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Alarm in Ghana over rise in unsafe abortions

Unsafe abortions put women's lives unnecessarily at risk. In Ghana, the high fatality rate is prompting calls for the easing of the abortion law...

Today is World Polio Day – Nigeria still Africa’s only ‘victim’

Every October 24 is marked as ‘World Polio Day’ by the World Health Organization (WHO) and its allied agencies in the fight against the...

CO2 levels mark ‘new era’ in the world’s changing climate

Levels of CO2 in the atmosphere have surged past an important threshold and may not dip below it for "many generations". The 400 parts per...

Zika outbreak: The mosquito menace

This blood sucker might not be your best friend, but it loves you. The mosquito, Aedes aegypti, is causing widespread fear in Brazil where it...

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UK bans travellers from Tanzania and DRC

The UK has banned all arrivals from Tanzania and Democratic Republic of Congo from Friday January 22. It follows the earlier ban on passengers from 11...

Amanda Gorman: The 22-year-old poet at Biden’s inauguration

Amanda Gorman "screamed and danced her head off" when she found out she had been chosen to read one of her poems at Joe...

Joe Biden takes the helm as 46th US president

Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” as he took the helm of a...

Ghana: Six health workers arrested for baby harvesting

Six health care workers and five others have been arrested for baby harvesting and child trafficking in Ghana. They were arrested in a joint operation...

Zimbabwe’s foreign affairs minister dies from Covid-19

Zimbabwe's Foreign Affairs Minister, Sibusiso Moyo, has died from Covid-19, according to a statement from the government. The minister died from the virus at a...
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