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South African President Cuts Short UK Trip To Address Protests At Home

South African President Cuts Short UK Trip To Address Protests At Home

🕔10:39, 20.Apr 2018

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa cut short his visit to Britain by a day to return home to deal with protests in the country’s North West province. Protesters seeking jobs, better housing, roads and hospitals frequently clash with police

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Five Cameroon Athletes Go Missing During Commonwealth Games

Five Cameroon Athletes Go Missing During Commonwealth Games

🕔06:49, 11.Apr 2018

Five Cameroon athletes competing at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia have been declared missing, Independent Online reports. They include weightlifter Olivier Matam, and boxers Ndzie Tchoyi and Simplice Fotsala, both of which were due to compete on

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Speaker Of Somalia’s Parliament Resigns

Speaker Of Somalia’s Parliament Resigns

🕔06:25, 10.Apr 2018

The Speaker of Somalia’s parliament, Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari, has resigned ahead of a confidence motion against him, a lawmaker said, ending weeks of political tension. “We were in the parliament house this morning ready for the motion against the

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Kenyans More Corrupt Than Nigerians– Aliko Dangote

Kenyans More Corrupt Than Nigerians– Aliko Dangote

🕔15:55, 7.Apr 2018

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote has faulted Kenya’s leadership for their greed and persistent failure to place matters of national interest first when it comes to development. Speaking to a renowned Kenyan journalist Jeff Koinange, Dangote explained that he shelved

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I Am Innocent: Zuma Tells Cheering Crowd

I Am Innocent: Zuma Tells Cheering Crowd

🕔13:31, 6.Apr 2018

Former South African president Jacob Zuma told thousands of supporters outside court in Durban on Friday that his opponents were telling lies and he would be proven innocent in a corruption case against him. Speaking in Zulu in his home

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Ruling APC Loses Sierra Leonean Presidential Election

Ruling APC Loses Sierra Leonean Presidential Election

🕔08:38, 5.Apr 2018

The candidate of the opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) has been declared the winner of the March 31 Sierra Leonean Presidential run-off election. According to the result announced by Sierra Leone’s National Electoral Commission (NEC) on Wednesday in Freetown,

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Libyan Court Clears Gaddafi’s Son Of Murder Charge

Libyan Court Clears Gaddafi’s Son Of Murder Charge

🕔14:25, 4.Apr 2018

A Libyan appeals court cleared one of the sons of late leader Muammar Gaddafi of charges of murdering a footballer before Libya’s 2011 uprising, the justice ministry said. Saadi Gaddafi, who has been held in the capital Tripoli since his

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Winnie Mandela Dead At 81

Winnie Mandela Dead At 81

🕔15:20, 2.Apr 2018

She died at a Johannesburg hospital…

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Gaddafi’s Son To Run For President

Gaddafi’s Son To Run For President

🕔15:12, 20.Mar 2018

Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi, the second son of late Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi, will run for the Presidency of the country. This was made known by his lawyer. A Libyan militia said in June 2017 that they had released Mr. Gaddafi’s

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President Of Burundi Set To Hold Referendum To Extend His Stay In Office

President Of Burundi Set To Hold Referendum To Extend His Stay In Office

🕔09:51, 20.Mar 2018

Burundi’s President, Pierre Nkurunziza has set May 17 as the date for a referendum that could extend his rule for at least a decade. The small and impoverished Central Africa nation has been unstable since 2015 when Nkurunziza decided to

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