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Famous Ghanaian poet, Kenyan President’s Nephew Among Those Killed in Mall Attack

Ghanaian poet and diplomat Kofi Awoonor, (pictured left) was among the 59 killed during the attack on Westgate Mall in Kenya yesterday. He was in Nairobi as a participant in the Storymoja Hay Festival, a 4-day celebration of writing, thinking and storytelling. The Ghanaian govt confirmed his death early Sunday morning. He Continue Reading

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Anambra PDP Endorses Jonathan For 2015

The Peoples’ Democratic Party in Anambra state has reaffirmed support for President Goodluck Jonathan for the 2015 Presidential election. In a rally at Awka, the state chairman of the party, Prince Ken Emeakayi, also announced the end of the rancour and division that nearly consumed the state branch of the Continue Reading

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Warlord Kony On The Run

Notorious Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony is “solidly on the run,” just one step ahead of his pursuers, thanks to U.S. training for regional militaries hunting him, and an aggressive campaign that offers rewards for information leading to his arrest, a top U.S. official told Yahoo News. “We’ve got him in Continue Reading

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Presidency Jittery Over Impeachment Fears

Barely 48 hours after a free-for-all ensued at the National Assembly, following the visit of the splinter Peoples Democratic Party, indications emerged last night that the Presidency was jittery over the implications of the lawmakers’ action. Sources close to the Presidency hinted that its strategists were worried that the lawmakers could Continue Reading

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Minister Of State, Health Dr Muhammed Pate Resigns

The Minister of State, Health, Dr. Muhammed Pate, on Wednesday voluntarily resigned from President Goodluck Jonathan’s cabinet. Pate said he was leaving the cabinet to take up the position of  Professor in Duke University’s Global Health Institute USA in which capacity he will participate in a university-wide Africa initiative, and Continue Reading

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