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Climate strike: From Asia to Africa, millions of schoolkids inspired by Greta Thunberg march for action on global warming
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Climate strike: From Asia to Africa, millions of schoolkids inspired by Greta Thunberg march for action on global warming

Crowds of children skipped school Friday to join a global strike against climate change, heeding the rallying cry of teen activist Greta Thunberg.

Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan's body brought to Ghana; Nobel Peace Prize winner's funeral scheduled for Thursday
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Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan's body brought to Ghana; Nobel Peace Prize winner's funeral scheduled for Thursday

The body of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has received a hero's welcome upon landing at Kotoka International Airport in Ghana's capital, Accra.

Former UN chief Kofi Annan to receive state funeral, burial in Ghana on 13 September
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Former UN chief Kofi Annan to receive state funeral, burial in Ghana on 13 September

Former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan will receive a state funeral and burial in Ghana on 13 September, the Ghanaian president said on Friday, calling it "a major event for our country".

Egypt's Mohamed Salah pips Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane to claim African Player of the Year award
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Egypt's Mohamed Salah pips Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane to claim African Player of the Year award

Prolific Liverpool scorer Mohamed Salah was named African Player of the Year in the Ghanaian capital Accra on Thursday, the first Egyptian to win the award since Mahmoud al-Khatib in 1983.

Positive change cannot be brought by archaic systems, concepts: President Pranab
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Positive change cannot be brought by archaic systems, concepts: President Pranab

Positive transformation cannot be brought by "archaic systems and concepts", President Pranab Mukherjee said.

Terrorism must be eradicated by collective efforts: Pranab Mukherjee in Ghana
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Terrorism must be eradicated by collective efforts: Pranab Mukherjee in Ghana

Terrorism is a scourge which knows no borders and must be eradicated through the collective efforts of the civilised world, President Pranab Mukherjee said in Accra as he expressed solidarity with Ghana which is confronting this challenge.

Over 200 killed in gas station explosion in Ghana
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Over 200 killed in gas station explosion in Ghana

Over 200 people were killed in an explosion at a gas station in Ghana's capital Accra, even as torrential rains lashed the West African nation, the interior ministry said.

73 dead as disaster strikes in Ghana after gas station explodes
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73 dead as disaster strikes in Ghana after gas station explodes

A gas station in Ghana's capital blew up while many people were sheltering there from a torrential rainfall and flooding, killing at least 73 people

Nigerian women participate in protest against the recent kidnappings
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Nigerian women participate in protest against the recent kidnappings

Hundreds of women here on Sunday staged a peaceful protest against the kidnapping of the over 200 students from a school in Nigeria by extremist Islamic militant group Boko Haram.