Saturday, September 24, 2022

Africa

AASU elects new executives at 13th elective congress

At its 13th Elective Congress held at Kibi, Ghana, between December 20-22, 2021, the All-Africa Students Union (AASU) elected new executives to lead the Union for the next four years. The congress was attended by 38 countries in Africa,...

Top Ghanaian cardinal in Vatican abruptly puts in resignation

Cardinal Peter Appiah Turkson, seen by some as a candidate to become the first African pope in about 1,500 years, has abruptly offered his resignation from a key Vatican department, sources familiar with the matter said on Saturday. Turkson, 73,...

Gambia Election: Opposition rejects provisional results putting President Barrow in a comfortable lead

Three opposition candidates have rejected the partial results of Gambia's election that show President Adama Barrow heading for a resounding victory, citing an unusual delay in tallying the votes. Barrow had won about 54% of votes from 50 of 53...

South African President Ramaphosa in Ghana for 3-day visit

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in Ghana Friday for a three-day State visit. The visit is aimed at strengthening the already existing bilateral, political and economic relations between Ghana and South Africa. Mr Ramaphosa, who leads a strong delegation of...

South Africa: Scientists detect new Covid-19 ‘super varient’

South African scientists sequencing the genetic profile of Covid-19 have detected a new ‘super-variant’ with multiple mutations. Evidence so far shows it may be more infectious than the Delta variant that has spread around the world. The announcement was made today in...

Libya tells Gaddafi’s son he is ineligible to become president

Libya's electoral commission on Wednesday announced its rejection of the candidacy of Seif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of slain leader Muammar Gaddafi, to run in next month's presidential election. Other hopefuls still in the running include eastern-based strongman Khalifa Haftar, interim...

CAF announces official match ball, ‘Toghu’ for AFCON in Cameroon

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the official match ball for the 2021 TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon as part of the countdown to Africa’s biggest sporting event. The new official match ball, named “Toghu”...

Africa needs united front to influence positive changes – Chief of Staff

The Chief of Staff at Ghana’s Presidency, Akosua Frema Osei-Opare says Africa needs a united front to influence positive changes and attain recognition at the global level. She said nurturing a unified front would serve as a powerful tool for...

Bomb explosions hit Uganda’s capital Kampala

Two explosions in the heart of Uganda’s capital killed at least two people and sent parliamentarians rushing for cover as nearby cars burst into flames, witnesses and media reported, the latest in a string of bombings over the past...

Egypt sets to outdoor first fastest train in the world

Egypt is set to boost the world's sixth-longest high-speed network after the completion of its first high-speed electric railway, Michael Peter, CEO of Germany's Siemens, which was awarded the venture, told Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Sunday during the...
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LGBTQ+ community is not funding National Cathedral project – Rev. Kusi Boateng

The secretary to the board of trustees of the National Cathedral Secretariat Rev. Kusi Boateng, has denied rumours that...