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Pope’s envoy to France under investigation for sexual assault

The Pope's envoy to France is under investigation for allegedly sexually assaulting a junior city hall staffer during an event in Paris last month, a judicial source confirmed to...

Egypt’s Al-Sisi gets legislative backing to stay till 2034

The Egyptian parliament has approved proposed Constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in power until 2034 and boost his control of the judiciary. Parliament Speaker...

Saudi advisory council approves regulations to limit child marriages

Saudi Arabia's Shura Council, an advisory body to the Saudi government, has voted to approve regulations on limiting marriages of those under 18 years of age. Specifically, the council voted...

Trump to declare emergency over Mexico border wall

US President Donald Trump is to invoke rare national emergency powers to secure funding for his planned border wall with Mexico, the White House said. The controversial move would enable...

Nigeria Election: Military steps up presence in most oil reserves

As the race between Nigerian President Muhammad Buhari and his main challenger, Atiku Abubakar, nears its climax on Saturday, the military has stepped up its presence in the 70,000...

EU includes Ghana on ‘dirty-money’ blacklist

The European Commission added Saudi Arabia, Panama and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations that pose a threat to the bloc because of lax controls against terrorism financing...

Boko Haram rebels attack convoy of Governor of Nigeria’s Borno State

Suspected Boko Haram rebels have attacked the convoy of the Governor of Nigeria's Borno State in the country's northeast and killed at least three people. A government and a separate...

Kenyan policeman sentenced to death

Kenya's High Court has sentenced a senior policeman to death for the murder of a detainee - one of two cases resulting in rare officer convictions. In a separate case,...

Moldovan election prompts Facebook to remove accounts

Facebook says it has removed more than 200 "inauthentic" accounts targeting people in Moldova, some of which were linked to government employees. Moldovans go to the polls on 24 February...

Sen. Ted Cruz wants El Chapo to pay for border wall

Sen. Ted Cruz has an idea for how to fund President Donald Trump's proposed border wall — make convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán pay for it. While...

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Mobile money revolution in Ghana

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Up to 3,500 jobs at risk as Honda ‘plans to close Swindon car plant’

Japanese carmaker Honda is set to announce the closure of its Swindon car plant putting 3,500 jobs at risk, Sky News reported on Monday. Sky...

Saudis say Prince Mohammed bin Salman has no plan to buy Man United

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman is not planning to buy Manchester United, the kingdom’s government has announced. The Sun have reported that Prince...