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Thursday, October 17, 2019

4th of July and why Americans celebrate it

The Fourth of July - also known as Independence Day - is America’s biggest national holiday and a time for celebration. Independence Day celebrates America’s independence from the British Empire. It...

25 years after genocide, Rwanda has a new light, says leader

Twenty-five years after the start of its genocide, in which some 800,000 people were killed, Rwanda is rebuilding with hope and shines with a new light, said President Paul...

Wealthy German family to donate €10 million after extent of Nazi past is uncovered

One of Germany's wealthiest families, whose investment company owns stakes in some of the world's best-known brands including Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and Pret a Manger, is to give €10...

UK returns Ethiopian emperor’s hair

The British National Army Museum has returned to the Ethiopian government the hair locks of Emperor Tewodros II - more than 150 years after they were taken during the...

Bunkpurugu: Africa Stone, a Bimoba Pride

It can be found in Ghana. Bunkpurugu in the newly designated North East region is the location of the unique landmark. A stone of ages, naturally shaped in the...

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Africa

Tanzania imports 30 million condoms amid shortage fears

Tanzanian health authorities have imported 30 million condoms to curb a shortage reported earlier this year in the east African country. Many are concerned about...

Morocco pardons journalist Hajar Raissouni jailed on abortion charges

A Moroccan journalist sentenced to a year in jail for premarital sex and having an abortion has been pardoned by King Mohammed VI, officials...

World

What’s in Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal with the European Union?

"Where there is a will, there is a deal!" Boris Johnson and Jean-Claude Juncker both took to Twitter to announce that a Brexit deal...

Brexit deal agreed but Boris now faces battle back home

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have announced that a Brexit deal has been struck between the...