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Up to 30 people are feared to be dead after an Italian mountain hotel was engulfed by a powerful avalanche in the earthquake-ravaged centre of the…
01.19 / 09:43
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Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States at 12 noon in Washington, and 6pm Nigerian time on Friday. The joint congressional committee on inaugural ceremonies disclosed this. The ceremony is scheduled to start at 11:30am, with a musical prelude beforehand, according to a copy of the inauguration programme.…
01.19 / 09:09
nigeriantimes.ng
Mobile tariff increases show intolerance on the part of government in its attempt to slow down mobilisation of people on social…
01.19 / 08:29
citizen.co.za
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jan 19 – South Africa’s ruling ANC party, which has dominated the country’s politics since the end of apartheid, has begun its search for a new leader to succeed President Jacob Zuma. Dwindling popular support, corruption scandals and rampant in-fighting mean that the contest looks set to be a bitter battle exposing…
01.19 / 08:14
capitalfm.co.ke
Senegalese troops backed by other African forces are poised to enter The Gambia as President Yahya Jammeh has refused to leave…
01.19 / 07:19
iafrica.com
Banjul, Gambia, Jan 18 – Senegalese troops backed by other African forces were poised to enter The Gambia Thursday after President Yahya Jammeh refused to leave office, ignoring a midnight deadline to stand down or face military action. Jammeh’s army chief said his troops would not fight their entry into the country, as the Mauritanian…
01.19 / 05:30
capitalfm.co.ke
Jammeh said he would not step down, citing irregularities in the vote. His mandate ends at…
01.19 / 03:51
ewn.co.za
Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw, says he expects growth in the economy to be about two per cent by the end of the 2016/17 fiscal year. The Minister was opening the Debate on the first … Continued The post Finance Minister Expects 2% Growth for 2016/17 appeared first on Jamaica Information…
01.18 / 22:25
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The Early Childhood Commission (ECC) is reporting that it received $20 million in 2016 to help with efforts to develop early-childhood institutions (ECIs) that are in need. This amount was donated by stakeholders and partners, such as the Culture, Health, … Continued The post ECC Receives $20 Million to Assist with Development Of ECIs appeared first on Jamaica Information…
01.18 / 22:05
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Nigeria’s efforts to secure funds from international lenders to help haul it out of recession have stalled because it has not submitted the required economic reform plans, according to one of the banks and sources close to the matter. The government has been in loan talks with the World Bank for a year. It had […
01.18 / 22:04
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Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Minister, Hon. Olivia Grange, is lobbying stakeholder support for the Ministry’s programme of maintenance for heritage sites, being developed for implementation shortly. She extended the invitation while addressing a ceremony marking the 110th anniversary of … Continued The post Culture Minister Seeks Support to Maintain Heritage Sites appeared first on Jamaica Information S…
01.18 / 21:04
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The Estimates of Expenditure for the 2017/18 financial year will be tabled in the House of Representatives on Thursday, February 9. This was disclosed by Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw during his presentation on the … Continued The post 2017/18 Estimates of Expenditure to be Tabled February 9 appeared first on Jamaica Information…
01.18 / 20:03
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Actress Nina Dobrev was mortified when her private parts popped out of her bikini during a recent magazine…
01.18 / 19:37
you.co.za
Patrick Mugadza told journalists last week that he had received a prophecy from God that Robert Mugabe would die on 17…
01.18 / 19:19
ewn.co.za
The schoolboy apparently called himself a “Satanist” and told friends that he wanted to “change his life” not long before the murders…
01.18 / 18:36
you.co.za
Congregants at Goodness and Mercy Ministries, Zimbabwe had to lured into patting with their US$10, about N5,000 each to buy anointed…
01.18 / 18:24
thewhistler.ng
Singer Pink is going out of her way to assure her five-year-old daughter she's still tops in mum's world after becoming a big…
01.18 / 17:35
you.co.za
Gambia's national assembly has adopted a resolution to allow President Yahya Jammeh to stay in power for three more months, starting from Wednesday, just hours before the end of his official…
01.18 / 16:21
thewhistler.ng
Iraqi forces have retaken control of east Mosul from the Islamic State group, commanders said on Wednesday, three months after a huge offensive against the jihadist bastion was…
01.18 / 16:00
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The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information will be hosting a Special-Education Regional Round Table from January 24-26 at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston. The conference will be held under the theme ‘Preparing Productive Citizens for an Inclusive Society: … Continued The post Special-Education Regional Round Table from January 24 to 26 appeared first on Jamaica Information S…
01.18 / 15:38
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