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Ebola outbreak in east Congo now world’s second biggest

The Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo is now the second biggest in history, with 426 confirmed and probable cases, the health ministry said late on Thursday.

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Canadian Diplomat Diagnosed With Mysterious Cuba Brain Injury

  Another Canadian diplomat in Havana has been diagnosed with a mysterious brain trauma that in 2016 starting afflicting Canadian and US officials in the Cuban capital, a senior official said Thursday. The latest case, identified in the “early summer of 2018,” brings the total number of afflicted Canadian diplomats and their family to 13. […]

President Buhari heads to N’Djamena to tackle Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday departed Abuja for N’Djamena, Chad, to preside over the Summit of Heads of States and Governments of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC). Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, in a statement in Abuja said the meeting of the Heads of States and Governments of […]

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U.N. audit finds graft and misconduct in its Uganda refugee program

A U.N. investigation of its widely-praised refugee program in Uganda has found corruption costing millions of dollars and misconduct.

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Egypt launches human rights committee, critics forecast no change

Egypt is forming a committee tasked with responding to censure of its human rights record – but critics say it will do nothing to improve human rights in the country.

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Moon Rocks Sell For $855,000 In New York

Three Moon Rocks returned to earth from the unmanned Soviet Luna-16 Mission in 1970, are displayed at Sotheby’s on November 28, 2018 in New York. The tiny rocks, estimated to sell for $700,000/1 million, are part of Sotheby’s “Geek Week” auctions of space exploration and the history of science & technology. Don EMMERT / AFP […]

Police Commences Next Level Recruitment for 2019

The Nigeria Police Force as announced Police Recruitment Registration Exercise for constables starting today, 29th November, 2018, the Nigeria Police authority has announced. Force Public Relation Officer Ag.DCP Jimoh Moshood, in statement said the exercise will run for the next six weeks from the date of announcement. The verified Twitter handle of President Muhammadu Buhari’s […]

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G20 leaders arrive in Argentina, talks on communique ‘very, very difficult’

G20 member nations were still struggling to reach agreement on major issues including trade, migration and climate change as world leaders began arriving in Buenos Aires ahead of a summit starting on Friday.

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Slovak foreign minister to resign after MPs reject migrant pact

Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak has decided to resign in protest at parliament’s decision on Thursday to reject a U.N. pact on the treatment of migrants, his ministry said.

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BREAKING: Suspected Cultists Kill Polytechnic Student In Ondo

An amateur photo of the student of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo shot dead by suspected cultists in Ondo State on November 29, 2018.   Suspected cultists have killed a yet to be identified male student of the Ondo State-owned Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo. An eyewitness told Channels Television that the incident occurred at about 6:00 […]