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Hamza Bin Laden: Son of Osama ‘dead’, US officials say

The son of al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden, Hamza, has died, according to US intelligence officials. Details of Hamza Bin Laden’s place or date of death remain unclear in the anonymously-sourced reports. In February, the US government offered $1m for information …

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South Africa Unemployment Hits Record 29 Percent

Joblessness in South Africa has reached a record 29 per cent, the statistics office said Tuesday, piling pressure on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s administration after it won May elections vowing to halve unemployment. It marks the lowest level since the country’s …

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Britain to help Nigeria combat insecurity – Envoy

Britain has said that it will support President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort in fighting security challenges most especially in the North-East,  The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mrs Catriona Laing, said this when she visited the Arole Oodua and Ooni of …

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Mass brawl’ breaks out on P&O cruise ship Britannia

Six people were hurt as P&O’s Britannia sailed to Southampton after a week-long trip to Norway’s fjords, police said. A man, 43, and a 41-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of assault. Good Morning Britain journalist Richard Gaisford, who …

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Villagers Beat Tigress to Death After Attacks

BY AFP Indian police made four arrests on Friday after a mob of villagers brutally beat to death a tigress that had attacked local people. As a mobile phone video of the bloody incident went viral on social media, officials …

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South Sudan’s Kiir bans singing of anthem in his absence

South Sudan‘s President Salva Kiir has banned anyone from singing the national anthem unless he is present, according to a government minister. Information Minister Michael Makuei told AFP news on Monday that different leaders and institutions were playing the anthem …

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