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Israel names street after Ghanaian UN Commander Maj Gen Francis Vib-Sanziri

The State of Israel has honoured the late Maj Gen Francis Vib-Sanziri, the former Head of Missions and Force Commander of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF). A road...

US honours Nigerian imam who hid Christians from killers

A Nigerian imam, who saved 262 Christians from killer herdsman by hiding them in his mosque and home, has been honoured by the US government. Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, 83, received...

Mexico’s Puebla Governor Erika Alonso dies in helicopter crash

The governor of Mexico's central Puebla state, Martha Erika Alonso, has died in a helicopter crash, just days after being sworn into office. Her husband, Senator Rafael Moreno Valle, and...

Ghana to raise cocoa farmers’ prices by 5.2%

Ghana will raise cocoa farmgate prices by 5.2% for the 2019/20 season, the first increase in four years, following strong sales of export contracts to chocolate makers and cocoa...

Ban on insulting Rwanda’s president upheld

The Supreme Court in Rwanda has rejected a challenge to a law which says it is a crime to insult the president. The law which was introduced last year means...

Israel launches satellite to boost internet connectivity in Africa

Israel is helping Africa connect to the rest of the world through a new satellite soaring into space. It's Spacecom successfully launched "Amos-17", a state-of-art satellite on a mission to...

Dangerous flash floods hit Washington DC area

A flooding emergency in the Washington DC area left commuters in hazardous conditions. Torrential downpours led to road closures and left drivers stranded as well as dangerous flooding on the...

British-Ghanaian Politician made UK Business Minister

New UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed his top team, described as a "cabinet for modern Britain". Mr Johnson has appointed four full cabinet members from Black, Asian and...

International Women’s Day: some of Google’s most common female-related questions answered

Women the world over are celebrating their rights and shining a light on persisting gender inequality on Friday. It's all to mark International Women's Day. Euronews spoke to Google to find...

Spelling Bee: Record eight children win Scripps National in the US

A record number of eight children have been crowned co-champions in the US of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. On Thursday night the finalists, aged 12 to 14, spelled their...

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Technical barriers to Trade must be stepping-stones–Prof Dodoo

For the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to succeed, countries must ensure that Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) become stepping-stones rather than obstacles,...

Gov’t introduces ‘One -Pupil-One-Cocoa Drink’ policy for school feeding program

Government of Ghana is implementing policies that will help instill the habit of cocoa consumption in the populace and will in the long run,...

Acting IGP directs speedy investigation into death of two policemen

The acting Inspector General of Police,  (IGP), has directed a speedy investigation into the death of two Policemen. The two officers were ‘killed’ at Manso...