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Photos: Fire guts Asafo market again, over 200 shops affected

The Asafo Market in the Ashanti regional capital, Kumasi, went up in flame for the second time within 24 hours, ravaging properties running into thousands of cedis. Over 200 shops have been burnt into ashes in the second inferno that hit the market on Easter Sunday. This adds to three, …

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Ahmed Suale’s ‘killer’ freed

A suspected killer of undercover journalist, Ahmed Hussein-Suale who was arrested weeks ago has been freed according to checks by MyNewsGh.com. The suspect who was held in the custody of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) was discharged a week ago after it turned out that the family of the …

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The Government Of Benin Does Not Allow Me To Sell My Cement There But They Import Cement From China-Dangote Reveals (Video)

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote has revealed in a conversation with Mo Ibrahim at the Ibrahim Governance weekend which took place in Abidjan over the weekend that, the government does not allow him to bring in his cement to sell. Aliko Dangote expressed worry over the situation, saying that the …

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Thrilling comeback against Wolves puts Watford into FA Cup final

Two goals from substitute Gerard Deulofeu helped Watford produce a dramatic comeback from 2-0 down to beat Wolves 3-2 and set up an FA Cup final showdown with Manchester City. Strikes from Matt Doherty before the break and Raul Jimenez after it had appeared enough to make Nuno Espirito Santo’s …

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Ten tourist attractions in the US that aren’t worth the hype

The strength of the US is the variety and quality of its attractions. But some key tentpegs of tour itineraries there are only likely to disappoint. These include… The Liberty Bell, Philadelphia For all the nonsense about it being a national symbol, the Liberty Bell is basically just a big …

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US Homeland Security chief resigns

The US Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, who enforced some of President Trump’s controversial border policies, has resigned. Ms Nielsen called it “an honour of a lifetime” to work in the department. President Trump tweeted she would be temporarily replaced by Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan. Ms …

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Libya crisis: Fighting near Tripoli leaves 21 dead

Libya’s UN-backed government says 21 people have been killed and 27 wounded in fighting near the capital, Tripoli. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called for an immediate halt to the fighting and called for talks. Rebel forces under Gen Khalifa Haftar have advanced from the east with the …

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Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen resigns amid Trump anger over border

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who oversaw President Donald Trump’s bitterly contested immigration policies during her tumultuous 16-month tenure, resigned on Sunday amid a surge in the number of migrants at the border with Mexico. A senior administration official said Trump asked for Nielsen’s resignation and she gave it. …

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New NAFTA deal ‘in trouble’, bruised by elections, tariff rows

More than six months after the United States, Mexico and Canada agreed a new deal to govern more than $1 trillion in regional trade, the chances of the countries ratifying the pact this year are receding. The three countries struck the United States-Mexico-Canada agreement (USMCA) on Sept. 30, ending a …

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Nissan considering claiming damages against Ghosn – CEO

Nissan Motor Co is considering claiming damages against ousted boss Carlos Ghosn over alleged financial misconduct, the automaker’s chief executive told shareholders on Monday, adding the scandal would not be fixed overnight. Hiroto Saikawa made the comments at an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting in Tokyo, where Ghosn was expected to be …

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