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Sahel terrorism a threat to Ghana, tighten security up north – Ibn Chambas

The activities of terrorists in the Sahel region pose a security threat to Ghana especially as the country approaches the elections on December 7, Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel, has sad. He has, therefore, called on authorities in Ghana […]

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Presidential debate: Trump and Biden row over COVID, climate and racism

US President Donald Trump and his White House challenger Joe Biden clashed over Covid and race while trading corruption charges, in their final live TV debate. On the pandemic, Mr Biden would not rule out more lockdowns, while Mr Trump insisted it was time to reopen the US. Mr Trump cited unsubstantiated claims Mr Biden […]

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New Zealand election: Jacinda Ardern’s Labour Party scores landslide win

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has won a landslide victory in the country’s general election. With most ballots tallied, Ms Ardern’s centre-left Labour Party has won 49% of the vote and she is projected to win a rare outright parliamentary majority. The opposition centre-right National Party, currently on 27%, has admitted defeat in Saturday’s […]

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You’re arrogant, disrespectful yet asking me for money – Weah blasts Liberian youth

Liberia’s President George Weah has revealed in a church sermon that he receives a barrage of insults via text message from people claiming to be his supporters who are angry that he is not helping them. The 54-year-old ex-footballer is approaching the half-way point of his term in office and some are complaining that his […]

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Trump doctors say president is doing well, others express concern

US President Donald Trump is doing “very well” in hospital after his Covid-19 diagnosis, his doctors say, but their account has been disputed. Dr Sean Conley said the president was not being given extra oxygen for now and had been fever-free for 24 hours. Moments later, the White House chief of staff expressed concern about […]

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Obama’s brother tried to win an election in Kenya based on Barack’s popularity

When Joe Kennedy III recently lost his bid for the Democratic Party nominee for Senate in Massachusetts, we learned that he became the first Kennedy from that family to lose an election in the state. The family dynastic magic does wane, after all. But the rather surprising takeaway was that the magic was that real […]

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US Presidential debate: Rules to change after Trump-Biden spat

The commission that oversees US presidential debates says it will change the format to ensure the remaining two encounters between Donald Trump and Joe Biden are more orderly. One new measure could be to cut the microphones if the candidates try to interrupt each other, US media report. The announcement follows Tuesday’s ill-tempered debate that […]

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Struggling U.S. advises citizens to ‘reconsider’ travel to Ghana over coronavirus

The United States of America, which has over six million and counting coronavirus cases with over 200,000 deaths, has cautioned its citizens to “reconsider travel to Ghana due to COVID-19.” The Department of State through the U.S. Embassy in Ghana announced the Level 3 Travel Health Notice on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, for Ghana which has been […]

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Mali Coup Makers Visit Rawlings

Ghana’s former President, Jerry John Rawlings, is urging the coup makers in Mali to use the transition period to exhibit exceptional leadership for the country and usher her into a prosperous era. A statement issued from the Office of the former President, said he made the call when a four-member delegation of the National Committee […]

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Germany far right – Police suspended for sharing neo-Nazi images

Twenty-nine German police officers have been suspended for sharing pictures of Adolf Hitler and depictions of refugees in gas chambers on their phones. The officers also used far-right chatrooms where swastikas and other Nazi symbols were shared, officials in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) said. NRW Interior Minister Herbert Reul said it was a “disgrace for NRW […]

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