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African asylum-seekers could bear brunt of proposed travel curbs

As the White House mulls new travel restrictions on countries with high visa overstay rates, activists say African asylum-seekers may feel the consequences. The Wall Street Journal reported recently that...

Sudan delegation to visit US to discuss removal from ‘Terror List’

A Sudanese delegation is expected to visit the United States for talks aimed at getting Sudan removed from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism. Sudan's army ruler, General...

Prez Akufo-Addo describes Otumfuo as a pillar behind Ghana’s educational advancement, development and peace

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has described Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, as a pillar behind Ghana's educational advancement, development and peace. He said the King's contribution to national development...

Hundreds throng Manhyia Palace to celebrate Asantehene’s 20th anniversary

Hundreds of Asanteman loyalists, including chiefs and foreign dignitaries have thronged Dwabrem, Manhyia Palace, to celebrate Akwasidaekese to mark 20 years of Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II’s ascension to...

Asantenhene calls for unity among political parties

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has called for a spirit of a resurrected and resurgent Ghana united by a common heritage and peace. He said the presence of the...

Lady Julia praises Asantehene on his 20th anniversary

The wife of Otumfuo Osei Tutu, Lady Julia has praised her husband describing what she admires about the King most as a man with caring heart, kindness and humility. In...

Another fire at Asafo market on Easter Sunday

The Asafo Market in Kumasi on Easter Sunday night was gutted by fire following a similar incident a day earlier on Holy Saturday. Property worth thousands of Ghana cedis were destroyed by...

Sri Lanka attacks: Death toll soars to 290

The death toll in Sri Lanka has soared to 290 after a wave of blasts hit churches and luxury hotels across the country on Easter Sunday. Police said that 24...

Comedian Zelensky wins Ukrainian presidency by landslide

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has won a landslide victory in the country's presidential election, exit polls suggest. The polls give the political newcomer, who dominated the first round of voting...

“Let Easter be a period of sacrifice for the health of our environment”- JJ...

Former President Jerry John Rawlings urged Ghanaians to let the Easter be a period of sacrifice for the health of the environment. This was in a Easter tweeted message...

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Floods kill more than 60 in Sudan

Torrential rain and floods have killed 62 people in Sudan, according to the official state news agency. The country has been battered by heavy rains...

Iranian minister attends unexpected talks at G7 summit

Iran's foreign minister made a brief and unannounced visit to the G7 summit in France on Sunday. Mohammad Javad Zarif attended side-line talks in the...

I’m yet to watch “Contract for Sale” documentary- JJ Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings says he is yet to watch, ‘Contract for Sale’ documentary which implicated the Public Procurement Authority (PPA) CEO, Adjenim...