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  1. 5 things you’ve got wrong about Trump, according to one of his closest aides

    Ewn.co.za - World 01.18 / 11:46 ewn.co.za
    Anthony Scaramucci, who will head up the White House Office for Public Liaison, thinks many of us have got things wrong about the next US…
  2. Obama shuns Trump, releases Guantanamo Bay detainees

    Nigeriantimes.ng - World 01.18 / 11:28 nigeriantimes.ng
    President Barack Obama’s administration announced, on Thursday, the transfer of four detainees from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay to the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The action is against the advisory of President-elect Donald Trump. The Department of Defence gave the names of the detainees as Salem Ahmad Hadi Bin Kanad, M…
  3. Scramble to treat wounded after botched Nigeria air strike

    Citizen.co.za - World 01.18 / 11:09 citizen.co.za
    Senior military commanders in charge of the fight against Boko Haram called the latest bombing 'a…
  4. High stakes as West Africa prepares military action against Gambia's Jammeh

    The Gambia's Yahya Jammeh at an ECOWAS meeting in Senegal over a political crisis in Mali. Now it's his turn to face the music. Joe…
  5. With drought looming, Sri Lanka tries something new: preparing

    Timeslive.co.za - World 01.18 / 10:23 timeslive.co.za
    With rainfall in many areas just a third of that last year and many water reservoirs far below normal levels, Sri Lankans have begun holding traditional ceremonies to invoke rain - some with the participation of President Maithripala…
  6. Zimbabwean Prophet arrested for prophesying Mugabe will die in October

    Malawi24.com - Politics 01.18 / 09:47 malawi24.com
    Zimbabwean cleric Prophet Patrick Mugadza has been arrested by the authorities for prophesying about the death of President Robert Mugabe... The post Zimbabwean Prophet arrested for prophesying Mugabe will die in October appeared first on…
  7. Dausi refuses to distance himself from the murder of Njauju

    Malawi24.com - Politics 01.18 / 09:27 malawi24.com
    Former chief of the national spying agency, Nicholas Dausi, who is the current minister of information has refused to come... The post Dausi refuses to distance himself from the murder of Njauju appeared first on…
  8. Davos: Dangote Canvasses Genuine Efforts at Tackling Power Deficit in Africa to Improve Economy

    Africanexaminer.com - Politics 01.18 / 08:07 africanexaminer.com
    BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Foremost industrialist and President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote on Tuesday told the audience at the World Economic Forum (WEF) holding in Davos Switzerland that a joint effort between government and private sector to tackle the power deficit remained a key element in boosting the economy of Africa. Dangote, who…
  1. Climate Change: Obama Sends $500m To Green Climate Fund

    Nigeriancurrent.com - Africa 01.18 / 05:44 nigeriancurrent.com
    With just three days left in office and amid promises by the incoming Trump administration to defund international climate action, President Barack Obama transferred $500 million to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), a key mechanism for climate change adaptation and renewable energy projects in the Global South. The move follows weeks of international pressure for…
  2. Uganda’s weakened militants in vicious campaign

    Cajnewsafrica.com - Afrika 01.18 / 05:37 cajnewsafrica.com
    From HASSAN ONYANGO in Kampala, Uganda KAMPALA, (CAJ News) – CHILDREN in the African Great Lakes region are increasingly at risk in the wake of violent infighting characterizing the militant Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in northern Uganda. Mass defections from the armed group controlled through an iron fist by long-time leader Joesph Kony have hit […
  3. eNCA | Ivory Coast soldier killed as mutiny protests return

    Mzansilife.co.za - Top Stories 01.17 / 18:18 mzansilife.co.za
    Enraged that they were excluded from the deal, other troops took to the streets of Yamoussoukro and Bouake on Tuesday, firing in the air as scared residents took…
  4. eNCA | Air strike on displaced camp in Nigeria 'kills dozens'

    Mzansilife.co.za - Top Stories 01.17 / 17:57 mzansilife.co.za
    Major General Lucky Irabor, who heads the military operation against the militants, said the air force had been given coordinates of 'Boko Haram terrorists' in the Kala-Balge…
  5. Nigeria – many feared dead as government warplane drops bomb on IDP camp

    Premium Times January 17, 2017 Nike Adebowale and Abdulkareem Haruna IDPs Several people are feared dead after a military plane mistakenly dropped a bomb inside the Rann IDP camp in Borno State. The Rann IDP camp in Kala-balge Local Government Area … Continue reading …
  6. eNCA | Distraught Davos finds globalisation saviour in China's Xi

    Enca.com - Top Stories 01.17 / 15:53 enca.com
    China's President Xi Jinping warned Tuesday against scapegoating globalisation for the world's ills or retreating behind protectionist walls, days before Donald Trump takes…
  7. eNCA | Ill-fated Ford Kuga was riddled with faults: Jimmy family

    Enca.com - Top Stories 01.17 / 15:13 enca.com
    The family of Reshall Jimmy, who died when his vehicle ignited spontaneously in December 2015, said the car had been experiencing a range of technical…
  8. eNCA | Prophet peddles engine cleaner cure

    Enca.com - Top Stories 01.17 / 10:28 enca.com
    Prophet Theo Bongani Maseko of the Breath of Christ Ministries gives his congregants engine cleaning fluid during church services believing it can cure…
  1. High stakes as West Africa prepares military action against Gambia's Jammeh

    The Gambia's Yahya Jammeh at an ECOWAS meeting in Senegal over a political crisis in Mali. Now it's his turn to face the music. Joe…
  2. Zimbabwean Prophet arrested for prophesying Mugabe will die in October

    Malawi24.com - Politics 01.18 / 09:47 malawi24.com
    Zimbabwean cleric Prophet Patrick Mugadza has been arrested by the authorities for prophesying about the death of President Robert Mugabe... The post Zimbabwean Prophet arrested for prophesying Mugabe will die in October appeared first on…
  3. Dausi refuses to distance himself from the murder of Njauju

    Malawi24.com - Politics 01.18 / 09:27 malawi24.com
    Former chief of the national spying agency, Nicholas Dausi, who is the current minister of information has refused to come... The post Dausi refuses to distance himself from the murder of Njauju appeared first on…
  4. Davos: Dangote Canvasses Genuine Efforts at Tackling Power Deficit in Africa to Improve Economy

    Africanexaminer.com - Politics 01.18 / 08:07 africanexaminer.com
    BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Foremost industrialist and President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote on Tuesday told the audience at the World Economic Forum (WEF) holding in Davos Switzerland that a joint effort between government and private sector to tackle the power deficit remained a key element in boosting the economy of Africa. Dangote, who…
  5. Oshiomhole faces opposition in bid to become National Chairman of APC

    Lagos – There seems to be serious opposition against the All Progressives Congress (APC) national chairmanship aspiration of former Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole. Independent learnt that key members of President Muhammadu Buhari’s kitchen cabinet and some state governors of the party from the North are opposed to making Oshiomhole the party’s national chairman. Though The post Oshiomhole faces opposition in bid to become National Chairman of APC appeared first on National Accord Ne…
  6. Mutharika cornered over lies on Maize purchase

    Malawi24.com - Politics 01.18 / 06:01 malawi24.com
    The Zambian government has distanced itself from the maize procurement scam arguing that Malawi bought maize from individual farmers and... The post Mutharika cornered over lies on Maize purchase appeared first on…
  7. Vendor suing BCC over assault

    Malawi24.com - Politics 01.18 / 05:42 malawi24.com
    The high court in Blantyre has started hearing a case in which a vendor sued Blantyre City Council (BCC) over... The post Vendor suing BCC over assault appeared first on…
  8. MDF to plant 10 million trees

    Malawi24.com - Politics 01.18 / 05:41 malawi24.com
    The Malawi Defence Force (MDF) has said it plans to plant 10 million trees by the end of the current... The post MDF to plant 10 million trees appeared first on…
  1. 5 things you’ve got wrong about Trump, according to one of his closest aides

    Ewn.co.za - World 01.18 / 11:46 ewn.co.za
    Anthony Scaramucci, who will head up the White House Office for Public Liaison, thinks many of us have got things wrong about the next US…
  2. Obama shuns Trump, releases Guantanamo Bay detainees

    Nigeriantimes.ng - World 01.18 / 11:28 nigeriantimes.ng
    President Barack Obama’s administration announced, on Thursday, the transfer of four detainees from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay to the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The action is against the advisory of President-elect Donald Trump. The Department of Defence gave the names of the detainees as Salem Ahmad Hadi Bin Kanad, M…
  3. Scramble to treat wounded after botched Nigeria air strike

    Citizen.co.za - World 01.18 / 11:09 citizen.co.za
    Senior military commanders in charge of the fight against Boko Haram called the latest bombing 'a…
  4. With drought looming, Sri Lanka tries something new: preparing

    Timeslive.co.za - World 01.18 / 10:23 timeslive.co.za
    With rainfall in many areas just a third of that last year and many water reservoirs far below normal levels, Sri Lankans have begun holding traditional ceremonies to invoke rain - some with the participation of President Maithripala…
  5. Gambian President Jammeh declares 90-day state of emergency

    Ewn.co.za - World 01.18 / 07:59 ewn.co.za
    Yayha Jammeh has declared a state of emergency two days before he is due to leave…
  6. British PM ‘toughens up’ ahead of Brexit

    Ewn.co.za - World 01.18 / 07:39 ewn.co.za
    In a speech which delighted “eurosceptics” Theresa May gave the most detailed insight yet in to her objectives for…
  7. Obama commutes Manning's sentence

    Iafrica.com - World 01.18 / 06:40 iafrica.com
    US President Barack Obama has slashed the sentence of transgender army private and WikiLeaker Chelsea…
  8. Brexit an exit to end all exits

    Timeslive.co.za - World 01.18 / 05:56 timeslive.co.za
    The UK will leave the EU's single market when it exits the EU, Prime Minister Theresa May said yesterday, putting an end to speculation that London might try to seek a "soft…