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Swaziland Denies Any Law About Marrying 5 Wives

King Mswati of Swaziland has refuted as untrue, reports in the media saying he ordered men in his kingdom to marry more women or face jail sentences, describing the rumour as malicious and poisonous. The media was awash with news of the King’s command to men in his kingdom. But …

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Reverend Father Commits Suicide for Sexually Assaulting Minor

A Reverend Father identified as Richard Bilé, serving at the parish of Saint Francis of  Assisi Affiénou (Maferé), Cote d’ivoire, committed suicide over a case of pedophilia. He had been accused of defiling a little girl and when the Presbyteral Council met on Tuesday, April 23, a decision was made …

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Amnesty International Wants Sudan’s Former Intelligence Chief, Ghosh, Probed

Sudan’s new authorities must investigate the role of the country’s former spy chief, General Kamal Abdelmarouf Salih Ghosh, the head of Sudan’s feared National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) in the killings of demonstrators, and journalists during months-long protests that preceded the fall of president Omar-al-Bashir, Amnesty International said. A …

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Algeria’s Interim Rulers Faces Call for more Change as Bouteflika Goes

Algeria’s caretaker government faces the prospect of persistent popular demands for the removal of an scletoric ruling elite and wholesale reforms after ailing 82-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in the face of mass protests. “We want a president who understands what we want,” 25-year old Bouzid Abdoun, an engineer at …

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Bouteflika, Algerian President, Resigns

Algeria’s state news agency APS said late on Tuesday that the embattled president Abdelaziz Bouteflika sent his resignation to the Constitutional Council. The ailing, 82-year-old leader stood down shortly after the army chief of staff demanded immediate action to remove him from office, following weeks of mass protests against his rule. “There …

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DR Congo’s President Falls Sick During Inauguration

DR Congo’s new President Felix Tshisekedi fell ill briefly as he was delivering his inauguration speech on Thursday following the country’s first peaceful handover of power. Tshisekedi, 55, returned to the microphone after 12 minutes, saying: “A famous president of our country said in his time: ‘understand my emotion’.” He …

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Gunmen Kill Ghanaian Investigative Journalist

A Ghanaian undercover journalist who helped expose corruption in African football has been killed in the capital Accra, police said Thursday. Ahmed Hussein-Suale was part of a team led by award-winning journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, whose probe led to the resignation of the head of the Ghana Football Association. Dozens …

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ISWAP Claims Killing 118 in ‘West Africa Province’ after Attacking Nigerian Army Bases

The Islamic State group has claimed to have killed 118 people in its self-styled West Africa province in the last week, after a series of attacks against military bases in northeast Nigeria that have raised fears of a resurgent Boko Haram. The Islamist militant group said in a video posted …

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Ghana Poises to Deport 30 Nigerians

 Ghanaian Authorities are set to repatriate no fewer than 30 Nigerians for alleged infractions against the laws of the state. Reports indicate that the deportation may occur next week as officials of the Nigeria Immigration Services ( NIS) have been alerted and are on standby to receive the deportees. This …

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Buhari, Akufo-Addo Meets Over Attacks on Nigerian Traders in Ghana

President Muhammadu Buhari and President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana Thursday met in New York, on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations General Assembly, during which the Nigerian leader expressed delight that the attacks against Nigerian traders in Ghana were being decisively taken care of, a statement by Buhari’s spokesman, …

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