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Church built using 40,000 human skeletons

In the heart of the Czech countryside, Kutná Hora houses some of the most beautiful architecture in the whole of Bohemia. Positioned around 70 kilometers (about 43 miles) east of Prague, this medieval city competed politically, economically and culturally with the capital city during the 13th to 16th centuries, thanks …

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Mexico given 45 days to curb migrant flow

The US has given Mexico 45 days to reduce the number of migrants crossing its territory on their way to the US. Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard on Monday gave details of a deal reached with the US to avert the imposition of tariffs on Mexican goods. Even though no …

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Ghanaian wins €30,000 grant to champion reproductive health rights

Ghana’s Edith Asamani, an adolescent sexual and reproductive health rights campaigner, was a shining star at the just ended Women Deliver Conference, beating 5 other contenders to win a 30,000 Euro grant meant for a national advocacy to end sexual and gender based violence. The competition was one of the …

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Terrorists likely to attack Ghana – UK warns nationals

The United Kingdom (UK) has updated its foreign travel advice for British nationals travelling to Ghana, warning that terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in the country. The advice published June 7, 2019, adds that localised outbreaks of civil unrest can occur at short notice, and can …

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Africa: Cursed by aid

Sub-Saharan Africa has a comfortable prominence among the world’s most aid-dependent countries. Even the phrase “aid-dependent” is annoying. But perhaps over the years African leaders have not thought it annoying enough, or they would have shown leadership of the kind that would have evicted their countries from this shameful front …

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Canada warns citizens about ‘violent crimes’ in Ghana

The Government of Canada’s travel information guide has warned Canadian citizens about travelling to Ghana. A June 5 Tweet warns Canadians that violent crimes, such as robbery and kidnapping, may occur while they are in Ghana. ”Be aware of your surroundings and avoid walking alone or displaying signs of wealth,” the …

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Anas to speak at IPI’s 68th World Congress in Geneva

Investigative journalist, Anas Aremaraw Anas, is one of a number of top international journalists billed to speak at the International Press Institute (IPI)’s 68th World Congress in Geneva, Switzerland. The Congress, being held in partnership with the European Broadcasting Union will take place in the Swiss city from June 4 to 6, 2019. …

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Rawlings: United States wary of China’s growing power

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has in a meeting with the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Shi Ting Wang, stated that the United States is wary of the growing economic power of China hence the heightened trade war with the Asian giant. “The bullish and military behaviour of the West came …

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