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Accra International Conference Centre gradually rots away

Conferences and programmes that have been earmarked to take place at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) when the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement finally takes off may be unfeasible as a result of the poor state of the facility. The AICC, the country’s flagship event venue that …

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Your weather: More pleasant conditions expected on Saturday

The weather across the country will once again be fine and cool on Saturday, says the South African Weather Service. The weather in your region: Gauteng, the North West and Free State will be fine and cool. The expected UVB sunburn index is low. Mpumalanga will be partly cloudy in the east with morning fog patches …

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Buhari is not in charge of Nigeria – Wole Soyinka

President Muhammadu Buhari is not in charge of Nigeria, said, Prof Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, on Thursday. Soyinka was reacting to the letter written to Buhari by the former military governor of Kaduna State, Col. Abubakar Dangiwa Umar(retd), wherein he advised Buhari to change his mode of appointments, noting that …

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South Africa registers first Official Satanic Church

The First Satanic Church which was launched in February this year has now been officially registered in South Africa. The church’s mission reportedly is to educate the public on the Satanic Religious Board and to address common misconceptions about Satanic practises as well as ease what they term as ‘Satanic …

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Nigerian Presidential Palace in Abuja gutted by fire

Former President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors and Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari “Garba Shehu ” has voiced out on the fire outbreak that guts in the presidential villa of Nigeria in Abuja, indicating its cause to be from an electrical spark. According to him, this unfortunate …

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Fire Incident At Nigeria Presidential Villa Store

A fire incident occurred at the presidential villa on Thursday June 4 as confirmed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu. Shehu said the fire occurred at a store near the State House Chapel in the Presidential Villa on Thursday afternoon. He described it as …

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Thief falls asleep during operation in a TV presenter’s house

A thief fell asleep in the middle of his operation after breaking into a TV presenter’s house in Tanzania. Confirming the incident in an interview with East Africa Radio, ITV Zanzibar presenter, Farouk Karim said the thief entered his compound by scaling the fence. The journalist added that the thief …

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Lightning kills man during a downpour

A man has died after he was struck by lightning during a downpour in Edo state.   The man, identified simply as Mr. Edafe, died on Thursday, June 4, in Benin, Edo State.   The deceased was reportedly working at a building site around the Cattle Market in Asoro Hill, on …

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Kpone, Asokore Landfills To Be Turned Into Recreational Centres

Two landfills—one in the Kpone Katamanso Municipality, Greater Accra Region, and the other in the Asokore Mampong Municipality, Ashanti Region, will soon be turned into multi-purpose recreational centres.   This came to light when the Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, Mrs Cecilia Abena Dapaah, undertook an inspection tour of …

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Cabinet to appeal ruling on COVID-19 regulations

Cabinet has resolved to appeal the North Gauteng High Court judgment that declared COVID-19 regulations under levels 3 and 4 invalid and unconstitutional. Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, announced this during a media briefing on the outcomes of a Cabinet virtual meeting held earlier on Thursday. According to Judge …

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SA COVID-19 cases rise to 37 525, with 792 deaths

The number of confirmed COVID-19 in South Africa is 37 525, while the death toll has spiked to 792. Out of the 37 recorded deaths on Wednesday, 29 are in the Western Cape, seven in the Eastern Cape and one in KwaZulu-Natal. On Tuesday, 50 people lost their lives due …

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Police officers, business directors nabbed for corruption

In an effort to weed out corruption in its ranks, the South African Police Service (SAPS) on Wednesday nabbed eight of its own in a pre-dawn operation across the country. The eight are among the 14 arrested by an Anti-Corruption Task Team during the operation. Among the arrested are senior …

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