Gorilla population in Africa rises

Gorilla population in Africa rises

The population of mountain gorillas, which survive on the forest-cloaked volcanoes of central Africa, has increased by a quarter to over 1,000 individuals since 2010, wildlife authorities said. That is despite the threat posed by poachers and armed groups in

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England’s World Cup build-up continued with a friendly win over Nigeria at Wembley

England’s World Cup build-up continued with a friendly win over Nigeria at Wembley

England’s World Cup build-up continued with a friendly win over Nigeria at Wembley. Chelsea defender Gary Cahill celebrated his return to England’s squad and stepped up his claims for a starting place against Tunisia in Volgograd on 18 June by

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Kwesi Nyantakyi only cautioned so far by CID

Kwesi Nyantakyi only cautioned so far by CID

GFA President Kwesi Nyantakyi is under investigation at the request of President Akufo-Addo The Director General of the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) of the Ghana Police Service, Maame Yaa Tiwaah Addo Danquah, says embattled Ghana Football Association (GFA) President Kwesi

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Call Ken Agyapong for evidence on Anas – Akufo-Addo told

Call Ken Agyapong for evidence on Anas – Akufo-Addo told

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been asked to rein Assin Central lawmaker Kennedy Agyapong in over his allegations against investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas. “I think the president can also call [Ken Agyapong] in and ask, ‘What do you

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CPP member sure Akufo-Addo gov’t will be corrupt

CPP member sure Akufo-Addo gov’t will be corrupt

A senior member of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Kwame Jantuah, says no one can convince him the Akufo-Addo-led government will be without corruption at the end of its tenure. Mr Jantuah called it a shame how successive governments have

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Kenyan officials to take lie detector tests to tackle corruption

Kenyan officials to take lie detector tests to tackle corruption

Top officials working for Kenya’s government must undergo a lie detector test as part of a corruption crackdown, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said. Mr Kenyatta said the test, which would determine employee “integrity”, was just one part of a raft

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Tobacco kills millions every year – WHO

Tobacco kills millions every year – WHO

The tobacco epidemic is one of the biggest public health threats the world has ever faced, killing more than 7 million people every year, World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed. In a statement to mark World No Tobacco which fell

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Convicted kidnapper ‘rejected’ by prison authorities on health grounds

Convicted kidnapper ‘rejected’ by prison authorities on health grounds

Prison authorities in Kumasi say they cannot accommodate a convicted criminal because he has a health condition they suspect could be contagious. Twenty-six-year-old, Collins James Kodah, has been jailed 10 years for unlawfully taking possession of two children of KNUST

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A dying woman calls emergency services. She is told ‘everyone’ dies

A dying woman calls emergency services. She is told ‘everyone’ dies

In pain too agonizing for her to describe, a young woman calls emergency services. “I’m going to die,” she says. “You will die, certainly, one day,” the phone operator replies, “like everyone else.” A few hours later, the woman —

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Kelni GVG deal is fraudulent, illegal – Inusah Fuseini

Kelni GVG deal is fraudulent, illegal – Inusah Fuseini

Tamale Central Parliamentarian, Inusah Fuseini, is suggesting deception and illegality in the contentious deal between the government and Kelni GVG. According to Mr Fuseini, the two state agencies involved in signing the deal, the Finance and Communications ministries, “have no capacity

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