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April, 2017

  • 25 April

    Nii Lante condemns hostile search for state cars in his house – Myjoyonline.com

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    Myjoyonline.comNii Lante condemns hostile search for state cars in his houseMyjoyonline.comFormer Sports minister Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye has condemned what he says is a hostile attempt by security operatives to seize cars they suspect belong to the state. He expressed disappointment that state security officials would adopt crude tactics ...and more »

  • 25 April

    I collected N26m from NSA office for Fani-Kayode, Police officer tells court – Vanguard

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    VanguardI collected N26m from NSA office for Fani-Kayode, Police officer tells courtVanguardABUJA – Full-blown trial of the former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, kicked-off before the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday, with a police officer, Mr. Victor Ehiabhi, narrating how he helped the defendant to receive N26million ...Femi Fani-Kayode Witness admits collecting N26m for ex-ministerPulse NigeriaDasukigate: I Collected N26m For Fani-Kayode - Witness Tells CourtSaharaReporters.comall 4 news articles »

  • 25 April

    Coligny residents take up arms as houses are set alight – News24

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    News24Coligny residents take up arms as houses are set alightNews24Three houses were set alight in Coligny in what appears to be retaliation after a 12-year-old boy was allegedly beaten by a farmer. Picture: Tebogo Letsie. Related Links. WATCH: 'Town is destroyed, we've lost everything' · Three trucks set alight in ...Extra security as Lichtenburg, Coligny protests remain violentEyewitness Newsall 17 news articles »

  • 25 April

    Tanzania expels UNDP head Awa Dabo – The Star, Kenya

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    The Star, KenyaTanzania expels UNDP head Awa DaboThe Star, KenyaTanzania has expelled the head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the country, the foreign ministry has said in a statement. It blamed Awa Dabo, a Gambian national, for the "deteriorating performance" of her office, driven by what it ...Tanzania expels country head of UN Development ProgramWTOPTanzania expels local head of UN Development ProgrammeNews24UNDP head in Tanzania expelled by the governmentafricanewsAnadolu Agencyall 6 news articles »

  • 25 April

    253 Nigerians deported from Libya arrive Lagos Airport – Vanguard

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    Vanguard253 Nigerians deported from Libya arrive Lagos AirportVanguard253 Nigerians, who have been stranded in Libya were Tuesday deported back to Nigeria aboard an Airbus A333-200 with registration number 5A LAT. A deportee from Libya on arrival at the Murtala Muhammed Airport on Tuesday Photo Lamidi Bamidele.Fresh batch of 253 Nigerians return from LibyaGuardian (blog)all 2 news articles »

  • 25 April

    Zim embassy takes exception to Mbalula’s remarks – Citizen

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    CitizenZim embassy takes exception to Mbalula's remarksCitizenThis after Mbalula said that Zimbabwean ex-soldiers were causing 'crime havoc' in South Africa. Zimbabwean Ambassador in South Africa, Isaac Moyo, on Tuesday night responded to remarks made by Police Minister Fikile Mbalula to the effect that members ...Pierre de VosDaily MaverickShoot to kill, says 'new sheriff in town' MbalulaNews24Ntlemeza accuses Mbalula of being on

  • 25 April

    Why ODM called off city primaries – Daily Nation

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    Daily NationWhy ODM called off city primariesDaily NationODM Secretary General Agnes Zani. She says the party postponed Nairobi County nominations over a security breach. PHOTO | ANTONY OMUYA | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. Zani said the party woke up to a security alert and some logistical ...Why ODM Party postponed Nairobi pollsThe Standard (press release)all 18 news articles »

  • 25 April

    Tunji Adeleke makes serious allegation concerning his dad’s death – NAIJ.COM

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    NAIJ.COMTunji Adeleke makes serious allegation concerning his dad's deathNAIJ.COMThe son of the late Isiaka Adeleke has made serious allegations claiming his father was murdered. NAIJ.com had reported that the first civilian governor of Osun state died of heart attack and was rushed to Bikets Hospital where he passed away on Sunday ...and more »

  • 25 April

    Why court sent ex-Gov. Aliyu, PDP governorship candidate to prison – The Eagle Online

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    The Eagle OnlineWhy court sent ex-Gov. Aliyu, PDP governorship candidate to prisonThe Eagle OnlineAfter a seven-hour deliberation on bail application, a Minna High Court Judge, Justice Aliyu Mayaki, has ordered that former Governor of Niger State, Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu, alongside the Peoples Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate in the 2015 ...Court remands Ex-Niger Gov, Babangida Aliyu In PrisonCHANNELS TELEVISIONCourt remands former Niger Gov, Aliyu in prison custodyDaily TrustCourt sends Babangida, one other to prisonDaily Post NigeriaPremium

  • 24 April

    Protests as governor handed direct ticket – Daily Nation

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    Daily NationProtests as governor handed direct ticketDaily NationAngry Ford Kenya party supporters stare at burnt ballot papers at Masaba Primary School polling centre on April 24, 2017. Area Governor Patrick Khaemba was handed a direct ticket. PHOTO | PHILIP BWAYO | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...and more »

  • 24 April

    Zambian government accused of trying to frame opposition with arson – africanews

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    africanewsZambian government accused of trying to frame opposition with arsonafricanewsZambia's main opposition party, whose leader has been arrested and charged with treason, accused the government on Monday of trying to frame it for arson as an excuse for greater political suppression. ADVERTISING. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by ...'Stop extraordinary claims'Times of Zambiaall 28 news articles »

  • 24 April

    S. Africa’s ANC has fresh land claims bill – The Australian

    S. Africa's ANC has fresh land claims billThe AustralianSouth Africa's ruling party will introduce an amended land rights bill in parliament in May after the top court declared invalid a law that re-opened a process for blacks to make claims on land taken from them during white-minority rule. The ...and more »

  • 24 April

    State steps in as poll violence turns tragic – Daily Nation

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    Daily NationState steps in as poll violence turns tragicDaily NationYouths rough up bodyguards of Rangwe MP George Oner at Omoche Primary School polling station in Homa Bay on April 24, 2017. One person died in the county after he was run over by a car during the ODM nominations. PHOTO | TONY OMONDI ...and more »

  • 24 April

    Rosemary Odinga drops out of Kibra race – Daily Nation

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    Daily NationRosemary Odinga drops out of Kibra raceDaily NationRosemary Odinga dances with the fisher-folk at Dunga beach in Kisumu County on August 13, 2016. She will not contest for the Kibra MP seat. PHOTO | TOM OTIENO | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. Ms Odinga said she had opted out of the ...Raila Odinga's daughter won't run in KibraThe Standard (press release)all 13 news articles »

  • 24 April

    Nigeria: How We Spent Kano Emirate Funds, Emir Sanusi-Led Council Explains – AllAfrica.com

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    CHANNELS TELEVISIONNigeria: How We Spent Kano Emirate Funds, Emir Sanusi-Led Council ExplainsAllAfrica.comThe Kano State Emirate Council on Monday defended itself over an allegation of financial recklessness, saying it is not true that it has spent over N6 billion in less than three years since former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Muhammadu Sanusi, ...Thoughts of A Modern Muslim King: Kano Emir Schools MuslimsNews Ghanaall 43 news articles »

  • 24 April

    ‘Disgraced’ former Hawks boss Ntlemeza returns state vehicle – Citizen

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    Citizen'Disgraced' former Hawks boss Ntlemeza returns state vehicleCitizenJOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – AUGUST 14: Former Hawks boss; Berning Ntlemeza visits the family where four members were shot and killed at the Lawley informal settlements on August 14, 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa. A family of four was ...Ntlemeza hands over state propertyNews24House of Cards: Ntlemeza is a scandal and embarrassment – MbalulaDaily MaverickFind #Ntlemeza, Mbalula tells PhahlaneIndependent OnlineTimes LIVE -Jacaranda FM -Eyewitness News

  • 24 April

    Government vows to stop poll violence – Daily Nation

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    Daily NationGovernment vows to stop poll violenceDaily NationInterior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery addresses the media at Harambee House, Nairobi, on April 24, 2017. With him is Inspector-General of Police Joseph Boinnet. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...and more »

  • 24 April

    U.N. ‘horrified’ by video showing killing of experts in Congo – Nasdaq

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    Globalnews.caU.N. 'horrified' by video showing killing of experts in CongoNasdaqBy William ClowesKINSHASA, April 24 (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Monday it was horrified by a video screened by the government of Democratic Republic of Congo that appeared to show the brutal killing of two U.N. investigators.

  • 24 April

    RFI journalist sentenced to 10 years in prison by Cameroon military court – FRANCE 24

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    FRANCE 24RFI journalist sentenced to 10 years in prison by Cameroon military courtFRANCE 24The Cameroon-based correspondent of Radio France Internationale (RFI), FRANCE 24's sister radio station, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by a court for "failing to report acts of terrorism" and other charges. RFI is appealing the ruling.Cameroon Journalist Jailed for 10 Years Under Anti-Terrorism LawU.S. News & World ReportCameroon

  • 23 April

    Museveni pushes for home-based value addition – New Vision

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    New VisionMuseveni pushes for home-based value additionNew VisionPresident Yoweri Museveni has urged African leaders to stop what he described as ideological meandering and thoroughly discuss and distill positions which can help their people transform and develop using their natural resources. Speaking at a ...and more »