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New Album: Stiny Leo – Life After Pac

  There isn’t any back handshaking, the reason for the noise has finally arrived. One of the most expensive upcoming artists in the Ghanaian Music Industry Stiny Leo has kept to his words following scheduled released date of his EP ”Life After Pac” which was also premiered on 26th December …

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Zimbabwean striking junior doctors hope to bury hatchet and resume work

Hundreds of Zimbabwe public hospital junior doctors who are on strike over better salaries and working conditions, remain hopeful that government will finally engage them for meaningful dialogue to end the four-month impasse between the parties. Junior doctors downed their tools in September 2019, demanding that their salaries be pegged …

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Nigeria’s Obasanjo dedicates his achievements to God

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Thursday dedicated his achievements as a military head of state and as a civilian president to God. Speaking at a Thanksgiving Service organised for him by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ogun State Chapter, at the Chapel of Christ the Glorious King, Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential …

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Over 1,000 head of cattle stolen in festive season in Uganda

Cattle keepers in Apac District are crying foul after unknown people stole more than 1,000 head of cattle from their homes during the festive season. Mr Peter Obong Acuda, the Apac District speaker, said more than 500 head of cattle were stolen from Akokoro, while 312 and 182 were stolen …

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Nigerians can’t continue going overseas for treatment – Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Friday, said Nigerians should not continue going abroad for medical treatment. “Nigerians have suffered so much going abroad for medical treatment. This is not good for us and it must stop, because we can’t afford it again,” he said. The President, who …

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Nigeria risks sliding further into hunger crisis – UN agency

Nigeria is one of the countries that are most at risk of sliding further into hunger crisis this year without a rapid response and greater investment, according to a news report by the United Nations World Food Programme. Others are Zimbabwe, South Sudan, Haiti, Central Sahel (Mali, Burkina and Western …

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CID boss Maame Tiwaa sacked, Ken Yeboah takes over

The Director-General of the Police Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, has been relieved of her post in a major shakeup at the top hierarchy of Ghana’s Police administration She has been moved to head the Police Welfare Department as the Director-General while Commissioner of Police Isaac Ken …

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Sudan sentences 29 to death for teacher’s killing in custody

A Sudanese court has sentenced 29 intelligence officers to death for the torture and killing of a teacher. Ahmad al-Khair, 36, died in custody in February following his arrest for taking part in protests against then President Omar al-Bashir’s government. These are the first sentences handed down over the crackdown …

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The girl being raised as a Christain and Muslim

Five-year-old Iris Osnia Ouattara is being raised by her parents in Burkina Faso in both the Catholic tradition of her father, Denis Ouattara, and the Muslim tradition of her mother, Afoussatou Sanou. She is celebrating Christmas but also celebrates the Islamic festival of Eid. At home in Ouagadougou, one of …

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Mercy Tagoe: Ghana’s first-ever female coach to win a trophy

Born on February 5, 1974, Mercy Tagoe, grew up to follow her quest and passion to become a professional football coach, attaining admirable historic feats that shaped her coaching career. Tagoe started her career as a player, taking on the role of a defender for the Ghana Women’s National football …

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Anthony Joshua’s bout in Africa, DRC in the works – Manager

Anthony Joshua British heavyweight boxer of Nigerian descent Anthony Joshua will at a point consider staging a fight on the continent, his manager has confirmed to Sky Sports. The venue of choice will not be in Nigeria’s bustling Lagos or administrative city of Abuja. It could well be in southern …

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35 civilians killed in double Burkina Faso attack

File photo A militant attack in northern Burkina Faso on Tuesday killed 35 civilians, almost all of them women, the president said, one of the deadliest assaults in nearly five years of jihadist violence in the West African country. Seven soldiers and 80 jihadists were also killed in the double …

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Female coach makes history in Serirra Leone

  Victoria Conteh is the first female to head a top tier team Sierra Leone Premier League side East End Tigers have made history after the appointment of Victoria Conteh as their head coach for the 2019-20 season. Conteh is the first woman to coach a top-flight team in the …

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Top 5 African football moments of 2019

Algeria was crowned winners of the 2019 AFCON With the end of the year fast approaching, it’s time for us to pick our top five African football moments of 2019. Here, in no particular order, are our favourite events of the year. Algeria crowned African kings Any list of top …

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50 MARKETING TIPS FROM NKONSONSTUDIO TO ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS

Are you looking for ideas on how you can market yourself, your photography, and your business?  Look no further. These tips below will give you plenty of ideas on how to grow your business. Remember, just as with photography, you need to find the marketing techniques that fit your style.  …

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Five arrested for attack on mosques in Ethiopia’s Amhara region

File photo Five people suspected of burning down four mosques in Ethiopia’s Amhara region have been arrested, a regional spokesman said, as rising inter-communal and ethnic violence threatens political reforms initiated by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. “Five people who are suspected of leading and organising the attacks have now been …

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Trump approves sanctions on Russia gas pipeline

President Donald Trump has signed a law that will impose sanctions on any firm that helps Russia’s state-owned gas company, Gazprom, finish a pipeline into the European Union. The sanctions target firms building Nord Stream 2, an undersea pipeline that will allow Russia to increase gas exports to Germany. The …

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Sex work is not a crime – Nigerian judge declares

A Nigerian court has declared that sex work is not a crime since there is no law that forbids it. Justice Binta Nyako of the high court in the capital, Abuja, on Thursday awarded damages to 16 women who were arrested for prostitution in 2017. It is the first time …

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Cuba gets first prime minister in over 40 years

Cuba’s first prime minister in more than four decades — long-serving tourism minister Manuel Marrero — took office Saturday as the country resurrected a post last held by Fidel Castro. The appointment of Marrero, 56, as head of government is part of a process of decentralization and generational change from …

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Death toll in India’s citizenship law protests hits 23

The death toll in protests in India against a contentious citizenship law seen as anti-Muslim has reached 23, as nine more people were killed on Saturday in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. Fifteen people have died in the state during the protests so far, police spokesman Praveen Kumar said, …

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Trump slams House’s impeachment delay as ‘so unfair’

President Donald Trump on Saturday criticized House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi for holding off on sending the articles of impeachment against him to the Senate. “It’s so unfair,” Trump said, days after he was impeached by the House, during a speech to conservative student group Turning Point USA, saying …

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DR Congo to ‘relocate families from cobalt-rich area’

Democratic Republic of Congo produces almost two thirds of the world supply of cobalt The authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo will relocate some 10,000 families from a southeastern town rich in cobalt estimated to be worth billions of dollars, the AFP news agency reports. DR Congo produces 60% of …

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