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Rwanda Presidency: Kagame fights for another term

  Culled from Xinhua/NAN   RWANDA’S ruling party, Rwandan Patriot Front (RPF), on Saturday picked the country’s incumbent President, Paul Kagame as its presidential candidate for ...

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Churches defend Zambian opposition leader, demand his freedom

  Culled from Reuters/NAN   ZAMBIAN churches on Friday urged the government to release the main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema who is being held in ...

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Lesotho elected leader’s wife shot dead before his inauguration

  BY Keiso Mohloboli   LESOTHO prime minister-elect Thomas Motsoahae Thabane’s second wife Lipolelo Alice Thabane was shot dead around 7pm on Wednesday. She was ...

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Turkey’s Amnesty Chair unlawfully detained

  BY Ramo Silvers   THE Chair of Amnesty International Turkey and longstanding human rights defender, Taner Kılıç, has become the latest victim of the ...

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Gulf Arab rift damages Muslim world – Turkey

  BY libyanewstoday.com   TURKEY said on Wednesday Qatar’s rift with fellow Gulf Arab states and Egypt was damaging the Islamic world and it would ...

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Russia will respond to U.S. attempts to encircle it – Putin

  BY Xinhua/NAN   PRESIDENT Vladimir Putin said Moscow would react to Washington’s attempts to encircle Russia with missile defense systems, state news agency reported ...

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Tommy Hilfiger, Fashion Icon with Dyslexia, Gives Advice to His Younger Self in a New Campaign

  If you had a chance to speak to your younger self about learning and attention issues, what would you say? For fashion icon Tommy Hilfiger, ...

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Kenyan jailed in UK for stealing granny’s Sh6 million

  By David Odongo A Kenyan woman has been jailed by a UK court for two years for stealing millions of shillings from an elderly ...

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Mugabe is an oppressor Zimbabweans trusted as a liberator – Protest Pastor

  BY Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban Evan Mawarire, the Zimbabwean pastor-turned-politician who started a wave of anti-government protests in April last year has described President ...

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G7 leaders blame US for failure to reach climate change agreement in unusually frank statement

  – German Chancellor Angela Merkel says ‘The entire discussion about climate was very difficult, if not to say very dissatisfying.’ In an unusual admission, ...

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God is a phone call away in Zimbabwe, pastor ‘calls’ heaven in church

  BY Smail Akwei   A Zimbabwean pastor has broken the internet after a video in which he claimed to be making a phone call ...

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Ethiopia issues 30,000 emergency passports for Saudi-stranded workers

  Ethiopia’s government has issued over 30,000 ‘laissez-passer’ visas to its citizens working in Saudi Arabia in a bid to facilitate repatriation efforts following a ...

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Donald Trump signs $110bn arms deal hours after landing in Saudi Arabia

  BY Alexandra Wilts The US and Saudi Arabia have reached a $110bn-plus arms deal, significantly expanding the longstanding security relationship between the two countries, ...

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Crisis looms in Cameroon as Southerners demand independence status 

  BY Abubakar Manshuri   FRESH trouble appears imminent in the Republic of Cameroon as Southern Cameroon, an English-speaking people on Friday demanded restoration of their sovereignty. They also ...

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Unlike Nigeria That Took Six Months

  – French President names cabinet 3 days after inauguration – 11 men, 11 women, old and new across political spectrum   FRENCH President Emmanuel ...

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