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Andrew McCabe, FBI Deputy Director, Quits After Trump Criticism

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s deputy director, whom US President Donald Trump repeatedly accused of political bias, has resigned. Andrew McCabe was forced to step down ahead of his official

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Lang’ata Fire: ‘Not Enough Water’ To Tackle Kenya Blaze

Thousands of people have reportedly been left homeless after fire swept through a Kenyan slum on Sunday evening, killing at least four. Residents used sewage water in a desperate attempt

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Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa: Mugabe Family ‘Left In Peace’

Zimbabwe’s long-time leader Robert Mugabe will be “left in peace” with a “lucrative” retirement package, his successor Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. However, Mr Mnangagwa also told the BBC’s Mishal Husain

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Ex-Egyptian General Arrested After Announcing Presidential Bid

A retired Egyptian general has been arrested by the military in Cairo after he announced his intention to run against the president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, in March’s election, his campaign

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US Slaps ‘America First’ Tariffs On Washing Machines, Solar Panels

The US has approved controversial tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels. The move is in line with President Donald Trump’s “America First” trade policy, which aims to protect

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Anxiety Grips Zimbabwe Police As Senior Officers Are Sacked

Anxiety gripped Zimbabwe’s police force following the dismissal and reinstatement of senior personnel. Authorities had on THursday retired 30 senior officers, including former President Robert Mugabe’s nephew Innocent Matibiri, with

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George Weah Sworn In As Liberia’s President

Former international footballer George Weah has been sworn in as president of Liberia. “I have spent many years of my life in stadiums, but today is a feeling like no

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Several People Dead As Anti-Kabila Protests Turned Bloody

At least six people have been killed in widespread protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo, United Nations sources say. Protesters are demanding that President Joseph Kabila – whose expected

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Kabul: Afghan Forces End Intercontinental Hotel Siege

An overnight siege of a luxury hotel by gunmen in the Afghan capital has come to an end, security forces say. Six civilians, including a foreign woman, died at the

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Kenya Investigates ‘Sex Attacks’ On New Mothers At Hospital

Kenya’s health minister has ordered an investigation into claims new mothers were sexually assaulted at a flagship hospital in the capital Nairobi. Social media posts alleged that male staff members

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