Libyan forces capture Egyptian jihadist al-Ashmawy

Libyan forces capture Egyptian jihadist al-Ashmawy

Libya National Army shared a picture of Hisham al-Ashmawy on Facebook Security forces in Libya have captured one of Egypt’s most wanted jihadists during an operation in the eastern port city of Darnah. Hisham al-Ashmawy, a former army officer, is

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Skripal attack: Second Russian Salisbury suspect named

Skripal attack: Second Russian Salisbury suspect named

“Alexander Petrov” is actually a military doctor working for Russian intelligence, Bellingcat says The name of the second suspect in the Salisbury case is actually Alexander Mishkin, the BBC understands. The Bellingcat investigative website says the man who travelled under

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Trump apologises to Kavanaugh over ‘unfair’ treatment

Trump apologises to Kavanaugh over ‘unfair’ treatment

Media captionBrett Kavanaugh spoke of his record of promoting women President Donald Trump has apologised to his new Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh for what he described as a “campaign of lies” during the confirmation hearings. He was referring to

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Nigeria election: Oby Ezekwesili to stand for president

Nigeria election: Oby Ezekwesili to stand for president

Nigeria’s presidential election was shaping up to be a contest between two veteran male politicians, but the candidacy of Oby Ezekwesili could change that. Women have run for the presidency before but she is the most prominent Nigerian woman to

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145,000 cleared for gov’t jobs

145,000 cleared for gov’t jobs

At least 145,000 new employees are expected to be added to the public payroll as the government defends its job creation scorecard. Information minister-designate Kojo Oppong Nkrumah provided the breakdown to include 100,000 graduates recruited to into the Nation Builders

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Illegal logging: Forestry Commission to employ shoot-to-kill strategy?

Illegal logging: Forestry Commission to employ shoot-to-kill strategy?

The Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie says his outfit will employ a more ruthless approach in fighting illegal logging of trees in the Sefwi area. According to him, the Commission is engaging the services of military

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Hazard torn between Chelsea deal and ‘dream’ Real Madrid move

Hazard torn between Chelsea deal and ‘dream’ Real Madrid move

Eden Hazard says he is torn between signing a new deal at Stamford Bridge and a “dream” move to Real Madrid. The Belgium forward has two years remaining on his contract with the Blues, but was linked with a move

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Trump tariffs make world ‘poorer and more dangerous’

Trump tariffs make world ‘poorer and more dangerous’

The International Monetary Fund has warned a trade war between the US and China risks making the world a “poorer and more dangerous place” in its latest assessment of the global economy. The IMF has lowered its forecast for global

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There will be massive infrastructural development next year – Bawumia

There will be massive infrastructural development next year – Bawumia

The Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has announced plans by the government to embark on a massive infrastructural development across the country in 2019. “We are going to be tackling major roads, bridges, interchanges and so on across the country.

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Teachers at St. Louis, Kumasi Girls interdicted for ‘raping students’

Teachers at St. Louis, Kumasi Girls interdicted for ‘raping students’

The Ashanti Regional Education Directorate has interdicted two teachers for allegedly raping some students. Douglas Adade of Saint Louis Senior High School, an English teacher, and Mathew Asante-Darko of Kumasi Girls, a Visual Arts teacher, are due to appear before

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