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Bismark Danfo

How Vodafone Health-line Saved My Son

The impact of Vodafone Ghana is seen through several aspects of the Ghanaian life. Beyond the provision of modern telecommunications services for the good...
insurance over

Zambia to amend insurance law to curb outflow of reinsurance premiums

The Zambian government said it was on course to amend the insurance law that will address issues of outgoing reinsurance premiums, state media reported...
accident or road crash

17 dead, 119 injured on Zambian roads during Easter holiday

At least 17 people died and 119 others were injuried in road accidents during the Easter holiday in Zambia, the police said on Tuesday. ...

Prison officials arrested over facilitating evasions in Burundi

Two officials at Rutana prison in southeastern Burundi have been arrested for reportedly facilitating the evasion of two inmates and the desertion of two...

Zambia’s opposition leader appears in court

Zambia's leading opposition leader on Tuesday appeared in a court in Lusaka, the country's capital, for mention and explanation of a treason charge amidst...
payroll

Ghana government expunges nearly 50,000 phantom personnel from its payroll

In a further effort to save Ghana's pubic revenue, the names of 26,589 people suspected to be ghost names (non-existent or phantom workers) on...

Ghana’s Bawumia leads delegation to IMF/World Bank spring meetings

Ghana's Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia left here on Tuesday as head of the country's high-powered delegation to the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund...
Palestinian Hamas militants take part in a parade to mark the 11th anniversary of the Israeli assassination of Hamas spiritual leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin in Gaza city, on March 22, 2015. (Xinhua/Wissam Nassar)

Abbas accused of plotting to end Hamas rule in Gaza

A senior Hamas leader slammed Tuesday the threatening measures that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is intending to carry out to end ten years of...
A local resident is seen with barrels of water in Baringo, northwest Kenya, March 12, 2015. Residents of Baringo County are experiencing extreme cases of hunger as a result of the long periods of drought in Kenya. According to Kenya's Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru, a total of 1.6 million people in arid and semi-arid parts of Kenya are in danger of dying as a result of hunger. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)

UN supports Somali’s exploits on drought and insecurity

The United Nations and international community have backed Somalia's government and the federal member states for agreeing to jointly fight insecurity, drought and corruption. In...
genocide

South Sudan Rebels Wants Genocide investigated

South Sudanese rebel factions on Tuesday called on the international community to investigate what they term as targeted killings along ethnic lines nearing genocide...
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Myanmar Water Festival left 285 dead and 1,073 injured

A total of 285 people were killed and 1,073 others injured nationwide during a four-day water festival, the official Global New Light of Myanmar...

Odebrecht says it paid bribes to gain contract for stadium in Brazil

Brazilian construction company Odebrecht paid 7.3 million reais (2.3 million U.S. dollars) in bribes to gain contract for the iconic Maracana Stadium in Rio...
Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders is most popular active politician in U.S.

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is the United States' most popular active politician, viewed favorably by 57 percent of registered voters, according to a new...
rice

Some 600,000 Namibians benefit from Chinese rice

Some 600,000 Namibians have either received or will receive rice donated by China amid food shortages as a result of three-year-old droughts in the...
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

BREAKING: Trump signs “Buy American, Hire American” executive order

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a "Buy American, Hire American" executive order in Kenosha, Wisconsin, initiating visa and government purchase reforms. ...
Agriculture

Chicago agricultural commodities settle mixed

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures closed mixed on Tuesday with wheat rallying after a two percentage decline in the previous session. ...
Novak Djokovic

Djokovic upsets Simon, Tsonga loses in return at Monte-Carlo Masters

Second-seeded Novak Djokovic had to come back from 5-4 down in the decider to win the second-round matchup against host player Gilles Simon by...
Obasanjo

Zambia to complain to Nigeria over Obasanjo statement

The Zambian government will complain to the Nigerian authorities following a statement from that country's former President Olusegun Obasanjo over the political situation in...
Egyptian soldiers patrol near the sites attacked on Jan. 29, in Arish, North Sinai Province, Egypt, on Jan. 31, 2015. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday strongly condemned Thursday's terrorist attacks in Sinai, Egypt, of which the death toll rose to 33. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Policeman killed, 4 wounded in shootout in Egypt’s Sinai

At least one policeman was killed and four other were wounded on Tuesday in an attack on a security checkpoint near Egypt's Saint Catherine's...
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Somalia, South Sudan “in peril” of famine – Expert

The head of operations for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs on Tuesday said northeast Africa is in the grip of...

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