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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

Rwanda begins experimental vaccination against Ebola

Rwanda has launched its first large-scale vaccination campaign against the Ebola virus. Rwanda's Health Minister, Diane Gashumba, said at least, 200 thousand people will be...

Deadly flooding in Uganda kills at least 16

Deadly flooding in Uganda has claimed at least 16 lives, the Red Cross says, as the region reels from weeks of rain. Rescuers have been...

World

Finnish minister Sanna Marin, 34, to become world’s youngest PM

Finland's Sanna Marin is to become the world's youngest prime minister at the age of 34. The transport minister was picked by her Social Democratic...

North Korea carries out ‘very important test’

North Korea says it has carried out a "very important test" at a satellite-launching site. The KCNA state news agency said the results would be...