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“Hasten SDGs implementation to build fairer, prosperous world” – President Akufo-Addo

The President of Ghana and Co-Chair of the Group of Eminent Advocates of the 2030 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has urged world leaders to hasten the implementation of the 17 UN SDGs in order...

Afghanistan: Girls excluded as Afghan secondary schools reopen

The Taliban have excluded girls from Afghan secondary schools, after they ordered only boys and male teachers to return to the classroom. A statement from the Islamist group saying secondary classes would resume made no mention of girls or women. One...

Dutch Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag quits over Afghanistan chaos

Dutch Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag has resigned over her handling of the Afghan evacuation crisis last month. She is the first Western government official to step down over the chaos that followed the Taliban takeover. Dutch MPs had passed a motion...

Afghanistan: Major Taliban row at presidential palace – Sources

A major row broke out between leaders of the Taliban just days after they set up a new government in Afghanistan, senior Taliban officials told the BBC. Supporters of two rival factions reportedly brawled at the presidential palace in the...

North Korea tests new long-range cruise missile

North Korea has tested a new long-range cruise missile capable of hitting much of Japan, state media said on Monday. The weekend tests saw missiles travelling up to 1,500km (930 miles), the official KCNA news agency said. It suggests North Korea...

Education Minister, Dr. Adutwum appointed to Advisory Board of University of California, USA

By Oforiwaa Darko. Minister of Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, has been appointed member of the Advisory Board of the Capacity Building Center of the School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. With the 5-year...

9/11 anniversary: Biden calls for unity as US remembers attacks

US President Joe Biden has urged unity as his country remembers the victims of the 2001 11 September attacks. In a video released on the eve of the 20th anniversary, he paid tribute to the 2,977 people who lost their...

Protestors defy Taliban Stay at Home orders

Protesters have again taken to the streets in parts of Afghanistan, defying Taliban warning to stay at home. Reports say dozens of demonstrators gathered near the Pakistan Embassy in Kabul, where Taliban gunmen opened fire to disperse them. The Interior...

Ex-Afghan President Ghani apologises after fleeing

Former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has apologised to the people of Afghanistan after fleeing to take refuge in the United Arab Emirates. "Leaving Kabul was the most difficult decision of my life," he said, adding that he was sorry he...

Tangerang: At least 41 dead after fire breaks out in Indonesian jail

At least 41 people have died in Indonesia after a fire broke out at an overcrowded prison on the outskirts of the capital Jakarta. The blaze broke out in the early hours of Wednesday morning at Tangerang jail, when most...

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VIDEO: President Akufo-Addo’s full UN General Assembly speech

President Akufo-Addo has addressed the UN General Assembly at the annual gathering of world leaders in New York City. Watch...

Analysts applaud Police for swift action against Officers cited for assault in Tamale

By Nathaniel Nartey. Facebook: Nathaniel Nartey. Twitter: @Annertey_Nartey Some Security Analysts have applauded the swift action taken by the Police to interdict four Officers with the Tamale...

President Akufo-Addo to address UN General Assembly today

President Akufo-Addo will at 1530 GMT on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, address the UN General Assembly at the annual gathering of world leaders in...

GUTA vows to continue protests against foreign retail businesses

By Nathaniel Nartey Facebook: Nathaniel Nartey Twitter: @Annertey_Nartey Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA), says it would continue to protest against the operation of foreign retail businesses...

Kotoko sign 18-year old Clinton Opoku

By Nana Yaw Preko Bimpeh. Kumasi Asante Kotoko have officially announced the signing of a teenage forward Clinton Opoku. Opoku 18-year-old is joining the Porcupine Warriors...