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Credible evidence Saudi prince liable for Khashoggi’s murder – UN report

There is credible evidence Saudi prince Mohammed bin Salman is liable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a UN report has concluded. Khashoggi, a critic of Riyadh, was last...

Global Community observes Environment Day

UN reports indicate that people worldwide are exposed to levels of air pollutants that exceed safe levels set by the  WHO. There is therefore the slightest doubt that humans are...

Man swims entirety of Lake Malawi, sets Guinness record

A South African man set a Guinness World Record when he spent 54 days swimming the full 361-mile length of Lake Malawi. Martin Hobbs, who took up swimming six years...

Nigerian doctors to check outbreak of Lassa fever

 Medical doctors in Nigeria said Monday that plans were under way to bring the outbreak of Lassa fever under control in the country. The recent resurgence in the reported cases...

Kufuor eulogises former U.S. President Bush

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has expressed shock and sorrow over the demise of President George H.W Bush, the 41st president of the United States of America, who died Friday. He...
Amisom police training session with personnel of the SPF

Amisom Re-establishes Effective Policing in Somalia

Nothing, not even all the negative news media coverage about Somalia, prepares you enough for the shocking reality of devastation brought unto the nation that occupies the horn of...

U.S. first lady Melania Trump lays wreath at ’emotional’ slave castle in Ghana

U.S. First lady Melania Trump on Wednesday laid a wreath at a slave fortress on the coast of Ghana, vowing never to forget the place where Africans were held...

Appointment of EC Chair; UN lauds Akufo-Addo for all-inclusive approach

UN Resident coordinator Ms Christine Evans-Klock, has commended President Akufo-Addo for committing himself to an all-inclusive approach towards ...

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Africa

COVID-19: 40 South Africa soldiers test positive

The South Africa Defence Force (SANDF) has confirmed that at least 40 of its officers have tested positive for coronavirus. "Like all other front-line workers,...

Sierra Leone doctors’ strike leaves COVID-19 patients without care

A doctors' strike in Sierra Leone has left Covid-19 patients in some of the main treatment centres without care. The doctors say they were promised...

World

Japan flooding: Many feared dead in flooded care home

Fifteen people are believed dead and nine are missing on Japan's southern island of Kyushu as devastating rains cause flooding and landslides. Fourteen victims were...

Khashoggi murder: Turkish absentia trial of 20 Saudis opens

Twenty Saudi nationals have gone on trial in absentia in Turkey over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He was killed inside the Saudi...