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Zambia mulls talks with mining firms on controversial 5-percent mineral import tax

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The Zambian government said on Wednesday that it was willing to negotiate with mining firms on the five percent duty on imported copper concentrates...

Trump unveils controversial Middle East peace plan

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U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday revealed the long-awaited political aspect of his controversial Middle East peace plan, calling for a two-state solution while...
AFRICOM in the Sahel

U.S Africa Command Observes a Controversial Return to Libya

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The spokesman of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous coalition Mohammed Al-Ghasri confirmed in an interview to "Ain Libiya" media outlet that U.S. African Command team arrived at...
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Benin: UN Calls for Calm Over Controversial Elections

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The United Nations on Thursday asked for restraint in Benin after controversial elections led to violence. "We are closely following the unfolding developments in the...
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Ghana passes RTI bill Amid controversial clause

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The Media Coalition on the Right to Information Bill still has some reservations despite the monumental passing of the Right to Information (RTI) Bill...
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Next South African Parliament will push through controversial land reforms

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The National Assembly of South Africa has agreed that amending the Constitution to make land expropriation without compensation as a legitimate option for land...
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Kenyan opposition supporters start controversial economic boycotts

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Many opposition supporters in Kenya seem to have heeded to calls by their leaders to boycott products of three companies they accused of working...
A total of 18 railway tankers carrying liquefied petroleum gas departed from Dostyk transshipment station in Kazakhstan for Kuitun, northwestern China’s Xinjiang Autonomous Region on January 12, 2017. (Photo by People.cn)

Controversial draft LP Gas policy withdrawn

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Government has withdrawn the controversial draft Liquefied Petroleum Gas policy seeking to among others, make the distribution of LPG to homes through pipelines....

Importer of Ghana’s 43 presidential vehicles in trouble

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The woes of the man behind the importation of the controversial 43, but now 55 armor-plated fleet of vehicles for the presidency, Kwabena Boateng...
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US Embassy defends controversial visa policy

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Travellers seeking a non-immigrant visa for travel to the United States (U.S) must generally appear in person for an interview with a consular officer,...

IMANI Alert: Dr. Kwabena’s fact finding mission on Ameri Power Saga

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Yesterday evening, we took our campaign to get the Government of Ghana to renegotiate the effective tariff of AMERI downwards to Good Evening Ghana,...

Madrid Passes Bayern Munich to UCL Semi-Finals

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Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as holders Real Madrid controversially overcame Bayern Munich in extra time to reach the Champions League semi-finals. Bayern Munich midfielder...
President Jacob Zuma

South Africa’s Zuma refers controversial expropriation bill back to National Assembly

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South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday referred the controversial Expropriation Bill back to the National Assembly for reconsideration. The president made...
Romania

Romanian justice minister resigns over controversial ordinance

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Romanian Minister of Justice Florin Iordache announced his resignation on Thursday. The decision came some 10 days after the emergency ordinance formulated...
South Korea and US officials sign deal to launch a joint working group to discuss deployment of THAAD in this file photo

U.S. defense chief reaffirms controversial THAAD deployment in S.Korea despite opposition

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Visiting U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis reaffirmed the controversial deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system in South Korea despite...
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Australian PM admits controversial Trump phone call as “very frank”

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Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says his phone conversation with US President Donald Trump this week was "cordial" but "very frank" as Trump reportedly...

Shatta Wale Warns Qweku Psycho

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Controversial dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale says he is Ghana's version of Donald Trump. In his recent interview on AM Pluzz with Sammy Flex, the Kakai hitmaker in a reply to Qweku Psycho says, he...

Turkish ruling party withdraws controversial sexual abuse bill

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The bill proposed to allow pardons for some men who assaulted underage girls if they marry the victims. As a part of...

Turkey postpones vote on controversial abuse draft

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The prime minister's remarks came after Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag spoke to the press to justify the draft. Bozdag said on Friday that such...

‘Dead Bolga Paramount Chief’Appears in Public

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The young man installed in 2015 as the Paramount Chief of the Bolgatanga Traditional Area by the Nayiri, the revered Ruler of the...

South African authorities engaging LGBTI on controversial pastor’s visit

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The planned visit to South Africa by Anderson, who has repeatedly called for gay people to be killed, has stirred ire in the country. ...
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Tokyo Cleared Over 2020 Bid Payments

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An independent panel set up by the Japanese Olympic Committee concluded Thursday that there was nothing illegal in the payments of 2.8 million...
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Kanye West Blew US$750k Over His Famous Video

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Kanye West’s “Famous” video didn’t only spark controversy – Life & Style magazine has learned, it also created a hefty production bill. “Kanye paid...

Akua Donkor and Montie FM’s Mugabe sued by Asamoah Gyan

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The striker has sued the duo over allegations that he is a bankroller of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP). Gyan has denied the allegations...
Supreme Court

SC to give hearing on ‘NHIS voters’ case today

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Last week, the Electoral Commission (EC) submitted a list of 56,000 names of such voters to the Supreme Court upon an order to do...

Gov’t Strikes Out Controversial Spy Bill

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Government has withdrawn the controversial Interception of Postal Packets and Telecommunications Messages Bill (Spy Bill) from Parliament. Deputy Interior Minister, James Agalga, indicated...
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South African government preserves contentious bill on broadcasting

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The Bill will be presented to Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Communications on Tuesday amid an outcry from the opposition. The Bill...
T.B. Joshua: Accused by Nana Kwaku Bonsam as impersonating Christ

T. B. Joshua Releases List Of Bleak Predictions For 2016

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Known for his unconventional antics, Joshua shunned protocol by cancelling his yearly ‘crossover service’, opting rather to address followers live on Christian television network...

Ten Facts About The Controversial AMERI Power Deal

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Government signed the AMERI power deal without due diligence on the project. The publication has raised questions about the propriety of the contract. The infographic below...
President John Mahama

Mahama/NDC’s disrespect for teachers is humongous

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The direct insult, intimidation, oppression and disregard of the voice of teachers by this NDC/MAHAMA government can even be clearly easily seen by a...