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FIVB confirm cancellation of Volleyball Club World Championships 2020

World volleyball governing body FIVB announced the cancellation of the FIVB Volleyball Club World Championships 2020 on Thursday after the decision was made by...
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African top high jumper Sawe calls on world stars to grace Kip Keino Classic

After making remarkable progress to join elite high jumpers in the world, Kenyan Mathew Sawe has put the Nairobi Continental Tour slated for October...

Scientists find oldest known animal sperm in the world

Chinese paleontologists along with their counterparts from Germany and Britain have discovered the oldest known animal sperm in the world in a piece of...
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EU expects cooperation, dialogue with China in post-pandemic world, says expert

The European Union (EU) is expecting cooperation and dialogue with China in various fields as bilateral ties are faced with both opportunities and...

Ronaldo eight goals shy of Ali Daei’s world record

Cristiano Ronaldo is now eight goals away from reaching former Iranian striker Ali Daei's world record of 109 men's international goals. On...
Aswim Salutes Women For Nurturing The World

UN Women head urges world to reaffirm promises made to women in 1995

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on Friday urged the international community to reaffirm the promises the world made to women 25 years...
Dozens of Russian athletes have been tested positive for meldonium which was banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) from this year. (Sputnik Photo)

Kenya commits to new World Athletics’ anti-doping program

Kenya is backing World Athletics' (WA) new testing program that was launched on Tuesday targeting top road runners in marathon, half-marathon and long distances. ...

China plays vital role in World War II, says Egyptian official

China played a vital role during the World War II, said Salah Adly, secretary general of the Egyptian Communist Party (ECP). ...
A flag-raising ceremony is held by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland at the Golden Bauhinia Square in Hong Kong, south China, July 1, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

World CFOs more upbeat on China’s economy than that of U.S. – survey

The world's leading chief financial officers struck a more positive tone for China's economic outlook than that for the United States, the first time...
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks at a press conference after the WHO emergency committee's meeting on the novel coronavirus in China at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

90 percent of countries experience disruption to health services – WHO survey

Latest survey conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) among over 100 countries showed that 90 percent of the countries have experienced disruption to...
Photo taken in Brussels of Belgium on March 16, 2020 shows World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking at a virtual press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. More cases and deaths of COVID-19 have now been reported in the rest of the world than in China, the chief of the WHO said here on Monday, noting that a rapid escalation of the coronavirus cases has been seen in the past week. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

No country can just pretend pandemic is over – WHO chief

The World Health Organization (WHO) wants to see children returning to school and people returning to the workplace, but at the same time, no...
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Kipyegon targeting world 1,000m record in Diamond League Brussels meet

Reigning Olympic 1,500 meters champion Faith Kipyegon of Kenya will launch another charge targeting the women's 1,000m world record at the Diamond League meeting...
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Atletico sign Croatian keeper Grbic

Atletico Madrid have completed the signing of goalkeeper Ivo Grbic from Lokomotiva Zagreb with B-team keeper Alex Dos Santos moving the other way as...
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...

World’s Most Expensive Football Players Market Value Slumps

The coronavirus disruption has had an enormous impact on the entire football eco-system, facing clubs with an unprecedented crisis, cutting down their earnings, and...
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SA Innovation Summit 2020: Taking Africa to the World

For the very first time in its 13-year history, the SA Innovation Summit (SAIS) – the largest start-up event in Africa – will be...
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No Ballon D’Or in 2020 due to coronavirus pandemic

The prestigious world football prize, the Ballon d'Or, will not be handed out in 2020 due to "lack of sufficient fair conditions," organizers France...
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COVID-19 Impact on Consumers: Will Africa remain one of the world’s fastest-growing consumer markets?

Prior to the pandemic, Africa was identified as one of the fastest-growing consumer markets in the world, with household consumption growing even faster than...
An employee of a strip steel manufacturer in Luannan county, Tangshan of north China’s Hebei province works at a production line, March 26, 2020/ Photo by Zhang Yongxin, People’s Daily Online

China’s continued economic recovery injects confidence into world

By He Yin While interpreting the latest World Economic Outlook update of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), international media generally delivered an encouraging message that...
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Online Seedstars World Competition 2020/21 returns to Accra

Seedstars, the Swiss-based private company with a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets, is happy to announce that its Seedstars World Competition...
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...
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World’s biggest digital Olympic workout introduces half a billion people to #StayActive on Olympic...

Olympic champions, rising stars, world figures and fans young and old came together across five continents and 20 time zones on Olympic Day 2020,...
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Accra Hearts of Oak Building The Best Academy In The World – Frederick Moore

CEO of Accra Hearts of Oak Frederick Moore has revealed that the club is building the best academy the world with the help of...

Put more money into social protection -Ghanaians demand in new survey ahead of 2020...

The coronavirus pandemic, which is ravaging the world has shown, yet again, the critical need to invest in social protection as a country. As...

The Impact Of Effective Communication, Distortion Or Noise On Covid-19 In The World

During ongoing crisis like this covid-19,effective communication especially from the experts, leaders and officials matters most. Because, individuals relay on the information from these...
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Meet Awudu Mustapha Jafaru the Man taking Ghana Rugby League to the World

Rugby football as it was then called started about 1845 at Rugby School in Rugby, Warwickshire, England. Wikipedia sources provide that, although forms of...
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a statement at the UN headquarters in New York, Jan. 6, 2020. Antonio Guterres on Monday called on parties concerned to exercise maximum restraint to stop escalation of global tensions. (Xinhua/Li Muzi)

UN boss says mankind “so unprepared” for COVID-19, world lacks solidarity

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday said mankind is "so unprepared" for COVID-19, while pointing out that there is not enough humility, unity...
On April 23, technicians assemble high-tech industrial robot in a factory at Ma’anshan, Anhui Province. Wang Wensheng / People’s Daily Online

China likely to emerge from virus-triggered downturn as strongest growing country in the world

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted economic growth in an unprecedented way not only in China but around the world. Despite the global downturn,...

Ghana joins the rest of the world to celebrate World Immunization Week

The World Immunization Week is celebrated every year in the last week of April (24-30 April), and aims at promoting the use of vaccines...
[Reuters]Shoppers queue at a grocery store during a nationwide 21 day lockdown in an attempt to contain the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Chatsworth near Durban

World COVID-19 cases approach 3 million, multiple countries mull gradual lifting of restrictions

Multiple countries are easing or considering easing restrictions gradually for social and economic recovery although the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide is nearing...