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New UN Ebola chief vows swift response

9news.com.au - ‎1 hour ago‎
The new head of the UN Ebola response team has vowed to take swift action on the crisis, saying ambitious targets must be met to prevent the spread of the virus worldwide.

Sit In Protest Continues In Hong Kong Despite Chief Executive's Calls To Withdraw

Getty Images - ‎51 minutes ago‎
HONG KONG - OCTOBER 1: Student protesters chant democracy slogans on October 1, 2014 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Thousands of pro-democracy supporters continue to occupy the streets surrounding Hong Kong's Financial district.

Global wildlife population halved in four decades: Report

Zee News - ‎5 hours ago‎
London: Raising huge concerns over the safety and survival chances of wildlife, a new report has revealed that global wild animal population has been halved in 40 years.

3 ways Ello could top Facebook

SiliconANGLE (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
ello-social-network Time at the top is usually limited. In the case of social media, the stay at the top may be even shorter for businesses trying to capitalize on trends.

Jailed DCE can come back to post – Lawyer

GhanaWeb - ‎18 hours ago‎
The District Chief Executive jailed two weeks for insulting a High Court Judge and throwing his shoes at a bailiff can come back to office, says a private legal practitioner.

World Bank Loan To Transform Education

spyghana.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
Mr Alexander Kyeremeh, a Deputy Minister of Education, has said the proposed $150 million World Bank loan is intended for massive infrastructure development in education.

Emulate Sata's work ethic – Shamenda

Times of Zambia - ‎20 minutes ago‎
LABOUR and Social Security Minister Fackson Shamenda has called on workers in Zambia to emulate President Michael Sata's hard work ethic and time management to improve productivity in the country.

ICC insists Kenyatta attend 'critical juncture' in case

New Vision - ‎2 hours ago‎
THE International Criminal Court on Tuesday rejected a request by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta's lawyers to have him excused from a hearing next week, saying the case was at a "critical juncture".

'Systemic deficiencies' in nature conservation laws

BDlive - ‎50 minutes ago‎
An elephant crosses the road near the Paul Kruger gate in Kruger National Park. Picture: THE TIMES. Related articles. 'Buffalo bubble' holds risks for wildlife · Elephant poached - is this the thin edge of the wedge?

Malema vows to prove political conspiracy against him

Eyewitness News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Malema claims the ANC is using state institutions to target him and says his trial can't be considered fair. EFF leader Julius Malema escorted as he leaves court in Polokwane en route to address his.

Weather warning for Durban

Independent Online - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Durban - The eThekwini Metro Municipality issued a weather warning on Tuesday, saying that gale force winds were expected to batter Durban overnight on Tuesday and on Wednesday morning.

In dueling UN speeches Israel, Palestinians outline unilateral moves unlikely to ...

Fox News - ‎57 minutes ago‎
FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 file photo, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu displays a photo he says shows rocket launchers placed in residential neighborhoods of Gaza, as he addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General.

Hajj 2014 – How ISIS is the Antithesis of the Holy Pilgrimage

Patheos (blog) - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Kaba_hajj This article is part of Patheos Muslim's and Altmuslim's Hajj 2014 reflection series, which is focusing on the good, the difficult and everything in between about the holy days of Dhul Hijjah, the Hajj pilgrimage and Eid ul Adha, the second major ...

SA no:4 in Africa governance index

DestinyMan - ‎4 hours ago‎
SA's overall governance improved marginally over the past year with minor advances in participation of human rights, sustainable growth and human development, according to the Index released on Monday.

Kurds claim advances in Iraq as Britain joins fray

SFGate - ‎50 minutes ago‎
SALHIYAH, Iraq (AP) - Kurdish officials said Tuesday their fighters recaptured a key Iraqi border crossing into Syria from Islamic State group militants in intense fighting, as Britain joined the U.S.

Terror plan's fatal flaw: picking one of the FBI's dirty dozen

The Australian - ‎5 hours ago‎
WHEN Melbourne pizza shop employee Hassan El Sabsabi allegedly trawled the internet for a Western jihadist whom he could help pay to fight for terror groups in Syria, he made a mistake - he chose an American.

* Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka announces new electricity rates

Colombo Page - ‎2 hours ago‎
Sept 30, Colombo: The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka has announced the approved electricity tariffs, in line with the government policy directive on the reduction of electricity tariffs for the domestic sector.

Auditor-General's Findings Pre-dated My Appointment – NHIA Chief

Peace FM Online - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Chief Executive of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Sylvester Mensah, has revealed that findings in the just released Auditor-General's report largely pre-dated his tenure as Chief Executive of the NHIA.

Trade balances improve, but borrower countries more indebted now

Livemint - ‎1 hour ago‎
The IMF report says that improvement in trade balances had little to do with exchange rate movements. Photo: Bloomberg. The world's trade imbalances have improved over the past seven years, shows data from the International Monetary Fund's World ...

Recalculation vaults Kenya into Africa's top 10 economies

Deutsche Welle - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kenya's gross domestic product has grown by a quarter after the government adjusted its base year calculation. Now ranked Africa's ninth-largest economy, the country could have an easier time taking on more debt.

Traders And Importers In Tema Not Ready To Reduce Prices Of Goods

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎4 hours ago‎
Traders and importers in Tema say the prices of their goods remain unchanged even though the Cedi has stabilized in the past two weeks.

Ivory Coast Border Remains Open

spyghana.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
Reports coming from the Ghana-Ivory Coast border suggest that the Ivorian officials have closed their border to Ghana, preventing free movement of persons and goods.

'Religious communities are concerned about the climate'

Deutsche Welle - ‎5 hours ago‎
Religious leaders met at the Interfaith Climate Summit to discuss how to tackle climate challenges from a faith-based perspective.

VIDEO: Big Akwes apologizes; FIPAG rejects apology

GhanaWeb - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Film Producers' Association of Ghana (FIPAG) has indicated that it will not accept the apology from actor, Big Akwes following his comments that actors, directors and film producers sleep with actresses for roles.

Hip Hop Power Couples: Who Are Hip Hop's Richest Couples?

Fashion & Style - ‎20 hours ago‎
This year, we've seen a few of hip hop's power couples call it quits. Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose, Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey, Future and Ciara and Big Sean and Naya Rivera.

Maxwell Konadu invites 22 for Guinea clash

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎4 hours ago‎
Care-taker coach of the Black Stars, Maxwell Konadu has invited 22 players for the day-three 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier with the Syle Nationale of Guinea in Casablanca next week.

Banyana unveil AWC squad

SPORT24 - ‎4 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - Banyana Banyana coach Vera Pauw has named the strongest available squad on Tuesday for the CAF African Women's Championship (AWC) in Namibia.

Hazard: Chelsea can win Champions League this season

Goal.com - ‎Sep 29, 2014‎
Eden Hazard believes Chelsea have assembled a strong enough squad to win the Champions League this season. The Belgium international arrived at Stamford Bridge in June 2012, a month after the club won the competition against Bayern Munich, with a ...

Study shows Abortion is second common cause of maternal deaths in Ghana

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎9 hours ago‎
Statistics show that abortion is the second most common cause of maternal deaths in Ghana. In 2014 alone, of the 126,000 abortions, about 70 percent were done through unsafe procedures.

Ghana: Speech By HE Ambassador Sun Baohong At the National Day ...

AllAfrica.com - ‎9 hours ago‎
Good evening! I'm very delighted to celebrate the 65th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China here with you all.

Incidence of Cholera reduces in Greater Accra and Volta Regions but on rise in ...

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎3 hours ago‎
The incidence of cholera is said to have stabilised in some parts of the country. According to some Medical Doctors Radio Ghana spoke to, there are no more new reported cases while the pressure on medical facilities has reduced.
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