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    VIDEO: I support permanent African presence on UN security council, says Theresa May

VIDEO: I support permanent African presence on UN security council, says Theresa May

Theresa May, prime minister of the United Kingdom, says she supports a permanent African presence on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).The prime minister made this revelation in Cape Town, South Africa on Tuesday, stating that the security of Africa is linked to the security of the United Kingdom.Permanent members of the UN security council are: China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United [...]

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    Ebola death toll in Congo rises to 67

Ebola death toll in Congo rises to 67

At least 67 people have died from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo.Alfred Longi, a health ministry inspector, said so far 105 cases of Ebola have been reported in the eastern provinces of Ituri and North Kivu.Among them 77 were confirmed after test in laboratories, 11 have been treated, and 27 patients are hospitalised.Oly Ilunga Kalenga recently visited Mangina [...]

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    Theresa May to visit Nigeria on Wednesday

Theresa May to visit Nigeria on Wednesday

British Prime Minister Theresa May will visit three African countries, including Nigeria, on Wednesday.According to a statement by the UK government, May will meet with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja and also spend time in Lagos, where she is expected to visit victims of modern slavery.She would also visit Kenya and South Africa.The visit comes at a time the UK [...]

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    Light-weight boxer, attended 20 schools… five interesting things about McCain

Light-weight boxer, attended 20 schools… five interesting things about McCain

In the world of legends, there are stories etched in the sand of time. Some have their stories woven with tragedy, some in heroic exploits while others spun in juicy fairy tales. For John McCain, a Republican US senator and war hero, he has been through these spectra of life.The man of many battles lost the last fight to death [...]

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    John McCain, US senator and war hero, dies at 81

John McCain, US senator and war hero, dies at 81

John McCain, a Republican senator and two-time contender for the office of the president of the United States, is dead.McCain, aged 81, died on Saturday at his home in Arizona, the New York Times reports, quoting a statement from the deceased’s office."Senator John Sidney McCain III died at 4:28pm on Auguts 25, 2018. With the senator when he passed were [...]

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    South Africa summons US ambassador over Trump’s tweets

South Africa summons US ambassador over Trump’s tweets

South Africa’s government has summoned US Chargé d’Affaires Jessye Lapenn over US President Donald Trump’s tweet on Pretoria’s land policy.On his Twitter on Wednesday, Trump said he had asked Mike Pompeo, secretary of state, to investigate South Africa’s “land and farm seizures and expropriations and large scale killing of farmers.”Shortly after Trump’s comment, South Africa responded in a tweet [...]

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    Lagos-bound Russian vessel laden with explosives detained in S’Africa

Lagos-bound Russian vessel laden with explosives detained in S’Africa

South African authorities have detained a Russian cargo vessel suspected of carrying illegal arms.According to Herald Live, authorities discovered explosives on board the vessel in the course of operations at the Port of Ngqura, just off the coast of Port Elizabeth.The illicit cargo was said to be headed for Nigeria and US, the report said.The explosives and weapons — reportedly [...]

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    Trump: Americans will be poor if I’m impeached

Trump: Americans will be poor if I’m impeached

US President Donald Trump says American citizens will become “very poor” if he is removed from office.He wondered why anyone would think of impeaching a president “who has done a great job”, adding the effect will also be felt on the US stock market.Trump was speaking during an interview with Fox News on Thursday.“I don't know how you can impeach [...]

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    Trump tackles former lawyer who implicated him in payment to porn stars

Trump tackles former lawyer who implicated him in payment to porn stars

President Donald Trump has slammed Michael Cohen, his former attorney, who pleaded guilty to tax fraud and paying porn stars for the purpose of influencing his election.Cohen had on Tuesday appeared in a federal court in New York where he pleaded to eight counts and claimed he made illegal campaign contributions "in coordination and at the direction of a candidate [...]

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    World leaders pay tribute to Kofi Annan — ‘reformer of the UN’

World leaders pay tribute to Kofi Annan — ‘reformer of the UN’

Kofi Annan, former secretary-general of the United Nations, has passed away at age of 80.Annan, the seventh secretary-general of the UN, died on Saturday after a brief illness.World leaders such as Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron and notable persons have been paying tribute to the Nobel peace laureate.Ghanian president, Nana Akufo-Addo, described Annan as one of the country's "greatest compatriots".https://twitter.com/NAkufoAddo/status/1030771189726228487Below are [...]

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