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IS terrorist group downs US govt websites

An Islamic State terrorist group has been reported to have hacked into United States government-owned websites, leaving the message “You will be held accountable Trump, you and all your people for every drop of...
Ghana Economy-  consumer inflation rises to 19.2% in March

Ghana gets China’s $15b commitment for economic agenda

Ghana has secured a China’s commitment of $15 billion to finance its massive economic transformation agenda. A further $4 billion will be obtained by Ghana also for other projects across the country, GNA said. The package...

Submarine cable outage interrupts MainOne operations in West Africa

For the first time in seven years it began operations, MainOne services in West Africa were disrupted due to its submarine cable outage 3000KM offshore Portugal. The incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday...
Prime Minister Theresa May

Theresa May’s bad gamble takes toll on business

British business confidence has fallen sharply since the snap election that left Prime Minister Theresa May weakened ahead of Brexit talks, according to a survey by the Institute of Directors published on Monday. The survey...

Puerto Ricans vote to be 51st US state

An official count of votes for Puerto Rico’s plebiscite on Sunday showed overwhelming support for U.S. statehood, although adding another star to the U.S. flag would likely face an uphill battle in Congress. A government...

Puerto Ricans decide joining US today

Puerto Ricans head to the polls today to decide whether they want their struggling U.S. territory to become the 51st U.S. state, or to be an independent state. The third question that the referendum will...
Prime Minister Theresa May

BREAKING: British PM loses majority, faces pressure to resign

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced pressure to resign on Friday after losing her parliamentary majority, plunging the country into uncertainty as Brexit talks loom. The pound fell sharply amid fears the Conservative leader will...

UN Launches Africa’s High-Level Migration Panel

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has established a High-Level Panel to help forge a political consensus to address the challenges of migration and save lives on the African continent. Abdalla Hamdok, the Acting...
South African Parliament To Debate Zuma’s Impeachment Motion On Tuesday

Economic recession hits South Africa

South Africa has entered recession for the first time in eight years, data from Statistics South Africa showed on Tuesday. Data from Statistics South Africa in Pretoria showed the first quarter contraction was led by...

ECOWAS approves Morocco’s membership application

The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, has in principle, approved Morocco’s membership application. despite the country being in North Africa. But Ecowas leaders meeting in Liberia said the implications of its membership still...

Updated: 9 killed, 48 injured in London Bridge attacks

Six people have now been confirmed killed and at least 48 injured in a terror incident in London in which three male attackers were also shot dead by police. A white van hit pedestrians on...

Hong Kong workers now sleep in storerooms, toilets

Thousands of Hong Kong’s foreign domestic workers continue to sleep in appalling conditions leaving them vulnerable to abuse, according to activists, who lament that the government continues to turn a “blind eye” to the...

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