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    Nana Akufo-Addo Is Sworn In As Ghana’s President

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    Nana Akufo-Addo has been sworn in as Ghana’s new president yeaterday. This comes after he won the elections last month, and the incumbent leader at the time, John Mahama conceded defeat. Leaders from across Africa and thousands of guests and dignitaries watched him take the oath of office at a ceremony in the Independence Square,…

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    Guterres Takes Over As 9th UN Sec–gen

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    António Guterres assumed office as the ninth UN Secretary-General yesterday, after Ban Ki-moon’s exit following the completion of a 10 year- tenure on December 31, with a message of peace to the world. In his maiden message as the UN Secretary-General, entitled: “Appeal for Peace,” he urged the world to make a New Year resolution…

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    ECOWAS Has Declared War On The Gambia, Jammeh Cries Out

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    The Gambia’s president, Yahya Jammeh, says the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has declared war on his country. Jammeh, who vowed to stay in power despite losing the December 1 election to coalition candidate, Adama Barrow, promised to defend his country against any “outside aggression”. He initially conceded defeat in the vote, then…

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  • Istanbul Attack, 39 Dead, Several Wounded

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    A gunman reportedly dressed as Santa Claus opened fire, killing 39 people and injuring several at a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey on New Years day. This carnage occured in the early hours of morning, as revellers were celebrating the New Year. According to a news agency, there were two gunmen dressed in Santa Claus outfits,…

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    39 Dead, Several Wounded In Istanbul New Year Attack

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    A gunman reportedly dressed as Santa Claus opened fire, killing 39 people and injuring several at a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey on New Years day. This carnage occured in the early hours of morning, as revellers were celebrating the New Year. According to a news agency, there were two gunmen dressed in Santa Claus outfits,…

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    Senate Pushes For Diaspora Voting In 2019

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    The Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs is pushing for Diaspora voting in the coming general elections in 2019, Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Sen Monsurat Sunmonu has said. She told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York on Thursday that giving franchise to Nigerians abroad would give the impression that “they are…

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    Trump Calls UN ‘Talk Shop’

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    President – elect, Donald Trump has criticised the United Nations, calling the international organisation a mere ‘talk club.’ This comes days after the UN passed resolution on Israel regarding its settlements in Gaza and East Jerusalem, considered occupied territory. According to media reports,  Trump had lobbied against  Resolution 2334, which had described Israel’s settlements in…

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