Monday, August 8, 2022

Macron slams African ‘hypocrisy’ over Ukraine war

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French President Emmanuel Macron has strongly criticised African leaders' response to the Ukraine war during a press conference in Yaoundé. Mr Macron hit out at...

At least 5 dead on the second day of anti-Monusco protests in Eastern DRC

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At least 5 people have already died and 50 were injured in protests in Goma, Eastern DRC this Tuesday, according to the Congolese government. These...

Egypt court seeks live TV execution of woman killer

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A court in Egypt has called for a legal amendment to allow live broadcast of the execution of the killer of a female student. Egyptians...

Sri Lanka: Ranil Wickremesinghe elected president by MPs

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Sri Lankan MPs have elected prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as the country's new president, despite his unpopularity with the public. Mr Wickremesinghe faces the task...

Mahama signs book of condolence opened for ex Japan PM, Shinzo Abe

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Former President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday, 14 July 2022, signed a book of condolence for the late Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, at...

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini acquitted of corruption by Swiss court

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Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and former UEFA president Michel Platini have been acquitted of corruption by a Swiss court. Criminal proceedings were launched into...

Boris Johnson resigns

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Boris Johnson has announced he is quitting as leader of the Conservative Party after a perilous few days in office. The crisis engulfing Mr Johnson's...

Rwanda honours retired Ghanaian Generals for bravery during Genocide

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Rwandan President Paul Kagame on July 4, conferred the country's National Order of Bravery (Indengabaganizi) on Maj. Gen. (rtd) Henry Kwami Anyidoho and Maj....

Jayland Walker: Ohio police release video of deadly suspect chase

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US police have released video of a chase in Akron, Ohio, which ended in a black man being shot dead, hit more than 60...

ECOWAS elects Umaro Embalo to serve as chair of regional body

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The President of Guinea Bissau Umaro Embalo has been elected chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West...