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Even Lagos is enforcing laws on ‘Okada’ ban

Last Friday, I was shocked when I was crossing the road in front of the Police Headquarters at Cantonments in Accra. When the traffic light turned red and all the cars stopped, I saw a motorbike approaching. I was already three steps into the road so I was lost; whether …

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Coronavirus: China enacts tighter restrictions in Hubei

China is tightening curbs on movement in Hubei province as it battles the outbreak of new coronavirus. Sixty-million people have been told to stay at home unless there is an emergency, and the use of private cars has been banned indefinitely. Hubei and the city of Wuhan have been hit …

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IPEG warns of terrorist attacks on Ghana

Events bordering on human security in the country coupled with extremist/terrorist activities in the Sahelian region should be an indication of a greater prospect for terrorists’ attacks on Ghana, Institute for Peace and Governance (IPEG) has said. IPEG argued that “Violent extremism and terrorism thrive creditably in a context of …

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Man uses rodents to scam hotels into letting him skip the bill

A Utah man is facing criminal charges after admitting to releasing rodents in at least three different hotels in order for then complain about the pesky critters, and get compensated with a free room. According to police, Ryan Sentelle State, 37, would check into hotels and sneak rodents like mice and …

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California lab says it discovered coronavirus vaccine in 3 hours

An American biotech company says it created a coronavirus vaccine three hours after getting access to the virus’ genetic sequence in mid-January, and now scientists are racing to get the vaccine on the market in record time. Inovio Pharmaceuticals is based in Pennsylvania, but scientists in its laboratory in San Diego made …

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