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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Delaying Return Back From London Citing Health Checks

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is learned to be delaying his return from British capital London citing health reasons. The president’s spokesperson Femi Adesina released a statement to the National Assembly on Sunday saying the 74-year-old awaits completing and receiving the results of several health tests which were recommended by his doctors. He was due to return back on Sunday after ...

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Morocco Rejoins African Union After Long Absence Since 1984

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Morocco has once again joined the African Union bloc after a long absence since 1984 when the country left to protest seating of the Polisario Front as representatives of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR). Morocco considers SADR as its part. The territory is a former Spanish colony and located in the western part of the Sahara. It has disputed ...

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Congolese Opposition Leader Etienne Tshisekedi Dies At 84: UDPS Spokesman

Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi died Wednesday battling long with ill health, as rumored, at a crucial time for the country as he was involved in a deal to get President Joseph Kabila step down by 2017-end. He was 84. A press statement of his death confirmation in Belgium was released by party spokesman Augustin Kabuya without detailing cause. Radio ...

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Gambian New President Adama Barrow Returns Home From Senegal

Finally Gambia’s new president has arrived the country. He was in Senegal and was inaugurated at the Gambian Embassy there following refusal of authoritarian leader Yahya Jammeh to step down. In the December 1 general election Adama Barrow was elected as the president. Barrow was greeted by hundreds of diplomats in capital Banjul and people in thousands lined up in ...

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Zambian Police Cannot Marry Foreigners: Law

Zambian police can’t marry foreigners. It is illegal in the country. In a crackdown over national security officials said Thursday they can only wed someone from the country. Even though human rights’ groups described it as discrimination, but this is a long-established wedding regulations in Zamiba. It is learned the number of such police officers have increased lately who get ...

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Somalia, South Sudan Most Corrupt In Africa: Transparency International

North Korea is declared as the most corrupt country in the world by Transparency International. Somalia and South Sudan follows at the second and third places. The research body has found Denmark to be the least corrupt country in the world followed by New Zealand and thereafter Finland. Surprisingly United Kingdom too is corrupt and is placed at the 10th ...

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Half Million Children In West Africa Malnourished: UN

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The seven insurgency of Islamist extremist group Boko Haram has left more than a half million children in the west African region malnourished and immediate aid is required to save them from further danger, said UN humanitarian co-ordinator Toby Lanzer on Monday. Lanzer added the region is highly cut off from the rest of the world and this has resulted ...

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