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Clashes escalate after death of US man in custody

Police and protesters have clashed for a second night in the US city of Minneapolis after an unarmed black man died in police custody. Tear gas was fired by police, while protesters threw rocks and sprayed graffiti. Businesses were also looted. George Floyd, 46, died on Monday and video showed …

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Real Madrid ‘offer four players’ in Pogba pursuit

Real Madrid has reportedly offered Manchester United their pick of four players in their pursuit of midfielder Paul Pogba. The French international has long been linked with a move to the Bernabeu, while former club Juventus have also been tipped to re-sign the 27-year-old. Like many clubs, Real have been …

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Ghana records 186 new COVID-19 cases

Ghana has 186 new COVID-19 cases to put the current confirmed case count to 7,303, the Ghana Health Service has announced. On the official website of Ghana Health Service, 2,412 persons who tested positive for COVID-19earlier have also recovered. This implies that as of the last update, 95 more persons …

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Canadian rapper Houdini shot and killed in Toronto

Houdini was one of three people taken to hospital with injuries but he was pronounced dead at 6:30 p.m. The two others, a woman, 27, and a 15-year-old boy are expected to recover from the attack. Toronto Police believe it was targeted shooting after gunfire broke out outside the hotel …

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Trump threatens to shut down social media companies

President Trump has taken the extraordinary step of threatening to close down social media platforms. The threat came after Twitter added fact-check links to his tweets for the first time. The battle between the president and the social-media companies has been brewing for a time. But now it feels as …

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Canadian rapper Houdini shot and killed in Toronto

Houdini was one of three people taken to hospital with injuries but he was pronounced dead at 6:30 p.m. The two others, a woman, 27, and a 15-year-old boy are expected to recover from the attack.     Toronto Police believe it was targeted shooting after gunfire broke out outside …

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Britain Approves 1st Coronavirus Drug Which shorten recovery time

Regulators have approved Britain’s first medicine to treat coronavirus – a drug intended for use on Ebola victims. Clinical trials suggest remdesivir can shorten recovery time for Covid-19 sufferers by an average of four days, from 15 to 11. Formal licence approval takes months but the Medicines and Healthcare products …

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Man allegedly releases cobra to kill sleeping wife

A man in Kerala, India killed his wife by letting loose a cobra in her room after failing with a viper once before, the police said on Monday. Investigations have revealed that Sooraj, who worked in a private bank, bought the snake to kill his wife Uthra and also watched …

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Re-Open Final Year Students – Dr.Agyenim Boateng pleads Prez Akufo Addo

The outspoken communication team member of the ruling party, NPP, in the central region, Dr Nana Yaw Agyenim-Boateng, is begging the government to consider reopening schools for only final year students in junior,senior high schools and universities. Dr Agyenim-Boateng believes these students should be government’s immediate focus when the ban …

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France elects first transgender mayor

A trans woman in France has won election in her local commune to become the country’s first openly transgender mayor. The council in Tilloy-lez-Marchiennes in northeastern France chose Marie Cau as its new mayor on Saturday. The 55-year-old ran on a platform of ecological sustainability and building the local economy. …

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AngloGold confirms 164 coronavirus cases

The Gauteng Department of Health on Sunday confirmed that 53 employees at AngloGold Ashanti’s Mponeng mine in the Merafong district have tested positive for COVID-19. According to the latest update on the company’s website, the number of positive cases has now been confirmed as 164, of which the vast majority are …

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US bars foreign travellers from Brazil

The White House on Sunday (May 24) said it was prohibiting most non-US citizens from traveling to the United States if they had been in Brazil in the last two weeks, two days after the South American nation became the world No. 2 hot spot for coronavirus cases. White House Press Secretary …

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COVID-19: PTA Council cautions gov’t against reopening schools

The National Council for Parent-Teacher Associations (NCPTAs) has appealed to government to further delay the reopening of schools in the country in the wake of COVID-19. According to the Council, there is no scientific and fact-based basis to believe that coronavirus spread in Ghana is reducing hence the need to …

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Ghana’s Health Minister gets WHO appointment

Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has been elected to serve on the Executive Board of the World Health Organisation (WHO). He is among the 34-member executive board who will serve a three-year term for the organisation. The Ministry of Health shared the good on its Facebook page. It said the main …

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Netanyahu trial: Israeli prime minister faces Jerusalem court

The trial of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges has opened in Jerusalem, days after he began a new term in office. Mr Netanyahu, 70, is the first standing leader to face trial in the country’s history. He denies accusations of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Arrived …

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[Video] Pastor ‘heals’ coronavirus patient

Founder of the Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry, Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin has reportedly healed a coronavirus (COVID-19) patient. On 22nd May, 2020, in one of such interactive online services tagged “Dreams, Interpretations and Solutions, DIS”, which has since gone viral, Prophet Jeremiah received a video call from a middle-aged Californian woman, …

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UCC, UEW lead in fake certificates by public sector employees – Audit Service

The University of Cape Coast(UCC) and the University of Education Winneba (UEW) confirmed the highest number of fake and unverified certificates by public sector employees, MyNewsGh.com reports According to the Ghana Audit Service Payroll Report, the University of Cape Coast confirmed 45 certificates as fake submitted by public sector workers for employment, …

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Spanish La Liga set to resume on June 8

La Liga will be able to resume from the week beginning June 8 after Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez gave the green light for football to return. The Spanish top flight has been suspended since March, but authorities have been exploring a way to conclude the campaign while the coronavirus pandemic …

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Ramadan: German church opens doors for Muslim prayers

A church in Berlin has opened its doors to Muslim worshippers unable to fit into their mosque under new social distancing rules. Germany allowed religious services to resume on 4 May but worshippers must maintain a distance of 1.5m (5ft). As a result the Dar Assalam mosque in the city’s …

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Coronavirus: Students share their thoughts about reopening of schools

Some Senior High School students across the country have expressed their feelings, thoughts and concerns about reopening of schools during the coronavirus pandemic. Teacher unions, parents, and other stakeholders in education have sparked conversations in recent times, about the reopening of schools during the pandemic. According to these bodies, it …

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We never said we were reopening schools – Oppong Nkrumah

Government says that reports circulating that it will soon reopen schools across the country are untrue. Government says it is instead engaged in consultation on when and how to reopen schools. Speaking at the Information Ministry’s press briefing Thursday, Minister for Information, Kojo Opong Nkrumah said “with the greatest of respects it is not …

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Sections Of Pre-Tertiary Educational Bill Deleted

The Education Ministry has deleted sections of the Pre-Tertiary Education Bill. The deleted sections have to do with the decentralization of the education service. A statement from the Ghana Education Service said the decision was taken after a meeting with the various unions within the education sector. The letter signed …

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Man arrested for ‘murdering cousins over video’

Police have arrested a man suspected of killing two young women in Pakistan, after a video in which a man is seen kissing them went viral on social media. Muhammad Aslam is suspected of shooting the pair, aged 18 and 16, who were his cousins. The man in the video, …

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