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At least 40 people have been tested HIV positive in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh, where an unqualified doctor had allegedly used a single syringe to treat all of his patients in the area, according to local media reports. The news broke on Tuesday, months after the victims, including children, were diagnosed...
All 955 workers from a gold mine in South Africa have been safely brought back to the surface. They had been trapped underground since a power cut struck on Wednesday night. "Everybody's out," said James Wellsted, a spokesman for the operating firm Sibanye-Stillwater. He said there were "cases of dehydration and...
A loving son has given his deceased father a final send-off in a coffin filled with $7,630, that is about, N2.8million. According to Coconuts.co, the funeral was held on January, 16, 2018, in the southern part of Selangor, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photos from the funeral have since gone viral on...
Liberia’s newly sworn-in President George Weah pledged to cut his own salary by a quarter on Monday, in a nationwide address in which he warned of tough times ahead for a “broke” country. “The state of the economy that my administration inherited leaves a lot to do and to be...
TRIBUTE BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA, NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO, AT THE FUNERAL OF HUGH MASAKELA, ON TUESDAY, 30TH JANUARY, 2018, IN JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA I had to come, and came from the AU Summit in Addis Ababa on my way back home to...
The Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), meeting at their 30th Ordinary Session from 28-29th January 2018 at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, have resolved to join efforts to speed up the fight against corruption.To that effect, they adopted the theme:...
A middle aged man has allegedly poisoned has five month old son over lack of money for naming ceremony. Operatives of the Nigeria Police in Bauchi State on Friday arrested one Habibu Bala of Ningi Local Government Area of the state for allegedly killing his five-day-old son with insecticide. The man allegedly said...
At least 27 people have been killed in two car bombs near a mosque in the Libyan city of Benghazi. Varying reports say 20 to 30 more were wounded by the blasts, which took place within minutes of each other. The first vehicle blew up in front of a mosque in...
Former international footballer George Weah has been sworn in as president of Liberia. "I have spent many years of my life in stadiums, but today is a feeling like no other," President Weah told crowds in the capital Monrovia. It is Liberia's first transition between democratically-elected leaders since 1944. Mr Weah thanked...
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Sunday, 21st January, 2018, at 3:10pm, to attend the inauguration ceremony of the President-Elect of the Republic of Liberia, His Excellency George Weah, which is scheduled to take place on Monday, 22nd January, 2018, in Monrovia, Liberia. He...
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