Wednesday, September 23, 2020

5 Tanzanians arrested after British pilot killed

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Tanzanian president John Magufuli has condemned the killing of a British conservationist after his helicopter was shot down while he chased suspected poachers, saying...

Sierra Leone records two new cases of Ebola

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Two new cases of Ebola have surfaced in Sierra Leone's Tonkolili district after a man died last week in the area where the deadly...

African bride, 29, comes under fire after marrying ‘wealthy’ 92-year-old businessman

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An African bride has come under fire after after a picture emerged of her marrying a 'wealthy' businessman more than 60 years her senior. Charity...

Cleaner gets 18 years’ jail, 24 strokes of the cane for sexual assault on...

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A 45-year-old cleaner's sexual abuse of his landlord's young daughter came to light after the eight-year-old told her mother that the man "likes me...

Tunisian smoker jailed for not fasting during Ramadan

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A leading rights group has condemned the imprisonment of a man in Tunisia for smoking a cigarette in public during the dawn-to-dusk Muslim fast. A...

KENYA: Catholic priest suspended for rapping in church

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A Catholic priest has been suspended for one year after rapping in church. Paul Ogallo, 45, based in Rapogi Parish tried to revolutionize sermons by using rap music and drama...

South African President leaves Commonwealth summit to deal with protests

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has cut short his attendance at the Commonwealth summit in London to deal with violent protests at home. Clashes have...

Niger sentences exiled politician in baby-trafficking case

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Niger's appeals court on Monday sentenced an exiled former presidential candidate to a year in jail for child trafficking, the final ruling in a...

China to shut down North Korean companies

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China has told North Korean companies operating in its territory to close down as it implements United Nations sanctions against the reclusive state. The companies...

SEE PHOTOS: Transparent car showcases new automotive safety tech

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Forthcoming car safety technology, designed to reduce crashes and save lives, has been shown off at the Frankfurt motor show using a specially created...