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‘Vital centres’ targeted says Cardinal Archbishop

Speaking to BBC World Service radio, Cardinal Archbishop of Colombo Malcolm Ranjith urged the people of Sri Lanka not to retaliate “because of hearsay”, but to “wait patiently and work for peace and harmony”. He said it was a “very difficult and very sad situation for all of us because …

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Leader of Turkish opposition party safe after crowd attacks him

The leader of Turkey’s main opposition party was attacked by several shouting men on Sunday before security guards led him safely away from a crowd in Ankara on Sunday, according to the party and video footage of the incident. Kemal Kilicdaroglu, head of the secularist Republican People’s Party (CHP) that …

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World leaders condemn Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka

World leaders have expressed shock and condemnation over the deadly blasts in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that have left more than 150 people dead and hundreds of others wounded. Dozens of foreign nationals were feared to have been killed in the near simultaneous blasts, which targeted Catholic church …

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Ukraine election: Voters choose between comic and tycoon

Ukrainians are heading to the polls in a run-off election to pick the country’s next president. Voters face a stark choice between tycoon Petro Poroshenko, the incumbent president, and television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, new to politics. The TV celebrity is favourite in the polls, having dominated the first round of …

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Everton put four past woeful Man Utd

Everton produced a thrilling display to outclass a woeful Manchester United at Goodison Park and expose all the problems facing manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. United face a fight to secure a Premier League top-four place and Champions League football next season after 90 minutes which were little other than torture …

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Millions using 123456 as password, security study finds

Millions of people are using easy-to-guess passwords on sensitive accounts, suggests a study. The analysis by the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) found 123456 was the most widely-used password on breached accounts. The study helped to uncover the gaps in cyber-knowledge that could leave people in danger of being …

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Algerian court summons former prime minister over financial probe

An Algerian court has summoned former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia and current Finance Minister Mohamed Loukal, two close associates of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in a probe into the wasting of public money, state TV said on Saturday. They are being investigated over “dissipation of public money” and “illegal privilege,” …

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Saudi Arabia, UAE to send $3 billion in aid to Sudan

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates said on Sunday they had agreed to send Sudan $3 billion worth of aid, throwing a lifeline to the country’s new military leaders after protests led to the ouster of president Omar al-Bashir. The two Gulf countries will deposit $500 million with the …

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Ukraine election: Comedian Zelensky ‘wins presidency’

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has won a run-off election to become the country’s next president, exit polls suggest. The polls give him more than 70% support. He dominated the first round of voting three weeks ago when 39 candidates were on the ticket. Mr Zelensky challenged incumbent president Petro Poroshenko. …

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Liverpool beat Cardiff to reclaim top spot

Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League but were made to work hard for victory at relegation-threatened Cardiff City.Jurgen Klopp’s side had to be patient as they dominated a dogged Cardiff side, who had chances of their own to cause an upset. Liverpool made the breakthrough in spectacular …

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8 married women on death sentences at Nsawam Prison

Eight married women are on death sentences at the Nsawam Medium Security Prisons, it has been revealed. The women were behind bars for crimes they committed against their husbands, the Nsawam Medium Security Prisons Chaplain, Chief Superintendent of Prisons, Martin Padi revealed. He made the disclosure when this portal visited …

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Mahama has more to offer Ghanaians – Ofosu Kwakye

The former Deputy Minister of Communications, Felix Ofosu Kwakye, has defended Mr Mahama’s decision to run again for president, saying the ex-president has a lot more to offer Ghanaians. Mr Mahama has had a sober reflection of his one term performance and the current situation of Ghana under President Akufo-Addo, …

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Osafo-Maafo under fire to apologise for galamsey gaffe

Senior Minister, Mr. Yaw Osafo-Maafo, has come under severe bashing following a comment he made about Galamsey Queen Aisha Huang and Ghana’s relations with China which went viral on social media. Kwaku Baako Jnr., Editor-In-Chief of the New Crusading Guide, is latest to condemn Hon. Osafo-Maafo’s ‘bad taste’ comment. He …

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Ashaiman NPP Women Organiser arrested for defrauding business man

The Women Organiser for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Ashaiman, Hajia Amina Gado was last Thursday night hauled before the Ashaiman District Crime Officer by a businessman within the community for allegedly defrauding him of an amount of fifty thousand Ghana cedis. According to the businessman, Robert Senyemi, the …

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National Chief Imam’s 100 years anniversary

His Eminence the National Chief Imam of Ghana, Sheikh Dr. Osman Nuhu Sharubutu attains 100-years on 23rd April 2019. The entire Ghanaian Muslim Community including some leaders of non-Muslim faith are all gearing up for the all-year-long celebration of a National ICON of peace, unity and development. Many are those …

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40 foreign dignitaries to grace Otumfuo’s 20th anniversary

At least 40 foreign dignitaries including the former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, and an official delegation from Suriname are expected to grace Sunday’s Akwasidaekese, the high point of Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, 20th anniversary. Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is expected to be the special guest of …

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Dr. Daniel Wubah appointed 15th President of Millersville University

The Ghana Permanent Mission in New York was represented by H.E. Martha Pobee, Ambassador and Permanent Representative at the Presidential Inauguration of Daniel A. Wubah, a Ghanaian microbiologist as the 15th President of Millersville University, Pennsylvania, USA on April 18th, 2019. Millersville University was founded in 1855 and has the …

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Christians mark Easter Sunday with church activities

Christians in Ghana today April 21, joined their counterparts to mark Easter Sunday, which symbolizes the resurrection of Jesus Christ who was crucified about 2000 years ago. Easter signifies the victory of Christ over death and in Ghana, most church auditoriums were packed with regular and occasional worshipers (clad in …

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Ghana sick, church sick, economy sick – Kwabena Donkor

Former Minister of Power, Dr Kwabena Donkor, has said Ghana is sick in so many ways. Preaching at the Pentecost International Worship Centre, Kokomlemle in Accra on Saturday, 20 April 2019, the opposition lawmaker relied on 2 Chronicles 7:14 to ask for healing for the nation. That bible verse says: …

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