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Lockdowns begin across Africa after COVID-19 cases cross 1,000 in 42 nations; Nigeria shuts all airports to international flights
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Lockdowns begin across Africa after COVID-19 cases cross 1,000 in 42 nations; Nigeria shuts all airports to international flights

Meanwhile, two senior representatives in Africa appeared to defy their own travel restrictions to attend another president’s inauguration.

Why is air pollution so harmful to us? Human being's DNA may hold the answer
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Why is air pollution so harmful to us? Human being's DNA may hold the answer

Some genetic variants from a human's past can be helpful as it may allow people to have a long life despite smoking

Ghana Football Association fires all coaches on payroll, including men's and women's senior teams, without reason
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Ghana Football Association fires all coaches on payroll, including men's and women's senior teams, without reason

The Ghana Football Association has fired all its national team coaches in a drastic and unexpected move.

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.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar's dream run in first tournament appearance cut short by belligerent Tunisia in quarter-final
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar's dream run in first tournament appearance cut short by belligerent Tunisia in quarter-final

Tunisia secured a place in the semifinals of the Africa Cup of Nations by beating Madagascar and will face tournament favourites Senegal on Sunday

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: As quarter-finals approach, Senegal and Algeria favourites to meet in title clash
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: As quarter-finals approach, Senegal and Algeria favourites to meet in title clash

While Senegal have a relatively easy course to the finals, Algeria must beat Ivory Coast before they meet the winner of South Africa vs Nigeria

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: High drama anticipated as VAR to be used from quarter-finals onward
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: High drama anticipated as VAR to be used from quarter-finals onward

The VAR is scheduled to be used for the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations and for the following stages of the tournament

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Tunisia stun Ghana on penalties to end 54-year tournament losing streak against Black Stars
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Tunisia stun Ghana on penalties to end 54-year tournament losing streak against Black Stars

Tunisia defeated Ghana 5-4 on penalties Monday with Ferjani Sassi converting the decisive spot-kick to end a 54-year Africa Cup of Nations losing streak against the Black Stars

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria under the scanner after shock 2-0 defeat to Madagascar
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria under the scanner after shock 2-0 defeat to Madagascar

Nigeria are being panned by fans after their defeat to minnows Madagascar, setting up a potentially dangerous next round tie against heavyweights Ghana

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.

Over 100 migrants drowned off Libya's coast in early September, says Doctors Without Borders report; survivors suffer fuel burns
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Over 100 migrants drowned off Libya's coast in early September, says Doctors Without Borders report; survivors suffer fuel burns

More than 100 migrants, including at least 20 children, died when two boats sank off the coast of Libya earlier this month, according to Doctors without Borders (MSF), citing survivors.

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".

'Guiding force for good': Condolences pour in after Kofi Annan's death; Ghana declares week of mourning
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'Guiding force for good': Condolences pour in after Kofi Annan's death; Ghana declares week of mourning

Former United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan died in Bern after a 'short illness' on Saturday.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Japan beat Paraguay to end woeful run; Robert Lewandowski shines for Poland in warm-up match
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Japan beat Paraguay to end woeful run; Robert Lewandowski shines for Poland in warm-up match

Japan claimed their first victory of the year on Tuesday, coming from behind to beat Paraguay 4-2 and boost sagging morale a week before their opening World Cup Group H match against Colombia.

FIFA suspends Ghana Football Association president Kwesi Nyantakyi for involvement in corruption row
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FIFA suspends Ghana Football Association president Kwesi Nyantakyi for involvement in corruption row

The governing body of world football on Friday announced a 90-day suspension on the president of the Ghana Football Association, who has been at the centre of corruption claims.

Women HIV patients in Ghana say public stigmatisation slowing down treatment, calls it 'mental torture'
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Women HIV patients in Ghana say public stigmatisation slowing down treatment, calls it 'mental torture'

Women living with HIV and AIDS in Ghana have expressed displeasure over high public stigmatisation,slowing down their treatment and development processes.

FIFA World Cup moments: When Luis Suarez's handball broke Ghanaian hearts and he was branded a villain in 2010
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FIFA World Cup moments: When Luis Suarez's handball broke Ghanaian hearts and he was branded a villain in 2010

Ghana nearly scored a match-winning goal in the last minute of extra time in their quarter-final clash against Uruguay, with Luis Suarez spoiling it for them with a deliberate handball.

International friendlies: Russia slump to narrow defeat against Austria; Ghana register easy win over new-look Japan
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International friendlies: Russia slump to narrow defeat against Austria; Ghana register easy win over new-look Japan

World Cup hosts Russia continued their miserable run when they slipped to a 1-0 defeat in Austria on Wednesday and Japan suffered a blow when they lost 2-0 at home Ghana in coach Akira Nishino’s first game in charge.

La Liga: Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari joins relegation-haunted Deportivo La Coruna on short-term deal
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La Liga: Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari joins relegation-haunted Deportivo La Coruna on short-term deal

Veteran Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari was on Thursday handed the chance to ride to the rescue of relegation-haunted Spanish club Deportivo La Coruna when he penned a deal until the end of the season.

Ligue 1: Referee says he didn't hear Dijon fans racially abusing Nice striker Mario Balotelli
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Ligue 1: Referee says he didn't hear Dijon fans racially abusing Nice striker Mario Balotelli

The referee who booked Mario Balotelli while the Nice striker was complaining of racist abuse has said he "didn't hear insults or shouts from the stand" during Saturday's match at Dijon.