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Swiss Voters Support Same-Sex Marriage

Switzerland makes it as the last country to legalize same-sex marriage in Western Europe as more than half of the voters approved in each of the country’s 26 states. On Sunday, in a national referendum, the Associated Press reported that almost two-thirds of the voters supported the measure to legalize …

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Soldiers take-over teaching job in Guinea after coup d’etat

Information reaching Ghanaontheglobe.com indicate that soldiers have taken over the teaching job in Guinea after the coup d’etat by Colonel Mamady Doumbouya which saw the end of President Alpha Condé government. The Guinean soldiers were deployed to schools to teach after teachers abandoned pupils leading to an halt in academic …

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Taliban ban women from studying with men

  Afghan universities will be segregated by gender, and a new dress code will be introduced, the Taliban has said. Higher Education Minister Abdul Baqi Haqqani indicated women would be allowed to study, but not alongside men. He also announced a review of the subjects students would be taught. Women …

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France Soon to Offer Free Contraceptives to Women Under 25

France plans to offer contraceptives for women up to the age of 25 to assist young women with the financial costs of protection against pregnancy. This is to begin next year, the French Health Minister Olivier Véran said on Thursday Sept 9,2021. The initiative was as a response of the …

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Guinea in turmoil as soldiers claim they have taken over

Soldiers who staged an uprising in Guinea’s capital have said in a short broadcast on state television that they have dissolved the constitution and the government in the West African state. Unverified videos shared on social media on Sunday apparently showed President Alpha Conde being surrounded by soldiers. His whereabouts …

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New York’s First Female Governor,Kathy Hochul.

Kathy Hochul makes history as the first woman to serve as Governor of New York after the now-former Governor, Andrew Cuomo resigned amid a number of scandals during his administration. The 65-year-old Democrat and former member of Congress from Western New York, replaces Cuomo as she was sworn in as …

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Pfizer, First Covid-19 Vaccine Approved By FDA

The Covid-19 vaccine known as Pfizer-BioNTech is the first vaccine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The vaccine will now be marketed with a new brand name, Comirnaty ( koe-mir’-na-tee) for the prevention of Covid-19 disease in people aged 12 years and older. The vaccine had initially …

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Biden pledges to Americans in Kabul: ‘We will get you home’

President Joe Biden is pledging to Americans still trapped in Afghanistan: “We will get you home.” Biden also said Friday the United States is committed to evacuating all Afghans who assisted the war effort — a potentially vast expansion of the administration’s commitments on the airlift so far, given the …

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Retraction And Apology To Dr. Ekow Pinkrah

RE: Korle Bu doctor poisons colleagues water with HIV blood after a misunderstanding   Our attention has been drawn to a story published in respect to Dr. Ekow Pinkrah of Korle Bu Teaching Hospital dated May 8, 2021, with the above headline “Korle Bu doctor poisons colleagues water with HIV blood …

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Qatar orders arrest of finance minister amid probe

  Qatar’s attorney general has ordered the arrest of Finance Minister Ali Shareef al-Emadi as part of an investigation into alleged misuse of public funds and abuse of power, according to state media. Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported on Thursday that the decision had been taken after the review of …

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