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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

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...

UN official lauds Zambia for efforts to ensure everyone has legal identity

UN Resident Coordinator in Zambia, Dr. Coumba Mar Gadio on Wednesday lauded the southern African nation for how it is seriously dealing with civil registration...

World

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...

Largest ever online child porn bust leads to 337 arrests

Three-hundred and thirty-seven suspects were arrested after a massive, international multi-agency operation knocked out a horrific child abuse site. Welcome to Video, a dark web...