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FG to probe Sanusi, Soludo

THE Federal Government is considering probing the tenures of two former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governors, Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo and Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi. The probe would specifically cover the activities of the CBN between 2007 and 2014. …

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Mugabe to protesters: No Arab Spring in Zimbabwe

President Robert Mugabe on Friday warned protesters there would be no “Arab Spring” in Zimbabwe after anti-government demonstrations descended it to some of the worst violence seen in the southern African nation for two decades. Zimbabwean police fired tear gas …

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Minister beaten to death by striking miners

Bolivian miners on Thursday during a clash with the police in the town of Panduro hacked the Deputy Interior Minister to death. Interior Minister, Carlos Romero, confirmed on Friday that reports by witnesses indicated that the 55-year-old was beaten to …

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North Korea Submarine Fires Ballistic Missile

In fresh defiance of the United Nations sanctions, North Korea has fired another ballistic missile from a submarine off its east coast. US officials say the KN-11 missile was launched from waters near Sinpo and flew about 500 kilometres before …

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Suicide Bombers Kill 20 People In Somalia

More than 20 people were killed on Sunday when suicide bombers from the militant al Shabaab group detonated two car bombs at a local government headquarters in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region, witnesses and officials said. Residents of the town of …

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Taliban capture Afghan key district

Taliban militants have captured a key district in Afghanistan’s northern province of Kunduz, officials said. The fighters attacked from several directions and government troops were forced to retreat to Kunduz city, which briefly fell to the Taliban last year, the …

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Zambian President Lungu Re-elected In Vote Rival Disputes

Zambian President, Edgar Lungu, narrowly won re-election on Monday in a vote his main rival said was rigged. Hakainde Hichilema’s United Party for National Development (UPND) said it would appeal the result at the Constitutional Court, accusing election officials of …

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Knifeman sets fire on Swiss train

A knifeman has set fire to a train in north-eastern Switzerland, leaving six people in hospital with stab wounds and burns, police say. The suspect, described as a Swiss man aged 27, was also taken to hospital after the incident near …

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