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President Akufo-Addo calls on African Leaders to fight terrorism together as no country is insulated against the threat

President Akufo-Addo has warned that no African country is insulated against terrorism. He said this at the opening session of the 59th Ordinary Session of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government in Accra. President Akufo-Addo who is also the Chairman of...

President Akufo-Addo opens 59th ECOWAS Ordinary Summit in Accra today

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, ECOWAS Chair, will today, June 19, 2021, open the 59th Ordinary Summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government in Accra. The meeting will deliberate on pertinent issues threatening the peace and...

59th ECOWAS Ordinary Summit comes off in Accra

Ghana is hosting the 59th Ordinary Summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government. The meeting will deliberate on pertinent issues threatening peace and stability in the sub-region and find solutions to them. The meeting on Friday, June...

Kiir: creating unified South Sudan army not easy

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Myardit has said that it was "not easy" to form a unified army between former foes, national broadcaster South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation (SSBC) has reported. “For you to organise the army made up of soldiers...

US Supreme Court blocks child slavery lawsuit against chocolate firms

The US Supreme Court has ruled food giants Nestlé USA and Cargill can't be sued for child slavery on African farms from where they buy their cocoa. Six African men alleged that they were trafficked from Mali and forced to...

WHO says Africa is in full-blown third Covid wave

Africa is in the middle of a full-blown third Covid wave and there is need for more vaccination, the Wold Health Organization (WHO) has said. The total infections have crossed the five million mark and at least seven African countries...

Malawi opposition seeks president’s removal

Malawi’s former ruling party turned opposition wants last year's election nullified saying it was presided over by an electoral management body that was illegally constituted. The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has filed a lawsuit in court asking for the removal...

Tributes pour in for former Zambian President Kenneth Kaunda

Tributes have already started pouring in for former Zambian President Kenneth Kaunda who died in the capital, Lusaka, yesterday, at the age of 97. Zambian President Edgar Lungu who led the tributes said he learnt of Kenneth Kaunda’s passing with...

Zambia’s founding president, Kenneth Kaunda, dies aged 97

Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia's first president and a key figure in its independence struggle, has died at the age of 97, his family has confirmed. Kaunda was admitted to a hospital in the capital Lusaka on Monday suffering from pneumonia. His...

Ethiopian looted artefacts withdrawn from UK auction

Two artefacts looted from Ethiopia by colonial-era British troops have been withdrawn from auction. The Ethiopian bible with a leather satchel and a cross, and a set of horn beakers had been due to be auctioned today by Busby auctioneers...

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Report any form of domestic abuse to the police- COP George Alex Mensah

Director-General, in charge of Services, of the Police, COP George Alex Mensah, says increasing domestic abuse cases in recent...

PIAC says specific legacy projects should be supported from petroleum revenue

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee, PIAC, is calling for few legacy projects to be identified and supported by the Annual Budget Funding Amount...

President Akufo-Addo calls on African Leaders to fight terrorism together as no country is insulated against the threat

President Akufo-Addo has warned that no African country is insulated against terrorism. He said this at the opening session of the 59th Ordinary Session of...

Registered Midwives Association elects new regional executives

The Upper East Regional branch of the National Association of Registered Midwives, Ghana (NARM-GH) has elected new executive members to steer the affairs of...

Let’s promote sexual and reproductive health among adolescent girls – Gender Minister

Mr Sarah Adwoa Safo, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has said that the promotion of good sexual and reproductive health and rights...