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Ex-US House speaker sentenced to 15 months in jail

A federal judge has sentenced Dennis Hastert to 15 months in prison, calling the former House Speaker "a serial child molester" who tried to cover up his abuse with hush ... more
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Todays front pages: Thursday April 28, 2016

RENT STRETCHES WORKERS INCOME The recently-stoked debate about how to address the high home-rental charges in some major cities in the country, following an initiative by the Ministry of Water ... more
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Chiefs who endorse presidents are not wise Baako

Editor-in-chief of the New Crusading Guide Newspaper, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako has described chiefs who endorse presidents as unwise. He said the act is improper and reduces the dignity of ... more
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Cruz-Kasich pact ’desperate’ says Trump

Donald Trump says a pact formed by his two rivals for the Republican presidential crown is a desperate act. He lambasted Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Ohio Governor John Kasich ... more
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Top businessmen, politicians join Kwasi Twum to celebrate his late mother

At the Barclays Bank club house last Saturday, leading members of the society converged to join the CEO of The Multimedia Group Kwasi Twum, to mark the 40 days of ... more
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Unemployed nurses, midwives demonstrate

A hungry nurse is a potential killer, that is a message on one of the placards wielded by some unemployed nurses who hit the streets of Accra Wednesday morning. Over ... more
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Parks & Gardens Department has only one 1961 blue truck, three mowers

The Department of Parks and Gardens which isresponsible for the beautification of the countrys environment has only one truck currently for its operations nationwide. In a testament to being severely ... more
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South Sudan peace boost as rebel returns

South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar has been sworn in as vice-president in a boost for a peace deal aimed at ending more than two years of conflict. He returned ... more
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Odd News: 25 die after eating cake at celebration for birth of baby boy\n

A family is devastatedoverthe loss of many family members and friends.At least 25 people have died in six days after eating cake which police suspect was mixed with pesticides. About ... more
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Kenya’s controversial first lady dies

Kenya's controversial former first lady, Lucy Kibaki, has died in a London hospital of an undisclosed illness. She gained notoriety for slapping a cameraman in 2005 when she stormed the ... more
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Up to $800m of IS funds ’destroyed by strikes’

Up to $800m (550m) in cash held by so-called Islamic State (IS) has been destroyed in air strikes, a US military official says. Maj Gen Peter Gersten, who is based ... more
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How the Caribbean, Mexico keep their five-star shine

ThoughForbes Travel Guideexpanded to more than 100 international destinations for its 2016 Star Ratings awards, two standouts were the Caribbean and Mexico. While you might be quick to discount the ... more
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