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Unbelievable: See the Shocking Moment a Man Hugged a Lion That Leapt at Him Inside River

This is the really astonishing video footage has been released showing a South African conservationist known as the ‘Lion Whisperer’ cuddling a lioness he rescued at birth. In nerve-wracking slow-motion footage, shown on Daily Mail UK, is seen standing in water as an enormous lion jumps towards him from the reeds in …

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Sierra Leone to Mourn Mudslide victims for 7 days – President

According to a statement from the Office of the President, the national mourning which started yesterday 16th August will last to Aug 22, during which period all flags would be flown at half mast. The president made the announcement on Tuesday over the recent mudslide in the country that caused huge …

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Nigeria: MTN wants electronic listing, reopens talks with SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission has resumed talks with MTN Nigeria over the telco’s planned listing on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange. The Director-General, SEC, Mr. Mounir Gwarzo, told journalists in Lagos on Wednesday that the conversation had taken a new turn as the telecoms company was looking …

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Sierra Leone: Over 300 Mudslide victims buried in Mass Grave

Epidemie d'Ebola en Sierra Leone

Facing the threat of disease, Sierra Leone on Wednesday began burying hundreds of victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on the edge of the capital, one of Africa’s worst flood disasters in living memory. Hundreds of Freetown residents queued to identify relatives crushed by the mud on Monday …

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Somalia under pressure to side with Saudi Arabia, UAE against Qatar

Somalia’s neutrality in the ongoing Gulf region crisis has generated a lot of pressure for the Horn of Africa country to join the Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates faction against Qatar. The latest call is from the autonomous Somali state of Puntland which on Wednesday called on the federal …

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Ethiopia human rights group puts spotlight on abuses in prisons

The Ethiopia Human Rights Project (EHRP) has shone light on instances of rights abuses in the country’s prisons. EHRP used the story of a young woman, Nigist Yirga, who has been held by authorities since 2015 for participating in anti-government protests that hit the East African country. Nigist – born and …

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