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    Newborn becomes youngest coronavirus patient as death toll hits 565

Newborn becomes youngest coronavirus patient as death toll hits 565

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    Impeachment trial over as US senate acquits Trump

Impeachment trial over as US senate acquits Trump

The US senate on Wednesday acquitted President Donald Trump on two articles of impeachment, putting an end to the historic trial. The impeachment trial began four months ago. Trump had been accused of mounting pressure on Ukraine to announce investigations that would benefit him in the forthcoming election. On the first article of impeachment, abuse of power, all 47 Democrats and Mitt [...]

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    Plane makes emergency landing after passenger joked about having coronavirus

Plane makes emergency landing after passenger joked about having coronavirus

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    US announces $40m aid to Nigeria — 4 days after immigrant visa ban

US announces $40m aid to Nigeria — 4 days after immigrant visa ban

The United States has announced $40 million aid to Nigeria to help the country ease its humanitarian crisis resulting from years of Boko Haram insurgency. Mike Pompeo, US secretary of state, made the announcement on Tuesday in Washington DC during a joint media briefing with Geoffrey Onyeama, Nigeria's minister of foreign affairs. The development comes four days after the US imposed an [...]

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    Arap Moi, Kenya’s longest serving leader, dies at 95

Arap Moi, Kenya’s longest serving leader, dies at 95

Former President Daniel Arap Moi of Kenya has died at the age of 95. President Uhuru Kenyatta announced the death of Moi in a statement on Tuesday. "It is with profound sadness and sorrow that I announce the passing of a Great African Statesman, H.E. Daniel Toroitich arap Moi, the Second President of the Republic of Kenya," the statement read. "His Excellency the [...]

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    Saudi Arabia ambassador to Nigeria dies in sleep

Saudi Arabia ambassador to Nigeria dies in sleep

Adnan Bostaji, the Saudi Arabian ambassador to Nigeria, is dead. His death was announced in a statement issued by the embassy of Saudi Arabia in Nigeria on Tuesday. The statement said the envoy died in his sleep. He was reportedly confirmed dead at a Turkish hospital in Abuja. “With the deepest sense of sadness and complete submission to the Will of Allah, the Royal [...]

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    Report: How Tanzanian officials ‘forced men to undergo anal tests for evidence of gay sex’

Report: How Tanzanian officials ‘forced men to undergo anal tests for evidence of gay sex’

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    UK to ban sales of diesel, petrol-powered cars by 2035

UK to ban sales of diesel, petrol-powered cars by 2035

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    Ecuador president apologises for saying women only report harassment from ‘ugly men’

Ecuador president apologises for saying women only report harassment from ‘ugly men’

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    Visa ban: We informed Nigeria of impending action since March 2019, says US

Visa ban: We informed Nigeria of impending action since March 2019, says US

The United States of America government says it notified all foreign governments of a change in its performance metrics for identity-management and information sharing criteria on March 11, 2019. In a proclamation published on the White House website, the US said Nigeria and the five other affected countries were among the worst-performing in the world. However, it said there are prospects for [...]

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