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Zimbabwe Sacks 16,000 Striking Nurses…

Zimbabwe on Wednesday sacked 16,000 striking nurses, as the new government sought to keep a lid on labour unrest in the build-up to the first elections since the fall of Robert Mugabe. Vice President Constantino Chiwenga accused the nurses of staging a “politically motivated” walkout and said they would be …

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Buhari Attacks Nigerian Youths for Wanting Everything Free…

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday lambasted Nigerian youths in London. Buhari said most Nigerian youths want everything free without doing anything. Speaking at the Commonwealth Business Forum in Westminster, Buhari said youths prefer to do nothing because they feel Nigeria is an oil-rich nation. According to Buhari, a lot of …

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3 Taraba Varsity Students Killed by Falling Trees in Cameroon…

Three students of the Taraba State University lost their lives when they were hit by falling trees during a rainstorm at the Bouba Njidda National Wild Life Park in Cameroon. This was disclosed by The Deputy Registrar, Information and Publication of the university, Malam Sanusi Sa’ad on Wednesday. Sa’ad in …

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Trump Says ‘Missiles Coming’ Against Syria, ‘New and Smart’…

Defying Russian warnings against U.S. military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that missiles “will be coming” in response to Syria’s suspected chemical attack that killed at least 40 people. “Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria,” Trump tweeted. “Get ready Russia, because …

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Opposition Party Claims Victory In Sierra Leone’s Presidential Election…

Sierra Leone’s opposition party, the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) says its candidate, opposition leader Julius Maada Bio won the country’s presidential election runoff after taking 54.11 percent votes, according to its own tally of the results. However, Samura Kamara of the ruling All People’s Congress (APC), who won 45.89 …

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Russia to Expel UK Diplomats as Crisis Over Nerve Toxin Attack Deepens…

Russia is set to expel British diplomats in retaliation for Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to kick out 23 Russians as relations with London crashed to a post-Cold War low over an attack involving a military-grade nerve agent on English soil. After the first known offensive use of such a …

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Hillary Clinton Falls in Bathtub, Fractures Bone…

Former United States’ Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, has escaped a major domestic accident in India after she slipped and fractured her wrist in the bathtub at the five-star resort where she was staying. Clinton was taken to a hospital in the city of Jodphur at around 5 am local …

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Polls Open in Egyptian Presidential Elections for Voters Abroad…

Egyptians abroad began voting on Friday, 10 days before polls open at home in a presidential election that President AbdelFattah al-Sisi is effectively guaranteed to win, but in which turnout could provide an indication of his popularity. The former army chief’s only challenger, Mousa Mostafa Mousa, leads a party that …

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South Africa to Say If Ex-leader Zuma will Face Prosecution…

South Africa’s chief prosecutor will say on Friday whether former president Jacob Zuma will face prosecution on corruption charges that haunted much of his term in office. National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams is expected to announce his decision at 1230 GMT at the prosecuting authority’s head office in …

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UK Embassy Warns that “Black Death Plague”, Lassa Fever Case is Soaring…

The World Health Organisation this week described the spread as the largest Lassa fever outbreak ever recorded in Nigeria. Those travelling to Nigeria and other countries in West Africa should be aware that there is no vaccine to protect against the viral haemorrhagic fever which has been likened to the …

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