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September 8, 2017 1:25 AM Irma kills 10 in battered Caribbean, which is in a ‘rush against time’ before the next storm

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Apocalyptic scenes of flattened buildings and ruined airports emerged from once-lush Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma, as the deadly storm began to lash vulnerable Haiti on Thursday and another powerful storm, Hurricane Jose, followed fast in its wake. About 95 percent of the tiny island of Barbuda sustained damage 73

August 30, 2017 3:55 PM Media agog as #TheBamainaBoy Sule Lamido marks 69

Media have gone agog as former governor of Jigawa state, Sule Lamido, marks his 69th birthday anniversary today. #TheBamainaBoy politician on the face of the Niger is one big name to be reckoned with especially as 2019 presidential elections is concerned. Lamido is also known for his fearlessness and political activism, especially in criticising erring 39

August 28, 2017 12:00 PM Trump says Pakistan ‘harbors terrorists.’ The real story isn’t so simple

Announcing a new Afghanistan strategy on Aug. 21, President Trump accused Pakistan of “housing the very terrorists we fight” and said the situation “must change immediately.” Yes, Pakistan’s counterterrorism record is frustrating, but Trump’s harsh words are unlikely to have much effect. My research suggests that Pakistan is not following a conscious 24

August 27, 2017 7:40 AM Harvey claims second fatality as floodwaters rise in Texas

ROCKPORT, Texas (Reuters) - Rescue crews raced against rising floodwaters early on Sunday to pull hundreds of stranded residents from their homes and cars in southeast Texas as Harvey, the most powerful storm to hit the state in more than 50 years, roared inland. The storm has killed at least two people and Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said on Twitter 56

August 24, 2017 3:01 PM Aburi chief, 14 others gift gov't 5,000 acres for 1 district, 1 factory project

The government’s one district, one factory project has been boosted with a land donation- 5,000 acres- at Aburi in the Eastern Region. Aburi chief, Otoobour Djan Kwesi II and 14 others in the Akuapim South District handed the land to government for the construction of projects, which include an industrial park. Chief of Suhum, Nana Opeabre Awua Asiedu 45

August 22, 2017 11:20 PM 3 children pulled from rubble after deadly earthquake rattles Italy

Firefighters in Italy freed a 7-month-old baby and his two older brothers from rubble early Tuesday following a 4.0-magnitude quake on the resort island of Ischia off Naples. Firefighters dug with their bare hands to free Ciro, the eldest of the three boys, about two hours after they freed his younger brother, Mattias, and eight hours after they removed 16

August 21, 2017 4:35 PM GIS, SHC Signs MOU ...To Provide 1,000 Homes For Officers

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has partnered the rejuvenated State Housing Company (SHC) to provide accommodation for its officers. In a renewed effort to provide its Officers with decent accommodation, the GIS in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed last Thursday in Accra further wants the SHC to put up 10 Regional Offices and a state of the art Head Office 48

August 20, 2017 6:38 AM Sierra Leone mudslide survivors at risk of disease

Survivors of Sierra Leone’s devastating mudslide pump water from a contaminated well in the hilltop area of Juba on the outskirts of Freetown. Aid groups are rushing to distribute water filters and buckets across the capital, in a bid to prevent an outbreak of waterborne disease. Captain Sesay, Field Commander of the rescue and recovery operation, said keeping 17

August 17, 2017 9:24 AM Number of South Sudan refugees in Uganda tops 1 million

Refugees from South Sudan continue to flee the civil war across the Ugandan border, with their number now topping one million, according to the UN. Uganda has called for help with housing and feeding the newcomers. Ugandan officials say they are overwhelmed by the influx, which escalated as the fighting reignited in July 2016. During the last 12 months 29

August 16, 2017 5:27 AM Five years on: Marikana residents still live in dire conditions

Marikana - Men dressed in white overalls with green and yellow stripes, wearing black safety boots, and carrying their "skafting" (lunch-box) walk the dusty roads of Marikana in the North West. They return home from the Rowlands mineshaft, where most of them are employed. It is a few kilometres away from the koppie where many mine workers lost their 46