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US increases sanctions pressure on Iran

The US has imposed sanctions on six people and three companies it says have ties to Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the penalties targeted those who had funnelled millions of dollars to the group, funding its “malign activity”. Iran’s central bank was also accused of helping the IRGC to […]Read More
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Zimbabwe VP denies bleaching his skin

Zimbabwe’s Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga has denied he uses skin whitening creams, reports News 24. According to the Chronicle newspaper, he made the denial after being mocked on social media – with some cruel users dubbing him “Bleachy Chiwenga” and “General Ambi”. He took the opportunity to set the record straight at his Read More
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North Korea frees US detainees

North Korea has freed three US citizens from prison, according to a tweet from US President Donald Trump. It is viewed as a goodwill gesture ahead of a historic summit between Mr Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un. Mr Trump said he would greet the men when they return with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, […]Read More
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Panathinaikos pay Essien €53k, overturn points deduction

Financially-troubled Panathinaikos have swiftly overturned a three-point deduction after paying a reported 53,000 euros – part of their debts to former Ghana international Michael Essien. Greek Soccer league organizers had on Tuesday deducted three points from Panathinaikos after the Athens failed to fulfil the instalment settlement due the former Chelsea midfielder Read More
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Cycling needs massive overhaul – Boakye Yiadom

Mr. Kofi Boakye Yiadom, chairman of the Greater Accra Cycling Association, has reiterated the need for cycling to take a different shape as the massive potential in the sport has been disregarded. Ghana’s cycling has been engulfed with various problems ranging from the ranks within administrative level, trickling down to the plight of certain athletes […]Read More