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Malta President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca Visits Ghana To Strengthen Ties

Malta President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca

Malta President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca is on a three-day visit to Ghana with spouse Edgar Prega to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries and enhance economic cooperation along with exchange of products and services. The couple was welcomed by Ghanian Vice President Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia at the Kotoko International Airport on Tuesday. Chief of Staff, Mrs Akosua Frema ...

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Boko Haram’s Female Suicide Bombers Kill 8 In Northeastern Nigeria

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Female suicide bombers killed about eight people attacking two displaced persons camps in northeastern Nigerian city Maiduguri, which is the birthplace of Boko Haram extremist insurgency. The blast occurred on Sunday night and fifteen people were injured too. It is believed the attacks were conducted by Nigeria-based extremist group Boko Haram as they have been targeting the cities with mostly ...

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Burundi President Invites Refugees In Tanzania To Return Home

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On his visit to neighboring country Tanzania, the Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza urged his countrymen, living in camps as refugees, to return back home. Currently over 240,000 Burundians live in Tanzania as refugees and mostly in the camps near shared border of the two countries, reveals U.N. refugee agency. Burundi emerged as political unrest country in 2015 when Nkurunziza announced ...

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South Africa Cuts Interest Rates To Adjust Inflation

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Following a slight recession earlier this year South Africa has cut down the interest rates, though surprisingly, for the first time in five years. South African Reserve Bank has earlier been prioritizing to bring down the inflation rate that was 7 percent in 2016. South African economy is second largest after Nigeria in Africa. It is most developed, but in ...

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Jailed Journalist Ahmed Abba Named For 2017 International Press Freedom Award

Jailed Journalist Ahmed Abba

Jailed journalist Ahmed Abba has been named as recipient for the 2017 International Press Freedom Award. Currently he serving 10 years prison sentence by a Cameroon military tribunal. The International Press Freedom Award is an annual prize awarded by Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). It was founded in 1991 and since then dozens of people from media have been awarded. ...

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Nigeria To Develop Legal Framework For Drones

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Nigerian Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said drones are posing a security risk too apart from being used to fight terrorism on global platform, deliver medical care and used in some good causes. He added the drones will be regulated for making the country safe and secure. The device just cannot roam in the airspace in uncontrolled and ...

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Angola Seeks More Private Investment; Plans Offering Fiscal Incentives

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Angola may soon come up with more fiscal incentives like reduction in taxes to lure investors, particularly in those regions which are most needy. Briefing to a press conference on Saturday in the capital city Luanda the ruling MPLA party’s presidential candidate Joao Lourenco said the regional asymmetries which are available now may not be eliminated through decrees. Joao added ...

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