's main federal investigative authority, said on Monday. (Xinhuanet file photo)

Russian currency likely to weaken despite recent appreciation

The recent strengthening of Russia's ruble against the U.S. dollar is expected to be short-lived, Economy Minister Maxim Oreshkin said Friday. "We...
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Iran confirms recent ballistic missile test

Iran's Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan on Wednesday confirmed the recent ballistic missile test by his country, Tasnim news agency reported. "The recent...

Russia demands Swiss explanation for jet tracking incident

On Friday, several Swiss fighter jets reportedly tracked in the country's airspace a Russian plane with journalists onboard heading for the APEC summit in...
( The Platinum awards were presented to Mr. Arun Patil, Executive Director (right), Mr. Chris-Arcmann Ackummey, Director (left) of Sterling International Limited by Mr. Murtala Mohammed, Deputy Minister - Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ghana)

Sterling International Ltd wins two platinum awards

This was in recognition of the Company’s impressive performance by brining in foreign earnings of USD 29,503,995.00 (Twenty –Nine Million, Five Hundred and Three...

Introduction of VAT hurts business at Tanzania’s leading port

Deusdedit Kakoko, TPA Director General, said the port was now trying to lure back traders, especially from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) who...
Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during the United Solidarity and Brotherhood rally in Gaziantep, Turkey, August 28, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]

Terrorist groups: Turkey to flash out IS and PKK

The Turkish army's operation in Syria is aimed at giving people who fled the IS-controlled areas a chance to return home, Erdogan told a...

CLOGSAG executive secretary says strike was a huge success

He explained that it s because of the impact of the strike that was why President John Dramani Mahama had to intervene leading...

Man assaults goalkeeper on impulsion

Prosecutor Pernilla Torsleff told Swedish Radio that the preliminary investigation had not revealed any other motive, and that the suspect said he had bet...
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Wa Polytechnic Without Needed Staff Strength

The polytechnic has not been provided with the needed financial clearance to recruit the requisite new lecturers for the implementation of the five new...

14 Airlines Run to Ghana Over Buhari’s Killer Forex Policy

Reports say about fourteen foreign airlines have withdrawn their services from Nigeria due to low patronage and the bad economy being experienced in the...