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75 markets to be fumigated in Volta

The Volta Regional Minister, Dr. Archibald Yao Letsa, made this announcement at a Press Conference held at the Conference Room of the Volta Regional Co-ordinating Council. This exercise is line with the Mass Disinfection Exercise being carried out across the country under the auspices of the Ministry of Local Government …

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Alabama Executes Nathaniel Woods Despite Pleas For Stay

Nathaniel Woods was executed in Alabama on Thursday (March 6), despite a temporary stay on the execution and pleas to reconsider the evidence against him in a case that drew wide attention, the Montgomery Advertiser reports. Woods, 43, pronounced dead at 9:01 p.m. at the William C. Holman Correctional Facility …

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Bugatti seized in Zambia over possible money laundering

Authorities in Zambia have seized a Bugatti Veyron that was imported into the country on Monday, pending investigations into possible money laundering. “The vehicle has since been seized as investigations are being conducted,” Zambia’s Drug Enforcement Commission said in a statement. The state investigative wing said that they had received …

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Trump fires two impeachment witnesses who testified against him

US President Donald Trump has dismissed two senior officials who testified against him at his impeachment trial. The US envoy to the EU, Gordon Sondland, said he “was advised today that the president intends to recall me effective immediately”. Just hours earlier, Lt Col Alexander Vindman, a top expert on …

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Apple fined for slowing down old iPhones

Apple has been fined 25 million euros (£21m, $27m) for deliberately slowing down older iPhone models without making it clear to consumers. The fine was imposed by France’s competition and fraud watchdog DGCCRF, which said consumers were not warned. In 2017, Apple confirmed that it did slow down some iPhones, …

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Airbus bribery fallout: Investigations launched worldwide

Fallout from the Airbus bribery scandal reverberated around the world as the head of one of its top buyers temporarily stood down and investigations were launched in countries aggrieved at being dragged into the increasingly political dispute. The European planemaker is bracing for a rocky period with airlines and foreign …

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