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Somewhere, every five seconds, a child under 15 dies – new UN report

Around 6.3 million children under the age of 15, died from mostly preventable causes last year, the equivalent to one child dying every five seconds, according to a new report compiled by

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Ghanaians says farewell to Kofi Annan

ACCRA (AFP) – A steady stream of mourners on Tuesday paid their respects to the former UN secretary general Kofi Annan, as his body lay in state in the capital of his

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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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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

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Ex-Ivory Coast First Lady Granted Amnesty

Former Ivory Coast first lady Simone Gbagbo is one of 800 prisoners who were granted amnesty Monday by President Alassane Ouattara for offenses related to the brief but deadly civil