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Libya stands at a ‘critical juncture’, UN mission head tells Security Council

Predicting that the “days ahead will prove foundational to the years ahead for Libyans and the region”, the top United Nations official in the country told the Security Council...

UN court increases sentence of former Bosnian-Serb leader to life imprisonment

A United Nations appeals court on Wednesday increased the 40-year sentence initially imposed on Radovan Karadžić, former leader of the Republika Srpksa region of Bosnia and head of the...

UN allocates $20 million in emergency funding, as Cyclone Idai disaster unfolds

As the full scale of the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in South-West Africa continues to be assessed, the UN and humanitarian partners are ramping up the provision of...

Global South cooperation ‘vital’ to climate change fight, development, Guterres tells historic Buenos Aires...

"South-South cooperation is key to the world’s sustainable development and the fight against global warming said the United Nations Secretary-General on Wednesday, as the opening session of the Second...

NDC will survive challenges, win power in 2020 -Bagbin

The Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Bagbin, has encouraged his party in the face of current tribulations that members are going through, saying it is just a...

Ghana Police to deploy body cameras in May

AS part of efforts to enhance police transparency and accountability, the Police Administration will deploy its first body cameras in May this year. Police body cameras are small-lensed devices, often...

Speaker of Parliament denies selling vehicles to friends

Ghana's Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye, has denied media reports which suggest that he has sold buses to his friends and cronies in Parliament. A statement signed by...

SSNIT calculation of benefits flawed — TUC report

An eight-member committee set up by the Trades Union Congress, (TUC), to look into the current Pension Scheme has identified gaps in the computation of pension benefits by the...

Adjoa Bayor powers Immigration to victory

In a reverse fixture of the Normalisation Committee Special Women's competition, former Black Queens skipper Grace Adjoa Bayor returned from retirement to help Immigration Ladies win their first game...

Interior Ministry is poised to ensuring internal security- Ambrose Dery

The Ministry for the Interior is poised to ensuring internal security, a stable and peaceful environment for sustainable national development. The Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery, said the Ministry will continue...

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Africa

COVID-19: 40 South Africa soldiers test positive

The South Africa Defence Force (SANDF) has confirmed that at least 40 of its officers have tested positive for coronavirus. "Like all other front-line workers,...

Sierra Leone doctors’ strike leaves COVID-19 patients without care

A doctors' strike in Sierra Leone has left Covid-19 patients in some of the main treatment centres without care. The doctors say they were promised...

World

Japan flooding: Many feared dead in flooded care home

Fifteen people are believed dead and nine are missing on Japan's southern island of Kyushu as devastating rains cause flooding and landslides. Fourteen victims were...

Khashoggi murder: Turkish absentia trial of 20 Saudis opens

Twenty Saudi nationals have gone on trial in absentia in Turkey over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He was killed inside the Saudi...