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Tragic: 174 people killed in Indonesian stadium stampede and riot

SOURCE: GNA - At least 174 people are reported to have died after clashes at the Kanjuruhan Stadium located in East Java, Indonesia on Saturday. This happened during a match between Arema FC & Persebeya Surabaya, where police fired tear gas...

Nigeria receives US$750 million credit from World Bank

The World Bank has approved a US$750 million credit line for Nigeria to push through reforms to attract investment and create jobs. Several states in Nigeria are struggling to pay wages due to low revenues and are resorting to borrowing...

UN renews commitment to promoting human dignity

The United Nations (UN) has reiterated its commitment to promote human dignity, end racism, and build peace, in line with the Peace Day 2022 and the Joint African Union (AU) and UN Framework for an Enhanced Partnership. Mr. Parfait Onanga-Anyanga,...

Saudi Arabia names Crown Prince Salman prime minister, too

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz has named his son and heir Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the kingdom's prime minister and his second son Prince Khalid as defense minister in a Cabinet reshuffle. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, already...

All four occupied areas of Ukraine vote to join Russia in ‘sham’ referendums

SOURCE: Sky news All four of the occupied areas of Ukraine have voted to join Russia after referendums in the republics and regions, pro-Moscow officials have said. British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly is one of the many western politicians who...

Japan holds state funeral for slain PM Shinzo Abe

Leaders from around the world are gathering in Tokyo for a state funeral for Japan’s slain former prime minister Shinzo Abe. The 67-year-old politician, Japan’s longest-serving PM, was gunned down at an election rally in July. Some 20,000 police officers are...

Deadly gun attack at Russian school

SOURCE: BBC A gunman has opened fire at a school in central Russia, killing at least six people and injuring twenty, Russian officials say. Victims include pupils and a security a guard at the school in the city of Izhevsk, according...

Power lines down, houses submerged after devastating storms

SOURCE: BBC NEWS Power lines have been downed and houses washed into the sea after Storm Fiona battered Canada's coastline. Officials say at least one person died after being washed out to sea in Newfoundland. Fiona was downgraded from a hurricane to...

Polisario Militiamen, Agents Denounced at UN Human Rights Council

Speakers at a symposium organized on the sidelines of the 51st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) session have condemned the atrocities committed by the Polisario in the Tindouf camps. The symposium was initiated by “Promotion of...

Queen Elizabeth II’s resting place: Buckingham Palace releases photo of Queen’s tomb

Buckingham Palace has published a photograph of Queen Elizabeth's tomb at the Royal Chapel in Windsor, featuring a ledger stone bearing her name and those of her parents, and husband, Prince Philip. The stone, made of black Belgian marble, sits...

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Otumfuo calls for urgent steps to tackle alarming rate of deforestation

SOURCE: GNA Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, has called for urgent steps to curb the alarming rate of deforestation...

Tragic: 174 people killed in Indonesian stadium stampede and riot

SOURCE: GNA - At least 174 people are reported to have died after clashes at the Kanjuruhan Stadium located in East Java, Indonesia on Saturday. This...

Burkina Faso coup: AU condemns military junta

SOURCE: African Editors African Union has condemned what it called the “unconstitutional change of government” in Burkina Faso. On Friday, Junior officers overthrew Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo...

GRA sanctions three Auto Mechanic shops at Adenta and Madina

SOURCE: GNA The Ghana Revenue Authority,  GRA has seized documents and equipment from alleged tax defaulters for failing to issue Value Added Tax, VAT, invoices. GRA...

CAF to re-open bidding for 2025 Africa Cup of Nations

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, is to re-open bidding for the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations after stripping Guinea of the right to...