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As hunger spreads in Somalia, babies begin to die

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Hacked-off thorn branches encircle two mounds of earth heaped over the tiny bodies of Halima Hassan Abdullahi’s twin granddaughters. Babies Ebla and Abdia lived only a day. Weakened by hunger, their mother gave birth to the twins a month early,...

Burna Boy calls out Obi Cubana over ‘title theft’, demands payment

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Nigerian songwriter, and singer, Damini Ebunoluwa, better known as  Burna Boy has called out billionaire businessman, Obi Cubana for using his title ‘Odogwu’ without consent to promote his  products. Recalled the Anambra-born businessman had ventured into another line of business with...

‘Expect tough response’, Buhari warns perpetrators of ‘wild’ killings in south-east Nigeria

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President Muhammadu Buhari has warned those killing innocent people in the southeast to expect a tough response from security forces. He condemned the viral videos circulating of innocent people being killed describing it as wild and barbarous. “In the issuance of...

At least three beheaded in Mozambique attacks

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At least three people have been beheaded in a new outbreak of Islamist violence in northern Mozambique, police said Wednesday. “Last Friday, terrorists invaded some farms in the first village in Macomia district and beheaded three citizens and kidnapped some...

Zimbabwe anti-sanctions lobby seek support from U.S. black congressional members

Anti-sanctions lobby group Broad Alliance Against Sanctions (BAAS) on Tuesday handed over letters to the American Embassy in Zimbabwe inviting African-American congressional members to visit the country and witness the negative impact of U.S. imposed sanctions. "The first letter that...

Gunman kills 15 persons at Texas elementary school 

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An 18-year-old gunman killed 14 children and a teacher at an elementary school in Texas on Tuesday, according to the state’s governor, in the nation’s deadliest school shooting in years. The attack in Uvalde, Texas — a small community about...

FACT-CHECK: Bill Gates didn’t say $1.6 bn invested in Nigerian economy yield no...

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CLAIM: A photo-montage with text, reading “I have invested $1.6 billion in Nigerian economy with no result – Bill Gates” is being circulated on WhatsApp, a free messaging and video calling app. This claim has been generating a hot political...

“I gave Kemi a hard time because I didn’t want to do that film”...

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Nigerian rapper and businessman, ILL BLISS sits with Chude Jideonwo, host of #WithChude and founder of Joy, Inc. to discuss dealing with 8 years of childlessness, the longevity of his career as a rapper, and his role as “Odogwu...

Four bodies recovered in Burkina Faso mine

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Bodies of four miners have been found in a zinc mine in Burkina Faso after 39 days of search, a government spokesman has said. Eight miners got trapped hundreds of metres underground by flood waters last month in the Canadian-owned...

Mining giant Glencore pleads guilty to Africa bribery

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A subsidiary of the mining and commodities trading giant Glencore has pleaded guilty to seven counts of bribery in a London court. The firm also said it will pay more than $1bn (£800m) to resolve similar claims with the US...