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Tunisia protests: Reforms announced after days of unrest

Image copyright AFP/getty Image caption Demonstrations have broken out across the country in recent days The Tunisian government has announced a wave of social reforms, reacting to days of demonstrations by anti-austerity protesters. Protests broke out ahead of Sunday’s seventh anniversary of the ousting of President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali. …

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Photos: Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima, attends burial of a gallant soldier killed in a recent Boko Haram attack

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima, was among the guests that attended the burial of one of Nigeria’s gallant soldier, Captain M.M Hassan who lost his life in a fight with Boko Haram members in the North East on Friday January 5th. Hassan who was stationed …

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America is changing. Bigoted slurs, immigration bans and racist rallies can’t change that

Conceived by a band of wealthy, white men who demanded freedom from Great Britain, America has developed into a multicultural, multiethnic community. And even as racist rallies, travel bans and bigoted slurs remain part of our cultural landscape, our transformation rolls on. Here are some of the ways our nation …

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US embassy in London issues statement after Trump’s comment

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter The US embassy in London put out a statement which many have taken as a denial of Trump’s comment that Obama sold the current well-placed US embassy for peanuts and relocated it to a less favourable place. Trump said he called off his visit …

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Hawaii missile alert: False alarm sparks panic in US state

Image copyright Twitter Image caption The message Hawaiians saw on their phones An incoming missile alert plunged residents of Hawaii into panic on Saturday morning before it was declared a false alarm. Mobile phone users received a message saying: “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is …

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Iran sanctions: Tehran vows retaliation over Trump move

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The US strongly criticised Iran for a crackdown on recent anti-government protests Iran says the US has “crossed a red line” by imposing sanctions on the head of its judiciary, Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli-Larijani. The foreign ministry vowed to retaliate but did not say what …

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‘We thank you for prayers and goodwill’ – President Buhari and wife thank Nigerians as Yusuf leaves hospital

President Muhammadu Buhari, his wife, Aisha, and the entire family, thank all men and women of goodwill, both within and outside the country, for their prayers and best wishes, which have now seen their son, Yusuf, being discharged from hospital. The family appreciates the overwhelming show of love and solidarity, …

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Mark Zuckerberg is fighting to save Facebook

If there’s one thing Mark Zuckerberg has consistently excelled at as Facebook’s CEO, it’s destroying his enemies. When Google (GOOGL) launched Google Plus, a rival social network, Zuckerberg put Facebook (FB) in a state of “lockdown” and informed employees that “Carthage must be destroyed,” according to one tell-all book from …

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BREAKING: Davido pulled a hat trick at the #SoundCityMVP winning; Artiste of the year | Song of the year | Video of the year

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter BREAKING: Davido pulled a hat trick at the #SoundCityMVP winning; Artiste of the year | Song of the year | Video of the yearCongratulations @davidoofficial 🏆🏆🏆 #hattrick #obo #davido #pulseevents Share this: SHARE Facebook Twitter Previous articleSamsung Galaxy S9 box Photo Specs Leak! Next …

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Donald Trump must apologise for comments – African Union

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘Mr President, are you a racist?’ The organisation representing African countries has demanded that US President Donald Trump apologise after he reportedly called nations on the continent “shitholes”. The group’s mission in Washington DC expressed its “shock, dismay and outrage” and said …

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