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Third victim of gas fire succumbs to death

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A third victim of last week's gas fire at the Mighty Gas Filling Station in Ho has succumbed to death. ...
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KNII mourns Former President Rawlings’ death

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The Kwame Nkrumah Ideological Institute (KNII) has eulogized the late Former President Jerry John Rawlings, saying he was fully committed to the cause of...
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Kumasi goes gloom on the death of former President Rawlings

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There has been deep silence in Kumasi and its environs, following the unexpected news of the death of former President, Jerry John Rawlings, on...
Murder

Pastor allegedly butchers wife, 90 to death

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The Denkyira Wawase Police had detained an 80-year-old pastor who allegedly butchered his 90-year-old wife to death and also attempted suicide at Wawase in...
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Terrorists behind Mali hotel, restaurant attacks sentenced to death

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A court in Mali has sentenced to death two terrorists for their involvement in 2015 attacks on a hotel and restaurant in Mali, the...
Prime Suspect

Lawyer demands independent inquiry into Womba’s death

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Mr George Asamaney, Lawyer for James Nana Womba, prime suspect in the murder of Professor Emmanuel Yaw Benneh, has called for an independent inquiry...
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Two motor riders crushed to death on AsukawKaw-Dambai highway

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Two persons, yet to be identified have died at Yabram, a farming community in the Krachi East Municipality of the Oti Region on the...
Illegal mining involving Ghanaians and Chinese is ongoing at Obuasi

Galamsey pit crashes five to death in the Western Region

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Five miners met their untimely death last Sunday after an illegal mining (galamsey) pit collapsed on them at Adumbanso Lower Electoral Area, a...
PRESIDENT BUHARI ATTENDS NIGERIAN'S 58TH INDEPENDENCE. President Muhammadu Buhari on a motorcade as Nigerian Marks 58th Independence Anniversary with a parade of Military hardware at theEagle Square, Abuja. OCTOBER 1 2018. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE

Death toll from Boko Haram ambush on Nigerian government convoy rises to 18

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Nigerian military confirmed on Sunday the death toll from the extremist group Boko Haram's ambush on a government officials' convoy in Borno state on...
Chief

Death of paramount chief of Acherensua, officially announced

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The family of Agyewodin Adu-Gyamfi Ampem, paramount chief of Acherensua traditional area has officially announced his death and one-week rites. Agyewodin Ampem, known in private...
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Africa’s COVID-19 death toll passes 35,000

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The total number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases in Africa has reached 1,437,072 as of Friday with the death toll passing the 35,000 mark,...
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Africa’s COVID-19 death toll approaches 35,000: Africa CDC

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The total number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases in Africa has reached 1,429,704 as of Thursday with the death toll approaching 35,000, the Africa...
A Belgian protester shakes hands with a police officer during a protest against planned pension reforms in downtown Brussels, Belgium, Nov. 15, 2016. (Xinhua/Ye Pingfan) (zw)

Two U.S. police officers shot in protest over black woman’s death

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Two U.S. police officers have been shot and wounded in Louisville, Kentucky, during protests over black woman Breonna Taylor's death.
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Death toll rises to 22 in south Nigeria road accident

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Nigeria's police in southern Ebonyi on Wednesday said three more corpses had been recovered from the Akaeze-Ukwu river, where a bus plunged into the...
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FIFA, CAF commiserate with Ghana FA over death of 8 teenage footballers

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The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) have expressed their condolences and support to the Ghana Football...
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Death toll in building collapse in western India rises to 20, rescue continues

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The death toll rose to 20 in the residential building collapse at Bhiwandi, 38 km from Mumbai, India as the rescue operation continues...
Colombia

New protests in Colombia amid concern over violence

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Colombians around the country were preparing to demonstrate on Monday against police brutality, massacres and labour policies amid concern that the rallies could...
Covid-19

COVID-19 death toll surpasses 33,400 in Africa

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The COVID-19 related death toll in Africa reached 33,403, the Africa CDC said on Friday. The continental disease control and prevention...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Zimbabwe in sixth straight day without recording COVID-19 death

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Zimbabwe has not recorded a new case of COVID-19 death over the past six days, its longest period since the outbreak of the pandemic...
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Father, Stepmother in the grips for their son’s death

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Luckman Alabi and his wife, Anastasia Kobiaba Wricketts are in the grips of the Central Regional Police for allegedly molesting their 12 year old...

Rochester mayor suspends officers involved in death of Daniel Prude

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The mayor of Rochester suspended all of the officers involved in the death of a Black man in March one day after the family...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Africa’s COVID-19 cases pass 1.25 million as death toll approaches 30,000

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The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Tuesday said that the death toll from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has...

Death toll in Afghanistan’s floods rises to 190

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The floods triggered by heavy rains and onrush of water in the mountainous eastern Afghan region has killed 190 people and injured 172 others...
A medical staff samples throat swab for a patient, Feb. 2, 2020. The fever clinic of the First People's Hospital of Changzhou, eastern China’s Jiangsu province runs 24 hours per day during the Chinese New Year to battle against the novel coronavirus. The hospital established a professional emergency medical team, set up a specialized treatment zone for the fever clinic and enclosed an isolation zone to treat the fevered and observe suspected cases. (Photo by Chen Wei, People’s Daily Online)

Death toll from dengue fever in Laos rises to 11

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Lao Ministry of Health on Tuesday reported 55 more confirmed cases of dengue fever and one new death from the disease. ...
Members of the medical assistance team from the Peking Union Medical College Hospital take care of a COVID-19 patient. Pan Songgang/China Population Newspaper

Africa’s COVID-19 cases pass 1.24 million as death toll nears 30,000 mark

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The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Monday said that the number of positive COVID-19 cases across the African continent...
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Death toll of flash floods in eastern Afghanistan rises to 122

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At least 122 people were killed, 147 others wounded and several others went missing in torrential floods in Afghanistan's 12 eastern provinces, the...
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Nigerian court frees two of three suspects in case related to helicopter pilot’s death

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A Nigerian magistrate court on Thursday set free two of the three suspected killers of the country's first female fighter helicopter Tolulope Arotile. ...
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South African soldiers held accountable for death of civilian while enforcing COVID-19 lockdown

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South Africa's Military Ombudsman Lieutenant General Vusumuzi Masondo on Thursday held a group of soldiers accountable for the death of a civilian while enforcing...
People search for survivors at the site of a landslide in the Sichuan province of China on Saturday [Reuters]

Death toll rises to 5 in SW China landslide

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All five missing people have been found dead following a landslide in southwest China's Yunnan Province, local authorities said Thursday. The landslide,...
Photo taken on March 31, 2020 shows a street in Helsinki, Finlan. As of Monday, the coronavirus cases in Finland stood at 1,313 with 13 deaths, according to the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL). (Xinhua/Zhu Haochen)

Finland to increase capacity and efficiency in COVID-19 testing

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The Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health published on Wednesday evening its updated strategy on COVID-19, increasing the country's capacity and efficiency in...