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DEJO MEDIA INSTITUTE Dejo Media Institute is committed to the training of men and women who have the greatest desire and passion to impact knowledge acquired into the Media and Journalism in Africa and the entire world. Our aim is to deliver quality education to the deserving populace through creativity and dynamism. Also, to enable the youth, men and women to ...

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Ghana’s Kiki Gbeho appointed Dep Head of AU-UN mission in Darfur

Ghana’s Anita Kokui Gbeho has been appointed as Deputy Joint Special Representative for the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID). This was announced by the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres and African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki on Tuesday. She replaces Bintou Keita of Guinea. The UN Secretary-General expressed his gratitude to Bintou Keita for her dedicated service ...

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Five Congolese refugees killed in Rwanda as police end food riot

At least five Congolese refugees were killed and 20 injured at a camp in Rwanda when a protest over a cut in food rations turned violent, Rwandan police said on Friday. Seven policemen were also injured. Around 3,000 refugees had camped outside United Nations offices at the camp since Tuesday. On Thursday, police tried to disperse them using teargas, police ...

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Rapper Lil Jon breaks ground on a second school in Ghana

Rapper Lil Jon has been using his star power and wealth to help children in underdeveloped countries gain access to a proper education. A school he helped fund in partnership with the charity, Pencils of Promise, broke ground last month in Ghana, Lil Jon told CNN exclusively. “I’m all about helping children,” he said. “Children are our future and every ...

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Zimbabwe’s president issues assets declaration order to top officials

Zimbabwe has given cabinet ministers and senior government officials until the end of February to declare their assets as new President Emmerson Mnangagwa seeks to foster transparency and fight corruption. Mnangagwa, 75, took power after Robert Mugabe was toppled by the military. He immediately promised to tackle corruption, especially in public institutions. Misheck Sibanda, chief secretary to the president and ...

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Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe’s president after 37 years

 Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, succumbing to a week of overwhelming pressure from the military that put him under house arrest, lawmakers from the ruling party and opposition who started impeachment proceedings and a population that surged into the streets to say 37 years in power was enough. The capital, Harare, erupted in jubilation after news spread that ...

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A teenage boy was shot by police and later died amid clashes in the opposition stronghold of Kisumu, one of four counties hit by violence. The electoral commission said voting in those areas would be postponed until Saturday. President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner in an August vote, which was annulled because of “irregularities”. Mr Kenyatta is seeking a ...

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Kenya election re-run marred by insecurity – diplomats

Image copyrightAFPImage captionThe opposition says its demands for a free and fair poll have not been met Western diplomats have warned of “growing insecurity” in Kenya ahead of Thursday’s presidential election re-run, boycotted by the main opposition. Inflammatory rhetoric and attacks on the election commission made it more difficult to hold a legitimate poll, the 20 envoys said. Kenyan prosecutors ...

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