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District Assemblies called upon to include women in economic empowerment – NGO

The Tuna Women Development Programme (TUWODEP), a Non-Governmental organisation (NGO), has urged local authorities to expand their areas of development to cover social, economic...

Producers Of Adonko Bitters Belief FDA Is Working In Public Interest

The Management of Angel Group of Companies, manufacturers of Adonko Bitters, says it is cooperating fully with the Food and Drugs Authority’s (FDA) investigations...
accident or road crash

Southern California tour bus crash leaves at least 13 dead

The tour bus had crashed into the big rig's trailer near Palm Springs, about 100 miles east of Los Angeles. Photos from the scene...
Rwanda

Rwandan soldiers’ alleged incursion angers Burundian authorities

"Several Rwandan civilians and about 40 armed Rwandan soldiers yesterday (Tuesday) made an incursion on our territory at Sabanerwa. They savagely destroyed a house...
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South African Local Government Elections: What Happens After August 3?

This is because no single party won an outright majority in the recent municipal polls. Councils will be established once the various political parties have...

Mentally challenged man kills Moroccan family of ten

Going into hysterics in the house of his family, the offender killed his parents, wife, as well as seven of his other relatives, local...

Extremists group presence in Darfur debunked by Sudanese authorities

"The wide spread of the Sudanese armed forces at the joint border areas with Libya and Chad prevents infiltration of any terrorist groups,"...
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Two reported dead in central Russia plant explosion

The fire took place at the Tambov Gunpowder Plant in the town of Kotovsk, some 15 km from Tambov, the regional capital of Tambov...

Aussie Teen Lawyers remained in Syria to appeal against passport cancellation

The 19-year-old Muslim convert left Toowoomba in central Queensland state in March 2015 under the guise of doing aid work in Indonesian, instead travelling...
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4 killed, 6 injured in central Nigeria communal clash

However, the melee, which began on Monday between youths of neighboring communities, was quelled following the intervention of troops and a detachment of riot...

Sudan Darfur clashes kill 16 whilst injuring 9

According to South Darfur State's security committee, uncontrolled groups attacked Malui and Amoud Aradaiba areas and caused such a large casualty. ...
Nigeria

Attack at NW Nigeria results in 23 deaths

The attackers rode on motorbikes and shot indiscriminately at residents of Kwanar Dutse village located in Maru district of the province last weekend, said...
A doctor examines a larva of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the carrier of Zika virus, in a laboratory of the Ministry of Health, in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Jan. 29, 2016. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said it would convene an International Health Regulations emergency committee on the Zika virus to ascertain whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.(Xinhua/Kent Gilbert) (jp) (sp)

Carnival celebrations in Brazil under threat due to Zika Virus Spread

In the past few weeks, the country's health authorities have increased preventive measures and awareness campaigns in the hope of reducing the disease's...

Over 3,000 Mozambican asylum seekers trek to Malawi

Mwanza District Commissioner, Gift Rapozo, told local media on Tuesday the influx of the Mozambican nationals was putting the district under pressure in terms...
DRC

18 dead in a shipwreck in DRC

"Last Friday we reported the outcome of 14 dead but today four bodies were recovered overnight, bringing to the number of death to...
fire

Fire razes market in central Nigeria city

Although no death was recorded, a variety of goods at the market, including poultry products, were destroyed by the fire at Kabong Market in...
Wpid Deported

50 Nigerians deported from U.K. arrive in Lagos

The deportees, made of 44 males and six females, were deported for various immigration offenses. They were screened at the cargo terminal of the...
Namibia

Namibians to elect members of regional council, local authorities

Regional councils and local authorities are a part of Namibia's governance system regarding service delivery and development at the grassroots level. ...

16 kidnapped by suspected FDLR rebels in eastern DR Congo

Rutshuru administrative authorities on Monday confirmed to Xinhua the kidnapping, but did not give the identity of the perpetrators. A statement...
Ga Dangme People

Is Shai -Osudoku a Failed State in the Dangme Land?

It is really so sad and pathetic at times thinking and writing about the dangme people especially the shai, after more than...
migrants

Barcelona and Madrid to embrace plans to help migrants

The local authorities of Barcelona and Madrid on Tuesday said they were adopting a scheme to help some of the thousands of desperate migrants...

China to provide good Internet speed for less

The State Council, China's cabinet, promised faster broadband and lower Internet prices on Wednesday. China will accelerate construction of a high-speed network with lower...
Catholic priest

Gunmen abduct Catholic priest in central Nigeria

Unidentified gunmen abducted a Catholic priest in Nigeria's central state of Kogi on Monday, demanding a at least 20,000 U.S. dollars ransom for his...

19 injured after flung off recreational facility in China

A total of 19 people were injured after being flung off a recreational facility in central China's Henan Province Monday, local authorities said. Nineteen...
Photo taken on April 6, 2015 shows the scene where a chemical plant blast in Zhangzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province. The blast took place at around 6: 50 p.m. Monday, local authorities said. Monday's blast at the chemical plant is the second in 20 months. No casualties have been reported so far. (Xinhua) (zwx)

Chemical plant explodes in East China

A chemical plant in east China's Fujian Province exploded at around 6: 50 p.m. Monday, local authorities said. Monday's blast at...

Prophet Predicts Hard Times For The Church From 2015 To 2018

Prophet Daniel Asamoah-Larbi, President of Worldwide Council of Prophetic Alliance, has predicted that from 2015 to 2018 the church would witness divine reformation and...
Cybercrime

Chinese official gets punished for an ethical behaviour

An official with northwest China's Gansu Province was suspended from his job after reporters discovered he watched pornographic videos at work, local authorities said...
fishing

Fishing Boat Caught Fire In China, 5 People Killed

Five people were killed and ten others were rescued after a fishing boat caught fire in waters off east China's Zhoushan City, local authorities...
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Internet fraudsters in the grips of Police in China

Chinese police have busted a cross-border gang suspected of organizing Internet gambling in central China's Hunan Province, local authorities said Monday. According to police,...
Dr Callitus Mahama, Head of Local Government Service addressing the participants

Demand improved services from local authorities

Dr Callitus Mahama, Head of Local Government Service (LGS), on Thursday urged citizens to hold local authorities accountable in the provision of improved social...