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Lands Minister embarks on aerial tour of River Pra

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr Samuel Abu Jinapor, on Tuesday, embarked on an aerial (helicopter) tour over the Pra River Basin,...

Head of Western Sahara pro-independence movement in hospital

The secretary general of the Polisario Front movement, which seeks the independence of North Africa's disputed Western Sahara, has been taken from Algeria to...
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World Bank gives more funds to boost Solar Products in Africa

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved today a total of $22.5 million in additional financing to the Regional Off-Grid Electricity Access Project...

Death toll of traffic accident in western Cameroon rises to 53

The death toll from the traffic accident that occurred early Wednesday in Cameroon's West region rose to 53, and 29 others injured, the West...

Is Homosexuality a Western Import into Africa?

There have been reports of persecution, prosecution, torture and jailing of gay persons in many African countries. These reports have shown that homosexuals have...

US Embassy supports Finance and Economics Clinic for Journalists

The Public Affairs Section of the US Embassy is supporting the next edition of the Finance and Economics Clinic for Journalists (FEC-J). The...
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Death toll in building collapse in western India rises to 20, rescue continues

The death toll rose to 20 in the residential building collapse at Bhiwandi, 38 km from Mumbai, India as the rescue operation continues...
A security officer is seen at the scene of a large explosion near a check point in Mogadishu, Somalia, 28 December 2019. A source at a hospital said that the death toll has risen to at least 76 in what is believed to have been a car bombing. The explosion rocked an area near the junction called Ex-Control Afgoye, in a southwestern suburb of the capital Mogadishu. EPA/SAID YUSUF WARSAME

Roadside bomb kills 5 Afghan soldiers in western Badghis province

Five Afghan soldiers were killed as a roadside bomb struck a military vehicle in Abkamari district of the western Badghis province on Sunday, a...

Endangered western chimpanzee gives birth to baby at Chester Zoo

A 43-years-old chimpanzee, which belongs to an endangered species, has given birth to a baby at Chester Zoo in northwest England, local media reported...
Militants Killed In Gunfights In Indian Controlled Kashmir

15 militants killed, highway reopened in Afghanistan’s western Badghis province

Afghan forces have reopened the highway linking the western Badghis province with Herat after heavy fighting and killing 15 militants, deputy to Baghis police...

Top seeds Djokovic, Pliskova through to US Open 2nd round

Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Karolina Pliskova both reached the second round of the US Open after making short work of their respective...

Djokovic, Raonic into Western & Southern Open men’s final

World number one Novak Djokovic of Serbia battled into the ATP/WTA Western & Southern Open men's singles final on Friday and will play...

Djokovic through, Serena out of Western & Southern Open

World number one Novak Djokovic was rarely tested in his third round match at the Western & Southern Open as the Serb sailed...

Osaka marches on, Serena falls at Western & Southern Open

Japanese star Naomi Osaka needed just over an hour to oust Dayana Yastremska of Ukraine and book her spot in the Western &...
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67 illegal immigrants rescued off western Libyan coast

The Libyan Interior Ministry said Thursday that 67 illegal immigrants have been rescued off Abu Kammash, a town some 120 km west of...
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai (3rd R) meets with leaders of the U.S. Jewish organizations at the Chinese embassy in Washington, the United States, Feb. 26, 2020. The U.S. Jewish community has voiced its support in an open letter for "their friends in the Chinese American and Chinese communities" against xenophobia over the novel coronavirus outbreak. David Bernstein, president and CEO of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA), delivered the letter signed by 87 Jewish organizations across America to Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo by Ting Shen/Xinhua)

Post-pandemic world provides “good opportunity” for China-U.S. cooperation – Chinese ambassador

The post-pandemic world may provide "a good opportunity" for China and the United States to bolster cooperation in international macroeconomic policy and reforming global...
Fireworks explode in the sky to celebrate the Belarus Independence Day in Minsk, Belarus, July 3, 2020. In December 1996, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko signed an ordinance to establish a state holiday - Belarus Independence Day. It is marked on the day Minsk was liberated from the Nazi invaders - July 3, 1944. (Photo by Henadz Zhinkov/Xinhua)

Belarusian president urges western powers to focus on their own problems

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said Wednesday that western leaders should focus on their own problems rather than the political situation in Belarus, state news...
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174 illegal immigrants rescued off western Libyan coast

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Thursday that 174 illegal immigrants, including women and children, were rescued by the Libyan coast guard...
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102 illegal immigrants rescued off western Libyan coast

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Thursday that the Libyan Coast Guard had rescued 102 illegal immigrants, including women and children, off the...
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COVID-19: Ghana’s death toll rises to 85

Ghana has confirmed 15 new COVID-19 deaths, increasing the country's death toll to 85. The latest update as provided by the country's health management body,...
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CODA donates 35,000 pieces of nose masks to Western, Western North regions

The Coastal Development Authority (CODA), in its quest to ensure that Ghanaians are protected from COVID-19, has donated 35,000 pieces of hand sanitisers and...

Malaria among top 10 OPD cases in Western and Western North...

Malaria is still among the top 10 Out-Patients Department (OPD) cases recorded between 2016 – 2019 in the Western and Western North...
On April 15th, Bank of China Johannesburg Branch donated medical protective materials to the city of Johannesburg, South Africa Photo: Wanyu / People’s Daily

China, Africa join hands fighting epidemic, Western smear campaigns

By GT staff reporters Africa has a big population but relatively scarce medical resources, which poses extra difficulties in confronting the COVID-19 pandemic. Africa has...
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UNSMIL voices concerns over deteriorating humanitarian situation in western Libya

The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Monday expressed concerns over the deteriorating humanitarian situation in and around the capital Tripoli and in...

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases soar to 636

Ghana's COVID-19 cases climb to 636 with 70 new cases confirmed on Tuesday, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) said. Among all the...

Libyan government declares western, central Libya military zones

The UN-backed Libyan government on Wednesday declared Western and Central Libya military zones, banning movement of vehicles without prior permission. "According to...
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Iraqi forces launch anti-IS offensive in Anbar

The Iraqi security forces launched Wednesday a major offensive to hunt down Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq's western province of Anbar and border...

Western and Northern Regions take turns to showcase culture at NAFAC

The Western and Northern Regions showcased impressive traditional dances when they had their day at the ongoing National Festival of Arts and Culture...

PFJ’s success spreads across the country

The Citizen Watch Ghana, has described recent comments by the Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto that beneficiaries of PFJ were...

Southern African region records lowest crop season rainfall since 1981

Total rainfall for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region for the latest crop season, from October 2018 to March 2019, was the lowest...