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Chinese doctors jailed for illegal organ harvesting from accident victims

Six people including several doctors have been jailed in China for illegally harvesting organs from accident victims. The group had tricked the families of the deceased into thinking they were making official organ donations. Between 2017 and 2018 they removed...

US election: Trump signals he is prepared to leave White House

Donald Trump has said he will leave the White House if Joe Biden is formally confirmed as the next US president. Answering reporters' questions for the first time since losing the 3 November vote, Mr Trump insisted, however, that "this...

Diego Maradona: Mourners to visit legend’s body as Argentina grieves

A million people are expected to pay their respects to the Argentine football legend Diego Maradona in the presidential palace in Buenos Aires. Three days of national mourning have begun in Argentina after Maradona died following a heart attack on...

Thai protesters to rally at bank owned by king

Thai anti-government activists plan to rally Wednesday outside one of the country’s largest banks of which King Maha Vajiralongkorn is the biggest shareholder, in the latest show of defiance to the monarch. The protesters had shifted from earlier plans to...

Elon Musk becomes world’s second richest person

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has topped Microsoft founder Bill Gates to become the world's second richest man after a meteoric rise in his personal fortune. Mr Musk's net worth jumped by $7.2bn (£5.4bn) to $128bn after shares in his car...

US election 2020: Biden says White House co-operation ‘sincere’

US President-elect Joe Biden has said outreach from the White House over the transition has been "sincere". "It has not been begrudging so far, and I don't expect it to be," he told NBC News in an interview. He spoke...

Meghan Markle: Duchess of Sussex tells of miscarriage ‘pain and grief’

The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, has revealed she had a miscarriage in July, writing in an article of feeling "an almost unbearable grief". "I knew, as I clutched my firstborn child, that I was losing my second," Meghan said...

Trump accepts US presidency transition to Biden must begin

Donald Trump has accepted a formal US transition should begin for President-elect Joe Biden to take office. The president said the federal agency overseeing the handover must "do what needs to be done", even as he vowed to keep contesting...

John Kerry named as Biden’s ‘climate tsar’

Former US secretary of state John Kerry will act as "climate tsar" when US President-elect Joe Biden takes office. Mr Kerry was one of several people named for top positions by the Biden transition team on Monday. Other key picks include...

Sarkozy goes on trial for corruption

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy goes on trial on Monday accused of trying to bribe a judge and of influence-peddling, one of several criminal investigations that threaten to cast an ignominious pall over his decades-long political career. Prosecutors allege Sarkozy...

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Ban importation of some foreign food products and vegetables- Prof. Francis Zotor

A Professor in Public Health at the School of Health and Allied Sciences, Prof. Francis Zotor has challenged Ghanaians...

Martin Amidu fires back at President Akufo-Addo

Immediate past Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu has fired back at Government in a 27 paged statement to react to the reasons for his resignation. The...

PIAC expresses worry over indebtedness of Ghana Gas to GNPC

The Chairman of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), Noble Wadza, has expressed worry about the indebtedness of Ghana Gas to GNPC. He said...

Political parties asked to dissociate themselves completely from unregulated security bodies for peaceful elections

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, has appealed to political parties, particularly the...

President Akufo-Addo inaugurates 60-bed Twifo Praso Hospital

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has commissioned the sixty-bed Twifo Atti-Morkwaa District Hospital, located in Twifo Praso, in the Central Region. This hospital, initiated...