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Ghana, Cuba to battle malaria in West Africa

Ghana is renewing discussion with Cuba for the establishment of Biolarvicide factory to produce insecticide to destroy larvae of a mosquito and help control pest and mosquito transmitted diseases West Africa sub-region.

Fidel Castro’s eldest son commits suicide

The eldest son of the late Cuban president Fidel Castro committed suicide on Thursday, state media reported. He was 68 years old.

I want to fight Anthony Joshua in America – Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder has issued a warning to rival Anthony Joshua that he would be reluctant to leave America for their potential super fight, according to Daily Mail.

Raul Castro to step down as Cuba’s president in April 2018

Cuban President Raul Castro will step down in April 2018 straight after elections that same month to choose his successor, according to a vote Thursday, December 21, in the island state's National Assembly.

Suspension of visas by US hurting families – Cuba

Cuba told senior U.S. officials during talks on migration in Havana that the U.S. decision to suspend visa processing at its embassy on the island was “seriously hampering” family relations and other exchanges.

Cuba and North Korea reject ‘arbitrary’ US demands

Cuba's foreign minister and his North Korean counterpart rejected the United States' "unilateral and arbitrary" demands on Wednesday while expressing concern about escalating tensions on the Korean Peninsula, the ministry said.

Muhammad Ali’s cornerman Ferdie Pacheco dies at age 89

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali's physician and cornerman, "Fight Doctor" Ferdie Pacheco, died Thursday at his home in Miami, his family announced. He was 89.

Shawn Mendes wins best artist at MTV Europe Music Awards

Canadian teen singer Shawn Mendes on Sunday won best artist and best song at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) in London, pipping heavyweight competitors such as Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus and Ed Sheeran.

Donald Trump administration tightens US sanctions against Cuba

The U.S. government on Wednesday, announced new restrictions against Cuba tightening sanctions as part of President Donald Trump’s pledge to roll back his Democratic predecessor’s move toward warmer ties with Havana.

I ought to have died – Wole Soyinka

Professor Wole Soyinka, the Nobel Laureate, said he ought to have died going by his lifestyle.

Venezuela faces more isolation, sanctions after contested vote

The United States condemned closely watched regional elections in Venezuela as neither free nor fair Monday, as European countries weighed imposing sanctions, leaving President Nicolas Maduro increasingly isolated after declaring a landslide win.

Zimbabwe’s poisoned VP Emmerson Mnangagwa struggle to succeed Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe has been gripped by an escalating spat between the president's wife and his senior vice-president over a bizarre poisoning incident that has laid bare the pair's ambitions to succeed President Robert Mugabe.

US cuts Cuba diplomatic staff over mysterious ‘attacks’

The United States is withdrawing 60 percent of its diplomatic staff and all family members from its embassy in Cuba after 21 diplomats suffered mysterious health attacks in recent months, US officials said.

Buhari asks UN to dialogue with North Korea over nuclear weapons

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for a United Nations delegation to urgently negotiate with North Korea over the development of accelerated nuclear weapons by the country.


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Suspected herdsmen behead man, burn houses in Plateau

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