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US: At least 11 Jewish centres get bomb threats

Nearly a dozen Jewish community centers across the United States received bomb threats that led to evacuations on Monday, in the latest wave of such attacks since Donald Trump became president a month ago. The latest phoned-in threats, at 11 separate sites, bring to 69 the total number of such …

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Top US official in The Gambia for Barrow’s inauguration

A top official of the United States (US) will join a host of dignitaries at the inauguration ceremony of Gambian President Adama Barrow tomorrow. The Gambia’s 52nd Independence Day celebration has also been tied to the official swearing-in of President Adama Barrow. The event will take place at the Independence …

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Nigeria: Former oil minister forfeits $110m linked to the missing $20bn

A Nigerian court handed the government more than $110m seized from bank accounts linked to the former oil minister, declaring on Thursday that it was looted from state coffers. It’s the first major victory for the anti-corruption Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, though the amount is negligible compared to the …

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U.S. congratulates Somalia for successful election

The United States has congratulated the people of Somalia on the successful election of a new president, promising to work with the new head of state Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. In the same light the US government commends the Somali Security Forces and the African Union Mission in Somalia for their …

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Trump slams Mugabe’s govt over arrest of pastor Mawarire

Harare – President Donald Trump’s administration has raised alarm over the deterioration of Zimbabwe’s human rights situation, following the jailing of two prominent clerics critical of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s leadership. Trump has not minced his words on some of the world’s dictators, telling them to reform or leave office. …

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5 Important things Nigeria ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan told U.S lawmakers about Nigeria

Former President Goodluck Jonathan was recently invited by the United States House sub-committee on Africa to address some issues about Nigeria. Speaking at the event on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, Nigeria’s ex-president, Jonathan spoke the Southern Kaduna killings, Niger Delta crisis and relevance of the 2014 Confab report. Here are …

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