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Mozambique finds 30,000 ghost officials costing $250 mn

Buhari cancels planned trip to Niger Republic

Mozambique’s government said on Monday that it had identified 30,000 “ghost employees” in its civil service who cost $250 million between 2015 and 2017. Some of those on the government payroll, which accounts for 55 percent of the poor African country’s state expenditure, did exist but were paid for jobs they did not undertake while […]
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Buhari challenges African youths to champion anti-corruption war

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday challenged African youths to champion the fight against corruption, saying their involvement is critical to winning the anti-graft crusade in the continent. Buhari gave the challenge while declaring open the 2018 Africa Youth Congress Against Corruption (AYCAC) at the old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to him, […]
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Gabon’s President Bongo, suffered a stroke

Gabon’s President Ali Bongo, out of the country since falling ill in October, suffered a stroke, his vice president said, providing the first official details of his illness. The 59-year-old leader left hospital in Morocco earlier this month and is recovering at a private residence in the capital Rabat after weeks of silence about his […]
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At least five officials dead in Sudan helicopter crash

Governor, wife separate, to divorce after 27 years of marriage

A helicopter crashed Sunday in eastern Sudan, killing at least five local officials who were on board, state media reported. Witnesses said the helicopter caught fire after hitting a communications tower as it tried to land in a field in the state of Al-Qadarif. “Flames and thick dark smoke rose from the aircraft,” one of […]
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Togo opposition accuses government of ‘brutal’ crackdown after two killed in protests

After playing for Holland, I’m ready for Eagles — Owobowale

Togo’s opposition has accused the government of deploying police and soldiers in a brutal crackdown in which two protesters were killed during a rally against upcoming elections. Security forces fired teargas and fought running battles on Saturday with demonstrators in the capital, Lome, and several other cities across the country. Both the government and the […]
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2019 Women’s World Cup Draw: Nigeria to face France, Norway

2019 Women’s World Cup Draw: Nigeria to face France, Norway

The Super Falcons will have to be at their very best to make any form of impact as they have been lined against far highly rated teams.
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