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Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit unveiled for public display

The space suit worn by Neil Armstrong on his iconic mission to the Moon went on public display at the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum on Tuesday. July 16 was...

Ghana commemorates 72nd anniversary of 28th February Christianborg crossroads shooting

Ghana is today commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the 28 February, Christianborg crossroads shooting incident. This is celebrated every year to honor ex-servicemen, Sergeant Adjetey, Corporal Attipoe and Private Odartey...

4th of July and why Americans celebrate it

The Fourth of July - also known as Independence Day - is America’s biggest national holiday and a time for celebration. Independence Day celebrates America’s independence from the British Empire. It...

US slavery: 400th anniversary marked with US Congress Delegation Visit to Ghana

The Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, has travelled to Ghana in West Africa for events marking 400 years since the first enslaved Africans arrived in...

World War Two Japanese carrier wrecks found

Deep-sea explorers have found two Japanese aircraft carriers that were sunk in battle in World War Two. The carriers were among seven ships that went down in the Battle of...

Bunkpurugu: Africa Stone, a Bimoba Pride

It can be found in Ghana. Bunkpurugu in the newly designated North East region is the location of the unique landmark. A stone of ages, naturally shaped in the...

25 years after genocide, Rwanda has a new light, says leader

Twenty-five years after the start of its genocide, in which some 800,000 people were killed, Rwanda is rebuilding with hope and shines with a new light, said President Paul...

We are happy Kumasi is hosting the 63rd independence celebrations – Residents

Some residents in Kumasi, touted as Ghana's oldest and the second largest city, are giving thumps up to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for his choice of Kumasi as...

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Africa

Madagascar minister sacked for plan to buy $2.2m sweets

Madagascar’s education minister was sacked after a plan to order $2.2m (£1.7m) worth of sweets was revealed. Rijasoa Andriamanana said last week she was ordering...

Libyan strongman’s last western stronghold captured

The forces of Libya’s UN-backed government have taken control of the town of Tarhouna, in a highly significant advance. Tarhouna was the last stronghold of...

World

Minneapolis says goodbye to George Floyd

Minneapolis, Minnesota, US - Hundreds gathered on Thursday for the first of several planned memorials for George Floyd, an unarmed Black man killed by...

Arctic Circle oil spill prompts Putin to declare state of emergency

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has declared a state of emergency after 20,000 tonnes of diesel oil leaked into a river within the Arctic Circle. The...