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Nigeria president warns protesters; fails to address shooting

President for  Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari spoke to the nation about the unrest that has enveloped the country in recent days without making any mention of the fatal shooting of peaceful protesters that sparked international outrage. Buhari called on Nigerians to quit the demonstration and engage with the government in a short televised speech on Thursday.

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Uganda police raid Bobi Wine’s campaign headquarters

Opposition leader in Uganda  Bobi Wine has made a disclosure that police and military officers raided the campaign headquarters of his newly formed party, decrying what he described as the securities agencies’ “stinking” partnership with the establishment in the lead-up to general elections set for the year 2021. According to a Twitter post on Wednesday,

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Malaysia detains Chinese vessels for trespassing in territorial waters

Malaysia’s maritime authorities have announced that they stopped six Chinese fishing vessels in Malaysian territorial waters Saturday, as Beijing increases its presence throughout the South China Sea. Per a statement, 60 Chinese nationals were detained during an operation off the eastern coast of Johor, the southern Malaysian state which borders Singapore. According to the country’s

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‘Great challenges’: Huawei chairman says US sanctions are hurting

Chinese owned telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies has said that its supply chain is under attack from the United States. It has called on Washington to reconsider its trade restrictions which were hurting suppliers globally. The world’s largest maker of mobile telecommunications equipment and smartphones is currently under pressure from US trade curbs designed to choke

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France’s Macron vows to fight ‘Islamist separatism’

President for France Emmanuel Macron has made public plans for tougher laws to tackle what he described as “Islamist separatism” and defend secular values. In a keenly awaited speech, Macron stated that  a minority of France’s estimated six million Muslims were in danger of forming a “counter-society”. His proposals include stricter oversight of schooling and

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personally I don’t agree with Akuffo Addo on many things…-Dr. Amoako-Baah

Science Lecturer, Dr Richard Amoako-Baah, is doubtful of former President John Dramani Mahama’s ability to adeptly handle the affairs of this country. Even though he has been President before, Dr Amoako-Baah opines the economy was in bad shape with continuous power outages (dumsor) under his (Mahama) tenure. Speaking in an interaction on Neat FM, he

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Mali to have 18 months transition to Civilian rule

New military leaders for Mali have all settled on establishing an 18-month transition government until an election can take place, following last month’s coup. Spokesperson Moussa Camara announced that the interim government would either be led by a military officer or a civilian. The pledge came after three days of dialogue with opposition and civil

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