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International Criminal Court

The Gambia expresses dismay over U.S. sanctions on ICC officials

The Gambian government expressed its dismay on Saturday over the U.S. government's decision to impose sanctions on two senior officials of the International Criminal...

TikTok’s parent company announces lawsuit against U.S. government

ByteDance, owner of the popular video platform TikTok, announced on Sunday that it will file a lawsuit against the U.S. government to protect its...
U.S. President Donald Trump

U.S. government reaches deal to buy vaccines amid soaring COVID-19 cases

The U.S. government has reached a deal for the purchase of 100 million doses of vaccine as the country's COVID-19 cases in the country...
FILE - In this June 25, 2019, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Kabul during an unannounced visit to Afghanistan. On Monday, March 23, 2020, Pompeo arrived in Kabul on an urgent visit to try to move forward a U.S. peace deal signed last month with the Taliban. Pompeo's trip to the Afghan capital comes despite the coronavirus pandemic, at a time when world leaders and statesmen are curtailing official travel. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

Pompeo’s lies about China will only backfire

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's recent speech on China is full of political lies as well as ideological prejudices that will only backfire...

U.S. and Ghana outdoor 2019 Malaria Indicator Survey results

The U.S. Ambassador to Ghana, Stephanie S. Sullivan, virtually joined the Government Statistician of the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), Professor Samuel Kobina Annim,...
Farmers Use Drones

U.S. eases export restrictions on drones

The U.S. government on Friday announced updated export restrictions on unmanned aerial systems (UAS), a move long sought by the country's defense industries. ...

U.S. scientists accuse Trump administration of denigrating scientific expertise

More than 1,200 U.S. scientists have signed an open letter, accusing the Trump administration of denigrating "scientific expertise," as the U.S. government downplays the...

U.S. government settles lawsuit with universities by walking back new visa directive on international...

The U.S. government has rescinded a new rule that could have denied international students their stay in the country if they only attend online...

U.S. steps up COVID-19 vaccines, therapies development as caseload tops 3 million

The U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) announced the establishment of a new clinical trials network on Wednesday aiming to...

Boeing failed to inform FAA on key changes to 737 MAX flight control system:...

A U.S. government report has found that Boeing failed to submit certification documents to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) detailing changes to a...
Covid Re Testing

Countries warned of coronavirus resurgence amid easing of restrictions

Countries have been warned of a resurgence of the novel coronavirus pandemic as an increasing number of governments gradually ease lockdowns and embark on...

Obama takes jab at U.S. government over coronavirus response

Former President Barack Obama took a jab at the U.S. government on Saturday over its response to the coronavirus pandemic. "More than anything, this pandemic...
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro slammed Donald Trump

Maduro says captured former U.S. soldiers to be judged in Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Wednesday two former members of U.S. special forces captured in a failed attempt to topple him will be tried...
African Union (AU)

African Union criticizes U.S. decision to halt funding to WHO

The African Union (AU) on Wednesday criticized the decision of the U.S. government to halt funding to the World Health Organization (WHO). ...

America’s Partnership in Ghana and Around the World Against COVID-19

The story of U.S. leadership in the global battle against COVID-19 is a story of days, months, and decades. Every day, the United States...
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)

How Trump’s fiscal budget proposal outlines U.S. policy priorities

The U.S. government's record 4.8-trillion-U.S.-dollar budget for the 2021 fiscal year, which continues the spending priorities in recent years, has revealed the administration's favor...
An U.S. army soldier sits on top of an armored vehicle during the annual joint military exercise Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States in Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, March 25, 2015. (Xinhua/Seongbin Kang)

U.S. meddling forces Philippines to dump military agreement

The spokesman of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday that Manila's move to terminate the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and...
Huawei's growth has been helped by strong demand for smartphones in ChinaHuawei's growth has been helped by strong demand for smartphones in China

U.S. ban to buy Chinese telecom products with federal funds “unlawful” – Huawei

Chinese telecom giant Huawei said Friday that the U.S. government's order to bar U.S. telecom companies from using federal funds to buy products from...
somalia refugees

U.S. provides US$257 million in humanitarian aid to Somalia, refugees

The U.S. government has announced nearly 257 million dollars additional humanitarian assistance for Somalia and to help Somali refugees in neighboring countries. ...
Airbus’ Tianjin center delivered the 8,000th A320 family aircraft to Air China. (Photo by Li Yingqi from People’s Daily)

U.S. plans new tariffs for EU liquors, airbus aviation products

The Trump administration said it plans to levy new tariffs on European exports worth more than $7 billion, including products like wine and whiskey,...

Group Files Crucial Motion Against The U.S. Government Over Climate Change Possible Danger

Late last night, youth plaintiffs in Juliana v. United States sought a court order preventing the federal government from issuing leases and mining permits...

USA To Promote Growth In Ghana’s Agricultural Sector

The United States of America is partnering the Republic of Ghana to promote growth in the agricultural sector in support of its vision of...
Nigeria HIV/AIDS 2017

U.S. Government Approves Nigeria’s 2017 HIV/AIDS Operational Plan

The U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, Ambassador-at-Large, Deborah L. Birx, M.D., Thursday signed the Nigeria HIV/AIDS Country Operational Plan (COP 2017). “Right here, right...
Social media

U.S. government begins asking foreign visitors to provide social media accounts

The U.S. government has started requesting foreign travelers to provide their social media accounts when they arrive in the country, a move designed to...

U.S Government moves to improve lives in northern Ghana

Robert P. Jackson, U.S. Ambassador to Ghana, officially launched the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (AgNRM) Project...

FAA regulations sets the pace for commercial drones production

The new Federal Aviation Administration rules offer no guidelines on privacy protections, an area in which local governments have devised patchwork laws, nor do...

USAID, Education Ministry inaugurate new school

A release from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Accra, copied to the Ghana News Agency, said USAID provided $100,000...

A new manufacturing hub to be unveiled by the U.S. government

"Today, I'm proud to announce a ninth hub based in Los Angeles that will design smart sensors to make all types of manufacturing more...

Experts blame US over declining leftist impact in Latin America

During a recent conference in Havana, the Harvard-educated professor and author said Washington launched a plan in 2013 to reinstate its influence in Latin...
Wpid Usaid

USAID Supports SARI With Vehicles and Equipment

The vehicles and office equipment were donated to improve the effectiveness of SARI’s agricultural research in northern Ghana to ensure smallholder farmers’ access to...