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Kenya: President Kenyatta’s Private Helicopter Crashes into Lake Nakuru

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s private helicopter crashed into Lake Nakuru Saturday morning after what is reported as a technical hitch. The plane, according to kahawatungu.com, with tail number 5Y-NMJ and Aérospatiale 350B3e Ecureuil model was reportedly flying a team of political staff close to Nakuru senator Susan Kihika to Narok. Among those …

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Ethiopian Airlines offers free Wi-Fi at Addis Ababa Bole Int’l airport

Ethiopia’s national carrier, Ethiopian, has disclosed that customers using its main hub, the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, could have access to free internet services. A statement released by the airline said the carrier together with the Ethiopian Airports Services “are pleased to announce to their valued customers that …

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5 Injured as a twin-engined Cessna plane crashes in the middle of STREET

The twin-engined Cessna went down in St Petersberg, Florida, smashing into vehicles parked near the intersection of 18th Avenue South and 16th Street South. At least five people were left injured after the shocking accident, with three taken to hospital for treatment. But miraculously, cops said no one was seriously hurt. …

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Eritreans topped asylum seekers aiming to enter Switzerland followed by Nigerians

Eritrean citizens are the biggest asylum seekers applying to enter Switzerland in the month of September 2017, Swiss government data have revealed. The Eritreans according to Swiss records are followed by citizens of Syria, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Somalia. The overall request for asylum for the month under review, however, …

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Tunisian navy rescues 100 migrants, hours after 8 drown

Tunisia’s navy rescued almost 100 migrants from a sinking boat off its southeast coast late on Monday, authorities said, hours after eight people being smuggled to Europe drowned in the same stretch of water. The incidents coincided with the launch of joint patrols by the Tunisian and Italian navies to …

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Nigeria: No plan to issue visas on arrival for all Africans – Lai Mohammed

Nigeria’s government says it has no plans to start issuing visas on arrival for all Africans. The African Union’s political affairs office had tweeted on Friday that Nigeria announced the plan at a retreat for permanent representatives to the continental body. Nigeria’s Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, told The Associated Press …

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