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Domestic violence on increase in Central Region

The Central Region has over the past two years recorded an increase in domestic violence. Central Regional Director of the Department of Gender, Mrs Thywill Eyra Kpe, says the Region...

Senegal, Algeria set for rematch in Afcon final

Sadio Mane's Senegal and an Algeria side captained by Riyad Mahrez will attempt to secure their place in Africa Cup of Nations history in Friday's final in Cairo. Senegal, the...

Speaker of Parliament to be sworn-in as acting president

The Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Mike Oquaye will today (July 17), be sworn-in as the President of the Republic of Ghana. He will act in the absence of President Akufo-Addo...

First DCE for Newly Created Tempane District confirmed

In accordance with section 20 sub section (1) of the Local Governance Act of 2016, Assembly Members of the newly created Tempane District in the Upper East Region have...

“E-waste recycling facility to be constructed in Agbogbloshie” – President Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has revealed that the construction of an integrated e-waste recycling facility, at Agbogbloshie, a suburb of Accra, will commence in October this year. Speaking at...

Austria votes in snap poll after video sting row

Voting has started in Austria's snap general election, after a video sting scandal in May collapsed the coalition government. Opinion polls suggest former Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's conservative People's Party is...

Shootings across U.S. kills 6

Multiple shootings across the United States on Sunday killed six and injured several more. In the eastern city of Philadelphia, six shootings left one man killed and eight more injured,...

Hundreds of Nigerians to take free evacuation from South Africa

At least 640 Nigerians have signed up to take free flights home from South Africa after xenophobic attacks on foreigners, a spokeswoman for Nigeria’s president said on Tuesday. Private Nigerian...

Create synergies to confront emerging challenges – Prof. Yankah to Tertiary Institutions

The Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education, Professor Kwesi Yankah has challenged African Universities to deepen relations and create new ones to confront emerging challenges within academia...

Calls to relocate site for National Cathedral, as court injunction looms.

General Secretary of the Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council, Reverend Emmanuel Bariga has suggested an alternative site for the proposed National Cathedral which is generating a lot of controversy. Speaking on...

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Africa

Tanzania imports 30 million condoms amid shortage fears

Tanzanian health authorities have imported 30 million condoms to curb a shortage reported earlier this year in the east African country. Many are concerned about...

Morocco pardons journalist Hajar Raissouni jailed on abortion charges

A Moroccan journalist sentenced to a year in jail for premarital sex and having an abortion has been pardoned by King Mohammed VI, officials...

World

What’s in Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal with the European Union?

"Where there is a will, there is a deal!" Boris Johnson and Jean-Claude Juncker both took to Twitter to announce that a Brexit deal...

Brexit deal agreed but Boris now faces battle back home

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have announced that a Brexit deal has been struck between the...