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Burundi arrests 24 in anti-gay crackdown
Burundi arrests 24 in anti-gay crackdown

By | 1 year ago

Twenty-four p****e have been arrested in Burundi as part of a security crackdown on “homos****l practices”, a judicial source and an activ...

Malawi’s new President Lazarus Chakwera. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Malawi president strips his deputy of powers over $150 mi*lion corruption scandal

By | 2 years ago

Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera on Tuesday relieved his Vice President Saulos Chilima of all delegated powers after the latter was named in a co...

Pope Francis cancels trip to Africa due to knee issue

By | 2 years ago

Pope Francis cancelled a planned July trip to Africa on doctors’ orders because of ongoing knee problems, the Vatican said Friday, raising further q...

Policew***n ki*ls her boyfriend, relatives to get insurance claims

By | 3 years ago

A policew***n worked with a hitman to murder her boyfriend and five relatives in a b***d-curdling scheme to pocket insurance claims, a South African c...

Maradona’s medical team face mans*******r probe over star’s d***h

By | 3 years ago

Argentina soccer legend Diego Maradona succ*mbed to heart failure in November 2020 aged 60...

North Korea
N*********a b***s up inter-Korean liaison office near border with South

By | 4 years ago

Statement came minutes after an e*******n was heard and smoke seen rising from the long-shuttered joint industrial zone in Kaesong....

Evariste Ndayishimiye
Burundi’s new president Ndayishimiye to be sworn in on Thursday

By | 4 years ago

Foreign ministry invites diplomats and foreign organisations to "take part in the inauguration ceremony" in the capital Gitega....

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed congratulates Ruto.
Ethiopian PM’s term extended because of coronavirus

By | 4 years ago

Ethiopia’s upper house of parliament has agreed to extend the pr*me minister and government’s term in office beyond October because elections have...

nuclear weapons
US and Russia to resume nuclear talks, but China casts cloud

By | 4 years ago

US intelligence has forecast that China is in the midst of doubling the size of its nuclear a**enal, troubling the Trump administration...

China airline
China de-escalates airline spat with US

By | 4 years ago

US said it would block Chinese pa*senger f****ts from June 16, raising concerns of another front being opened up in the economic t*tans' standoff....

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