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A Congolese health worker administers ebola vaccine to a child at the Himbi Health Centre in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, July 17, 2019. Olivia Acland | Reuters

President Biden To Help Africa Fight Ebola and COVID-19

The new administration of President Biden has initiated three important policies to help fight disease in Africa, all of which are in the self...
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Eric Delanyo Alifo express misgivings about Ghana’s Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Ghana has rejected a challenge to the validity of the 2020 polls that saw Nana Addo elected as president. The...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

US to pay more than US$200 million to WHO by end of month

dpa/GNA - US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday that the United States will meet its obligations to the World Health...

Millions in U.S. without power after winter storm slams country

dpa/GNA - Millions of Americans were without power on Tuesday after a winter storm slammed parts of the central, southern and eastern US. In...
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Ghana: finance minister-designate in US for treatment of post-COVID-19 complications

Ghana's finance minister-designate Ken Ofori-Atta is in the United States for treatment of post-COVID-19 complications, the Finance Ministry said late Sunday. "After...
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Ken Ofori-Atta off to US for medical review

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Representative of the President at the Ministry of Finance and Minister-designate for Finance, left for the United States of...
United Nations Deputy Secretary General meets with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (courtesy ethiopia.un.org

Horn of Africa Endangered by Untrue Media Attacks on Ethiopia

February 4, 2021 In January 2021, the world witnessed a barrage of attacks on Ethiopia aimed at undermining the efforts of Prime Minister Dr. Abiy...
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My Thoughts On An Improved US-Africa Policy for President Biden

January 26, 2021 I was asked to participate on inauguration day in an event sponsored by African Women for Biden/Harris 2020. As an American, who...
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US total coronavirus caseload nears 25 million

dpa/GNA - Almost 25 million people have contracted the novel coronavirus in the United States since the beginning of the pandemic about...
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German analysts propose new European free trade deal with US

dpa/GNA - The German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) is proposing a rapid European initiative for a new free trade agreement with the...
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United States to seek 5-year extension of nuclear arms treaty with Russia

dpa/GNA - The United States will seek a five-year extension of the New START nuclear arms reduction treaty with Russia, White House Press...

World powers hopeful for reset with US as Biden takes office

dpa/GNA - Leaders from around the world congratulated newly sworn-in US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday, expressing cautious...

What’s happening on Inauguration Day in the US?

dpa/GNA - Joe Biden is scheduled to be sworn in as president of the United States on Wednesday at noon, the oldest man...

US announces sanctions on Russian ship over Nord Stream 2 pipeline

dpa/GNA - The US government plans to impose sanctions on the Russian lay barge Fortuna on Tuesday for its involvement in the Nord...
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US blacklists Xiaomi and other Chinese companies

dpa/GNA - A few days before the end of US President Donald Trump's term in office, the United States has imposed further restrictions on...

US to halt cotton, tomato imports from China’s Xinjiang

dpa/GNA - The United States said Wednesday it would detain cotton and tomato products imported from China's Xinjiang region at the US border. US...
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US records more than 22 million virus cases since outbreak began

dpa/GNA - The United States has recorded more than 22 million Covid-19 infections, the disease caused by the coronavirus, since the pandemic began. The...
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US, Britain, Canada and Australia condemn Hong Kong activist arrests

dpa/GNA - Britain, Canada, Australia and the United States condemned the mass arrests of activists in Hong Kong under a controversial national security...

Germany’s Maas wants to work with US on ‘Marshall Plan’ for democracy

dpa/GNA - After rioters stormed the US Capitol in Washington, Germany's Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is offering close cooperation in the fight for...

Kim calls US North Korea’s ‘biggest enemy’ regardless of president

dpa/GNA - Kim Jong Un called the United States his country's "biggest enemy" and threatened to continue advancing North Korea's nuclear programme, state media...

Trump signs order banning transactions with eight Chinese apps

dpa/GNA - Outgoing US President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order banning transactions with eight Chinese apps. Among the apps targeted by...

US sees another record of Covid-19 cases amid disrupted holiday data

dpa/GNA - The United States reported a record of more than 275,897 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, according to data from the Covid...
Aerial photo shows trains at the Nairobi railway station in Nairobi, capital of Kenya. /Xinhua

Belt and Road Infrastructure Contributes to Africa’s Development: No ‘Debt-trap’

CGTN published my article below: Belt and Road Infrastructure Contributes to Africa’s Development: No ‘Debt-trap’ on December 26 , 2020. In this article,...

US announce punitive tariffs on EU products in aviation dispute

The United States on Wednesday announced punitive tariffs on some products from France and Germany in retaliation for a long-running aircraft manufacturing dispute with...
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US to require negative virus test from arrivals from Britain by air

dpa/GNA - The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) will be requiring airline passengers arriving from Britain to test negative for the...
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)

US to establish consulate in Western Sahara – Pompeo

dpa/GNA - The United States government has started the process of setting up a consulate in the disputed Western Sahara region. "Pleased to announce...
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God is always with us, pope says in virus-gloom Christmas Eve Mass

dpa/GNA, Even at the worst of times, Christians should have faith in God, Pope Francis said in a sombre pandemic-era Christmas Eve Mass with...
A scinetist is doing research on a vaccine against COVID-19 in Shanghai. Photo:Yang Hui/Global Times

Official: US could approve third Covid-19 vaccine in January

One of the US top health officials said a third Covid-19 vaccine could be approved for emergency use sometime next month. Admiral Brett Giroir, an...
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Morocco Vindicated: US recognition of Moroccan sovereignty over Moroccan Sahara is the beginning of...

In a historic moment for Morocco and the long-running Moroccan Sahara issue, the US has just announced that it is definitively recognizing Morocco’s sovereignty...

US tops daily record for coronavirus deaths, hospitalisations

The latest numbers of newly reported coronavirus deaths and hospitalisations shattered records in the United States on Wednesday. There were 3,054 reported deaths, the highest...