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Tanzania: Elephant tusks seized from alleged traffickers

Authorities in Tanzania say they have seized 368kg of ivory tusks that conservationists believe were taken from 15 slain elephants. Tourism Minister Jumanne Maghembe says the tusks are from elephants killed between 2012 and 2014. A special task force made the seizures at two homes in the Dar es Salaam …

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Al-Shabaab militants behead three, burn houses in fresh attacks – Kenya

Somali Islamist militant group, Al-Shabaab reportedly beheaded three people and burnt several houses in fresh overnight attacks in Kenya’s coastal region of Lamu. The Kenyan Coast Regional Police Commander Larry Kieng confirmed the attack today saying security officers are pursuing the attackers saying ‘we have launched investigation into the attack at Maleli …

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Breaking: President Buhari to return to Nigeria today

A statement by Presidential media aide, Femi Adesina, says President Buhari will be returning to Nigeria today. Read the statement below President Muhammadu Buhari returns to the country later today, after receiving medical attention in London. The President had left the country on May 7, this year, after handing over …

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“I Smoke Marijuana Because God Is A Smoker” – Ghanaian Artiste Says

Ghanaian Reggae musician Ekow Micah has stood his ground regarding his stance for smoking “wee”. Micah referred to the Holy Bible and cited an instance where God smoked marijuana popularly known as “wee”. In an interview with Akwasi Aboagye on Peace FM’s “Entertainment Review”, Ekow Micah said he smokes because …

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Kenya: Soldiers drop guns to compete in the East Africa military games

Kenyan soldiers are fired up to retain the title as winners of the East African Community (EAC) military games and cultural events to be hosted by Burundi. The annual event is being held for the second time in the Burundian capital Bujumbura starting this weekend. All the countries in the …

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Popular Somali referee gunned down outside his home in Mogadishu

A prominent Somali referee Osman Jama Dirah was gunned down Thursday night by unknown assailants outside his home in the capital Mogadishu. He was shot multiple times on his way from a neighbouring mosque by two men armed with pistols, a friend of the deceased and former national footballer Anas …

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