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Eric Aniva
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On trial: The man with HIV who says he had sex with 104 women and girls

A verdict is expected this week in the case of a man arrested in Malawi after he told a BBC reporter he had had sex with pubescent girls as part of a “cleansing” ritual. But some Malawians are asking why only one man is on trial for a practice involving […]

Nana Afia Serwaa Kobi
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Queenmother of Asante Kingdom dies at 111

The Asantehemaa (Queenmother of Asante Kingdom), Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II has died at the age of 111, after reigning for 39 years. Nana Afia Kobi was said to have died peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 according to Graphic Online. As custom demands, emissaries from […]

Obama seeks to calm US allies over Trump concerns
Politics USA

Obama seeks to calm US allies over Trump concerns

President Barack Obama has sought to assure America’s allies that President-elect Donald Trump will honour the country’s international alliances when he takes office in January. Mr Obama told reporters that Mr Trump had expressed an interest in maintaining the US commitment to Nato. This came hours before Mr Obama was […]

Stephen K. Bannon, fourth from left, and Reince Priebus, second from right, during Donald J. Trump’s victory speech. Both are on a short list for chief of staff, according to people close to the campaign. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times
USA

Trump’s Hires Will Set Course of His Presidency

WASHINGTON — “Busy day planned in New York,” President-elect Donald J. Trump said on Twitter on Friday morning, two days after his astonishing victory. “Will soon be making some very important decisions on the people who will be running our government!” If anything, that understates the gravity of the personnel […]

My victory is great for democracy – Nduom
Local Politics

My victory is great for democracy – Nduom

Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, flag bearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has welcomed an Accra High Court ruling nullifying his disqualification from the 2016 presidential race. According to the court, the Electoral Commission should have given Dr Nduom an opportunity to correct anomalies on his nomination form before disqualifying […]

US economic growth rate fastest for two years
Business USA

US economic growth rate fastest for two years

The US economy grew at the fastest pace in two years in the third quarter, initial figures have indicated. The world’s largest economy grew at an annual rate of 2.9% in the three months to September, the Commerce Department said. Analysts had predicted growth of just 2.5%. The stronger-than-forecast rate […]