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Photo taken on Feb. 4, 2020 shows a cloud of locusts flying in Mwingi North, Kenya. A number of East African countries are suffering serious locust infestation, with Kenya experiencing its worst in 70 years, which, if left unchecked, could grow 500 times in scale by June, a UN spokesman said Friday. Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for the UN secretary-general, said besides Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia are undergoing their worst locust infestation in 25 years, and that Djibouti, Eritrea, Uganda and Tanzania are also experiencing swarm activity and locust breeding, while the risk of spread to South Sudan is high. (Xinhua/Fred Mutune)

Kenyan farmers ready for harvest despite locust threat

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In about two months, Geoffrey Ambuche who farms in Kitale, western Kenya, would be harvesting his maize crop. He planted the crop...
Cancer cells under a microscope

Genetically-edited cells survive for months in cancer patients

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A clinical trial in the United States showed that genetically-edited immune cells can thrive and function multiple months after cancer patients receive them. ...
unemployment

Number of jobless Germans to rise in coming months

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The number of unemployed people is expected to rise in the coming months, the German Institute for Employment Research (IAB) announced on Monday. ...
100 million

Huawei in 2019 exported 100 million products in five months

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Huawei is growing at a rate many describe as ‘highly impressive’. In 2015, it took a whole year to clock up 100 million smartphone...
Person voting

Algerian Acting President Vows to Hold Elections in 3 months

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Algerian interim President Abdelkader Bensalah on Tuesday said his top mission is working to overcome the current political crisis and pave way for the...
migrants

Many Irregular African Migrants Have Died Within Two Months

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About 226 irregular migrants from Africa have perished on the high seas between January and February this year, reports from the Black and White...
jail bars

Scrap boy sentenced to twenty months

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The Winneba District Magistrate Court has sentenced a 19 year-old Scrap dealer to twenty months imprisonment in hard labour for unlawful entry, causing unlawful...
Minister LEAP

Government Disburses Gh₵ 19 Million to LEAP Beneficiaries Every Two Months

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Government pays GHC19 million to 2.6 million Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) beneficiaries nationwide as part of its policy to reduce economic hardship of...
Saoirse Ronan

Saoirse Ronan got a weird body shape after months of corsets agony

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The Irish/American actress has previously opened up about how difficult it was wearing the waist-cinching garment for the period drama - in which she...

Israeli Forces reports the destruction of a Hamas tunnel

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The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) announced Sunday that it has demolished a Hamas tunnel on Sunday. This is the fifth tunnel destroyed in recent...

Gov’t Investigation Mystery Surrounding Utilised Cocoa Fund

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Mr Joseph Boahen Aidoo, Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod), says the government is investigating how an amount of $1.8 billion dollars...

Estate Developer Put Behind Bars for 36 Months

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An Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday sentenced Mark Brown, a Real Estate Developer, to 36 months imprisonment in hard labour for defrauding by false...

Abuse of Constitution: Akufo-Addo Hides Bloated and Lopsided Cabinet

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President Akufo-Addo’s penchant of breaching Ghana’s constitution is not likely to stop anytime soon, The aL-hAJJ can today report. Painstaking investigations by The aL-hAJJ...

Sections of Tema Motorway to be Shut Down for 3 Months

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Drivers have been advised to heed to diversion signs on the Tema Motorway as the second phase of work on the Akosombo and Harbour...

Hackers Depended On Microsoft Word Bug ‘for Long

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A bug in Microsoft Word was exploited by hackers for months before it was eventually fixed, according to security researchers.The flaw allowed attackers to...

Nigeria’s inflation declines for second months

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Nigeria's inflation rate for March dropped to 17.26 percent, the second decline recorded in two months, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Thursday. ...
More and more firms are expanding and creating jobs, the BCC says

China: 1.88 million new jobs created in first two months

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China created 1.88 million new jobs in the first two months of the year, a Chinese official said Friday. "The figure was...

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Now in Direct Talking Terms

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are reportedly back on speaking terms after their initially acrimonious split. The pair have been embroiled in a bitter custody...

Donald Tsang: Hong Kong former leader sentenced to 20 months

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Tsang, head bowed, was grim-faced in court Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for misconduct. Tsang led...

Agric Economist Challenges Gov’t to Create 750k Agric Jobs

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-AddoAgric economist, William Awuku Aheadomeh has stated that he is confident in the ability of government to create some 750...
A Malaysian maritime rescuer searches for the missing Chinese tourists on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, after a boat accident off the Sabah state on North Borneo on Saturday. [Photo: Xinhua]A Malaysian maritime rescuer searches for the missing Chinese tourists on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, after a boat accident off the Sabah state on North Borneo on Saturday. [Photo: Xinhua]

Skipper of Sabah sunken boat sentenced to 6 months

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The skipper of the ill-fated Malaysian catamaran, which carried 28 tourists from China and capsized in waters off Sabah last week, was sentenced to...

SpaceX launches first flight 4 months after explosion

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U.S. space firm SpaceX returns to launching rockets on Saturday, four months after an explosion on the launchpad that caused the company to suspend...

Phony Pastor Behind Bars

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A fake pastor Akwesi Amoah, who hired musical instruments from one Dr Brenya to be used for church programmes but later sold them in...
The scientists followed babies born in a rural area of The Gambia

Mothers Advised To Give New Borns Proper Attention

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The Ridge Hospital in Accra on New Year's Day recorded 19 new born babies; which comprising eight males and 11 females. Ten of the babies...

China Twitter Boss Ms Chen Exits After 7 Months

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The head of Twitter’s China operations has left the firm after seven months in charge. Kathy Chen announced she was leaving following a restructure of...

Magufuli’s gov’t established 1,423 industries in a spate of 12 months

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A total of 1,423 industries have been set up in Tanzania within one year of President John Magufuli in office, it has been revealed.Principal...

Arsonist sentenced to 35 months imprisonment in US

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The damage from the fire at the Chinese consulate in San Francisco. The man who confessed to setting fire to the Chinese consulate in...

Bale to undergo ankle surgery, out for two months

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 Real Madrid have confirmed that Gareth Bale will undergo surgery on an ankle injury. Real Madrid confirmed on Thursday that striker Gareth Bale will need...

Expresso Workers to Demonstate Over Unpaid Salaries

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Workers of telecommunication company Expresso are planning a massive protest, Wednesday, 28 September, 2016 over unpaid salaries. The workers who have not been...
Tema shipyard

Tema Shipyard Works on 5 vessels

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Currently, staff of the Tema Shipyard are busily working on five vessels for the first time in five years with many other vessels waiting...