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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested and dragged out of embassy

WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange has been arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, ending his seven-year asylum tenure there. The Metropolitan Police confirmed the arrest was based on an extradition...

‘Pompeo suggests God sent Trump to save Israel’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggested in a televised interview Thursday that God may have sent President Donald Trump to Earth to protect Israel. Pompeo made the remarks in an...

Slum upgrading workshop for six African countries opens in Accra

A five-day workshop on slum upgrading, learning and exchange programme has been opened in Accra for 23 representatives from six African countries to learn from Accra’s best practices in...

Greece: 11 people die in head-on collision

An investigation is underway after eleven people were killed when a vehicle and truck collided head-on and burst into flames, in Greece. It's thought 10 were migrants travelling in a...

Zimbabwe introduces RTGS dollar to solve currency problem

"Nobody knows what it is," is the verdict of Zimbabwe's former trade minister and now opposition politician Nkosana Moyo. He was talking about what appears to be a new currency...

‘Don’t go back to school’ kidnappers told freed Cameroonian students

One of the kidnapped female students freed in Cameroon says her captors warned her and other students not to return to school. Mathel Majum is one of the 76 students...

Garissa University attacker get life sentence

A court in Kenya has sentenced a militant Islamist to life in prison for his role in the 2015 Garissa University College attack, which left 148 people dead. Two other...

Italy’s Berlusconi misses EU election campaign event after being hospitalised

Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi missed a campaign event on Tuesday after being admitted to the hospital for severe kidney pain. The leader of the conservative Forza Italia party,...

Zuma’s son acquitted in culpable homicide case

The Randburg magistrates court in Johannesburg has found Duduzane Zuma, the son of former South African President Jacob Zuma, not guilty of culpable homicide and reckless driving. The case related...

Google now gives Nigerian drivers direction with a ‘local accent’

Drivers in Nigeria now have the option of hearing route advice in a Nigerian accent when they use Google Maps. The technology giant unveiled new features on Wednesday with the...

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Technical barriers to Trade must be stepping-stones–Prof Dodoo

For the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to succeed, countries must ensure that Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) become stepping-stones rather than obstacles,...

Gov’t introduces ‘One -Pupil-One-Cocoa Drink’ policy for school feeding program

Government of Ghana is implementing policies that will help instill the habit of cocoa consumption in the populace and will in the long run,...

Acting IGP directs speedy investigation into death of two policemen

The acting Inspector General of Police,  (IGP), has directed a speedy investigation into the death of two Policemen. The two officers were ‘killed’ at Manso...