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    Ghanaian undercover journalist shot dead

Ghanaian undercover journalist shot dead

Ahmed Hussein-Suale, a Ghanaian undercover reporter, was shot dead in Accra, the nation's capital, on Wednesday.Local media have linked Hussein-Suale’s death to a “threat” by Kennedy Agyapong, a member of parliament for Assin central, a region in the west African country.BBC reports that unidentified men on motorbikes shot Hussein-Suale three times-- twice on his chest and once on his neck--as he [...]

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    ICC rules to release Gbagbo on conditions

ICC rules to release Gbagbo on conditions

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has listed conditions for the release of Laurent Gbagbo, former president of Cote d'Ivoire and Charles Blé Goudé, his ex-minister of youth and sports.At the hearing held on January 15, 2019, the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, ruled by a majority that Gbagbo was free from all charges levelled against him.On Wednesday, January 16, [...]

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    19 votes save Theresa May’s govt as she survives second no confidence vote in five weeks

19 votes save Theresa May’s govt as she survives second no confidence vote in five weeks

Theresa May, the UK Prime Minister, has survived the second vote of confidence in just a space of five weeks.The first vote of confidence, which held in December 2018, was in her leadership and ability to continue as prime minister, while the second was in her government.On Tuesday, May suffered the biggest loss in the history of the United Kingdom, [...]

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    Kenyatta says attackers of Nairobi hotel killed as death toll hits 14

Kenyatta says attackers of Nairobi hotel killed as death toll hits 14

Uhuru Kenyatta, president of Kenya, says the militants involved in the attack on a Nairobi hotel have been killed by security operatives.The militants attacked the Dusit Complex housing the hotel on Tuesday, killing and injuring several occupants.In a televised address on Wednesday, Kenyatta said the attackers were eliminated after a siege that lasted for about 20 hours.The president said the attackers [...]

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    Theresa May suffers biggest defeat in UK history as MPs reject Brexit deal

Theresa May suffers biggest defeat in UK history as MPs reject Brexit deal

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has suffered the biggest loss in the country's history as members of parliament reject her Brexit deal by an overwhelming 230 votes.The parliamentarians who voted on Tuesday evening made it clear that they were not in support of May's deal, despite having just 72 days till Britain's Exit from the EU is triggered.According to BBC, the [...]

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    ICC suspends Gbagbo’s release, says prosecutor may appeal

ICC suspends Gbagbo’s release, says prosecutor may appeal

The International Criminal Court (ICC) says it has suspended the release of Laurent Gbagbo, former president of Côte d’Ivoire, pending the prosecutor's submission on the judgement passed on Tuesday.Earlier on Tuesday, the ICC acquitted Gbagbo of all charges, despite the death of 3,000 Ivorians in 2010/2011.The ICC in a statement mailed to TheCable said the office of the prosecutor will make submissions [...]

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    ‘Many killed’ as gunmen attack Kenyan hotel

‘Many killed’ as gunmen attack Kenyan hotel

Scores of people were injured on Tuesday when gunmen suspected to be al-Shabab militants attacked Dusit hotel in Nairobi, Kenya.The militants were said to have attacked the hotel around 3pm, shooting their way into the complex. After the invasion, they threw bombs at vehicles in the car park.Some occupants were injured in course of the gunfire and blasts, as they [...]

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    Despite 3,000 election related deaths, ICC acquits Laurent Gbagbo, ex-Ivorien president

Despite 3,000 election related deaths, ICC acquits Laurent Gbagbo, ex-Ivorien president

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has acquitted Laurent Gbagbo, former president of Ivory Coast, of all charges.In a statement sent to TheCable, the criminal court said the prosecutor failed to demonstrate with enough evidence that Gbagbo and his minister of youth and sports, Charles Blé Goudé, were responsible for the violence in 2010.In 2010, after losing the elections to Alassane Ouattara, [...]

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    ‘Many killed’ as Zimbabwean soldiers open fire on fuel hike protesters

‘Many killed’ as Zimbabwean soldiers open fire on fuel hike protesters

Many people were reportedly killed in Harare, capital of Zimbabwe, during protests against hike in fuel prices.According to Associated Press, a military helicopter launched teargas into a crowd of protesters at a busy transportation hub on Tuesday, with foot soldiers also deployed to disperse them.Giving account of what ensued, some rights groups said security forces opened fire on the crowd [...]

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    Ruth Oshikanlu, pregnancy mindset expert, named MBE

Ruth Oshikanlu, pregnancy mindset expert, named MBE

Ruth Oshikanlu, a pregnancy mindset expert, has been appointed as a member of the order of the British Empire (MBE) in the New Year 2019 Honours List.She was named an "Ambassador for the Health Visiting Profession, For services to Community Nursing, Children and Families".Oshikanlu, who is a parenting expert, Queen’s nurse, midwife and health visitor with over 22 years experience, [...]

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