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Super Spider Discovered in Sri Lanka

by VOA News Arachnophobes beware! Your worst nightmare has been discovered in the form of a venomous and quick-moving tarantula the size of your face that lives in the forests of northern Sri Lanka. The colorful creature boasts a leg span of up to 20 centimeters across and belongs to the genus Poecilotheria, according to Wired magazine. Spiders in this ...

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Politics in Ghana Shouldn’t be a Goldmine Field!!

Holders of public office as politicians in so-called democracies in many developping countries as well as dictators across the world have been known to be mega-rich in their respective countries. As to how they have come to acquire and amass such wealth always raises eyebrows and makes people dumbfunded. Who dares ask how and where from? Most African leaders especially ...

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Bin Laden Son-in-Law Back in Court

NEW YORK — A federal court hearing was held in New York for alleged terrorist Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama Bin Laden’s son-in-law. His trial date may be pushed well into the future because of federal budget problems. Monday’s court session was a preliminary hearing on setting a date for a terrorism trial for Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, Sualaiman Abu Gaith. ...

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France in big offensive against Islamists

French forces have launched one their biggest offensives against militants in northern Mali, officials have said. About 1,000 troops are sweeping through a river valley believed to be a logistics base for the armed Islamists near Gao, AFP news agency reports. This is said to be the last major French-led operation before France starts reducing its military presence. The militants ...

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10-year-old Bright needs GH¢3,000 to remove tumor

A 10-year-old class six pupil of Yamfo Methodist Primary School in the Tano North District of the Brong Ahafo Region, Bright Kwame, needs GH¢3,000 to undergo an operation at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi to remove a tumor on his face, has been kept at home by his parents because of financial constraints. The size of the rare tumor ...

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The Concerned Ghanaians Against Electoral Fraud (COGEF) to Rock London with Massive Demo!

The Metropolitan Police in London on 4th April, 2013 cleared the way for Ghanaian residents in United Kingdom called The Concerned Ghanaians Against Electoral Fraud (COGEF) and other Ghanaian groups in London for their impending highly publicised demonstration on Friday, 12th April 2013 to be staged in the heart of Central London. COGEF and other Ghanaians in the Diaspora intend ...

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Kotoko kicked out of CAF Champions league, Fans go wild!

After witnessing their idol club bundled out of the CAF Champions League at their own backyard, a number of angry fans of Kumasi Asante Kotoko created a barrier at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi threatening to cause mayhem to the team and technical men. Moments after referee Bakary Papa Gassama of the Gambia blew his whistle to end ...

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Uhuru Kenyatta to be sworn in as Kenyan president

Uhuru Kenyatta is set to be sworn in as Kenya’s new president, following his victory in March against Raila Odinga. His first-round victory was recently upheld by the Supreme Court. Mr Kenyatta and his deputy, William Ruto, face charges at the International Criminal Court relating to post-election violence five years ago. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who faces an ICC arrest ...

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