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International Women’s Day: some of Google’s most common female-related questions answered

Women the world over are celebrating their rights and shining a light on persisting gender inequality on Friday. It's all to mark International Women's Day. Euronews spoke to Google to find...

Angola ‘expels 180,000 migrants’

At least 180,000 Congolese citizens have crossed the border with Angola since 1 October most heading to the city of Kamako where they are living in precarious informal camps,...

George Bush Senior dies at the age of 94

Former US President George HW Bush has died at the age of 94, his son George W Bush has announced. Bush Sr served as the 41st US president between 1989...

Uganda’s most fertile woman has given birth to 44 children by age 40

Mariam Nabatanzi, a 40-year-old woman from Uganda’s Mukono District has been dubbed the African country’s most fertile woman after it was reported that she has given birth to 44...

Kenya arrests three over $10m worth of fake money

A Kenyan and two Chadians have been arrested by authorities in Kenya for possessing more than a billion shillings in fake foreign currencies. The Directorate of Criminal Investigation, DCI, under...

Kenya to restrict access to porn sites to curb teenage pregnancy

Kenya plans to restrict access to online pornographic sites in a bid to reduce pregnancies among school children. Information Minister Joseph Mucheru comments come amid growing concern in Kenya about...

Crisis of condom shortage in Kenyan town

Condom shortage in a Kenyan town has reportedly forced residents to recycle used condoms, as they try to protect themselves against sexually transmitted infections. According to a report by the...

Japan eases immigration rules for workers

Japan's parliament has approved a controversial new law allowing thousands of foreigners into the country to ease labour shortages. From next April foreigners will be allowed to take up jobs...

Malaysia’s national day parade to affect nearly 500 flights

KUALA LUMPUR - Nearly 500 flights will be affected when Malaysia closes the airspace near its major international airport every morning for five days next week to prepare for...

Mobile phones can help poor women build new lives: Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, said on Tuesday that mobile phones were most powerful in the hands of the world's poorest women. “In rich countries,...

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Live in peace and harmony – VEEP tells Ghanaians in Easter message

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has wished Christians and all Ghanaians a happy Easter celebration and urged them to live in peace and harmony. He...

Notre Dame official says `computer glitch’ could be fire culprit

PARIS — A "computer glitch" may have been behind the fast-spreading fire that ravaged Notre Dame, the cathedral's rector said Friday, as architects and construction...

President Akufo-Addo mourns Major Gen. Vib Sanskrit

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed sadness over the death of Major General Francis Vib-Sanziri, the Head of Ghana Mission and Force Commander...