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South Sudan: 127 people killed in clashes between civilians and soldiers

The army in South Sudan has said that 127 people died during clashes between civilians and soldiers. The clashes erupted during a disarmament exercise, according to army spokesman Maj-Gen Lul Ruai Koang. The fighting according to officials occurred in the central town of Tonj in Warrap State erupted after soldiers tried to disarm civilians involved in cattle raiding and communal …

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The Bayern Munich star giving hope to kids in refugee camp in Ghana

Over a dozen young people are playing football on a small and dusty pitch in the Buduburam refugee camp in central Ghana. The pitch has given many young footballers a shot at becoming professional players. These young footballers were born here to parents who fled a war in Liberia over two decades ago. For these young people who struggle on …

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Liberia’s Vice President flown to Ghana with ‘respiratory complications’

The Vice President of Liberia, Jewel Howard-Taylor has been flown to Ghana for health treatment. The government said she was sent to Ghana on Tuesday after developing “respiratory complications”. The vice president was being treated at a private clinic in the capital, Monrovia for four days but doctors decided to send her to Ghana for further treatment. Mrs Taylor’s office …

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World leaders to hold aid summit for Beirut

International leaders will hold talks on Sunday to raise aid for Beirut after the massive explosion which devastated the Lebanese capital on Tuesday. The virtual conference – set up by France and the United Nations – will begin at 1400 Lebanon time (1100 GMT). US President Donald Trump has said he plans to join the call. Officials estimate the blast …

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Guinea: 82-year old Condé picked by party to run for third term

Guinea’s ruling party has nominated 82-year old President Alpha Condé to run for a third term in this year’s elections. The electoral commission has proposed the presidential election be held on 18 October but the president is yet to sign off a date. The ruling party nominated Conde following the passage of a new constitution that now allows him to …

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Nigerian governor appoints aide for divorced women

There is some level of surprise among Nigerians after Governor of Nigeria’s Bauchi state, Bala Mohammed appointed a new aide to take care of divorced women. Mohammed appointed Balaraba Ibrahim as “Special Assistant to the governor on Women Affairs (Divorced)”. Her appointment letter which surfaced on social media has gotten many talking. Ms Ibrahim, a divorcee herself, in her new role …

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How Foreigners Can Open Savings Accounts in the U.S.

You’re new to the U.S. and need a place to stash your money so you can start saving, but where do you start? You don’t want to keep your money under your mattress. You certainly won’t be building any return for your money, and it definitely isn’t safe. So why not turn to a bank? Opening a bank account offers security for …

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Africa records over one million COVID-19 cases

The number of COVID-19 cases in Africa has hit the 1 million mark with experts warning that the continent is yet to reach its peak. The virus has affected all 54 countries on the continent of 1.2 billion people. More than 21,000 people have so far died across Africa from the COVID-19 disease, while over 700,000 have recovered. South Africa, which accounts for more …

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Juventus announce Pirlo as new manager

Juventus have appointed Andrea Pirlo as manager to replace the sacked Maurizio Sarri, a week after hiring the former midfielder as Under-23 boss. The Italian giants sacked Sarri after just one season despite winning Serie A following the club’s Champions League last-16 defeat by Lyon on Friday. Pirlo, 41, has signed a two-year deal until June 2022. The former Italy midfielder was …

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Beyoncé’s producer Sharifah Issaka speaks on importance of African talent and representation in ‘Black Is King’

Beyoncé’s producer Sharifah Issaka speaks on importance of African talent and representation in ‘Black Is King’ On Friday, July 31, Beyoncé did it again.She broke the internet, dominated the conversation and drew the attention of the world by releasing a project so unique and groundbreaking that its only competitor, really, was her previous body of work.There’s a lot to celebrate …

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