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May 9, 2017 12:08 PM South Korean Exit Polls Project Moon Jae-in Winner in Presidential Election

Early exit polls are projecting Liberal Democratic Party of Korea candidate Moon Jae-in as the winner of the South Korean presidential election. The post election survey conducted by Korean broadcasters KBS, MBC and SBS say Moon won with over 41 percent of the vote. The exit poll is also in line with opinion polls taken before the election that gave Moon a 20 percentage 32

May 9, 2017 6:18 AM NPP youth rain curses on Kan Dapaah, others for sabotaging them

Some youth of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Afigya Kwabre Constituency in the party’s home region, (Ashanti) on Monday heaped loads of curses on the Minister of National Security and former Legislator of the area Albert Kan Dapaah, Chief of Staff, Hon. Frema Opare, Peter Mc Manu the chairman for the area and Hon. Owuraku Aidoo, the Member 24

May 9, 2017 5:24 AM Director of Budget at Finance Ministry relieved of his post

The Director of Budget at the Finance Ministry, Sampson Are Fianko, has been relieved of his post, 3News can authoritatively confirm. It is unclear where he is likely to move next and also who will be appointed to take over from him. Highly placed sources at the Finance Ministry say a statement will soon be issued to give details on the issue. Mr. Asare 4

May 8, 2017 3:19 PM Wassa East youth smash MP’s V8 over DCE nominee’s rejection

Some aggrieved youth of Wassa East in the Wester Region, who are unhappy over the rejection Mr. Wilson Arthur as DCE nominee in the first round of voting, have smashed the vehicle of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for the area, Isaac Adjei Mensah. The District Chief Executive nominee, Wilson Arthur, CEO of Skyy Media Group 15

May 8, 2017 7:44 AM French Elections: Why Establishment Europe Shouldn't Feel Too Relieved About Macron's Victory

It was the day the world didn’t end; the day that the tide of populism that gave the world Brexit and Donald Trump turned; the moment when French voters chose pragmatism over protest. That, at least, was the judgement of Europe’s establishment at the victory of centrist Emmanuel Macron in the May 7 French presidential elections. It’s not hard to see why the defeat 63

May 8, 2017 6:31 AM Unbowed Le Pen looks ahead to parliamentary elections

PARIS – Far-right leader Marine Le Pen lost her bid to become France's first female chief of state, but she was unbowed, looking instead to the next battle: parliamentary elections next month. Le Pen's loss to centrist Emmanuel Macron still gave her a historic number of votes, reflecting the changing image of her once-pariah National Front party from fringe 9

May 8, 2017 5:45 AM War on armyworms as ministry declares 'agric state of emergency'

Parliament has been asked to declare an 'agricultural state of emergency' as an armyworm invasion puts a GHC560m agricultural project at 'serious' risk. Describing the invasion as requiring urgent response, the Agriculture Minister Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto wants to rope in parliament to wage a war against pest capable of leveling farms to 'ground zero' 26

May 7, 2017 9:57 PM Muhammadu Buhari to go to London as health fears mount

President Muhammadu Buhari heads to London for medical tests, handing over power to his deputy Yemi Osinbajo Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to London on Sunday for follow-up medical tests after weeks of mounting concern about his health. Femi Adesina, his spokesman, said the 74-year-old's doctors would determine how long he will stay in the British 9

May 7, 2017 6:44 PM French election: Who will Macron pick for prime minister?

Emmanuel Macron has gone from political newcomer to French president in just a few years He has promised a new approach to politics but what exactly will his government look like? Two days before polling day, Emmanuel Macron let slip on French radio that he had someone in mind for prime minister should he win Sunday's vote. He did not say who it was, simply 20

May 7, 2017 6:19 PM The Latest: Le Pen concedes defeat in French election

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says she has called centrist Emmanuel Macron to congratulate him and says the vote confirms her National Front party and its allies as the leader of France's opposition. Minutes after the first results were released, Le Pen said she would call for a new political force as legislative elections loom in June. Le Pen received 23