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Amazon battles Microsoft over military cloud

Amazon has asked a court to "pause" Microsoft's work on a multibillion dollar deal to provide cloud services to the US military. Microsoft was awarded the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure...

Sam George to petition Local Government Minster over appointees

Member of Parliament for the Ningo-Prampram, Sam George, says he would petition the Local Government Minister over the number of government appointees to the Assembly. Mr Sam George, during the...

“Govts programme of economic recovery has been successful” – President Akufo-Addo

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the programme of economic recovery that his Government put in place, some three years ago, upon his assumption of office, has been...

Youths urged to desist from activities that triggers violence during & after election

The District Chief Executive of Dormaa East in the Bono region, Mr. Emmanuel Kofi Agyemang has urged the youth in the country to desist from activities that could trigger...

China halts travel in Wuhan to fight spread of coronavirus during Lunar New Year

China closed off entire city of Wuhan and its 11 million residents on Thursday in an unprecedented effort to try to contain the deadly new coronavirus that has spread in the...

Youth getting high on dried human feces and sanitary pads – NACOB

The Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) has expressed worry about the youth’s gradual transition from traditional hard drugs like cocaine, heroine and marijuana to more disturbing yet equally intoxicating substances....

Storm Gloria: Death toll and fears of floods rise in Spain

The death toll from Storm Gloria in Spain rose to nine on Thursday as freak weather continues to batter the east of the country. The Balearic Islands and eastern regions...

Assembly and Unit Committee members elect to be sworn in today

Assembly and Unit Committee members elects will be sworn into office Today, Thursday, 23 January 2020. The installation ceremony will pave way for the Assembly Members to officially commence work. Three...

UW: Interior Minister interacts with staff of GPS, GNFS, GIS, NADMO and NACOB

The Upper West Region is witnessing a year on year reduction in robberies. Robberies reduced from 120 reported cases in 2017 to 99 in 2018 while the number of...

MTN Ghana compensates customers with free 2GB of data

MTN Ghana gives a goodwill package to its data customers as compensation for the last week's disruption in the internet and international outbound call services. MTN in a twitter post...

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Africa

Africa’s richest woman plans to sue Angolan government

Africa's richest woman, Isabel Dos Santos, has denied fraud and plans to sue the Angolan government. Ms Dos Santos in a statement on Thursday said...

Nigerians ask for selfies instead of money – Dangote says

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has disclosed that, people only ask for selfies with him instead of money when they see him. Mr Dangote, speaking...

World

EU presidents sign UK withdrawal deal ahead of Brexit day

The presidents of European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, and the European Council Charles Michel, have signed the Brexit deal agreed in October and...

US imposes visa restrictions for pregnant women to limit ‘birth tourism’

The US Government is introducing a new rule to try to stop pregnant women travelling to the country to give birth for purposes of...