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Ghana president warns of health system overload as COVID cases soar

Monday  00:20,   18 january 2021

Ghana president warns of health system overload as COVID cases soarSince Jan. 5, the number of active cases has risen to 1,924 from about 900, Akufo-Addo said in a speech. There are now 120 severe cases, up from 18 a week... >>>

Carlos Slim Fast Facts

Sunday  23:10,   17 january 2021

See CNN's Carlos Slim Fast Facts for a look at the life of the billionaire executive.Here's a look at the life of Mexico's richest man, businessman and investor Carlos... >>>

DR Congo honours Lumumba 60 years on from his assassination

Sunday  23:10,   17 january 2021

The Democratic Republic of Congo honoured independence hero Patrice Lumumba on Sunday, marking 60 years since he was assassinated in a plot linked to the fledgling nation's colonial master Belgium. President Felix Tshisekedi paid tribute to the... >>>

2011 Africa and Middle East Unrest Fast Facts

Sunday  23:10,   17 january 2021

Read CNN's 2011 Africa and Middle East Unrest Fast Facts and learn more about the Arab Spring anti-government protests that began in Tunisia in 2010.Here is a look at Arab Spring, anti-government protests that began in Tunisia in December 2010... >>>

Migrants from Honduras moving through Guatemala, hoping to reach US

Sunday  23:10,   17 january 2021

Thousands of migrants fled Honduras and are in Guatemala and moving towards Mexico, hoping to ultimately reach the U.S. © Luis Echeverria/Reuters Hondurans taking part in a new caravan of migrants set head to the United States, clash with Guatemalan >>>

Uganda: Museveni's victory buries the last illusions of electoral democracy

Sunday  22:55,   17 january 2021

© YASUYOSHI CHIBA After President Yoweri Museveni's victory, Saturday in Kampala. The re-election of the Ugandan president on Saturday after a campaign marked by strong repression against the opposition confirms a worrying trend in Africa: the loss >>>

Brazil authorizes emergency use of Sinovac, AstraZeneca vaccines

Sunday  21:31,   17 january 2021

Brazil authorizes emergency use of Sinovac, AstraZeneca vaccinesBRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian health regulator Anvisa's board on Sunday voted to approve emergency use of COVID-19 vaccines from China's Sinovac Biotech and Britain's... >>>

Kremlin critic Navalny returned to Moscow

Sunday  20:55,   17 january 2021

After being treated in Germany for a poison attack, the prominent Kremlin critic Alexej Navalny returned to Russia on Sunday. A plane with Navalny on board landed in Moscow in the evening, according to AFP journalists. The machine had been rerouted >>>

Uganda: Bobi Wine demands the lifting of his "house arrest"

Sunday  20:50,   17 january 2021

© SUMY SADURNI A poster of Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, in a street in Kampala, Uganda, January 6, 2021 The leader of Ugandan opposition Bobi Wine on Sunday called on the international community to demand the lifting of his "house arrest",... >>>

Brazil Poised to Approve Emergency Use of First Covid Vaccines

Sunday  20:36,   17 january 2021

Brazil is poised to grant approval for the emergency use of AstraZeneca Plc and Sinovac Biotech Ltd vaccines against Covid-19, allowing the country to kick-start deploying shots as the virus roars back in Latin America’s largest economy. © Bloomberg >>>

Amazon faces backlash from Indian ruling party lawmakers over web series 'Tandav'

Sunday  20:36,   17 january 2021

Amazon faces backlash from Indian ruling party lawmakers over web series 'Tandav'MUMBAI (Reuters) - A local official from India's ruling Hindu nationalist party on Sunday registered a police complaint against an Amazon Prime web series... >>>

"Bitter experience" for Gumny and Pedersen

Sunday  20:35,   17 january 2021

For a long time, FC Augsburg was on the defensive against Bremen. Then the team became too passive and made fatal mistakes that led to a 2-0 defeat. Winger players Robert Gumny and Mads Pedersen also didn't look good when they conceded. ©... >>>

New CDU boss: These are Armin Laschet's plans for the economy

Sunday  20:10,   17 january 2021

The CDU has made a decision: Armin Laschet should lead the party as the new boss in the super election year 2021. But what can the economy expect from the 59-year-old? The WiWo check. © dpa North Rhine-Westphalia's Prime Minister Armin Laschet is... >>>

Uganda's Bobi Wine urges lifting of 'house arrest'

Sunday  20:08,   17 january 2021

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine on Sunday urged the international community to demand he be released from "house arrest" after a disputed election returned President Yoweri Museveni to office for a sixth term. The former ragga singer turned... >>>

Ancient coffins, burial sites and a funeral temple discovered in Saqqara necropolis

Sunday  20:08,   17 january 2021

A cache of ancient burial shafts containing hundreds of wooden coffins dating back to the New Kingdom are among a new batch of major discoveries found at Egypt's Saqqara archaeological site. © Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images An adorned wooden... >>>