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Richard Valdmanis

Richard Valdmanis

    Mahama snatches Ghana election amid meddling claims
    Mahama snatches Ghana election amid meddling claims
    Mahama, who replaced former president John Atta Mills after his death in July, took 50.7% of the ballots cast – just enough to avoid a run-off...
    'Fragile' Bissau needs help, says presidential hopeful
    'Fragile' Bissau needs help, says presidential hopeful
    Wearing the same wool cap with a pom-pom made popular by Guinea Bissau's independence leader Amilcar Cabral in the 1970s, presidential hopeful...
    Palin falls prey to Canadian pranksters
    Palin falls prey to Canadian pranksters
    United States vice-presidential hopeful Sarah Palin fell prey to a Canadian prankster on Saturday when he called her impersonating French President...
    Oil hits record $100 a barrel
    Oil hits record $100 a barrel
    Oil prices vaulted to a record $100 a barrel on Wednesday as violence in Nigeria, tight energy stockpiles and a weaker dollar triggered a surge of...