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Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board to focus on philanthropy

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is stepping down from the company’s board to spend more time on philanthropic activities. He says he wants to focus on global health and development, education and tackling climate change. One of the world’s richest men, Mr Gates, 65, has also left the board of Warren Buffett’s massive holding company, Berkshire […]

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Duke of Sussex loses press complaint over wildlife photos

Prince Harry has lost a complaint against the Mail on Sunday over a story the paper ran about photos of African wildlife he posted on social media. The Mail said the duke – who had posted to mark Earth Day – had not made it clear the animals had been tranquilised and the elephant was […]

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Harry and Meghan: Netflix boss interested in working with the Sussexes

A top Netflix official has said the streaming giant is keen to work with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Following a bombshell statement a fortnight ago , Harry and Meghan will be stepping down as senior royals and move to Canada. In line with their “progressive new role”, the couple will drop their HRH title and relinquish an annual Sovereign Grant which […]

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Japan announces 15th death

One person in Japan’s Kanagawa prefecture, which borders Tokyo, has died from the coronavirus, said Nippon TV. Fifteen people have died in Japan – including seven who were on the Diamond Princess cruise ship.

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Italy coronavirus death toll jumps to nearly 200

The death toll from the new coronavirus in Italy has risen to 197 after the largest daily increase in fatalities there since the outbreak began. Officials said 49 people had died in 24 hours, while more than 4,600 cases have been reported in total. The country has now reported the most deaths outside of China, […]

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Ghana ready to build bridges of cooperation – GTA assures

The CEO of the Ghana Tourism Authority , Akwasi Agyeman has joined six state Attorneys of the United States at a panel discussion on “Beyond the Return” at the AGA conference that happened at the Kempinski Hotel. Prior to the panel discussion, the CEO delivered a presentation on the BEYOND THE RETURN Project which is […]

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Wole Soyinka to deliver 1st anniversary lecture of Council on Foreign Relations – Ghana

Distinguished African writer and Nobel Prize winner, Professor Wole Soyinka, is scheduled to deliver the first anniversary lecture of the Council on Foreign Relations- Ghana, a foreign policy think tank, in Accra on March 18. The lecture, the fifth in the Distinguished Guest Lecture Series of the Council, is on the topic: “Afro-Pessimism against Horizons […]

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Egypt’s former president Hosni Mubarak dies at 91

Hosni Mubarak, Egypt’s president for almost 30 years who stepped down after a popular revolution in 2011, has died. He was 91. Mubarak served as Egypt’s fourth president starting in 1981 until his ouster in what became known as the Arab Spring revolution. Mubarak, who died on Tuesday, left behind a complicated legacy. Mubarak’s rule […]

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Togo President Gnassingbe Wins Re-Election In Landslide: Preliminary Results

Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbe has won re-election with 72% of the vote, according to preliminary results from the electoral commission on Monday, extending his 15-year rule and a family dynasty that began when his father took power in a 1967 coup. Despite widespread disaffection and protests calling for him to step down, a fractured opposition […]

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Akufo-Addo orders return of Ghanaian trucks from Nigerian border

All registered Ghanaian trucks refused entry into Nigeria will return to Ghana soon, 3news.com can report. This is on the orders of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Speaking in an interview with 3news.com’s Komla Klutse, a Deputy Minister of Trades and Industry, Carlos Ahenkorah, said within the next two weeks all the trucks will be […]

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