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Doctor

Zimbabwean doctors prescribing veterinary drug in fight against COVID-19

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Some medical doctors are prescribing a veterinary drug to patients in a bid to either stave off or treat COVID-19, an expert has warned. ...
Diamonds

Six Batswana frontline workers to be rewarded with diamonds

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Botswana's Presidential COVID-19 Task Force in collaboration with De Beers Group is running a competition to award six frontline workers each with a diamond. ...
Votebox

Somali PM vows to hold elections without further delay

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Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Roble said on Saturday the country will hold elections without further delay despite differences over the composition of the electoral...
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Zambian farmers call on partnership with Chinese garlic growers

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Zambian farmers have called on Chinese garlic growers to help facilitate the education on garlic growing in Zambia, a farmers cooperative has said. ...
AMISOM

AMISOM trains troops in countering threats posed by explosive devices

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The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said it completed a five-week training of its troops from Uganda on Friday to enhance their capacity...
arrested

Ethiopia arrests 10 suspected drug traffickers

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Security forces in Ethiopia's western Benishangul-Gumuz regional state have arrested 10 individuals suspected of drug trafficking, a local official said on Saturday. ...
Seychelles President Wavel Ramkalawan

Seychelles president meets with Chinese FM Wang Yi on bilateral ties

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Seychelles President Wavel Ramkalawan met with visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday. Wang said that Seychelles is...
Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 2.98 million – Africa CDC

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent has reached 2,986,564 as of Saturday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and...
Wang Yi

Chinese FM Wang Yi holds talks with Seychellois counterpart

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Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with his Seychellois counterpart Sylvestre Radegonde on Saturday during an official visit to Seychelles. ...
Chan Trophy

Cameroon issues COVID-19 guidelines for CHAN

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Host Cameroon has issued COVID-19 guidelines for African Nations Championship (CHAN) that will kick off in the country in a week. "In...
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Chinese FM Wang Yi concludes visit to five African nations

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Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi is due to conclude on Saturday his visit to five African nations, namely Nigeria, the Democratic...
Lockdown

China tightens Hebei lockdown amid coronavirus outbreak

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dpa/GNA - China on Saturday tightened lockdown measures in Hebei Province, one week after a new outbreak of the novel coronavirus emerged in...
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For first time, US tops 300,000 coronavirus cases recorded in a day

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dpa/GNA - The United States recorded more than 300,000 coronavirus cases in a single day for the first time, according to data released...
Twitter permanently suspends Trump

Twitter permanently suspends Trump, cites risk of violence incitement

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dpa/GNA - Twitter permanently suspended US President Donald Trump's account from its platform on Friday, citing a risk of further incitement of violence. Twitter...
Donald Trump

Trump says he’ll skip Biden inauguration amid threats of impeachment

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dpa/GNA - Donald Trump on Friday said he would not attend incoming US president Joe Biden's inauguration, marking another break with tradition as...
U.S. President Donald Trump

I will testify against Trump and family – Michael Cohen

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dpa/GNA - Michael Cohen, the former lawyer of US President Donald Trump, says he will testify on unspecified "wrongdoing" by Trump and his family. "I...
Capitol

Germany’s Maas wants to work with US on ‘Marshall Plan’ for democracy

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dpa/GNA - After rioters stormed the US Capitol in Washington, Germany's Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is offering close cooperation in the fight for...
Ashraf Ghani

Afghanistan’s Ghani wants to hand over power to ‘elected successor’

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dpa/GNA – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Saturday that his goal was to hand over power to an "elected successor," amid calls...
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Kim calls US North Korea’s ‘biggest enemy’ regardless of president

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dpa/GNA - Kim Jong Un called the United States his country's "biggest enemy" and threatened to continue advancing North Korea's nuclear programme, state media...
Fire

Ten newborns die in Indian hospital fire

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dpa/GNA - Ten newborn infants died on Saturday in a fire at a state-run hospital in western India, officials said. There were 17 infants...
avalanche

At least 3 people killed in avalanche in northern Russia

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dpa/GNA - At least three people have been killed in an avalanche in northern Russia, authorities said Saturday. Masses of snow buried several houses...
Jesus Christ

No procession, but Filipinos turn out in droves for Black Nazarene

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dpa/GNA - Hundreds of thousands of devotees turned out in Manila on Saturday to hear mass honouring a centuries-old statue of Jesus Christ...
Politics Parliament Military

MPs drama in electing Speaker is distasteful and disgraceful – Christian Council

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The Christian Council has condemned the chaotic contention among Members of Parliament (MPs) over the election of a Speaker, describing the behaviour as “distasteful...
Parliament

Will the Eighth Parliament impede development or enhance democracy?

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History was made on January 7,2021 when a member from the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) emerged the Speaker of the Eighth Parliament of...
Covid Positive

Kotoko confirm eight positive COVID-19 tests

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Asante Kotoko has confirmed that four players and four officials tested positive for COVID-19 upon their arrival at Kotoka International Airport. Kotoko arrived in Ghana...
Kyebi Presbyterian College Of Education

President commissions an auditorium for KPCE

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has commissioned an ultra-modern 3000 seater capacity auditorium for use at the Kyebi Presbyterian College of Education. ...
Mr Felix Chaahaah

Chief Director of Volta Regional Coordinating Council retires

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The Chief Director of the Volta Regional Coordinating Council (VRCC), Mr Felix Chaahaah, has retired. At a send-off party, he...
Court

Court incarcerates farmer for five years for stealing cocoa

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The Asante Bekwai Circuit Court has sentenced a farmer who stole his employer's bags of cocoa beans and sold them back to her to...
Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin

Bagbin as Speaker, a victory to democracy – Anni Bansah

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Mr George Bright Anni Bansah, the Hohoe Constituency Chair, National Democratic Congress (NDC) has described the election of Mr Alban Bagbin as Speaker of...
Politics Parliament Military

Parliament apologies for incidents at inauguration

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Parliament has acknowledged that the events that characterized the inauguration of the eighth Parliament and the actions that took place during the night were...