RABAT, Aug. 20, (Xinhua/GNA) - Morocco and Sierra Leone discussed Monday in Rabat ways to foster cooperation between the two countries in agriculture, tourism, energy and new technologies. Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Bourita said in a press briefing after his meeting wit
ABUJA, Aug. 20 (Xinhua/GNA) - At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, said military sources on Tuesday.Multinational troops fighting Boko Haram along the Lake Chad fringes also joined in the gunfight, said the sources who asked to be anonymous.
ABUJA, Aug. 20, (Xinhua/GNA) - Thirty-seven aid personnel were confirmed killed following the decade-long activities of terror group Boko Haram in Nigeria, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) said, calling for the protection of people engaged in humanitarian services in the country.
YAOUNDE, Aug. 20, (Xinhua/GNA) - Two Cameroon Catholic priests who were kidnapped on Friday by gunmen at Ibal village in the troubled Anglophone region of Northwest were freed on Monday afternoon, according to local police.Officials of the Catholic Church in Northwest confirmed the release of the priests stating tha
CAPE TOWN, Aug. 20, (Xinhua/GNA) - Gang-infested communities in and around Cape Town have started to question the effectiveness of army deployment as murder rate remained high, authorities have said.If communities do not feel safer, then the South African Defence Force (SANDF) and the S
Accra, Aug 20, GNA - The Management of Family Health Medical School, (Ghana's Premier Private Medical School) led by its President, Prof. E. Y. Kwawukume, as part of her social responsibilities, have taken measures to launch an Endowment Fund on the 17th of October, 2019.This is to prov
Accra, Aug. 20, GNA – The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) and Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra have underlined their commitment to forge closer collaboration for their mutual benefit.In that regard, Movenpick has pledged to sponsor the GJA 70th Anniversary by hosting some of th
By Grace Princess Tarwo, GNAAccra, Aug 20, GNA – Ghana on Tuesday welcomed 250 non-resident Africans including; Ghanaians, who had been away from the country and the diaspora as part of the celebrations of her “Year of Return.”
By Samuel Akumatey/ Ebenezer Sowah, GNAHo, Aug. 20, GNA - Christopher Somey, 28, a staff of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) in Ho got drowned after taking a dip into the Tsawoe River at Akrofo Xeviwofe in the Ho West District of the Volta Region.
Accra, Aug. 20, GNA - The Right Rev, Dr Setorwu Kwadzo Ofori, the Moderator of the Global Evangelical Church (GEC), has urged the government to resource and revamp all the Agricultural Training Colleges to save them from imminent collapse.Rev Dr Ofori said agriculture was the mainstay o
Accra, Aug 20, GNA - 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, Professor Alex Dodoo has said.TBT Agreement aims to ensure that technical regulations, standard
By Gifty Amofa, GNAAccra, Aug. 20, GNA - An Accra Circuit Court has granted a bail of GH¢8,000.00 with two sureties each, to two people for allegedly stealing cables valued at GH¢72,093.99 belonging to Vodafone Ghana Limited.
By Patrick Obeng, GNAAccra, Aug. 20, GNA - Prophet Dr Prince Kofi Okyere, President of the Faith Anointing International Ministries, has said that the election of the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives will deepen democracy and accountability in the local g
BERLIN, Aug. 20, (Xinhua/GNA) - Every 14th wedding celebrated in Germany between October 2017 and December 2018 was for same-sex couples, according to figures from the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis).Destatis data sent to Xinhua showed that a total of 449,466 marriages were contra