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bushfire

California’s largest-ever fire grows to about 750,000 acres

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The August Complex Fire, which on Thursday became the U.S. state of California's largest ever, has merged with several other fires to cover...
Trump

Under fire, Trump defends his remarks about downplaying coronavirus threat

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U.S. President Donald Trump defended on Wednesday his remarks in an earlier interview that he wanted to downplay the coronavirus threat to the U.S....
Photo taken on March 24, 2020 shows a seaside road amid curfew in Dakar, Senegal. Monday night, during his speech to the Nation, Senegalese President Macky Sall declared a state of emergency from midnight Monday across the national territory, along with a curfew from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next day. Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action confirmed on Tuesday that seven new cases of COVID-19 infection have been detected across Senegal, bringing the total number to 86 cases. (Xinhua/Xing Jianqiao)

Zambian government officials confident about Chinese company’s delivery of quality road works

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A Zambian government official in Chongwe, a town in Lusaka province of Zambia on Wednesday, expressed optimism that a Chinese company will deliver...
Brexit-dice

European Commission chief concerned about UK’s intention to breach Brexit agreement

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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday she is "very concerned" about the United Kingdom's intention to breach the Brexit agreement. ...
Tanzania map

Tanzania’s ruling party presidential candidate pledges to turn lakeside city into trading hub

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Tanzania's presidential candidate for the ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), John Magufuli, on Monday pledged to turn the country's northwestern lakeside Mwanza city...

Cannavaro concerned about his team’s mental state

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Fabio Cannavaro has expressed concern over the agitation his Guangzhou Evergrande team showed under mounting psychological pressure more than a month into the modified...
Voters write their ballots at a polling station in Cairo, Egypt, on Nov. 22, 2015. Egyptians began voting Sunday in the second phase of the country's first parliamentary election since Islamist President Mohamed Morsi was ousted in 2013. (Xinhua/Pan Chaoyue)

Egypt to refer about 54 million eligible voters to prosecution for missing Senate elections

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Egyptian election authority decided on Wednesday to refer 53.98 million eligible voters to prosecution for not showing up and casting their votes in the...
Nigeria's border closure

About 20 African countries under full border closure due to COVID-19 – Africa CDC

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The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Wednesday said that 20 African countries are under full border closure due to...
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken in Arlington, Virginia, the United States, on Aug. 24, 2020 shows screens displaying U.S. President Donald Trump speaking during the 2020 Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. Trump was nominated for a second term on Monday at the 2020 Republican National Convention (RNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, which has been scaled back due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Health official expresses concern about lack of mask wearing, social distancing at GOP convention

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A local health official expressed concern about "the lack of mask wearing and social distancing" at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Charlotte,...
United Nations

UN concerns about lack of COVID-19 testing capacity in Somalia

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The United Nations (UN) and its partners have raised concerns about gaps in geographic coverage of testing of COVID-19 cases in Somalia amid...
Ebola

South Sudan concerned about spread of Ebola during COVID-19

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South Sudan said on Sunday it was monitoring the border with Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) to avert the spread of Ebola during...
illegal immigrants

67 illegal immigrants rescued off western Libyan coast

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The Libyan Interior Ministry said Thursday that 67 illegal immigrants have been rescued off Abu Kammash, a town some 120 km west of...
plane

Small plane disappears near Lima, Peru with two foreigners on board

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An ultralight plane disappeared while flying south of Peru's capital Lima with two people on board, Peru's National Police reported on Wednesday. ...
Nigeria North And South Igbo

Thomas Osuji Tells the Greatest Lie About The Igbo

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He wrote: I am from Owerri; I think that Igbos behavior has to do with our specific psychology. The Igbo is very competitive. He...
tourism

South Africa’s tourism sector optimistic about revival

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South Africa's tourism sector is using the COVID-19 era to improve their services and resume on a higher note, the South African Tourism (SAT)...
A student reacts as others test the new school net program at Minilik high school after the launching ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Oct. 9, 2015. Ethiopia on Friday launched a school net system by china's leading telecom company Huawei in Ethiopia's capital. The system connects 64 high schools and one university collage to share resources and make educational exchange. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

Concerns about school reopenings in U.S. loom large

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Few Americans want to see their local schools reopen for in-person instruction as usual or even with minor adjustments, said a new poll released...
Dollars

Tanzania to issue loans of about US$200 million for university students

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Tanzania's Higher Education Students' Loans Board (HESLB) announced on Tuesday that it will issue 464 billion Tanzanian shillings (about 200 million U.S. dollars) for...
Jayana Music

Who is Jemima Annor-Yeboah [Jayana]

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JAYANA‘s singing is exciting and breathtaking. She is noted for her mesmerizing and captivating vocal. She is a musician who uses the voice as her...
Who You Are

Jayana sings praises to God in new song ‘Who You’re’

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Gospel minstrel, JAYANA is officially out with her new song. Titled ‘Who You’re’, she gives reverence to God for His goodness and mercies at all...
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U.S. deaths top 140,000 amid rising worries about data integrity, racial disparities

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The United States has reported 140,000-plus COVID-19 deaths and more than 3.71 million cases as of Sunday morning, both figures ranking first worldwide, as...
Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)

About 40 African countries under full border closure due to COVID-19

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The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Saturday said that 40 African countries are under full border closure due to...
aids

Roche Diagnostics joins forces with nonprofit (RED) organization to raise awareness about the importance...

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7.1 million people globally are HIV positive but don't know it, and only 59% of people living with HIV are taking medication to suppress...
mental Illness

Kenya expresses concern about mental illness amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Kenya's Ministry of Health on Tuesday expressed concern about the rising cases of mental illness which it said has increased rapidly since the outbreak...
South Africa

South Africa deeply concerned about emergence of unilateralism

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South Africa remains deeply concerned about the emergence of unilateralism and its attendant threat to the international rules-based system, the Presidency said on Friday. ...
Wisdom Boxing Gym

All you need to know about Wisdom Boxing Gym in Accra, Ghana

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Wisdom Boxing Gym is an Educational Fitness Institution which transforms the lives and bodies all sort of Individuals with physical fitness and boxing. We run...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president worried about rapid spread of pandemic as schools reopen

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As schools reopened in South Africa on Monday, President Cyril Ramaphosa said he is worried about the rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic these...
Covid-19

Mozambican health authorities concerned about stigmatization against COVID-19 patients

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Health authorities in Mozambique on Wednesday expressed concerns over the cases of stigmatization and discrimination against people who were infected with the coronavirus, saying...
Nigerian Police

Gang rape of undergraduate ignites anger about women’s safety in Nigeria

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by Bosun Awoniyi Nigerian police have arrested a member of a gang suspected of raping and killing of an undergraduate in Benin, a southern city...
Maxresdefault

Curfews imposed in about 40 U.S. cities as protests against police brutality spread

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About 40 U.S. cities including Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago and Washington D.C. have imposed curfews as protests against police brutality kept spreading for the...
Corruption

Mozambique loses about US$8 million in 2019 due to corruption

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Mozambique suffered a loss of about 8 million U.S. dollars (544 million meticais) in 2019 due to corruption, Attorney General Beatriz Buchili said on...