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AU troops relocate base as part of realignment

The Ugandan contingent of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has relocated from Marianguwaay military base in the southern region as part...
President Yoweri Museveni

Uganda’s new vice president, prime minister sworn in

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday swore in the country's vice president, prime minister and dozens of ministers. Museveni presided over the swearing-in ceremony...
South Sudan

UN envoy sees progress in South Sudan amid security concerns

The top UN envoy in South Sudan, Nicholas Haysom, on Monday reported progress in South Sudan and voiced concern over the security situation in...

Chinese brands increase presence on global playing field

Chinese brands have increased their presence on the global playing field, according to a market-research report released on Monday. A record high of 18 Chinese...

Swedish PM ousted in no-confidence vote

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven was ousted in a no-confidence vote in the parliament on Monday, as a majority of parliament members backed...
A man receives a dose of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine at an appointment walk-up site at Valley Crossroads Seventh-day Adventist Church. Photo: Sarah Reingewirtz/Orange County Register via ZUMA/dpa

Experts warn less vaccinated areas more at risk for highly contagious Delta variant

While the White House claimed milestone of administering over 300 million COVID-19 vaccine shots in the first 150 days since U.S. President Joe Biden...

Continuing northern Mozambique conflict uproots 732,000 people – UN

Armed conflict drives more than 732,000 people from their northern Mozambique homes in one of the world's fastest-growing displacement crises, UN humanitarians said...

Chinese legislators hear report on CPC history at learning session

The leading Party members group of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) on Monday attended a learning session on the history...
European Union

EU to lift sanctions against Burundi

The European Union (EU) had started processes of lifting sanctions against Burundi that stops financial aid to the Burundian government, EU Ambassador to Burundi...
COVID 19 vaccine

U.S. announces sharing plan for 55 million COVID-19 vaccine doses

The White House on Monday introduced plans to share 55 million COVID-19 vaccine doses with the rest of the world. Among the 55 million doses,...

Rwanda bars movements to capital city amid rise in COVID-19 infections

The Rwandan government announced that movements between the capital city Kigali and the rest of the country will be prohibited from Wednesday except for...
Afcfta Accra Headquarters

AfCFTA developing continental payment systems to facilitate trade

The leadership of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is developing a Pan-African payment system to facilitate intra-African trade, a top official said. Wamkele...
Schools Closed

Nigerian state closes 7 schools due to insecurity

Seven schools in the northwestern state of Kebbi have been shut down in the aftermath of an attack on a secondary school in...
Al Shabab

Somali army kills 24 al-Shabab militants

Somali National Army (SNA) said Sunday its forces killed 24 al-Shabab terrorists after a foiled terror attack on its military base in the southern...
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden

Biden to host Afghan president as U.S. withdrawal continues

U.S. President Joe Biden will host Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Chairman of High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah at the White...

Israel’s new PM vows to toughen up approaches against Hamas

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett warned Gaza's Hamas rulers on Sunday that Israel will not tolerate "any more violence" from the besieged Palestinian enclave. Speaking...

New study warns of risks from declining oxygen levels in large cities worldwide

A Chinese research team has recently revealed the emerging risks of declining oxygen levels in large cities around the world, raising concerns over...

U.S. prepares new sanctions against Russia over Navalny

The United States is preparing additional sanctions against Russia over the alleged poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said...
The Olympic rings are seen in front of Tokyo’s iconic Rainbow Bridge and Tokyo Tower at Odaiba Marine Park on January 20, 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Up to 10,000 spectators will be allowed into Tokyo Olympic venues

Up to 10,000 spectators will be allowed into the venues of the Tokyo Olympic Games, the Tokyo Olympic organizers said here on Monday. The long-awaited...
Feb 23, 2021 - Washington, District of Colombia, USA - President Joe Biden walks along the Colonnade of the White House Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, to the Oval Office. (Credit Image: Adam Schultz/White House/ZUMA Wire/ZUMAPRESS.com Photo: White House/ZUMA Wire/dpa

U.S. businesses urge Biden administration to remove tariffs amid rising costs, inflation concerns

The U.S. business groups have urged the Biden administration to remove punitive tariffs on U.S. imports imposed by the previous administration, as tariffs continue...
Ghana Beach Volleyball

Ghana’s beach volleyball team arrives in Morocco for Olympic qualifier

Ghana's national beach volleyball team arrived in Morocco on Sunday to compete in the final qualification tournament for next month's Tokyo Olympic Games, a...
kidnapped in Nigeria

IMO lauds Nigeria’s efforts in safeguarding Gulf of Guinea

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has lauded Nigeria for playing a leading role in efforts to secure the Gulf of Guinea, saying it will...
gender inequality

Botswana’s artist addresses gender equality issues through art exhibition

An art exhibition about the exclusion of boys from conversations on gender equality has been held in Botswana's capital, Gaborone, showing the work of...

Potential increase in commodity prices, supply constraints could lead to higher prices

The potential for increase in international commodity prices beyond current forecasts, and persistence of supply constraints due to possible maintenance of travel restrictions and...

ECOWAS to set up monitoring committee on transition process in Mali

The leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) decided at their summit in Accra Saturday to set up a monitoring committee...
Ebrahim Raisi speaks after casting his ballot at a polling station in Tehran, Iran, June 18, 2021. Ebrahim Raisi won Iran's presidential race by securing over 60 percent of votes, the Iranian Interior Ministry announced on Saturday. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

Three major challenges Iranian president-elect faces

The Iranian Interior Ministry on Saturday announced Ebrahim Raisi as the winner of the country's 13th presidential election. The president-elect will assume office in August...
Madam Justice Sophia Akuffo

Ghana’s coronavirus trust fund running out of finances

The Ghana National COVID-19 trust fund established by the government to raise funds to support the fight against the pandemic is running out of...
Solar Panels

Namibia’s capital city seeks solar PV plant investment

Namibia's capital city is seeking Independent Power Producer(IPP) developers in the solar PV market to finance, procure, install commission and operate a 25MW PV...

Germany outplay Portugal, France tie with Hungary at Euro 2020

Germany came from behind to stun defending champions Portugal 4-2 while France were held to a 1-1 tie by Hungary in the Euro 2020...
gas explosion

Gas explosion kills three in Nigeria’s economic hub

A liquefied gas tanker exploded on Thursday night in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, killing at least three people and injuring 13 others. Ibrahim Farinloye, a...