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3 soldiers killed in ambush in central Mali: ministry

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Three Malian soldiers were killed and four other injured in an ambush on Wednesday in Boulkessy, a town in Mali's central region of...
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Casualties feared after tanker explosion in central Nigeria: witnesses

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A petrol tanker exploded on Wednesday morning in Lokoja, the capital of Kogi state in central Nigeria, with casualties feared, witnesses told Xinhua. ...
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5.7-magnitude quake hits central Mid-Atlantic Ridge — USGS

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An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 jolted central Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 03:00:15 GMT on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
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Eight people found dead in forest in central Tanzania – police

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Tanzanian police said on Thursday they had found eight dead bodies in a forest reserve in Tanzania's central region of Tabora. ...
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Fire kills 8, injures 5 in central Mozambique

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A fire killed eight people and seriously injured five others in central Mozambique early Wednesday, local media reported. The victims are believed...
Photo taken on Nov. 20, 2015 shows Malian soldiers cordoning off streets near Radisson Hotel in Bamako, Mali. At least 80 people taken hostage by unidentified gunmen in Radisson Hotel in the Malian capital Bamako have been freed, according to the Malian security ministry. (Xinhua)

Four Malian soldiers killed in central Mali ambush

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Four Malian soldiers were killed on Thursday morning in an ambush in Mali's central region of Mopti, the Malian Armed Forces (FAMa) confirmed...
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Bodyguards of South Sudan’s VP killed in road ambush

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Six bodyguards of South Sudanese Vice President, James Wani Igga, were killed during a road ambush on Wednesday, an official confirmed on Thursday. ...
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Somali army kills 7 al-Shabaab militants in central Somalia

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Somali National Army (SNA) backed by AMISOM forces on Wednesday killed seven al-Shabaab militants in an operation on the outskirts of Beledweyn town in...
Ships take shelter at a harbor in Sanmen County of east China's Zhejiang Province, July 11, 2015. The approaching Typhoon Chan-Hom has brought gales and rainstorms to Zhejiang Province, east China, forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to be closed, local authorities said Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zwx)

A storm appearing along the coastal areas

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The Ghana Meteorological Agency on Friday said it has observed that the marine environment of Nigeria stretching into Togo is engulfed by a rainstorm. It...
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Ghana confirms 72 more COVID-19 recoveries

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Ghana has confirmed 72 more recoveries of COVID-19 patients, bringing the country's total recoveries to 2,070, the Ghana Health Service has announced. The country's total...
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Chinese firm to resume construction works in central Zambia province

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A Chinese construction company has promised to resume construction works at an economic zone in Chibombo district in the Central Province of Zambia. ...
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Nestle announces US$3.4 million COVID-19 relief in central, west Africa

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Swiss-based international food giant Nestle on Monday announced that it is supporting more than 850,000 vulnerable people in central and west Africa as part...

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases soar to 636

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Ghana's COVID-19 cases climb to 636 with 70 new cases confirmed on Tuesday, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) said. Among all the...
Libya

Libyan government declares western, central Libya military zones

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The UN-backed Libyan government on Wednesday declared Western and Central Libya military zones, banning movement of vehicles without prior permission. "According to...
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Death toll in central Uganda’s road accident rises to 12

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The number of people who died in the Friday grisly head-on collision in the central Uganda district of Luwero has risen to 12, police...
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Police say 26 killed in central Nigeria attacks

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A total of 26 people were killed in recent attacks in Nigeria's central Plateau State, local police said Monday. Up to 190...
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Registration of citizens in central and western sector begins soon – NIA

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The National Identification Authority (NIA) would commence the registration of citizens within Western and Western North regions as well as the Central Region. The exercise...
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Massive air defense drills underway in central Iran

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Drills, codenamed Guardians of Velayat's Sky-98, entered its second day on Friday in the central Iranian province of Semnan, according to Fars news agency. ...
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Mozambique to increase power supply in central, northern regions

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Mozambique's national electricity supplier EDM is set to reinforce the capacity of electric power supply in the central and northern regions of the country. ...
NPP Elections

NPP holds parliamentary primary election in four constituencies in Central

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The New Patriotic Party (NPP) will on Saturday, September 28, hold parliamentary primary election in four constituencies in the Central Region. Delegates of the party...

Vegetable Farmers Acquire Skills in Effective Pest Management

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Some selected vegetables farmers in the Central, Greater Accra and Volta regions have recently received training in integrated pest management (IPM) to enable them...
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Central Region chalks impressive success in Malaria vaccination

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More than one thousand children under two years have been vaccinated under the new malaria vaccination program being piloted in nine districts of the...
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Kenya’s Equity Bank to expand presence in east, central and southern Africa

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Kenya's regional financial institution, the Equity Bank, said on Thursday it plans to extend its presence in east, central and southern Africa. ...
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Birim Central: 50,000 oil palm seedlings to farmers

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The Birim Central Municipal Assembly will soon supply 50,000 seedlings to 628 farmers to expand their oil palm farms. New farmers have therefore been encouraged...
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IMO Believes Ocean Management Promotion is Vital to Ghana’s Development

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Mr Jonathan Pace, an official the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), says promoting ocean management is central to Ghana’s development in an environment characterized by...
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GNCCI Inaugurates New Council and Central Executive Committee

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The Ghana National Chambers of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI) on Wednesday inducted into office a new Council and Central Executive Committee (CEC) to govern...
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AU and UN laments over worsening security situation in Central Mali

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The United Nations - African Union (AU) Joint Task Force on Peace and Security has expressed its concern regarding the deteriorating security situation in...
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Gambia’s TRRC Commences Its Hearings

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Amnesty International’s West and Central Africa Director Evelyne Petrus Barry has said, “The start of the TRRC hearings is an important initial step towards...
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More than 100 houses destroyed by earthquake in central Mozambique

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A magnitude-5.5 earthquake which on Saturday morning hit the central Mozambican province of Manica has destroyed 108 houses, local authorities said on Sunday. ...

1,500 Cocoa Farmers Training On Integrated Approach To Pest And Disease Management

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Conservation Alliance with funding from Rainforest Alliance-UTZ has organized series of trainings for cocoa farmers within the Kakum, Bia and Enchi landscapes in the...