Pope Francis kisses feet of South Sudanese leaders in plea for peace

Pope Francis at the conclusion of his remarks at the end of the spiritual retreat with the South Sudan’s leaders, fell to his knees, kissing the feet of the men…

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Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir steps down after months of protests

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has stepped down after months of protests and consultations are under way to form a transitional council to run the country, government sources and a provincial…

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Trump declares ‘complete exoneration’ after Mueller finds no collusion

US President Donald Trump declared Sunday that he had been completely exonerated after his campaign was cleared of colluding with Russia in the 2016 election, in a major boost for…

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President Trump directs US military to provide support to Mozambique for Cyclone Idai relief efforts

The United States president has directed the US military to support international humanitarian relief efforts in Mozambique following the destruction caused by Cyclone Idai more than a week ago. The…

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Atiku says judiciary is the defender of democracy as tribunal declares Adeleke winner of Osun state election

The Osun State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal has declared the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate, Ademola Adeleke winner of the 2018 election. The three-man panel said in its ruling…

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Ghana, Togo and Benin on alert against jihadist threat

(AFP) – An alarming rise in jihadist attacks in Burkina Faso is posing a mounting threat to security in three of its coastal neighbours, according to security sources and analysts….

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Nigerian Senate approves N30,000 minimum wage

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday has approved N30, 000 as minimum wage for workers in Nigeria. The National Minimum Wage Act will become effective after president, Muhammadu Buhari,signs it into…

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