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Pakistan tests ballistic missile

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan has signaled a willingness to open peace talks with India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears set to return to power in New Delhi after an...

Accra: GHS to register households for free distribution of insecticide bed nets

The Ghana Health Service (GHS), will from the 22nd to 28th of this month (November) start the distribution of long lasting insecticide nets to all registered households in the...

EC to conduct high level stakeholder consultations

As part of measures by the Electoral Commission (EC) to bring the commission closer to the people, the EC is organising a stakeholders consultation in various communities. This is...

D-Day: May and Macron in France to mark 75th anniversary

British Prime Minister, Theresa May will join French President Emmanuel Macron in northern France for a second day of events marking the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. Mrs May...

Volodymyr Zelensky: Comedian-president calls snap election

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky announced a snap parliamentary election during his swearing-in as Ukraine's new president. The election was expected to take place in October 2019. But at the ceremony in...

Ghanaians observe vigil to usher in 2019

Churches in Accra have ushered in the new year with the traditional watch night service. Most of these churches used their watch night service sermons to offer advise to Ghanaians...

Poor implementation of laws characterise African natural resource sector

Countries across resource-rich sub-Saharan Africa are failing to reap the benefits from their wealth of endowments of oil and minerals due to an “implementation gap” between the laws that...

USA congratulates DOPA for successful closedown season

The United States of America, on April 15, congratulated the Densu Oyster Pickers’ Association (DOPA) and the Development Action Association (DAA) for the successful completion of the second annual...

Exterminator calmly removes giant hornet’s nest in car

An exterminator ended up being called to remove an enormous hornets nest that had built up inside an old car in Ohio. Wearing protective gloves and triple-layered clothing, the bee...

2019 budget will offer relief to Ghanaians – President Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo says next year's budget will give more hope to Ghanaians. He said government has succeeded in cleaning the economic mess it inherited, adding that the economic indicators inherited have been turned around and are pointing in the right...

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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...