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Trump announces Pence as running mate to White House

Republican Donald Trump announced Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his vice presidential running mate on Friday, putting a seasoned conservative politician at his side...

IMF agrees to $149m extended credit facility for Benin

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has agreed to lend Republic of Benin 93 billion CFA francs  or $149 million to help the government implement...

Bank of England staff begin first strike in 50 years

Trade union members at the Bank of England, Britain’s central bank, will go ahead with the first strike action by staff for over 50...

Toll in Ghana bus crash rises to 71 dead, 13 seriously injured.

The toll in the deadliest road crash in Ghana in years rose to 71 dead and 13 seriously injured, Bismark Owusu Fosu, medical director...

Togo launches campaign against meningitis epidemic as death toll rises to 29

Togo on Thursday launched a massive immunization campaign against meningitis epidemic as the death toll increased from 16 to 29 in about ten days. "To...
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Ukraine details payments allegedly earmarked for Trump’s aide

Once-secret accounting documents of Ukraine's pro-Kremlin party were released on Friday, purporting to show payments of $12.7 million earmarked for Donald Trump's campaign chairman. The...

France’s place in Europe at issue in presidential vote

France voted on Sunday in the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election that could define the future of the European Union, and...
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Trump, Clinton win Arizona on big night in the West.

U.S. Republican front-runner Donald Trump and Democratic favorite Hillary Clinton swept to victory in Arizona on Tuesday as states in the American West weighed...

650 homes evacuated from London tower blocks over fire safety fears

Some 650 homes were evacuated overnight from four north London tower blocks to allow for urgent fire safety work to be done on the...

Tanzanian president sacks officials over failure to recall budget figures

Dar Es Salaam- President John Magufuli of Tanzania sacked two senior officials late on Monday after they failed to recall immediately how much money...