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Archbishop Desmond Tutu South Africa's Archbishop Desmond Tutu has revealed that he wants to have the option of an assisted death. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate and anti-apartheid campaigner said that he did "not wish to be kept alive at all costs", writing in the Washington Post newspaper on his 85th...
The number of people displaced by conflict inside the Democratic Republic of Congo last year was higher than that in Syria or Iraq, according to research by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). The Democratic Republic of Congo had a spike of 922,000 new displacements caused by conflict last year, compared...
A former Muslim preacher in Nigeria who had at least 86 wives has died aged 93. Mohammed Bello Abubakar, known as Baba Masaba, died at his home in central Niger state on Saturday after an undisclosed illness. A large crowd attended his funeral on Sunday. Nigeria’s Daily Trust newspaper reported...
Prez Mahama Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama has joked he is known as "Mr Dumsor" - a reference to the power cuts that have plagued Ghana during his first term in office. "Dum" means off and "sor" means on in the local Twi language and Mr Mahama has come in for...
Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, is critically ill in a South African hospital and his supporters should “brace for the worst”, a party source with knowledge of his condition said on Tuesday. Tsvangirai has been in and out of hospital since disclosing in June...
Norway is the happiest place on Earth, according to a United Nations agency report – toppling neighbour Denmark from the number one position. The World Happiness Report measures “subjective well-being” – how happy the people are, and why. Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland and and Finland round out the top five, while the...
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...
Seventeen people have died in a bus accident east of Zambia's capital, Lusaka, police say. A further 48, including the bus driver, have been taken to hospital after sustaining injuries. The accident happened last night when the bus turned over while trying to go around a corner. Police spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo...
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has urged the outgoing Ambassador Extraordinaire and plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to Ghana, Mrs Sun Baohong, who has come to the end of her 4 year duty tour of the country, to be a strong advocate for...
Three Nigerian internet fraudsters who befriended many of their victims on dating sites have been handed down huge sentences by a Mississippi court after making tens of millions of dollars from their schemes. Oladimeji Seun Ayelotan, 30, was sentenced to 95 years in prison; Rasaq Aderoju Raheem, 31, was given...
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