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President Akufo-Addo in UK for Africa Investment Summit

President Akufo-Addo has left Accra to attend the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London. The Summit, which opens on Monday, January 20, would be hosted by the British Prime Minister, Boris...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe to be buried at national monument on Sunday – Family

HARARE – Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be buried at the National Heroes Acre monument in Harare on Sunday (September 15), Mugabe family spokesman Leo Mugabe told Reuters,...

Academia, professionals challenged to get involved in politics

Former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Charles Soludo, has challenged academia and professionals to get involved in politics to influence public policies and programmes. This he...

Nigerian doctors to check outbreak of Lassa fever

 Medical doctors in Nigeria said Monday that plans were under way to bring the outbreak of Lassa fever under control in the country. The recent resurgence in the reported cases...

Madagascar: Voting underway in Runoff Presidential Election

Voting is underway in Madagascar in the Malagasy Presidential elections Run-off between two former Presidents Marc Ravalomanana and Andry Rajoelina. GBC24's Ivan Amponsah is in Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar...
Amisom police training session with personnel of the SPF

Amisom Re-establishes Effective Policing in Somalia

Nothing, not even all the negative news media coverage about Somalia, prepares you enough for the shocking reality of devastation brought unto the nation that occupies the horn of...

Manhyia Palace announces extra-ordinary funeral rites for Kofi Annan

Former UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, is to be given a special traditional burial and funeral rites by Manhyia in line with the highest traditional title bestowed on him...

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Africa

Rwanda in u-turn on restrictions after first death

Rwanda has reversed its planned easing of restrictions on Monday after recording the first death from coronavirus and a swift rise in new cases. Travels...

South Africa delays schools’ reopening by a week

South Africa has delayed the reopening of schools by a week to allow school administrators more time to prepare. Final year students in primary and...

World

Belgian prince contracts COVID-19 after breaking Spanish lockdown rule

Belgium's Prince Joachim contracted COVID-19 after attending a party in Spain which broke lockdown rules, the Belgian Royal Palace has confirmed. Prince Joachim, who is...

Iran declares huge jump in cases

There have been more than 3,000 new cases in the 24 hours in Iran, an unprecedented peak in the last two months. "People seem to think...