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Ivory Coast Parliament Approves Constitution Change

VOA NEWS ABIDJAN, IVORY COAST — Ivory Coast’s parliament has approved changes to the constitution that ease a presidential eligibility requirement at the center of a political crisis that turned

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Why US Presidential Debate matters to Ghanaians?

Anny Osabutey, The Christian Journal – Ahead of the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Monday night, I got a call from my former employers in Accra,

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He’s Clinched the Nomination – Can Trump Take the Presidency?

VOA NEWS, WASHINGTON—Thirteen months after announcing his U.S. presidential bid, Donald Trump took to the stage in Cleveland, Ohio to utter the words that launched his unprecedented campaign. “We will

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First woman to clinch nomination acknowledges the moment

Hillary Clinton has clinched the Democratic nomination for US president after reaching the required number of delegates, an AP tally suggests. The count puts Mrs Clinton on 2,383 – the

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Nigeria officials ‘stole $15bn’ from anti-Boko Haram fight

About $15bn (£10bn) was stolen from the fight against militant Islamists in Nigeria under the previous government, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said. The money was diverted through fraudulent arms contracts,

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Bawumia’s religious comment unfortunate – Peace Council

Starrfmonline.com – The Chairman of the National Peace Council Reverend Professor Emmanuel Asante has slammed the Vice Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia over his claim that the

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Acting Leader Insists Ghanaian Opposition Party Is United

Peter Clottey VOA News – The acting chairman of Ghana’s main opposition party says it’s united in its determination to wrest power from President John Dramani Mahama in the upcoming elections,

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Nigeria: MP Mrakpor ‘slapped by prison boss aide’

The Herald Newspaper – Security operatives attached to the convoy of the Controller General of Prisons, Dr. Peter Ezenwa Ekpendu, on Wednesday evening allegedly assaulted a female lawmaker, Hon. Onyemeachi

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Chad: President Idriss Deby wins fifth term

BBC News – Chad’s President Idriss Deby has won a fifth term in office after winning 62% of the vote in elections earlier this month, official results show. He has

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Ghana: Only propagandists will say economy is in crisis – Mahama

Classfmonline.com – President John Mahama has said anybody who claims Ghana’s economy is in crisis is doing so for political propaganda. Mr. Mahama told Sunrise FM in the Eastern Region on