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Ghana launches 2020 Chocolate Day

This year’s celebration of National Chocolate Day was launched Tuesday, January 21 in Accra with the introduction of two competitions aimed to publicize made-in -Ghana chocolates and cocoa-inspired artworks. In...

World Emoji Day: Ever wondered where emojis came from?

The fun icons people use in their digital communications have a celebratory day. World Emoji Day is held on July 17 because Apple's calendar icon emoji shows the date of...

Battle of Winterfell becomes the most tweeted about episode in TV history

Sunday night's epic episode of Game of Thrones, dubbed The Long Night, has set yet another record, becoming the most tweeted about episode of all time. The highly-anticipated episode was...

EU hands over Fort Amsterdam to contractors

The European Union (EU) has handed over the site of Fort Amsterdam in the Mfantseman Municipality in the Central Region for restoration work to commence. This follows the release of...

UK returns Ethiopian emperor’s hair

The British National Army Museum has returned to the Ethiopian government the hair locks of Emperor Tewodros II - more than 150 years after they were taken during the...

All set for “Araminta! Harriet Tubman Lives” drama

The National Theatre of Ghana in collaboration with Andrea Vonny Lee, Department Chair of Dance of the Laney Community College in Oakland, California will host a theatrical piece dubbed,...

The force awakens in France as lightsaber duelling becomes official sport

The French Fencing Federation (Fédération Française d'Escrime) has officially recognised lightsaber duelling as a competitive sport. The iconic weapon from a galaxy far, far away now has the same status...

Lazy artistes complain about industry – Sista Afia

Over the years, there have been complaints from musicians about how financially unrewarding the industry is but for Champion Atta singer, Sista Afia, it is only lazy artistes who complain that...

Fake artefacts threaten Art Centre

Fake artefacts dealers operating around the vicinity of the Accra Art Centre, Ghana’s biggest craft market is threatening the existence of the art village as they flood the area...

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Africa

Mali violence: At least 30 killed in spate of violence

At least 30 people, including nine soldiers, have been killed in three separate incidents in Mali. Twenty-one were killed when gunmen attacked a village in...

Only 34% of Nigerians use condoms during sex

Only 34% of adult Nigerians surveyed in a national poll use condoms during sex. According to the survey carried out by NOIPolls the results show that...

World

Coronavirus: First death confirmed in Europe

A Chinese tourist has died in France after contracting the new coronavirus - the first fatality from the disease outside Asia. The victim was an...

One dead, four injured in shooting outside Berlin music venue

One person has been killed and four others injured following a shooting late on Friday evening outside a Berlin music venue, German authorities said...