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Drought forces Mozambique capital to ration water

Mozambique authorities on Wednesday introduced water rationing to more than a million residents in the capital Maputo due to a severe drought. The city is cutting the water supply to consumers to just 40% of normal levels, Casimiro Abreu, deputy director of the National Emergency Centre said in a statement. …

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Jacob Zuma Steps Down as South Africa’s President

South Africa’s embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned his office with immediate effect. He made the announcement in a televised address to the nation on Wednesday evening. Earlier, Mr Zuma’s governing ANC party told him to resign or face a vote of no confidence in parliament on Thursday. The 75-year-old …

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Police arraigns driver for molesting physically challenged girl.

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 38-year-old driver, Peter Edialu, before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly molesting a 13-tear-old physically challenged girl. Police charged Edialu, whose address was not stated with abduction, breach of peace and sexual assault. Police Prosecutor Clifford Ogu told the court that the offences …

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ANC calls for Zuma’s resignation today.

The South African embattled President; Jacob Zuma has been given resignation deadline by the country’s ruling party; the Africa National Congress (ANC), lest they go ahead with a vote of no confidence motion in the National Assembly. Meanwhile, the country’s Police minister has ruled out the possibility of arresting the …

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Russian military presence in CAR and salient concerns.

Around 180 Russian military instructors are said to be settled with weapons since last December in the Central African Republic CAR. Moscow wants to equip two battalions of CAR army totaling 1 300 men after being given a go ahead by the UN when the CAR’s leaders asked it to provide weapons for …

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LIBYAN SPECIAL FORCES DEPLOY 400 NEW FORCE GRADUATES.

A graduation ceremony was held on Tuesday for 400 new Libyan special force members who will be deployed to guard important figures and institutions throughout the country. Spokesman of the special force Captain Hatem Al-Gamati, said 900 civilians involved in security service have been trained,adding that , 400 members of …

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