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A decision on whether the two ex-inmates of Guantanamo Bay who are currently in Ghana will be allowed to continue to stay or taken elsewhere will soon be taken, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said.In August last year, parliament ratified an agreement to allow the two, Mahmud Umar...
Monday marked the first day of fasting and praying for God’s intervention in the ongoing cholera epidemic in Zambia, and many on social media are not amused. The one-week prayer and fasting period was declared by Zambia’s minister of Religion and National Guidance, with a stern warning that ‘the occasion...
The white man found us, we didn't look for them.  They got on sea, sailed for years and finally came to us. What it means is that they needed us, we never needed them. Our kingdoms and race have existed thousands of years before the white man found us. There...
Haiti and the African Union want an apology from President Trump who denies describing as 'shitholes' the home countries of some immigrants to the United States President Akufo-Addo has condemned description by US President Donald Trump with regards to Africa and some countries.The US President dominated headlines by describing Africa,...
The organisation representing African countries has demanded that US President Donald Trump apologise after he reportedly called nations on the continent "shitholes". The group's mission in Washington DC expressed its "shock, dismay and outrage" and said the Trump administration misunderstood Africans. The US leader made the alleged remark in a Thursday...
A thief who injured his scrotum while raiding a shop is trying to sue its owner over the injury. Shopkeeper Kevin Victory said he’s received a letter from the thief’s solicitor claiming damages for the injuries he sustained on the premises. The thief, along with two other men used a sledgehammer to...
Gunmen killed at least 14 churchgoers returning from a midnight service on Monday in Nigeria's Rivers State, a police source told AFP, the latest violence to hit the oil-rich region."The gunmen opened fire on a set of worshippers at about 12:30 on Monday," said Ugochi Olugbo, a relative of...
President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo–Addo has extended a congratulatory message to football legend and leader of opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) Senator George Manneh Weah following his electoral victory over Unity Party (UP) Standard Bearer and Vice President Joseph Boakai. He expressed hope that his victory and...
President Muhammadu Buhari spoke for the first time yesterday on the excruciating nationwide fuel scarcity, expressing his sympathy for Nigerians who are enduring weeks of needless queues at filling stations.In a statement personally signed by him and posted on his twitter handle, @Mbuhari #FuelScarcity, he said the development was...
Former footballer George Weah is set to become Liberia's president following Tuesday's run-off election. The National Elections Commission said that with 98.1% of ballots counted, Mr Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change had won 61.5% of the vote. Opponent Joseph Boakai is far behind with 38.5%. Mr Weah, 51, will succeed...
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