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African asylum-seekers could bear brunt of proposed travel curbs

As the White House mulls new travel restrictions on countries with high visa overstay rates, activists say African asylum-seekers may feel the consequences. The Wall Street Journal reported recently that...

Sudan delegation to visit US to discuss removal from ‘Terror List’

A Sudanese delegation is expected to visit the United States for talks aimed at getting Sudan removed from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism. Sudan's army ruler, General...

Sri Lanka attacks: Death toll soars to 290

The death toll in Sri Lanka has soared to 290 after a wave of blasts hit churches and luxury hotels across the country on Easter Sunday. Police said that 24...

Comedian Zelensky wins Ukrainian presidency by landslide

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has won a landslide victory in the country's presidential election, exit polls suggest. The polls give the political newcomer, who dominated the first round of voting...

Sri Lanka under curfew after bomb attacks

Sri Lanka has been placed under a nationwide curfew, as the government responds to a string of deadly bomb attacks on Sunday. More than 200 people were killed and hundreds...

Scores die in Sri Lanka Churches and hotels explosions

At least 100 people are reported to have been killed and hundreds more injured in explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka. At least six explosions have been reported....

Algeria interim president appoints acting central bank governor – Ennahar tv

CAIRO - Algeria's interim president Abdelkader Bensalah has appointed Ammar Haiwani as acting central bank governor, Ennahar TV reported on Saturday. Haiwani is a former Deputy Governor of the bank,...

Egyptians vote in referendum on extending president’s time in power

Egyptians are voting in a referendum on whether President Abdel El Fatta Al Sisi's term in office should be extended from four to six years - and whether he...

South Africa hit by deadly Easter church collapse

At least 13 people have died and many were injured when a wall collapsed in South Africa at the start of an Easter service at a Pentecostal church. Emergency services...

Mali government resigns after massacre, insecurity

Malian Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga addresses the press during a conference in Mopti on October 13, 2018. The PM and his whole government have resigned after a massacre...

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A Cape Coast Circuit Court has granted a Gh¢20,000 bail to Kwame Tawiah, a 27-year-old Driver after he was put before them for allegedly...

Ken Ofori-Atta, Addison pen Ghana’s ‘goodbye’ letter to IMF

On March 7 this year, the Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, and the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr Ernest Addison,...

Song theft accusations don’t move me –Kuami Eugene

NOT once, not twice has he been accused of song theft; in fact, that seems to be the case with almost all the hit...