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South Africa’s President Reinvigorates Questions About Land Ownership

When South African President Jacob Zuma rose to deliver the opening remarks to a session of the country's House of Traditional Leaders in Cape Town last month, the mood was, at best, politely attentive. As the president plodded through his prepared remarks on the state of the country, he didn't so much as look up at the bright patchwork of leopard skin cloaks and beaded headdresses in front of him - and his heavy-lidded audience afforded him approximately equal enthusiasm.

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Bus-truck crash in Kenya kills at least 26

Bus-truck crash in Kenya kills at least 26

AFP | 2017-04-25 10:12:10.0

26 dead in a road accident involving an oil tanker and a Mombasa bound bus at Kambu on the Nairobi-Mombasa highway.
Image by: CRIME ALERT KENYA

At least 26 people were killed and many others injured in a head-on crash between a bus and a truck on the highway between Nairobi and Kenya's second city Mombasa, police said Tuesday.

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"It was a very bad head-on collision. We lost 26 people in the accident," Leonard Kimaiyo, police chief for the southern town of Kibwezi said.

Another senior officer said the bus, heading to Mombasa, was overtaking several vehicles when it collided with an oil tanker.

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Kenya has a poor road safety record, with up to 3,000 people killed each year according to police. The World Health Organization puts the toll at 12,000.

In December at least 40 people were killed an accident around 100 kilometres (60 miles) northwest of Nairobi, in which a tanker smashed into several other vehicles before exploding.

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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

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Job and business fairs | Supt. Cabamongan | South Africa (Weekend News Rewind)

– Malawakang job at business fairs, bubuksan ng DOLE sa May 1 – Opisyal ng PNP na si Supt. Lito Cabamongan na nahuli sa drug raid, pansamantalang nakalaya For more videos: http://www.untvweb.com/video/ For News Update, visit: http://www.untvweb.com/news/ Check out our official social media accounts: http://www.facebook.com/UNTVNewsRescue http://www.twitter.com/untvnewsrescue https://www.youtube.com/UNTVNewsandRescue Instagram account – …

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South Africa bus crash ‘kills at least 19 children’ – BBC News

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BBC NewsSouth Africa bus crash 'kills at least 19 children'BBC NewsAt least 19 children have been killed in a minibus crash near the South African capital, Pretoria, emergency services and officials say. The children died after the vehicle burst into flames following a collision with a truck just north of the capital ...At least 20 pupils killed in South Africa bus crashSTV NewsTwenty killed in school minibus crashSky News AustraliaHorror bus crash kills 20 childrenNEWS.com.auWQOW TV News 18 -Aljazeera.com -Argus Pressall 56 news articles »

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The internet shutdown in English-speaking parts of Cameroon is finally over – Quartz

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QuartzThe internet shutdown in English-speaking parts of Cameroon is finally overQuartzAfter a 93-day blackout, internet service has been restored to English-speaking regions in Cameroon. President Paul Biya ordered the restoration of internet services in the northwest and southwest regions of the country today (April 20), BBC reports ...Cameroon Belatedly

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Aspirants risk ban in Jubilee polls over integrity – Daily Nation

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Daily NationAspirants risk ban in Jubilee polls over integrityDaily NationNyeri Jubilee gubernatorial aspirant Thuo Mathenge and his supporters protest outside Jubilee Party headquarters on April 19, 2017 after the party declined to accept his nomination papers. At least eight aspirants seeking nominations on the Jubilee ...108 DAYS TO GO: Kenyatta warns against violence as Kenya poll fever risesIndependentEngage in violence at own peril, Uhuru tells aspirantsK24 TVKenya leader warns against violence as poll fever hitsArab NewsChannel NewsAsia -The Standard (press release)all 74 news articles »

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Babachir’s suspension a welcome development, long overdue – Senate – Vanguard

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VanguardBabachir's suspension a welcome development, long overdue – SenateVanguardABUJA-THE Senate, Wednesday, declared the suspension slammed on the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Engineer David Babachir Lawal, by President Muhammadu Buhari as a welcome development. Secretary to the Government of ...Nigeria's Buhari orders corruption probe over humanitarian fundsThe Star OnlineNigeria's Buhari suspends spy chief after $43m found in LagosFiji Broadcasting CorporationBabachir: Sack other corrupt ministers, officials in your cabinet now, Ozekhome tells BuhariNAIJ.COMFinancial

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Mission to pursue African warlord Kony is declared over – San Francisco Chronicle

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San Francisco ChronicleMission to pursue African warlord Kony is declared overSan Francisco ChronicleFILE - In this Nov. 12, 2006 file photo, the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army Joseph Kony answers journalists' questions following a meeting with UN humanitarian chief Jan Egeland at Ri-Kwangba in southern ... more. Photo: Stuart Price, AP. Image 2 ...Uganda Officially Gives Up On Finding Joseph KonyVocativUganda begins winding down operation against Lord's Resistance ArmyTODAYonlineall 23 news articles »

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