Thursday, January 21, 2021

BREXIT: UK formally leaves European Union after 48 years

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A new era has begun for the United Kingdom after it completed its formal separation from the European Union. The UK stopped following EU rules...

Twitter to wipe Trump’s followers before Biden handover

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Twitter has confirmed that the official US presidential accounts will be wiped of their millions of followers before being transferred to the Biden administration. Mr...

Nigeria reopens border crossings with neighbours

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The Nigerian government says it is re-opening four border crossings with Benin and Niger more than a year after they were shut in an...

Uganda wants YouTube to ban channels linked to Bobi Wine

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Uganda's regulator of the communications sector has written to Google, which owns YouTube, a video sharing platform, asking it to close 14 channels allegedly...

Ivory Coast’s Ouattara appoints former rival to cabinet

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Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara has reshuffled his cabinet a day after being sworn in for a controversial third term. He has appointed former presidential...

KENYA: Man ‘who woke up in a morgue dies’

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A Kenyan man who "came back to life" in a morgue where he had been taken after being presumed dead last week has died,...

Man named after Adolf Hitler wins Namibia election

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A Namibian politician named after Adolf Hitler says he has no plans for world domination after winning a sweeping victory in local elections. Adolf Hitler...

Nigeria MPs ‘invite’ Buhari to give massacre briefing

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Nigerian MPs have summoned President Muhammadu Buhari over the recent killing of at least 43 farmers in north-east Borno State, local media report. The lawmakers...

Ugandan leader warns opposition in national address

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Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has condemned protesters and warned opposition politicians who he said mislead the youth to get involved in violence. He was addressing...

US election: Trump signals he is prepared to leave White House

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Donald Trump has said he will leave the White House if Joe Biden is formally confirmed as the next US president. Answering reporters' questions for...