Radio broadcaster gives birth on air

Radio broadcaster gives birth on air

A US morning radio show presenter has given birth on air during her show. Cassiday Proctor, a weekday morning presenter on The Arch station in the US city of St Louis, broadcast her birth by Caesarean section on Tuesday. Ms

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Ugandan journalists ‘chased by police’

Ugandan journalists ‘chased by police’

Uganda’s privately owned Observer newspaper has tweeted photos which, it says, show police chasing away journalists to block them from covering a high-profile trial. The Observer reports that the man on trial is a former police chief, Muhammad Kirumira, who

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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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SA immigration raids Gupta-linked TV statio

SA immigration raids Gupta-linked TV statio

South African immigration officials have raided a television station, ANN7, formerly owned by the controversial and wealthy Indian-born Gupta family. “Our officials visited the ANN7 Studios to verify information related to visas of certain individuals employed by the organisation,” the

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Listeria outbreak kills dozens in South Africa

Listeria outbreak kills dozens in South Africa

Health authorities in South Africa say 172 people have died this year from the food-borne bacteria, listeria. Most of the more than 900 cases of listeriosis were in Gauteng province. The government has not confirmed the source of the outbreak

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All adult Singaporeans will get one-off bonus of up to S$300

All adult Singaporeans will get one-off bonus of up to S$300

Every Singaporean aged 21 years and above this year will receive a one-off “hongbao” of between S$100 and S$300 from the Government, as the Republic expects a record surplus for the current financial year. Adult Singaporeans with an annual income

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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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US preacher Billy Graham dies

US preacher Billy Graham dies

US evangelist Billy Graham – one of the most influential preachers of the 20th Century – has died aged 99. Graham became one of the best-known promoters of Christianity, preaching to audiences worldwide in large arenas, beginning in London in

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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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