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Ethiopia’s Desalegn asks South Sudan president to step down.

Ethiopia’s former prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn has stressed the need for South Sudan president Salva Kiir to step down and allow the country to be guided to peace by a new face. Desalegn added that it was increasingly becoming clear that peace agreements between the government and rebel groups were not going to be respected. […]

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Ghanaian President rejects same-sex legalisation.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says: “It will NOT be under his presidency that same-sex marriage will be legalized in Ghana.” A statement from the presidency was responding to a recent resurfacing of the issue. The main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) scribe had made the allegation warranting the response. This is nothing but a baseless and […]

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45th Annual Daytime Emmys: List of Winners

The 45th Annual Daytime Emmys attendees were at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium to mix things up on Sunday, though there is one Daytime Emmy constant that remained steadfastly in place this year: Steve Harvey won a statuette, this time for Outstanding Talk Show/Informative Host, the same award he snagged last year. Other winners included Let’s Make a Deal’s Wayne Brady […]

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Egypt: Minister Le Drian discusses bilateral relations with President Al-Sissi

Le Drian, who arrived in Cairo on Saturday evening, met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, his counterpart Sameh Choukri and the Secretary General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit. Sissi and Le Drian discussed the strengthening of bilateral relations and regional issues, including developments on the Libyan scene, according to Egyptian Presidential spokesman […]