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Kenyan woman advertises for husband

A Kenyan single mother has taken to the streets of the capital, Nairobi, with a huge banner in search of a husband. Dressed in a white dress similar to a wedding gown, 28-year-old mother-of-one Pris Nyambura holds a banner in the air which bears the words: ''Need For A Husband, I Have a Girl Child Seven Years Old." Source : BBC ...

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US Navy ship and oil tanker collide near Singapore

Ten US Navy sailors are missing and five have been injured after a US destroyer and an oil tanker collided near Singapore, the Navy says. The guided missile destroyer USS John S McCain was sailing east of Singapore and preparing to stop in the port when the collision with the Liberian-flagged vessel occurred. A wide-ranging search and rescue operation is under way. It is the second collision involving a US ...

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Ghanaian students in Hungary apologise to Amb.

Ghanaian students on the Stipendium Hungarian Scholarship have issued an unreserved apology to the governments of Ghana and Hungary for a news publication that cited some of them as complaining of starvation in the Central European country. “We unreservedly apologise to everyone affected, inconvenienced, embarrassed or disappointed by the news publication,” the students said in a statement dated Sunday 20 A ...

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Akufo-Addo on 3-day E. Guinea visit

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will leave Accra today, Monday, 21 August 2017, for a three-day official visit to the Republic of Equatorial Guinea. The visit, which is at the invitation of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, is to deepen cordial bilateral relations between the two countries, and explore possible areas of co-operation. The President’s visit is, in particular, to give further push ...

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Bawumia leaves for Sierra Leone today

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia will today, Saturday, 19 August 2017, lead a government delegation to visit Sierra Leone to express the commiseration of the Ghanaian people to the government and people of Sierra Leone following a mudslide disaster that has left over 400 dead and about 600 missing in the capital, Freetown. Government on Friday, 18 August 2017, airlifted relief items worth $1million to Sie ...

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Mass burial for Sierra Leone mudslide victims

A mass burial for about 300 people killed by a mudslide and flooding has taken place on the outskirts of the capital Freetown. President Ernest Bai Koroma attended a multi-faith memorial service at the burial site in the city of Waterloo. Some 600 people are still thought to be missing while more than 400 people are known to have died. About 3,000 people are homeless in what is being described as a humanita ...

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Barcelona: Van hits crowds in Ramblas tourist area

A van has ploughed into crowds in Barcelona's Las Ramblas tourist area. Spanish police say several people have been injured in a "massive crash", while emergency services are urging people to stay away from the area around Plaça de Catalunya. Reports from the scene say people are taking cover in nearby shops and cafes. Reuters news agency reports that emergency services have requested the closure of local m ...

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Ghana gives $1m aid to Sierra Leone

The Government of Ghana will today, Friday, 18 August 2017 airlift relief items worth $1million to Sierra Leone in support of that country’s recovery process following a mudslide disaster that has left over 400 dead and about 600 missing in the capital, Freetown. The items will comprise food, medicines, clothing and logistics for temporary shelter, a statement signed by the Minister of Information Mustapha ...

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Ghana provides relief for Sierra Leone

Government has said that relief items will be sent to Sierra Leone after the country was hit by a devastating mudslide that killed about 400 people and rendered thousands more homeless. Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister, Charles Owiredu, revealed on Wednesday, August 16, in an interview with Joy FM that, “We are also trying in our own small way to put together a package,” adding that, “Ghana and the affected ...

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YWB COO represents Ghana on AU Youth Advisory Board

The Chief Operating Officer of Youth Without Borders (YWB) Ghana, Ms Harriet Yayra Adzofu, has been appointed as a member of the AU Youth Advisory Board. The 2017 Youth Advisory Board inception meeting took place at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, during a three-day seminar from 7th-9th August, 2017. The three-day programme brought facilitators from different departments within the African Uni ...

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