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By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 13th, 2016
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East African leaders under the banner of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) are meeting today in Somalia for the twenty-eighth extra ordinary summit of heads of state and government.   The one-day meeting takes place in the capital Mogadishu. This is the first meeting to be he...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 12th, 2016
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US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she is “feeling great” hours after her early exit from a nine-eleven ceremony raised health fears. Her campaign said earlier she had left the event in New York because she had “felt overheated” and had gone to her daugh...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 12th, 2016
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Some eight hundred thousand people have turned out in Barcelona and other towns in Catalonia on a day of rallies by nationalists wishing to break with Spain. Police say five hundred and forty thousand people rallied in Barcelona, the capital of the region in north-east Spain, while the rest gathered ...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 12th, 2016
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More than one hundred people, majorly civilians, including twenty-two children have been killed in airstrikes by unidentified jets against opposition-held areas in northern Syria, shortly after the United States and Russia sealed an ambitious agreement aimed at reducing violence in the country and re...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 9th, 2016
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North Korea has conducted its fifth nuclear test; setting off a blast that was more powerful than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima, calling it a successful nuclear warhead explosion test to counter US hostility.   North Korean state TV reported that the test will also enable the North to produce &#...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 8th, 2016
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Brazil’s new president, Michel Temer, was booed at an annual military parade in the capital Brasilia on Wednesday, his first public outing since taking power last week. “Out with Temer!” shouted protesters at the heavily policed ceremony. Supporters of Temer however applauded the new leader.   T...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 8th, 2016
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Thirty-two students were arrested after arsonists torched a law library at South Africa’s University of KwaZulu-Natal, police said on Wednesday, following days of protests by students over grievances including the cost of tuition.   The protests appeared to reach a climax on Tuesday night ...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 8th, 2016
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Zimbabwe’s High Court has overturned a two-week ban on protests in the capital following a legal challenge from political activists. Police banned rallies in Harare and the surrounding district on Thursday, after several violent clashes between police and anti-government protesters in recent we...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 6th, 2016
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French Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, has called for a recount of the presidential election results in the Central African nation of Gabon, which saw President Ali Bongo extend his family’s forty-nine-year rule.   He said today in Paris that the European observers on the ground have expressed the...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 6th, 2016
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French officials have announced plans to open two new refugee camps in the capital, Paris to accommodate those stranded on the streets.   The mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo during a news conference today said that the camps will house close to one thousand refugees in a bid to tackle the growing n...