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Kagame for 2017 Rwanda’s presidential election

The ruling Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) party has nominated President Paul Kagame to contest the August 3, 2017 presidential election. President Kagame got an overwhelming 1,929 vote of the total 1,930 cast. Only one vote was spoilt. In his acceptance

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France just elected 233 female lawmakers — but Nigeria has only 22

A total of 233 women emerged in the recent parliamentary election that held in France, beating the previous record of 155 set after the last election. There are 577 lawmakers in France. In Nigeria where there are 469 federal lawmakers,

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London Mosque attack: Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

A man has died and eight others have been injured after a van ploughed into a group of people near a north London mosque in an attack police are treating as terrorism. Prime minister praises members of public who detained

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Mali tourist resort ‘under attack’

Gunmen have stormed a tourist resort in Mali popular with westerners and two people are dead, the country’s security minister has said. Officials said “suspected jihadists” were behind the assault. Locals reported hearing shots fired at the luxury destination –

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58 killed in London tower blaze – Police

At least 58 people were likely killed in a fire which engulfed a London tower block earlier this week, police said on Saturday. If that death toll is confirmed, it would make the Grenfell Tower blaze the deadliest in London

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Another fire outbreak hits UK [PHOTOS]

A large fire broke out at a packed beach in Bournemouth, England, as sun-seekers were enjoying the hot weather. Clouds of black smoke started billowing into the air at around 3.30pm Saturday as beach-goers soaked in the sunshine.  According to

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Trump owes banks $315 million

United States of America President Donald Trump’s net worth initially put at $10 billion during his campaign for White House now appears to have been overblown. Latest disclosure puts his wealth at $1.4 billion and personal liabilities of at least

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Saudi working on grievances against Qatar

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister, Adel al-Jubeir, said on Friday that a list of grievances against Qatar was being drawn up and would be made public soon. The minister said that Qatar should respond to demands to halt its support for

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6-year-old girl dies after teacher taped, glued her mouth for talking too much

A six-year-old nursery school pupil, Guo Jintong, has suffocated to death after her teacher “taped and glued” her mouth for being too chatty.   The teacher glued Jintong’s mouth because she was talking too much during morning exercise. The Sun

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Guardsman faints during Queen Elizabeth’s birthday parade

The 91st birthday celebration of Queen Elizabeth was almost marred after a guardsman fainted during hot conditions at a parade to honour the British Monarch. With The Queen and the rest of the family watching on, the unfortunate soldier took

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