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Algeria Reopens Corruption Probe Against Ex-energy Minister

ModernGhana News - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 03:40
Algerian authorities apparently intent on clearing away two decades of cronyism following the ouster of veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika have reopened an investigation against an ex-energy minister close to the former president, according to state media. Chakib Khelil, 79, who was energy minister for 10 years until he quit the government ...
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Meet Lazarus, the Malawian musician destroying myths about albinism

BBC Africa - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 01:34
Lazarus is using his music to combat the murder and mutilation of albino people in East Africa.
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Does Nigeria have too many doctors to worry about a 'brain drain'?

BBC Africa - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 01:26
A row breaks out about whether Nigeria can afford doctors to go
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Superb Wolves Dent Arsenal's Top-Four Hopes

ModernGhana News - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 01:24
Arsenal missed the chance to go fourth in the Premier League as they were outplayed by Wolves at Molineux. Ruben Neves put the hosts ahead with a direct free-kick from 25 yards before Matt Doherty headed in a second. Diogo Jota added a third just before half-time after the Gunners gave the ball away and he ran at the away defence befor ...
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How fake news from Sudan’s regime backfired

BBC Africa - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 01:20
Omar al-Bashir’s regime tried to smear protesters with fake confession videos. It didn’t work.
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Special Competition: Hearts Return Winning Ways Whiles Kotoko Whips Chelsea

ModernGhana News - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 01:14
Asante Kotoko ended the first round of the NC Special Cup on top of Premier B table following a comfortable win against Berekum Chelsea at the Baba Yara Stadium on Wednesday. The Porcupine Warriors won the match 2-0 thanks to goals from Emmanuel Gyamfi and Fatawu Safiu. Gyamfi opened the scoring with a header from close range while Saf ...
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Man City Return To Top With Derby Win Over Man United

ModernGhana News - Thu, 25/04/2019 - 01:09
Manchester City moved back to the top of the Premier League with a hard-fought victory over neighbours Manchester United at Old Trafford. Second-half goals from Bernardo Silva and substitute Leroy Sane took the defending champions a point clear of Liverpool with three games remaining. After an edgy first half Pep Guardiola 39;s side t ...
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Cyclone Kenneth: Mozambique braces for another destructive storm

BBC Africa - Wed, 24/04/2019 - 23:01
The tropical storm is set to bring nearly a metre of rain and severe winds.
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Sudan Protestors Promise "Million March" Against Military Regime

ModernGhana News - Wed, 24/04/2019 - 22:58
Sudanese protest leaders raised the pressure on the country 39;s army rulers on Wednesday, threatening a general strike and calling for a million-strong march to demand a civilian government. The military council that took power after veteran president Omar al-Bashir was ousted earlier this month meanwhile invited rally leaders to a new me ...
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Mozambique And Comoros Brace For Cyclone Kenneth

ModernGhana News - Wed, 24/04/2019 - 22:58
Violent winds caused landslides and flooding and cut off roads in Comoros in the vanguard of tropical storm Kenneth, set to hit Wednesday evening before heading to recently cyclone-ravaged Mozambique, officials said. As the storm neared, schools were closed and inter-island hopper flight suspended. Chief of the Comoros Centre for Relief ...
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Egypt Confirms Death Penalty For Monks Over Bishop Killing

ModernGhana News - Wed, 24/04/2019 - 22:58
An Egyptian court on Wednesday confirmed death sentences for two monks over the 2018 murder of a bishop, after the country 39;s Mufti issued an opinion approving the punishment, a court official said. In a case that shocked the Middle East 39;s largest Christian community, Coptic Bishop Epiphanius was found dead with a head wound in July ...
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Something Is Wrong With Osafo Maafo, He Needs Mental Test —NDC Comm Officer

ModernGhana News - Wed, 24/04/2019 - 22:54
The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Communications Officer for the Jomoro Constituency of the Western Region, Patrick Ellonu says the Senior Minister, Mr. Yaw Osafo Maafo need to undergo a 39;Psychiatric examination 39; following his recent galamsey gaffe. The NDC scribe said he was highly surprised the Senior Minis ...
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Barimah Amoaning Samuel Grabs 2 Nominations At Young Achievers Awards

ModernGhana News - Wed, 24/04/2019 - 22:12
Celebrated Ghanaian Blogger and radio personality, Barimah Amoaning Samuel has been nominated in young Achievers Summit and Awards 2019. He received two major nominations for both Male entrepreneur and Overall entrepreneur of the year at the prestigious awards ceremony scheduled for 20th July, 2019 at the Kama Conference Center, Labone. The Youn ...
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UNDP Forum Advocate Behavioural Change Towards Plastic Menace

ModernGhana News - Wed, 24/04/2019 - 22:12
Stakeholders at a Plastic Dialogue organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) called for a change in attitudes from citizens for improved waste management in Ghana. ldquo;We call for concerted behavioural change from ...
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Ayawaso West Wuogon: MP Holds Easter Family Get Together, Calls For Unity

ModernGhana News - Wed, 24/04/2019 - 22:12
Member of Parliament for the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency, Lydia Seyram Alhassan has held nbsp;family get together with her constituents as part of the Easter holiday festivities. The MP together with her party executives and nbsp;t ...
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Zimbabwe Land Question, No to White Farmer Compensation

ModernGhana News - Wed, 24/04/2019 - 22:12
History of the Struggle for Land The former colonisers robbed our parents, looted our cattle, displaced our parents, exploited our mineral resources and overused our fertile lands from 1890 to 2000. They unjustly enriched themselves with over ninety years of colonialism, subjugation and crimes against humanity. Zimbabwe was supposed ...
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U-17 Africa Cup of Nations: Guinea and Cameroon reach final

BBC Africa - Wed, 24/04/2019 - 21:06
Guinea and Cameroon qualify for the final of the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations in Tanzania after both win their semi-finals on penalties.
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When Agyenim Boateng Makes Mahama 2020 Campaign Shine!!

ModernGhana News - Wed, 24/04/2019 - 20:53
If there is one thing that no one can take away from former President John Dramani Mahama, then, it is his ability to communicate effectively with all manner of people, irrespective of their background. But, if there was also one thing that became an albatross around the neck of the former President, especially when he became the Presiden ...
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Response to Helen Zille

ModernGhana News - Wed, 24/04/2019 - 20:50
There can be no greatness in a species that innovates itself into extinction It 39;s critical that a strong rebuttal is proffered for Helen Zille 39;s continued elucidation on the evanescent benefits of colonization on Africans. In fact, it 39;s important to put it plain that western civilization has not had any true benefits for humanity a ...
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NC SPECIAL COMPETITION: Hearts Beat 10 Man Inter Allies 2-0 To Wrap Up Round 1

ModernGhana News - Wed, 24/04/2019 - 20:47
A rejuvenated Accra Hearts of Oak side scored two this afternoon at the Accra Sports Stadium as they dispatched a 10 man Inter Allies side in the ongoing Ghana Football Association (GFA) Normalization Committee (NC) Special Competition. An unconvincing first-half performance from both teams failed to produce any goal as the referee ...
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