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Britain appoints ‘Minister for loneliness’
6 hours ago

Britain appoints ‘Minister for loneliness’

Theresa May, British Prime Minister, on Wednesday appointed Tracey Crouch as the country’s minister for loneliness.

Crouch is the current junior minister for sport and civil society.

May said: “I …
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UN appoints Nigeria’s Obiakor to lead special investigation into Burundian killings
14 hours ago

UN appoints Nigeria’s Obiakor to lead special investigation into Burundian killings

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The UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, has appointed retired Lt.-Gen. Chikadibia Obiakor of Nigeria to lead a special investigation into the killing of some Burundian refugees in the …
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Trump makes U-turn on shithole comment, says: I want immigrants from everywhere,
17 hours ago

Trump makes U-turn on shithole comment, says: I want immigrants from everywhere,

Following the outrage of the international community over the comment of U.S. President, Donald Trump, wherein he called countries in Latin America and Africa Shithole countries, the president on Tuesday …
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VIDEO: President Barrow reveals President Buhari’s statement that forced Jammeh to step down
1 day ago

VIDEO: President Barrow reveals President Buhari’s statement that forced Jammeh to step down

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President Adama Barrow of The Gambia during a joint press conference with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, praised the latter for his leadership role in the stabilisation of African countries.


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China’s economic growth rate exceeds target
2 days ago

China’s economic growth rate exceeds target

China’s economy exceeded its annual growth target in 2017, overcoming the government’s battles against massive debt and pollution-spewing factories.

AFP reported that the world’s second largest economy expanded 6.8 per …
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World’s fifth biggest diamond discovered in Lesotho worth about $40m
2 days ago

World’s fifth biggest diamond discovered in Lesotho worth about $40m

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A diamond thought to be the fifth largest of gem quality ever found has been discovered in Lesotho, miner Gem Diamonds said Monday, and could be worth as much as …
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Nigerian govt summons US ambassador over Trump’s ‘shithole’ comment
2 days ago

Nigerian govt summons US ambassador over Trump’s ‘shithole’ comment

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The federal government of Nigeria has summoned United States ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, over Donald Trump’s usage of “shithole countries” to describe African nations.

Trump is reported to have questioned …
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Africans, Haitians to protest against Trump on Monday
3 days ago

Africans, Haitians to protest against Trump on Monday

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Africans in the diaspora would join Haitians, and El-Salvadorians in rallies to protest against U.S. President Donald Trump’s alleged racist remarks.

The rallies would begin on Monday in major cities, …
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6 Nigerian-owned guest houses burnt in S/Africa, woman and child beaten
6 days ago

6 Nigerian-owned guest houses burnt in S/Africa, woman and child beaten

The Nigerian Union in South Africa say six guest houses owned by their members were burnt during attacks against Nigerians in Rustenburg, North West Province of South Africa.

The Chairman …
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After looting arms, soldiers burn military base in Côte d’Ivoire
1 week ago

After looting arms, soldiers burn military base in Côte d’Ivoire

Soldiers in Côte d’Ivoire’s second largest city looted weapons from the base of an elite military unit overnight before setting it on fire, leaders of the faction said on Wednesday.


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