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Mozambique largest city hits by Cyclone Idai

People living in one of Mozambique's largest cities have been cut off by a huge storm. Cyclone Idai, which is carrying heavy rains and winds of up to 170 km/h...

Several dead in New Zealand mosques shooting

Forty people have been killed and more than 20 seriously wounded in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch. New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described the incidents as a terrorist...
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Young women’s participation in politics in ECOWAS countries declining

Young Women participation in politics across the ECOWAS Region is said to be on the decline as they are still being discriminated against by their male counterparts. For this reason...

African nun scolds bishops on their errors at Vatican abuse summit

An African nun scolded Roman Catholic bishops on Saturday for many mistakes in handling the sexual abuse crisis, saying the Church had to acknowledge its "mediocrity, hypocrisy and complacency". Sister...

Boeing grounds entire 737 Max crash aircraft fleet

Boeing has grounded its entire global fleet of 737 Max aircraft after investigators uncovered new evidence at the scene of the fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash. The US plane-maker said it...

Pakistan’s Masood Azhar: China blocks bid to call militant terrorist

China has refused a bid to designate the leader of the group behind an attack which brought India and Pakistan to the brink of war a terrorist. Masood Azhar is...

Trial of Vietnamese woman accused of killing Kim Jong Nam to continue

A Vietnamese woman will continue her trial for the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, after Malaysian prosecutors rejected a request from Vietnam to...

Malaysia deports six Egyptians & a Tunisian man for alleged terror ties

Malaysian police says six Egyptians and a Tunisian man believed to be linked to an African-based terror group have been deported. One of the Egyptians and the Tunisian national are...

Several dead in Brazil school shooting, including five children

SAO PAULO — At least eight people were killed at a Brazil grade school, where two young people were seen entering the building and firing weapons early on Wednesday,...

Deadly storm Gareth batters Britain with 20ft waves, strong winds and heavy rain

Storm Gareth continued to batter Britain overnight with the Met Office reporting winds of up to 75mph and huge waves battering the coast. Disruption is likely to continue today with...

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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...