Muntaka, Afenyo-Markin close to getting 183 MPs to throw out GLC LI

Muntaka, Afenyo-Markin close to getting 183 MPs to throw out GLC LI

The General Legal Council (GLC)’s Legislative Instrument (LI) before Parliament may suffer a mortal blow if the ongoing bipartisan campaign in the House is able to raise the required two-thirds majority to annul it. There is a growing number of

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Death sentences for 21 Egyptians

Death sentences for 21 Egyptians

A court in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, has sentenced 21 people to death for terror offences, with the approval of the country’s most senior Muslim cleric. They were found guilty of joining a terrorist group, targeting public and private facilities

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Bodies found in hunt for albino teen and toddler in SA

Bodies found in hunt for albino teen and toddler in SA

A post-mortem is being carried out to discover whether two bodies discovered in South Africa are those of a teenager with albinism and her nephew who were snatched at gunpoint last month. Gabisile Shabani‚ 13‚ and Nkosikhona Ngwenya‚ 15 months,

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Warning after wild animals kill 94 in Mozambique

Warning after wild animals kill 94 in Mozambique

Mozambican authorities have issued a warning after it emerged 94 people in one province were killed by animals like crocodiles and hippos in the last two years. Elephants, buffalo, leopard and hyenas were also blamed for the deaths in Tete

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Hard labour for selling fake Zambian football kits

Hard labour for selling fake Zambian football kits

A Chinese man has been sentenced to nine months’ hard labour for selling replicas of Zambia’s national football kit. Lusaka Magistrate Greenwell Malumani sentenced Huang Bing after finding him guilty of selling goods bearing a false trademark. Bing was arrested

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Mystery over fate of missing Nigerian schoolgirls

Mystery over fate of missing Nigerian schoolgirls

A sketchy picture is emerging from the town of Dapchi – where Boko Haram militants attacked a school on Monday evening. Officials have been slow to call this a kidnapping, saying many of the girls and teachers ran into the

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Mystery over fate of missing Nigerian schoolgirls

Mystery over fate of missing Nigerian schoolgirls

A sketchy picture is emerging from the town of Dapchi – where Boko Haram militants attacked a school on Monday evening. Officials have been slow to call this a kidnapping, saying many of the girls and teachers ran into the

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Black Panther smashes box office estimates

Black Panther smashes box office estimates

Chadwick Boseman and Lupita Nyong’o star in Black Panther Black Panther, set in the fictional African country Wakanda, has more than doubled the amount of money it was predicted to take in its opening weekend. The US and Canada box

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Traders and fisherman blamed for Mozambique drought

Traders and fisherman blamed for Mozambique drought

Villagers in one region of Mozambique have begun attacking traders and fishermen – accusing them of controlling the rains to help their businesses. The superstition, known as “tie rains”, has swept through provinces in central Mozambique like Tete and Zambezia,

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First Eritrean asylum seekers jailed under Israel’s deportation plan

First Eritrean asylum seekers jailed under Israel’s deportation plan

Eritreans protested when the Israeli government first announced it The Israeli authorities have jailed 16 Eritrean asylum seekers after they refused to be deported to Rwanda. These are the first asylum seekers to be indefinitely detained under Israel’s mass deportation

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