Friday, September 18, 2020

Japan’s PM resigns for health reasons

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Japanese PM Shinzo Abe has announced his resignation for health reasons. He said he did not want his illness to get in the way of...

UGANDA: Lightning strike kills 10 children playing football

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Ten children have been killed by lightning in the north-western Uganda city of Arua after sheltering in a hut during a storm. The children were...

Ivorian ex-president Gbagbo barred from elections

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Ivory Coast's former President Laurent Gbagbo has been barred from running for the presidency in upcoming elections after a court upheld the electoral commission's...

Africa coronavirus cases near 1.2 million mark

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African countries are closing in on 1.2 million coronavirus cases mark, according to an update by Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The...

Global leaders urge South Korean Govt, UN to correct religious oppression in the name...

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As the spread of coronavirus continues to increase around the world, voices from the international community are rising to stop religious oppression occurring in...

Seven teenagers ‘killed during Covid-19 enforcement’ in Angola

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Angolan security forces have killed at least seven people - all of them teenagers - between May and July while enforcing measures to curb...

Deadly violence erupts in Ivory Coast after Ouattara’s third-term bid

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At least two people were killed in ethnic clashes in Ivory Coast following President Alassane Ouattara's controversial announcement he would run for a third...

Ivorian ruling party approves Ouattara’s re-election bid

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Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara was formally chosen by his party Saturday to run for a third term in an October election, despite opposition...

Envoys reach ‘some agreement’ with Mali coup leaders

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A delegation from the West African regional bloc, Ecowas, and members of Mali's military junta say they have reached agreement on several points, after...

US ELECTION: Biden vows to end Trump’s ‘season of darkness’

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Newly minted Democratic White House nominee Joe Biden said US President Donald Trump has "cloaked America in darkness for much too long". The former US...