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Ghana’s President Akufo-Addo re-elected as ECOWAS Chair

Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo on Wednesday was re-elected as Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). In a statement the authority said the Ghanaian President will serve another one-year term as Chair of ECOWAS. File photo of President Akufo-Addo of Ghana It said “the Authority calls on His Excellency Nana …

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Former Ugandan rebel leader convicted of war crimes

Former Ugandan rebel leader, Dominic Ongwen has been convicted of war crimes by the International Criminal court. Ongwen who was once a Ugandan child soldier became the Lord’s Resistance Army commander. The ICC convicted the 45-year old of war crimes and crimes against humanity on Thursday. Ongwen, was found guilty of several charges for many acts of terror in the …

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How to Get Verified on Instagram in 2021

It’s a question we hear a lot at Falcon.io: “How do I get verified on Instagram?” Or “Why am I not verified on Instagram?” Or “Why doesn’t Instagram love me? Where did I go so horribly wrong?” (Because we’re an Instagram Partner, another question we sometimes hear is “Can you verify me on Instagram?” And the answer is no, that just …

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15 Ghanaian MPs, 56 staff test positive for Covid-19 so far

Fifteen members of parliament have tested positive for the deadly covid-19 so far since mass testing began last week. Also, 56 parliamentary staff have contracted the virus. The revelation comes after the speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin directed all MPs and staff to mandatorily test for the virus. Following hesitation from some MPs, some of them had their test done …

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Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon chief executive

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is to step down as chief executive of the e-commerce giant that he started in his garage nearly 30 years ago. He will become executive chairman, a move he said would give him “time and energy” to focus on his other ventures. Mr Bezos, the world’s richest man, will be replaced by Andy Jassy, who currently …

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Joe Biden reverses global abortion ‘gag rule’ and expands Obamacare

US President Joe Biden has reversed a ban on federal funds going to international aid groups that perform or inform about abortions. He said the ending of the so-called Mexico City Policy reverses former President Trump’s “attack on women’s health access”. The memo orders a review of a Trump-era policy blocking funding for US clinics that offer abortion referrals as …

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Covid-19 vaccines dangerous; don’t buy them – Magafuli warns

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has warned health officials against acquiring Covid-19 vaccines saying – without giving evidence – that they could harm the population. “The ministry of health should be careful, they should not hurry to try these vaccines without doing research, not every vaccine is important to us, we should be careful. We should not be used as ‘guinea …

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COVID-19: South Africa expects first vaccine doses next week

South Africa will on Monday receive one million Covid-19 vaccine doses from India, according to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize. The AstraZeneca doses would undergo technical processes on arrival, including quality assurance, he said. “These processes will take a minimum of 10 days and a maximum of 14 days to complete, upon which we will be ready to distribute the vaccines …

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South Africa lifts ban on use of hijab in the military

Female military officers in South Africa can now wear their hijabs with their military uniforms. It follows a review of the dress code of the South African military after a rights organisation challenged the policy in court. A Muslim woman, Maj Fatima Isaacs has waged a two year battle against the dress policy after she was charged with disobeying lawful …

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