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At least 71 people are dead after a Russian commercial plane crashed shortly after leaving Moscow airport

According to Russian authorities, all 71 people on board a Russian jet were killed when it crashed after taking off from an airport near Moscow.

Photo: Man who brutally hacked his estranged wife and their 18 months old son to death, sentenced to death by hanging in Zimbabwe

A man who hacked his estranged wife, 23 and their 18 months old son to death, has been sentenced to death.

Gov’t to install CCTVs at police stations

Government has announced plans to install Closed-Circuit Televisions (CCTVs) at police stations spread across all 216 districts in the country.

Schoolgirl, 6, bitten on face by cobra as she slept in South Africa

A 6-year-old girl was rushed to the hospital after a cobra bit her on the face as she slept.

Lassa fever: Ghana Health Service issues alert

The Ghana Health Services (GHS) has cautioned all Divisional Directors, Regional Deputy Directors of the Service and public health care facilities of the likelihood of outbreaks of Lassa fever in the country.

Arts And Tourism Writers Association Of Ghana (ATWAG) Mourns Ebony & Charges Government To Fix Bad Road

The Arts and Tourism Writers Association of Ghana (ATWAG) has urged the media to attach professionalism when reporting on issues regarding the demise of dance hall artiste Ebony.

Over 800 female ISIS fighters detained in Syria

According to German Newspaper Die Welt, over 800 women, who had joined the Islamic State, are being detained in Kurdish regions of northern Syria with their children. The report which cited a terrorism expert from Human Rights Watch said that among the 800 were 15 German women.

Boko Haram releases 13 hostages to Nigerian government

The Islamist militant group Boko Haram has released 13 people who were kidnapped in north-eastern Nigeria last year, the government says.