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Pope Francis indicates support for same-sex marriage

Pope Francis has said that he thinks same-sex couples should be allowed to have “civil unions”. He made the comments, which are a significant departure from Vatican law and his predecessors, in a documentary directed by Evgeny Afineevsky. “Homosexual people have a right to be in a family,” he said …

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UCL: Late Rashford goal earns Man Utd win at PSG

Marcus Rashford repeated his late heroics against Paris St-Germain with a superb winner as Manchester United marked their return to the Champions League with a fine win at the home of last season’s beaten finalists. Rashford’s stoppage-time penalty sealed a famous victory at the Parc des Princes 18 months ago and the …

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Trump maintains a Chinese bank account, says NYT

US President Donald Trump has admitted he has a Chinese bank account, according to a report by the New York Times. The account is controlled by Trump International Hotels Management and paid local taxes between 2013 and 2015. It was set up “to explore the potential for hotel deals in Asia”, …

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Cocaine Found ‘Hidden In Bras’ At Ethiopian Airport

Police have arrested 14 suspects for “trying to smuggle cocaine” through Ethiopia’s main airport in the capital, Addis Ababa. Ethiopian federal police said the suspects, 13 Nigerians and one Brazilian, were found with 14kg of cocaine concealed in their luggage, underwear and had even swallowed some of it. The suspects …

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Trump set to remove Sudan from state sponsors of terrorism list

US President Donald Trump has said Sudan will come off a list of state sponsors of terror if it pays compensation of $335m (£259m). Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok responded by saying the funds had been transferred but there was no immediate US confirmation. Sudan has been listed since 1993 …

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‘I hugged the man who murdered my father’

When Candice Mama was nine years old, she secretly opened a page in a book she wasn’t meant to look at. The picture she saw there revealed something terrible – the dead body of her murdered father. But years later Candice went on to meet and forgive the killer – …

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Covid-19: Italy tightens rules after coronavirus cases surge

Italy has announced a new raft of measures to tighten restrictions amid a surge in coronavirus cases. A mask-wearing PM Giuseppe Conte said the measures were needed “to avoid a new lockdown”. Mayors will get powers to close public areas after 21:00 and the opening times of restaurants and the …

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Ajumako to get University on its own – Mahama

The Presidential Candidate of the opposition National Democratic Congress(NDC) John Dramani Mahama has promised to give the people of Ajumako Enyan Essiam Constituency a University. According to him, Ajumako Enyan Essiam Constituency deserves a University that will improve the educational standard of the people in the area. “I will transform …

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US woman faces first federal execution since 1953

The US is to execute a female federal inmate for the first time in almost 70 years, the Justice Department said. Lisa Montgomery strangled a pregnant woman in Missouri before cutting out and kidnapping the baby in 2004. She is due to be given a lethal injection in Indiana on …

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Coronavirus: Empty streets in France as curfew enforced

The streets of Paris and eight other French cities were deserted on Saturday night as a new curfew was enforced. The controversial overnight curfew is aimed at curbing the soaring Covid infection rate in France, which is one of Europe’s coronavirus hotspots. There have been complaints from restaurant owners, whose …

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Macron calls Paris beheading ‘Islamist terrorist attack’

French President Emmanuel Macron has called the beheading of a teacher in a north-western suburb of Paris an “Islamist terrorist attack”. The victim is said to have shown controversial cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad to his pupils. The attacker was shot dead by police. Mr Macron said the as yet …

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Brexit: Trade talks with the EU are over, says No 10

Talks between the UK and EU over a post-Brexit trade agreement are “over”, Downing Street has said. No 10 said there was “no point” in discussions continuing next week unless the EU was prepared to discuss the detailed legal text of a partnership. UK chief negotiator Lord Frost said he …

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Students To Be Promoted Next Academic Year Without Assessment – GES

The Deputy Director-General of Ghana Education Service (GES) in charge of Quality and Access has relayed that students would advance to the next level of their academics without assessment or examination come January. Speaking on JoyPrime channel, Dr Kwabena Bempah Tandoh said all students would be promoted to the next academic year …

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USA, KNUST launch university partnership initiative

The United States Embassy and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have launched the US State Department Bureau of African Affairs’ University Partnerships Initiative (UPI) to promote faculty and student exchanges and joint research. It also aims at strengthening ties between the two countries, build their education …

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University of Ghana announces vacancy for Vice-Chancellor, Registrar and nine other top positions

The University of Ghana has announced vacancies for senior-level administrative positions for Administrative/Professional cadre. The positions include Vice-Chancellor, Registrar, University Librarian and Dean for its School of Graduate Studies. Others are: Director – Public Affairs Directorate Director – Academic Affairs Director – University of Ghana Computing Systems Director – Internal …

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Universities’ senior staff to strike from October 19

Members of the Universities of Ghana Senior Staff Association, will from Monday, October 19, lay down their tools. This has been occasioned by the government’s failure to address what they describe as pertinent labour issues. Addressing the media in Accra on Friday morning, the National Chairman of the Association, Abdul-Majeed …

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US election: Trump and Biden deflect key questions in TV grilling

US President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden have batted away key questions during duelling meet-the-voter TV events. Mr Trump, a Republican, declined to disavow a bizarre online conspiracy, while Mr Biden, a Democrat, would not divulge plans for the Supreme Court. Both candidates were on the defensive …

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Kawasem – Ma Ni77as (Mixed By DillonBeatz)

Ghanaian uprising rapper; affiliated to To Clique Inc, Kwame Kawasem is finally here with the new banging rap song for the year 2020. The rapper has already proofed his gifted style to the public already and all his songs can testify including this recent one he calls ”Ma Ni77as.” On …

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