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Australian Political Parties are Fueled by the Alcohol Industry

Donations to Australia's two major political parties from the alcohol, gambling and tobacco industries peak during critical policy debates, a report has found. 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)

President Trump Proposed the Establishment of Federal Govt Own Network

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday floated the idea that the federal government launch its own television network, as he criticized CNN's news coverage....
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New York: Lawmaker suggests bill for Gun License

A lawmaker of the U.S. state of New York is proposing a bill which would require social media and online search history checks before...
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G20 Summit: President Xi Travels to Spain

President Xi Jinping left Beijing Tuesday for state visits to Spain, Argentina, Panama and Portugal, and the 13th Group of 20 (G20) summit in...
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South Africa’s National Minimum Wage Bill Becomes A Law

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law the National Minimum Wage Bill (NMWB) which sets an historic precedent in the protection of low-earning workers...
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa and First Lady Auxilia at his inauguration after winning the July 30, 2018 national election.

Zimbabwe Cautions Opposition Party Against Plan Demonstration

The Zimbabwean government has warned the opposition MDC Alliance that it will be held accountable if its planned demonstration on Thursday results in loss...
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Zimbabwe: Local Firms Charged to Help save foreign currency

Zimbabwe, which is facing serious foreign currency shortages, has called on local firms to prioritize local ahead of foreign firms when awarding contracts to...
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NE Nigeria: Well Known Doctor Murdered

Police in Nigeria have confirmed the shooting to death of a renowned medical doctor Andrew Malgwi and his wife in northeast city of Yola. State...
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Rwanda Unveils Paris Agreement On Climate Change Plan

Rwanda on Monday launched Nationally Determined Contribution Partnership Plan that seeks to guide the country's implementation of its commitments to the Paris Agreement on...
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Burundi Rolls Out Meningitis Immunization Exercise

Burundi is set to immunize over seven million citizens, equivalent to 77 percent of its total population, against meningitis in December, the Burundian health...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

UN Agency Report Reveals That 300,000 Afghans are Displaced

More than 300,000 Afghans have been internally displaced by conflict so far this year, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)...
Golf

MTN Invitational Golf Tourney Will be Hosted in Tema

The Tema Country Golf Club is set to hold the climax of the MTN Invitational Golf competition fixed for Friday, November, 30. The competition would...

Sports Journalists Urged to Practice Fairly

Mr. Mitchell Obi, President of International Sports Press Association (AIPS), AIPS Africa, has called on sports journalists, to be truthful, accurate, fair and balanced...
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AWCON: Nigeria Trash Cameroon in Penalties

The Super Falconess of Nigeria advanced to the finals of the Africa Women Cup of Nations, after grueling semi finals encounter against their Cameroonian...
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Uganda targets coffee tourism to boost revenue

Uganda tourism and agricultural officials are making plans to promote coffee tourism in a bid to increase revenue from both sectors. Officials told reporters on...
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SADC MPs discuss better management of natural resources for growth

Parliament Members (MPs) from the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) countries met on Tuesday in Maputo to discuss ways of effective management of natural...

Nigeria’s oil-rich state governor raises alarm of political crisis

The governor of Akwa Ibom, an oil-rich state in Nigeria, Udom Emmanuel on Tuesday said the state is under siege over recent political crisis...

Zambia lagging behind in achieving electrification targets

A senior Zambian government official said on Tuesday that the southern African nation was lagging behind in achieving its medium and long-term national electrification...
The mobile phone industry is now massive in Nigeria - 25 years ago, it did not exist

African mobile phone market declines 2.1 percent as shipments fall in Q3

Mobile phone market in Africa declined 2.1 percent to 52.6 million units with falling shipments quarter-on-quarter, a report by International Data Corporation (IDC) shows. Feature...
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Britain’s Prince Harry in Zambia for state visit

Britain's Prince Harry on Monday arrived in Zambia for a two-day state visit. The prince arrived at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka, the...

NGO Puts Together Fun Games For Residents of Madina

The annual fun games of the “Face of Madina” – an NGO, were at the weekend held at the Madina Number One School in...
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Vanderpuiye Raises Eyebrows Over AFCON 2017 Prize Cash

The former Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Edwin Nii Lantey Vanderpuiye, has raised concerns over the whereabouts of the prize money for Ghana’s...

GHALCA To Form A Committee On Its Re-construction

Congress, the highest decision making body of the Ghana League Club Association (GHALCA), has given its support for the Association to go under reconstruction...
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Dormaahene Plays Supervisory Role At Nana Agyemang Badu I Stadium

Uncharacteristic of many traditional rulers, Osagyefo Oseadeyo Agyemang Badu II, the Paramount Chief of Dormaa Traditional Area, has assumed the role of a supervisor...
Ghana Weightlifting Federation

IWF World Championships Black Cranes Ready for Battle

The National Weightlifting Team, Black Cranes are set to participate in the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championship slated for California, USA. The Championship, which...
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KFC Football Tournament: Ada Take Heart FC Lifts Trophy

The visiting Ada Take Heart FC at the weekend beat Gbawe Tulip FC 4-1 to lift the trophy of this year’s Kings Football Competition...
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Eric Ayiah Gets Picked for CAF Award

Black Starlets captain Eric Ayiah has been nominated for the 2017 Confederation of African Football (CAF) award slated for Ghana on 4th January, 2018. Ayiah,...
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LOC is Scheduled to Visit Cape Coast Stadium

The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for the African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) 2018, is to inspect the Cape Coast stadium on Tuesday 28th...
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Ghana’s First Women’s Rugby Championship League Opens

Ghana Rugby Club Championship (GRCC 2017/18) kicked off in Cape Coast on Saturday November 25, with the first official Women’s Sevens GRCC in the...
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Anthonio Emerge Winner of Giti Tire Celebrity Open Golf

Felix Anthonio returned a net score of 146 to win the Giti Tire Celebrity Open Golf Championship, which ended at the Celebrity Golf Course...