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18 dead in plane crash in DR Congo

At least 18 people were killed in a plane crash in a peripheral area of Goma City, North Kivu province in eastern Democratic Republic...

Ghana School Curriculum Needs Urgent Redesigning

Mr John Emmanuel Donkoh, the Founder of Jayee University College has called for a fundamental re-thinking and radical redesigning of the country's educational curriculum...

DCE calls for urgent attention on the needs of orphans

Mr. Jonathan Teye Doku, District Chief Executive (DCE) Ningo Prampram District Assembly (NiPDA), has appealed to Ghanaians to pay crirical attention to the...

Stakeholders Demand Crucial Local Resources in the Fight Against HIV

Speakers at the ongoing 13th International Conference on HIV Treatment, Pathogenesis, and Prevention Research in Resource-Limited Settings (INTEREST) have called on Ghana to urgently...

Namibian opposition leader calls for urgent land redress

Namibia's opposition party Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) president Mc Henry Venaani on Thursday called for an urgent redress of the skewed land distribution in...
Mr Akom, Sunyani Municipal branch Chairman of PROTOA

Sunyani-Kumasi Highway needs urgent rehabilitation

The Progressive Transport Owners Association (PROTOA) has appealed to the Ghana Highway Authority to repair portions of the Sunyani-Kumasi highway which are in deplorable...

AG’s Office Needs Serious Restructuring – Asantehene

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has called for urgent reforms in the Attorney General’s Department in order to reduce bureaucracy and unnecessary delays...
File photo provided by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) shows the Ginger Garden in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. The Singapore Botanic Gardens is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site after it was inscribed at the 39th session of the World Heritage Committee in Bonn, Germany, local TV Channel NewsAsia reported on July 4, 2015. (Xinhua)

Six Intangible Cultural Heritage That Needs Urgent Safeguarding

The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, meeting in Jeju until 9 December, today inscribed six new elements from Botswana,...
President Akufo-Addo speaking at the UN General Assembly

President Akufo-Addo Suggests Crucial UN Reforms

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on his first official engagement with the United Nations (UN) as Head of State, has called for the “urgent”...
redefine Leadership

CTL Africa head expresses the need for redefine leadership for national development

Mr Samuel Ayim, Chief Executive Officer, Centre for Transformational Leadership in Africa (CTL Africa), has called for a redefinition of the concept of leadership...
FOCOS Hospital

B/A Regional Hospital pressingly needs assistance

Dr Emmanuel Kofi Amponsah, the Acting Medical Director of the Brong-Ahafo Regional Hospital, has said the facility needs urgent support to attend to critical...

Committee Insists Special Prosecutor’s Bill Needs No Urgent Attention

The Committee on Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs of Parliament has rejected a request by the Government for the Office of the Special Prosecutor’s...

Shot fired at subway station in Munich, Germany

Shot was fired on Tuesday at a subway station in Germany's Munich and surrounding area has been cordoned by the police. A metro station...
A man watches a TV news program reporting about North Korea's missile firing at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 6, 2017. North Korea on Monday fired four banned ballistic missiles

DPRK test-fires “multiple” missiles – military

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) launched several projectiles Thursday morning, local media quoted the South Korea's military as saying. The...

South Korean president orders investigation into four THAAD launchers delivery

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday ordered an investigation into the unauthorized delivery of four more mobile launchers to the country, chief presidential...

Several killed in shooting bus carrying Copts in south Egypt

At least ten people killed and wounded when unknown militant opened fire on a bus carrying Copts on their way to a church in...

Ghana needs serious environmental and climate education

The theme for the celebration of Mother Earth Day 2017: “Environmental and Climatic Literacy” comes at a time when Ghana is faced with overcoming...

Private bus falls into river in India, Killing 44 people

A total of 44 people were killed when a private bus rolled off the road and fell into a river in Himachal Pradesh...

Taliban shadow governor killed in northern Afghan airstrike

A Taliban shadow governor was killed together with six other militants after Afghan air force struck a militant hideout in the northern province of...
A local resident is seen with his cattle in Baringo, northwest Kenya, March 12, 2015. Residents of Baringo County are experiencing extreme cases of hunger as a result of the long periods of drought in Kenya. According to Kenya's Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru, a total of 1.6 million people in arid and semi-arid parts of Kenya are in danger of dying as a result of hunger. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)

11 million people in urgent food need in drought-hit Northeast Africa

Some 11 million people are in urgent need of food assistance in drought-plagued Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, regional representatives of the UN Children's Fund...
Beijing is speaking softly on summit between US President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping and ongoing relationship.

Xi and Trump agree meeting “positive, fruitful”

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, wrapped up on Friday their first meeting at the seaside Mar-a-Lago resort in the...
Palestine, Israel

Palestinian vehicular attack leaves 2 hurt, assailant shot dead

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian after he rammed his car at a group of people near the West Bank settlement of Ofra, seriously...
Photo taken on April 6, 2015 shows the scene where a chemical plant blast in Zhangzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province. The blast took place at around 6: 50 p.m. Monday, local authorities said. Monday's blast at the chemical plant is the second in 20 months. No casualties have been reported so far. (Xinhua) (zwx)

Blast hits Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, 1 wounded

An explosion hit the center of Russia's southern city of Rostov-on-Don on early Thursday, injuring one people, a source in the regional law enforcement...
Pius Enam Hadzide

Ghana League Needs Urgent Re-Branding – Pius Enam Avedzi

Deputy Sports Minister nominee, Pius Enam Avedzi, has stated they will address the patronage of the local league after the Super clash between Hearts...
food aid

UN calls for urgent scale up of aid to avoid looming catastrophe in Somalia

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Program (WFP) warned Friday that 6.2 million people in Somalia, nearly half the African country's...
A settler woman walks past an Israeli soldier standing guard in East Jerusalem. Photo: IRIN/Andreas Hackl (file photo)

Palestinians say in urgent consultations over new Israeli settlement activities

Palestinian presidency spokesperson Nabil Abu Rudeinah announced on Wednesday that urgent consultations have begun in response to renewed Israeli settlement activities in Palestinian territories. ...

Untruthful right-wing books placed in hotels show Japan’s urgent need to face history squarely

A Japanese hotel chain has sparked fury on social media recently for placing books in its guest rooms denying the Nanjing Massacre and the...

Senegalese army enters The Gambia

Senegalese army spokesperson colonel Abdou Ndiaye confirmed Thursday evening to Xinhua that Senegalese forces entered The Gambia. Senegalese army spokesman Col Abdou Ndiaye was quoted...

UN Security Council adopts resolution asking power transfer in Gambia

The UN Security Council Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution, asking former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to transfer power to President-elect Adama Barrow by Thursday. ...
A general view taken with a drone shows a mosque where forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are stationed in Aleppo's government-controlled area of al-Masharqa, Syria October 20, 2016. [Photo/Agencies]

UN urges urgent aid and safe access to restive Aleppo

UN special envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, is arriving Sunday in the capital Damascus for a brief meeting with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid...