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President Yoweri Museveni

Museveni takes big lead in Uganda presidential poll

dpa/GNA – Incumbent Yoweri Museveni took a strong lead in Uganda’s hotly contested presidential election, the electoral commission said on Saturday. Long-time autocrat Museveni,...

Trading at Madina Market takes a nosedive after Christmas

Trading at the Madina Market in Accra have taken a nosedive after the good sales during the Christmas and New Year festivities. ...
President Nana Akufo Addo

Prosperity awaits Ghana as President Akufo-Addo takes his Oath

A mixture of songs, playing with musical instrument accompaniments, in an environment of horses and their riders, with brimming streetlight, shone brilliantly in the...
Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA)

CWSA says Presidential directive on free water services takes immediate effect

The Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources (MSWR) and Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) have informed the public that the President directive on...
Makeshift Hospital

Full nationwide lockdown takes effect in Israel to contain COVID-19

A full nationwide lockdown, aimed at containing the spread of coronavirus, took effect in Israel on Friday at 2 p.m. local time. ...
Makeshift Hospital

Turkey takes drastic measures against COVID-19 quarantine violations

Turkish authorities on Friday introduced drastic measures against those who do not follow the COVID-19 quarantine conditions, the Interior Ministry said at a circular. ...
Photo taken on Sept. 18, 2019 shows U.S. dollar banknotes in Washington D.C., the United States. U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday lowered interest rates by 25 basis points amid growing risks and uncertainties stemming from trade tensions and a global economic slowdown, following a rate cut in July that was its first in more a decade. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

UK takes “major step” towards joining Trans-Pacific free trade group – government

Britain has taken "a major step" in the process of joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), the British government said...
Cyclists compete on the urban circuit of the 100-km Gran Fondo Buenos Aires race in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on March 23, 2015. About 800 cyclists took part in the first Gran Fondo Buenos Aires race. (Xinhua/Jose Casal/TELAM) (jp)

Lutsenko takes his first stage win at Tour de France

Astana's Alexey Lutsenko took one of the biggest victories of his career on Thursday as he took his first stage win at the...

Biden takes aim at Trump, vows to salvage U.S. from “darkness”

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday formally accepted the Democratic presidential nomination, portraying the nation as being in a "season of darkness,"...
Noah Lyles of the United States celebrates winning the Men’s 200 Metres final during day five of 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 on October 01, 2019 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Lyles wins sprint double, Brazier takes 600m at Szekesfehervar event

World champion Noah Lyles stormed to both the 100m and 200m victories in Wednesday's Gyulai Memorial while world 800m champion Donavan Brazier took the...
The photo taken on July 23, 2018 shows a Buddhist statue of the Yungang Grottoes, Datong, North China's Shanxi Province. Photo by Zhao Duo/People's Daily Online

3D-printing takes China’s ancient grottoes to world

By Zhao E'na Cave No. 12 of the Yungang Grottoes, the 1,500-year-old masterpieces of Chinese Buddhist art located in Datong, North China's Shanxi Province, has...

Pay-TV losing Zimbabweans as economic slowdown takes its toll

Africa's largest pay TV provider MultiChoice lost nearly 40 percent of its total subscriber base in Zimbabwe in the year ended March 31 as...
Chinese doctors offer overseas Chinese free online medical consultation services via a platform launched by WeDoctor based in Hangzhou, east China’s Zhejiang province, on March 17. (Photo/Long Wei)

China takes people’s rights to life, health as top priority amid COVID-19

By He Yin The Chinese government is always people-centric and puts people’s lives and health as its top priority. Such value practiced by China in...
Employees of Hubei Ourselves Garment Co., Ltd., Qianjiang, Hubei province manufacture protective suits, March 25, 2020. The company can produce 8,000 protective suits per day which are exported to the U.S., Japan, South Korea and the European Union. Photo by Wu Yanjun/ People’s Daily Online

China takes tough measures to ensure export quality of pandemic prevention materials

By Qiu Chaoyi “We will spare no effort to ensure the quality of exports, set standards for businesses to operate with and safeguard the reputation...

COVID-19 outbreak declared pandemic as it takes rising toll in Europe

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday characterized the COVID-19 outbreak as a "pandemic." The Geneva-based WHO's assessment came as the coronavirus has infected more...
H7N9 avian flu

Flu outbreak in Ukraine takes 26 lives

The flu and acute respiratory viral infections have claimed 26 lives, the Ukrainian Center for Public Health reported on Tuesday. On their...

“Jojo Rabbit” takes Best Adapted Screenplay at 92nd Oscars

"Jojo Rabbit", a black comedy based on Christine Leunens' 2008 novel Caging Skies, won the Best Adapted Screenplay award at the 92nd Academy Awards...
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Trump takes victory lap on impeachment acquittal by divided Senate

U.S. President Donald Trump took a victory lap Thursday, a day after a divided Senate voted to acquit him on impeachment charges. ...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu says Israel takes no part in U.S. killing of Iranian commander

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Israel took no part in the U.S. attack that killed the top Iranian commander Qassem...

Greater Bay vision takes tangible shape

By Shen Weiduo in Beijing and Li Qiaoyi in Macao After almost a year's development, China's ambitious Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area has been...
Samuel Osei Kuffour

Samuel Osei Kuffour takes over King Faisal Babies

Emeritus Ghanaian international defender Samuel Osei Kuffour is reported to have has taken over 'congress promoted' Ghana premier league side King Faisal Babies FC. The...

Food safety takes root in Kenya amid surge in cancer cases

Initially, when Nairobi resident Diana Muthembi went shopping at the food market, two things informed the decision on the produce she bought. ...
South African Police Car Masoyi

South African province takes further step in dispute with police minister

South Africa's Western Cape province on Monday took a further step in its dispute with Police Minister Bheki Cele for his failure to respond...
Htu Award

Adzimah Mabel Takes HTU-CIMG/GOIL Entrepreneural Award

Ms Mabel Adzimah, a Purchasing and Supply student of Ho Technical University (HTU) has been adjudged the winner of the maiden HTU-CIMG/GOIL Entrepreneurial, Marketing...

Offinso: 37-Year-Old Man Takes His Own Life

Emmanuel Gyimah, a 37 year old mentally-challenged person, has hanged himself in a tailor’s shop at Offinso, the capital of the Offinso Municipality. A...
United Nation

Zimbabwe justice minister takes anti-sanctions crusade to UN

Zimbabwe's justice minister Ziyambi Ziyambi has taken the country's anti-sanctions crusade to the United Nations where he urged Western countries to lift sanctions on...
ministry of lands drones

Ministry of Lands Drones Delivered

The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources (MLNR) have taken delivery of three sets of two drones valued USD75,000.00 to improve land mapping, survey,...
rosie huntington whiteley

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley takes drastic measures to help clear her acne

The 31-year-old supermodel - who has 20-month-old son Jack with her fiancé Jason Statham - has always been honest about her battle with zits...
China's Su Bingtian (3rd R) competes in the men's 60m final at the IAAF Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham, Britain on Feb. 16, 2019. (Xinhua/Han Yan)

Birmingham: Su Wins His Second Men’s 60 meters title

China's sprinter Su Bingtian won the men's 60 meters title with a season best of 6.47 seconds at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting...
students Counselling

NGO and GNAP Takes JHS Students through Career Guidance and Counselling

Foundation for Generational Thinkers (FOGET), a non-profit youth-oriented organisation in collaboration with the Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS) have held a career...