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Ghana to explore investment opportunities in Colombia

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A team of Ghana's investment promotion officials visited Colombia to explore business and investment opportunities available for both countries, said the Ghana Investments Promotion...
Murder

Venezuela asks Columbia to Repatriate Murder Suspects

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The Venezuelan government on Tuesday said it has stepped up pressure on Colombia to extradite suspects involved in a failed assassination attempt against President...

Viagra Condom To Be Launched In Ghana

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South Korea’s number one condom brand, UNIDUS Long Love, will be launched in Ghana in the coming weeks. AG Young Trade Ltd, local agents...
2018 FIFA World Cup

Draw for 2018 World Cup

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Below is the draw for the 2018 World Cup to be hosted by Russia. Group A: Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Uruguay Group B: Portugal, Spain, Morocco,...

England can maybe forgive Maradona for hand of God goal

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Perhaps it was the advantage of having former England striker Gary Lineker conducting the ceremonies, or Diego Maradona holding up their name from the...
climate change

Ghanaian Journalist Awarded Rights To Report Climate Change Convention

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Ms Josephine Naaeke, a Senior Journalist of the Ghana News Agency, has been awarded a fellowship by a US based Journalism Network to attend...
Pope-Francis

Pope Francis Jets Off for Colombia

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Pope Francis set off on Wednesday for Colombia, a country plagued by violence for five decades that has since emerged as a regional leader...
Colombia

Colombia warns against ceasefire if ELN continues to attack

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The Colombian government warned Sunday that a ceasefire with the National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrilla group would not happen if the ELN continued to...

Robinho named to Brazil squad for friendly against Colombia

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Brazil coach Tite has included former Real Madrid, Manchester City and AC Milan forward Robinho in his squad for next week's friendly against Colombia,...
Beige-Capital

BEIGE Capital Secures Funding Arrangement With INCOFIN

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BEIGE Capital Savings and Loans (BCSL) has secured a medium term funding arrangement with INCOFIN; a Belgium based Investment Management Firm. The Funding agreement provides...

Brazil invites Colombia for ‘Chape’ charity match

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 Relatives of the members of Chapecoense football club killed in a plane crash in Colombia enter the field during a funeral ceremony at the...

Colombia Says Fuel Shortage Caused Plane Crash

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Colombian authorities say evidence is growing that a plane carrying a Brazilian football team crashed because it ran out of fuel as it tried...

Plane Carrying Brazil’s Chapecoense Team Crashes in Colombia

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A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia, officials...

Plane carrying Brazilian soccer team crashes in Colombia

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An aircraft with 81 people aboard, including a Brazilian football team, crashed in central Colombia, and rescuers are moving survivors from the site, the...
Colombia

New peace deal signed in Colombia set to be lasting one

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The joint statement read by the representatives of the guarantor countries, Cuba and Norway, announced that both sides "reached a new and final peace...

Sept. 27 world news summary at 0100 GMT

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HAVANA -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday concluded his three-day official visit to Cuba, further consolidating the comprehensive strategic partnership as the two...
Colombia

Colombian Government and FARC rebels declares ceasefire

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"As commander of all FARC military fronts, I order all our units and each of our fighters to definitively cease fire and fighting against...

Geneva: PWDs 16th Session Gathering Held from 15 August to Sept 2, 2016

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The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will hold its sixteenth session from 15 August until 2 September at the Palais Wilson...
AFP / Luis Acosta A memorial to Colombian writer and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Márquez (1927-2014) in the former La Merced monastery where his ashes have been buried, in Cartagena, Colombia, on May 22, 2016

Ashes Of Nobel Literature Laureate Garcia Marquez Laid To Rest

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"There is joy mingled with sadness," his 85-year-old sister Rosa Aida Garcia Marquez, one of the author's ten siblings, told AFP. His ashes will be...
AFP An African lion in a cage arrives at the OR Tambo International Airport on April 30, 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa

33 lions rescued from circuses echoed through Johannesburg airport

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The lions appeared healthy but a little distressed by the long journey, Jan Creamer, the president of Animal Defenders International (ADI), an animal rights...
AFP/File / Raul Arboleda Critics point to stagnant water buildups at Colombia's clandestine mining sites and poor sanitary conditions at the workers' camps for an increase in mosquitos spreading

Illegal mining linked to malaria outbreak in Colombia

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Critics point to stagnant water buildups at the clandestine sites and poor sanitary conditions at the workers' camps for an increase in mosquitos spreading...
AFP/File / Eitan Abramovich Colombia follows Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay in formally recognizing the rights of same-sex couples to marry

Columbia supports same sex marriages

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The Catholic country follows Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay in formally recognizing the rights of same-sex couples to marry. "The judges affirmed by a majority that...

Atletico Nacional continue Libertadores winning spree

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Victor Ibarbo gave Atletico the lead in the 13th minute at Lima's Estadio Nacional and the Colombian outfit defended resolutely thereafter to extend their...

Coach Martino emphasizes on the need to win world cup qualifiers

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"It is important for us to be able to qualify for the World Cup finals. For that reason, winning six points in the next...
UNICEF

UNICEF says Colombia conflict has affected over 250,000 children

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National data show that out of 7.6 million people in Colombia who are registered as victims of the conflict, 2.5 million, about one...
Lee Kuan Yew

Medellin Sweeps Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize

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Jointly organized by URA and the Center for Liveable Cities, the biennial Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize aims to honor outstanding achievements and...
Photo taken on July 20, 2015 shows Hulk of the FC Zenit Saint Petersburg poses with football after being interviewed at the training site in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Russia will host the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament in 2018. (Xinhua/Li Ming)

Bolivia commences training for 2018 world cup qualifiers

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The Bolivian coach announced a teamlist of 34 players on March 9 for the match against Colombia at home in the Hernando Siles Stadium,...
football

Columbian media says China is a fast becoming a football hub

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"China has the economic capacity and ambition to build the strongest league on the planet. That growth will change the geopolitics of the game,"...
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)

31,555 Zika Virus Attacks Recorded In Colombia

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This marks a sharp increase compared with the estimate by Health Minister Alejandro Gaviria on Jan. 28, when he put the total number at...
trade

Colombia and UAE cooperate on trade lines

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The decision was made at a high-level meeting between Colombia's Deputy Foreign Minister Minister for Multilateral Affairs, Francisco Echeverri, and the UAE Deputy Minister...