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‘Extremely poor’ Ugandan refugee mom found dead next to starving baby in flat

Mercy Baguma, a Ugandan asylum seeker in Scotland, was found dead lying beside what has been described as her malnourished baby in her flat in Glasgow. Baguma was discovered on Saturday, August 22 following days of not being seen by her friends and neighbors. The police were accordingly informed of the anomaly.

Africa declared polio free

Africa has been declared free from wild polio by the independent body, the Africa Regional Certification Commission.

172 countries are now part of largest COVID-19 vaccine campaign – WHO announces

The World Health Organisation (WHO), has announced that about 172 countries are now part of the “largest and most diverse COVID-19 vaccine portfolio” named COVAX aimed at delivering at least two billion doses of vaccines to participant coubtries by the end of 2021.

Bright Philip Donkor writes: Politicians, bring into play your Manifestos

Dear Politicians,

Ghana goes to the polls to elect a President and Members of Parliament in December 2020. It will be the country’s eighth successive general election since the resumption of multiparty democracy in 1992. Verily, power alternates between two main political parties, namely the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP). Political party manifestos form the key policy intentions of political parties in an election. Inasmuch as manifestos have become key documents worthy of consideration in a democratic dispensation, it is prudent that politicians put into action their manifestos.

Donald Trump warns of 'rigged election' as he is officially nominated by Republicans

Donald Trump has turned a surprise opening-day appearance at his party's scaled-down national convention into an opportunity to question the integrity of the upcoming election.

Omotola recounts how she infected her daughter and son with coronavirus

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has opened up on how she infected her children with Covid-19, Expressive Information has reported.

Ronaldinho finally released after spending five months in detention over a forged passport in Paraguay

Brazilian football legend, Ronaldinho was released on Monday, August 24, by a Paraguayan judge after spending five months in detention over a forged passport.