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Trotro Driver

Ghana: If I Were A Trotro Driver

Trotro drivers know every corner in the cities where they operate. If you see a trotro driver who doesn’t know his route well and...
Charlotte Osei - Ghana's Electoral Commissioner (EC)

Ghana electoral body says, ready to implement Supreme Court ruling on...

It has therefore requested the support and collaborative efforts of all stakeholders to be able to present a stable voters’ register for the November...
DR Congo

May 24 world news summary at 0030 GMT

KAMPALA -- Uganda has threatened military action if Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) soldiers continue to attack its security forces along the shared...
farmers

Tough times for Namibian farmers

Namibia is currently in the throng of a second drought inside three years. In a statement released Friday but made available Monday, the union said...
Fukushima Nuclear plant

Years on,Fukushima still stands in the midst of untold stories

In front of the local government of Iidate Village in Japan's Fukushima Prefecture stands a big radiation measuring device. On its spotless dashboard flashes...
President John Dramani Mahama

A lesson for president Mahama: Honesty is the best policy anytime

In life situations, the honest people have fewer headaches unlike their dishonest counterparts. Because they are honest, they may or may not have material...
Muhammadu_Buhari

President Buhari’s scheduled 2-day visit to Lagos Cancelled

SOUTH MILWAUKEE WI. (GVE) – President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly cancelled his two-day visit to Lagos state, Global Village Extra has learnt. According to The...
NLC

Fuel Hike Cuts Shorts NLCs Planned Strike Action

Bamidele Fashube, ABUJA, Nigeria. (GVE) – Contrary to ‎initial plan of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) President, Ayuba Wabba to review the nationwide strike...
Islamic State

May 23 world news summary at 0030 GMT

BAGHDAD -- Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi early Monday announced the launching of a military operation to recapture the Islamic State (IS)-held city of...
Neymar/Messi

Barca takes home Kings Cup with domestic double

It was far from a typical performance from Barca, who had to play for 55 minutes with a player less than their rivals, but...
Athletes

African Athletes Sparkle at Morocco’s IAAF Diamond League

Kenyan Conseslus Kipruto, Moroccan Abdelati Iguider, Ethiopian Almaz Ayana and South African Caster Semenya made the best performances for the continent in front of...
Refugee

Surroundings of Commercial Refugee Hubs in Focus At Finland

An investigation done by Finland's largest newspaper Helsingin Sanomat has found out that the experience of an asylum seeker may be hugely different based...
Tema Steel Company

Washington’s protectionism not a panacea for steel afflictions

The massive duties that the Obama administration proposed to levy on Chinese steel products will not cure the U.S. steel industry's grave ills, but...
Royal Mail

Austrian Presidency to be decided through mail votes

Mail votes are to be taken into account and the final result of Austrian presidential election could be announced on Monday. The...
British director Ken Loach poses with his trophy during a photocall after winning the Palme d'Or Award for the film "I, Daniel Blake" at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France on May 22, 2016. (Xinhua/Jin Yu)

69th Cannes Film Festival: Daniel Blake won Palme d’ Or with...

Daniel Blake, 59, has worked as a joiner most of his life in Newcastle. Now, after a heart attack and nearly falling from a...
work permit

UN Senior Official Denied Renewal of His Stay Permit in Sudan

"The foreign ministry informed the UN in Sudan that the annual permit for Ivo Freijsen, who heads the Sudan office of the UN Office...
British director Ken Loach poses with his trophy during a photocall after winning the Palme d'Or Award for the film "I, Daniel Blake" at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France on May 22, 2016. (Xinhua/Jin Yu)

The 69th Cannes Film Festival Winners of the Main Competition

Here is the complete list of the winners of the 69th Cannes Film Festival's main competition on Sunday: The Palme d'Or Award:...
The Angry Birdsvideo

North American Box Office: “The Angry Birds movie flies to the...

Based on the popular series of video games, "The Angry Birds Movie," which featured an all-star cast of voice actors, took in an estimated...
Photo taken on May 19, 2016 shows an airplane of EgyptAir taking off at the Charles de Gaulle Airport, in Paris, France. Egypt's Foreign Ministry confirmed to Egyptian Civil Aviation Ministry that wreckages of the missing airplane were found near the Greek Island of Karpathos, EgyptAir said on Thursday. Earlier in the day, EgyptAir said the missing plane, an Airbus A320, disappeared from radar screens en route from Paris to Cairo Thursday at 2:45 am Cairo local time (0045 GMT), with 66 people aboard. (Xinhua/Pierre Andrieu)

Christians and Muslims United in Memorial service for crashed plane victims

The Al-Boutrossiya Coptic Church in Cairo received Sunday dozens of Muslim and Christian mourners who attended a memorial service in honor of the victims...
Myanmar rebels

May 22 Middle East news summary at 2400 GMT

DAMASCUS -- At least 125 militiamen with the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front and likeminded groups have been killed by the Syrian army in the central...
An estimated 2.5 million in the Sahel belt need urgent humanitarian assistance just to survive, the OCHA says

UN official says different actors will be pulled in to solve...

Referring to growing frustration about the inefficacy of the world in solving the humanitarian crisis, he stressed that "We need to mobilize the good...
elections

Cyprus Parliamentary Elections: Governing Right Wing Party Declared winners

Cyprus's governing right wing Democratic Rally party (DISY) won a parliamentary election on Sunday but lost electoral support of at least two seats in...
alcohol

MPs of Tanzania to undergo alcohol screening beforehand for National Assembly

Speaker of the National Assembly Job Ndugai said plans are underway to fix those gadgets to address the increasing tendencies of MPs getting into...
Egyptian flag

Egypt’s stolen antiques Sent Back from Israel

The two ancient relics, lids of Egyptian sarcophagi, were apparently looted from Egypt and smuggled into Jerusalem's Old City through Dubai and Europe. ...
drone

Pakistan reports two deaths from US drone raids whilst remaining silent...

A statement issued by Pakistan's Foreign Office said that the United States informed the Pakistani Prime Minister and the Pakistani Army Chief about the...
Iraq

Arabs implored to help in Iraq rebuilding

The federation's chairman, Fahd Al Hammadi, made the remarks at a conference in Jordan with the participation of several Arab and foreign countries on...
Zuma

South Africans asked to cut off people who encourage violence

People have a right to express themselves, which is guaranteed in the Constitution, but nobody in the country should tolerate or condone the use...
biodiversityvideo

Safeguarding Biodiversity must be supported with tough actions

There is need for multilateral institutions and national governments to prioritize biodiversity conservation through enactment of policies and legislation alongside public awareness, said Huang...
education

Somali State University Bounces Back after Years of Civil War

More than two decades after it closed doors due to break out of civil war and disintegration of the state, the Somali National University...
AFP/File / Adem Altan Ahmet Davutoglu has served as prime minister since Recep Tayyip Erdogan became president of Turkey in August 2014

Turkish ruling party head promises to let in a presidential system...

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has further consolidated his grip on the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) with his long-time ally officially throned...