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It was a sad day at the University of Maiduguri, Borno State, as it lost one of its lecturers, a professor of Veterinary Medicine, Professor Aliyu Mani and six others in three separate suicide bomb attacks, which rocked the university community, including the mosque on campus, yesterday. The post How Prof, 6 others were killed in UNNMAID mosques attacks appeared first on Vanguard…
01.17 / 01:26
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Kiambu County, Kenya (CNN)Moments after giving birth in her rural Kenyan home, Wairimu faced a difficult choice: Deciding whether her baby would be a boy or a girl. The child had been born with ambiguous genitalia, displaying characteristics that are not clearly male or female. An intersex feature, it affects about one in every 2,000 people worldwide, according to advocacy group InterACT. Intersex people have sex characteristics such as genitals or chromosomes, that don't fit typical…
01.15 / 21:03
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A day that rang with fresh hope was marred when it became clear sections of the president's inaugural speech were carbon copies of the words of former US…
01.15 / 21:01
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The government of Ivory Coast and mutinying soldiers reached an agreement Friday evening, the defense ministry said on its Facebook…
01.15 / 20:59
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Nearly 100 people are missing after a boat carrying migrants wrecked in the waters between Libya and Italy, the International Organization for Migration said…
01.15 / 20:57
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(CNN)Yagana, 18, fled her village when Boko Haram attacked. With her husband killed in the ensuing violence, she now lives with her baby in one of Nigeria's 'widow's houses'. She's one of more than 40.8 million people around the world on the run in their own countries, according to recent figures by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, (IDMC). Nearly one third of displaced people are on the African continent where 12.4 million people in 21 countries were living in…
01.15 / 20:53
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Being deputy president of the ANC is not a "shortcut" to the presidency, says ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe at the party's birthday rally in…
01.15 / 19:24
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[News24Wire] Nelson Mandela's favourite singer and legendary local Jazz icon, Thandi Klaasen, 86, has…
01.15 / 18:03
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[Premium Times] Abuja -The Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff, Abayomi Olonisakin, on Saturday hosted colleagues from other West African countries as ECOWAS steps up preparation for a possible military action in the…
01.15 / 17:26
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Former SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng and Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula’s wife Nozuko are being sued in a R1bn housing "fraud" matter in the Free State, it has been r…
01.15 / 15:20
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In bustling Abidjan, a homegrown company has tapped into the global taxi app revolution that has spawned Uber and other online transport…
01.15 / 13:19
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A mass brawl at a Kraaifontein care facility for youths has resulted in 31 boys overpowering staff and…
01.15 / 11:37
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President Jacob Zuma has shown up unexpectedly at the ANC's anniversary celebration in…
01.15 / 11:17
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The UK really does have the wrong type of snow. The post Why does a bit of snow plunge Britain into transport chaos? appeared first on The South…
01.15 / 09:27
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[Al Jazeera] Gambian President-elect Adama Barrow has travelled to Mali's capital to meet leaders attending a summit jointly hosted by France in Mali as uncertainty grows over Gambia's political…
01.15 / 09:27
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The EFF has called for the immediate arrest of a Limpopo farmer who they say shot a 23-year-old man in his left leg at the Mokwalakwala farm in…
01.15 / 09:15
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Foreign ministry calls on US envoy to intervene with giant e-retailer as users decry sandal emblazoned with icon's…
01.15 / 08:20
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[Deutsche Welle] The rise of migration, as well as, the threat of terrorism has sparked a new interest in the Sahel region. Experts on security in the region give an insight into the new importance of the age-old trade…
01.15 / 07:01
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[allAfrica] Champions Cote d'Ivoire begin the defence of their African Nations Cup title when they take on Togo in a Group C clash at the Stade d'Oyem in Gabon on…
01.15 / 06:25
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Tunisia has marked the sixth anniversary of the fall of dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali without fanfare, after official recognition of failure on the economic and social…
01.15 / 05:08
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