Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Ugandan weightlifter deported from Japan after going missing

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A Ugandan weightlifter who went missing from a pre-Olympics camp in western Japan has been flown home a few hours before the official start of the...

Europe floods: At least 120 dead and hundreds unaccounted for

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At least 120 people have died and hundreds more in western Europe are unaccounted for after some of the worst flooding in decades. Record rainfall...

Rwanda announces new lockdown as Covid cases spike

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The Rwandan government has announced a 10-day lockdown in the capital, Kigali, and eight other districts amid a rising number of Covid cases and...

South Africa Zuma riots: South Africa death toll hits 45 as protests rage on

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At least 30 people have now died in the violence which has been engulfing parts of South Africa since the country's former President Jacob...

Remains of TB Joshua arrives in Synagogue for Lying-in-state

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The remains of the founder of the Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) TB Joshua has arrived at the church in the Ikotun area...

President of Haiti assassinated at home

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Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated in an attack on his private residence, the country’s interim prime minister said in a statement Wednesday, calling...

South Africa court jails ex-leader Zuma for 15 months after inquiry no-show

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South Africa's constitutional court on Tuesday ruled that former president Jacob Zuma was in contempt of court for failing to appear at a corruption...

Three abducted students killed in Nigeria crossfire

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The authorities in Nigeria’s north-western Kebbi state say three students have been killed in a crossfire between bandits and soldiers during an attempt to...

Insecurity shrinking Africa’s investment space – AfDB Prez. tells ECOWAS Leaders

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President of the African Development Bank Group, (AfDBG) Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, says insecurity on the African Continent and for that matter in the ECOWAS...

Kim Jong-un prepares for ‘dialogue and confrontation’ with the US

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said his country needs to prepare for both "dialogue and confrontation" with the US, and "especially to get...