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CIA ‘blames Crown Prince, bin Salman for Jamal Khashoggi death

Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor has concluded that an intelligence officer ordered Jamal Khashoggi's murder, and not Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The officer was tasked with persuading the dissident journalist...

US to reduce troops in Africa by 10%

The US has announced it is reducing its forces in Africa by about 10% over the next few years. Currently 7,200 military forces serve in the US Africa Command. A Pentagon...

Japan’s new minister of cybersecurity has never used a computer — ever

Japan's cybersecurity minister prompted astonishment on Thursday after he revealed that he had never used a computer in his life. Not once. "Since I was 25 years old and independent...

Zimbabwe bus catches fire killing many passengers

More than 40 people are believed to have been killed in southern Zimbabwe after a bus they were travelling in burst into flames, police say. Dozens of others were injured. State...

Ugandan orders military to protect Chinese businesses

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has ordered the army to protect Chinese companies following a spate of thefts. Addressing a group of 120 Chinese investors on Wednesday, Mr Museveni announced increased...

California wildfires: Number of missing leaps to 631

The number of people missing in northern California's devastating wildfire has leapt to more than 600, and seven more bodies have been found, according to local authorities. The missing persons'...

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide

For the first time, two leaders of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia have been found guilty of genocide. Nuon Chea, 92, was the deputy of regime leader Pol...

Malawi nurse suspended over selfie in labor ward

A nurse in Malawi has been suspended for taking 'selfie' in a labor ward showing a naked pregnant woman in the background surfaced online. Patricia Malichi's selfie, which has an...

Climate change: Report says ‘cut lamb and beef’

The number of sheep and cattle in the UK should be reduced by between a fifth and a half to help combat climate change, a report says. The shift is...

Countdown to COP24: ECA supporting member States at every level, says Murombedzi

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), through its African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC), is fully committed to supporting member States in their efforts to implement their Nationally Determined Contributions...

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AWCON 2018: Black Queens pip Algeria in opener

The Black Queens of Ghana defeated Algeria by a solitary goal in the opening game of the Africa Women's Cup of Nations. Gladys Amfobea's 13th...

NHIA rolls-out electronic renewal system

In a bid to strengthen the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and ease pressure during renewal of the card, the management of the scheme,...

Pay SSNIT contributions of NABCO employees – TUC to government

Deputy General Secretary of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Joshua Ansah has asked government to enroll all employees of the Nation Builders Corps...