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Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dead at age 80

Former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan has died at age 80, his foundation confirmed Saturday. Annan, who was born in Ghana in 1938, served as the

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Cameroon appoints Clarence Seedorf as new head coach of the Indomitable Lions

Clarence Seedorf is now the head coach of the Indomitable Lions, Cameroon’s national football team. Cameroon’s Ministry of Sports made the announcement on Saturday. The recruitment of the former Dutch

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Ghana president fires minister who misled him on power deal

President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday evening relieved a key cabinet minister of his duties, the presidency said in a statement. The August 6, 2018 statement said


Colombia’s new president Iván Duque sworn into office

Colombia’s newly-elected President Iván Duque took office on Tuesday, pledging to unite the country and improve economic growth. The conservative political newcomer was elected in June after a divisive election


Mozambique Finalizes Block 5 Oil Deals with Multinational Firms

MAPUTO — Mozambique’s government on Tuesday approved contracts giving exclusive rights to energy companies to act on concessions awarded to them to explore for oil following four years of negotiations and