Friday , February 26 2021

Foreign

NIGERIA STOPS GAS SUPPLY TO GHANA

Individuals and businesses should brace themselves up for more power outages in the coming days, following the decision of the Nigerian authorities to stop gas supplies to Ghana. The decision, which took effect from Tuesday, followed labour unrest in Nigeria. “The Nigerian authorities communicated this bad news to us this …

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TODDLERS LEFT IN CAR DIE IN ISREALI DESSERT

  Israel’s Negev desert (AFP Photo/Menahem Kahana)   Jerusalem (AFP) – Two toddlers died on Wednesday after being forgotten in a car by their father in the scorching heat of Israel’s Negev desert, medics said. The siblings, who were aged about three and 18 months, were found in the vehicle …

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IMF WARNS US OVER HIGH POVERTY

The US has been warned about its high poverty rate in the International Monetary Fund’s annual assessment of the economy. The fund said about one in seven people were living in poverty and that it needed to be tackled urgently. It recommended raising the minimum wage and offering paid maternity …

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FAMOUS PAKISTANI SINGER SHOT DEAD IN HIS CAR

One of Pakistan’s most famous singers, Amjad Sabri, has been shot dead in the southern city of Karachi. Two gunmen fired on his car in the busy Liaqatabad area, police said. Sabri died on his way to hospital. It is not yet clear who was behind the killing. Sabri was …

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UK GOES TO POLLS IN EU REFERENDUM

The UK is set to go to the polls in a historic referendum on whether the country should remain a member of the European Union or leave. Polling stations are open between 07:00 BST and 22:00 BST. An estimated 46,499,537 people are entitled to take part in the vote – …

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Mugabe memes Zimbabwean High Commissioner responds to “false” quotes attributed to President Mugabe

Dean of the Zimbabwean diplomatic corps in Ghana has urged Ghanaians and journalist to stop attributing “false” quotes to President Robert Mugabe. According to the Dean of the Zimbabwean diplomatic corps in Ghana, Pavelyn Tendai Musaka African journalist should learn to respect our leaders. “… I just get surprise that …

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Tavon White Bulldog impregnates four prison officers

This was revealed when the Baltimore Prison authorities launched an intense investigation into the smuggling, drug trafficking and racketeering ring run by Tavon from jail. News of a Black Guerrilla Family leader, Tavon White, also known as Bulldog, who is reported to have impregnated four prison guards has gone viral …

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HONDURAS DETAINS OVER 100 AFRICAN MIGRANTS

Honduras has detained more than 100 African migrants, including some children. The detention was carried out on Tuesday near the border with Nicaragua as they tried to make their way to the United States. The migrants entered Honduras through the border of La Fraternidad, San Marcos de Colon, in the …

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BUHARI CONSOLES MAHAMA OVER MOTHER’S DEATH

President Muhammadu Buhari has spoken to president John Mahama of Ghana to offer heartfelt condolences to his family on the passing away of his mother, Hajia Abiba Nnaba. Presidential spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, said Buhari, in a telephone call Wednesday, prayed that Almighty Allah grant the soul of Hajia Nnaba …

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Tokyo Governor resigns over spending scandal

The governor of Tokyo has said he is standing down amid a spending scandal, Japanese media report. Yoichi Masuzoe has faced fierce criticism over allegations he used official funds to pay for holidays, art and comic books for his children. He had been expected to lose a no-confidence vote in …

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