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TOGO: TWO PEOPLE KILLED AFTER OPPOSITION SUPPORTERS CLASHED WITH SECURITY FORCES

LOME– Two people were killed as opposition supporters clashed with security forces in Togo’s capital, Lome, on Saturday, the government said, after protests were stopped elsewhere in the country.

A statement read on national television …

Woman Bodybuilder in Malawi Gains Fame, Dispels Stereotypes

In Malawi, bodybuilding and bodybuilding competitions have long been regarded as a male-only activity. But 33-year-old Doreen Kumbatira is changing that perception. Kumbatira is the only female bodybuilder in Malawi to be actively involved in …

Speakers in Security Council Call for Robust, Coherent United Nations Cooperation With Regional Bodies as Global Challenges Grow Increasingly Complex

Secretary-General Stresses Need for Collective Action amid Proposal to Fund African Peace Operations from Assessed Contributions

Robust and coherent cooperation among the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations will be key in tackling increasingly …

SOUTH AFRICA: POWER UTILITY ESKOM WORKS TO KEEP THE LIGHTS ON

PRETORIA– It’s all hands on deck at Eskom as the power utility tries to save South Africa from a black Christmas and lower the stages of load shedding currently underway.

With the short-term goal of …

TULLOW ESTIMATES GHANA OIL PRODUCTION TO GO UP TO 180,000 BARRELS NEXT YEAR

ACCRA– Tullow-Ghana’s drilling program is targeting a significant growth production from around 147, 000 barrels to 180,000 in 2019.

The company was working to strengthen and grow its business in Ghana by tapping into additional …