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  1. Egyptian killing Czech woman may be certified as insaneRead the original story

    10 min ago | Prague Daily Monitor

    The Egyptian man who stabbed a Czech woman in Hurghada, who succumbed to the injuries, last year suffers from brain dysfunction and will be probably certified as insane, the Foreign Ministry told CTK on Friday, referring to information from Egyptian charge d'affaires Rany Mohie-Eldin. On July 14, 2017, the Egyptian assaulter stabbed to death two German tourists, women aged 56 and 65 years, on a hotel beach in the Egyptian seaside resort Hurghada and injured another four foreign tourists with a knife, including a 36-year-old Czech who died a few days later.

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  2. Arms deal lawyer dishes more dirtRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... 2006 "for the withdrawal of the charges". "[Thales' international head Jean-Paul] Perrier instructed [Thales South Africa's boss Pierre] Moynot to facilitate a a 1 000 000 donation to the African National Congress. This donation was made by cheque ...

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  3. PM Modi To Embark On Africa Tour Today, Will Gift 200 Indian Cows To Rwanda PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Outlook

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Rwanda on Monday as part of his five-day, three-nation tour to African countries. The Prime Minister who is scheduled to visit Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa, will first reach Rwanda, marking the first ever visit by an Indian Prime Minister.

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  4. Pakistan Pacer Hasan Ali Comes up With Unique Idea For Trademark 'Explosion Celebration' | WATCHRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | India.com

    Known for enjoying a wicket like there's no tomorrow, Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali came up with a brilliant alternative to celebrate his wicket during the fifth and final ODI against Zimbabwe at the Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo on Sunday. After picking up the wicket of Zimbabwean captain Hamilton Masakadza, the Pakistan bowling spearhead called his teammate Shadab Khan to perform his signature celebratory move.

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  5. Caf U-20 Afcon: Flying Eagles captain targets title, world cup ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Vanguard

    After an emphatic 5-0 win over Mauritania in last Saturday's CAF U-20 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, Flying Eagles captain Ikouwem Utin said the team's next target was to win the AFCON in Niger Republic and also qualify for the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland. "Our to go to Niger and win the Nations Cup.

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  6. Court stops Kano govt from collecting consumption taxRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Vanguard

    3 of 2017 which empowers the state government to collect consumption tax in the state. Delivering judgment in the suit filed by the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association, NECA and Retail Supermarkets Nigeria Limited, operators of Shoprite, against the Attorney-General of the Federation, Kano State Attorney-General and Kano State Inland Revenue Service, the trial judge, Justice John Tsoho also set aside Section 7 Item 13 of the Schedule to the Taxes and Levies Act Order No.

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  7. How PDP will remove Buhari from power - Dr. Umar ArdoRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Vanguard

    H ow Dr. Umar Ardo became the enfant terrible of the People's Democratic Party, PDP, and the man at the centre of many controversial dialectical disputations in the party, could be traced to his difficult relationships with some of the party's historical figures including Atiku Abubakar and Murtala Nyako. A former adviser to Atiku Abubakar, he had no scruples after resigning in 2006 to manage Nyako's successful re-election bid the following year.

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  8. Somalia's al Shabaab says it storms southern military base, kills 27 troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Reuters

    Fighters of the al Shabaab group attacked a military base with a suicide car bomb in the south of Somalia, killing 27 soldiers, the group said on Monday, a blast heard by residents of a nearby town. The attack follows a June attack on the base by al Shabaab that wounded seven soldiers.

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  9. Zimbabwe edges back onto tourist mapRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | New Vision

    Political and economic turmoil under longtime autocratic ruler Robert Mugabe had wrecked the sector, but authorities and tourism operators now believe the industry has a new lease of life. Political and economic turmoil under longtime autocratic ruler Robert Mugabe had wrecked the sector, but authorities and tourism operators now believe the industry has a new lease of life.

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  10. Sudanese leader claims a community member attacked him with a metal ...Read the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Daily Mail

    Sudanese leader who said Airbnb owners are partly to blame for the wave of crime linked to African-Australian youths claims he was attacked with a metal pole A leader of Victoria's South Sudanese community claims he was bashed with a metal-pole in a politically motivated attack. Ring Mayar, chairman of the South Sudanese Community Association of Victoria was allegedly assaulted by another community member, an SMS obtained by Fairfax Media has revealed.

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  11. Jailed blogger on hunger strike in AlgeriaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Ekklesia Daily News

    ... is a damning indictment on the state of freedom of speech in Algeria", said Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East and North Africa director at Human Rights Watch. In a post published on 2 January 2017 on his blog Al Hogra, since shut down, Touati said ...

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  12. Hasan Ali takes wicket, 'outsources' celebration to Shadab KhanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CricketCountry.com

    There is no stopping Hasan Ali these days. With 68 wickets from 33 matches, he is threatening to become the second-quickest to the 100-wicket mark in ODIs - though Rashid Khan's world record of 100 wickets in 44 ODIs may elude him.

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  13. Holness in Namibia on historic State visitRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... dignitaries. Holness is accompanied by Minister of Culture Olivia Grange; High Commissioner for Jamaica to South Africa Angella Comfort; Shorna-Kay Richards, director of bilateral relations at the Ministry Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade; honorary ...

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  14. Spotlight: China-S.Africa ties set example for China-Africa cooperationRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Xinhuanet

    Chinese President Xi Jinping's upcoming state visit to South Africa, where he will also attend the 10th BRICS Summit, is an opportunity for the two nations to deepen and consolidate their ties. According to the Chinese Ambassador to South Africa, Lin Songtian, the relationship between China and South Africa has become a "role model" for China's cooperation with other African and developing countries.

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  15. NWSC to start generating electricityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Monitor

    Kampala- The National Water and Sewerage Corporation NWSC has said it will in September start generating electricity to run the Bugolobi sewerage and waste water treatment plant. Dr Silver Mugisha, the NWSC managing director, said besides treating 33 million litres of water daily before it goes into Lake Victoria, the plant will be generating 650Kwh of electricity, which they will use to run all the activities at the plant.

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  16. 83% Ugandans with HIV show unseen virus - surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Monitor

    Kampala- Uganda is a step closer to achieving 90 per cent of the people living with HIV/Aids having the amount of the virus in their bodies suppressed by 2020, as one of the global targets set to end the Aids epidemic. The move is based on the findings by the Ministry of Health indicating that 83.5 per cent of the people living with HIV/Aids have suppressed their viral load, meaning that they can hardly infect their sexual partners or even succumb to the disease.

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  17. EXCLUSIVE: Zimbabweans in SA hope for 'free, fair' electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ghanamma.com

    Zimbabwe is set to go to the polls to elect the country's next president on July 30. News24 spoke to some Zimbabweans living in South Africa. "I hope for free and fair elections.

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  18. Somalia's al Shabaab says has stormed military base in country's south, kills 27 soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Somalia's al Shabaab group said on Monday its fighters had attacked a military base in the south of the country, killing 27 soldiers. "We first attacked the base with a suicide car bomb and then stormed.

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  19. South Africa companies Conclude Trade and Investment Mission to AngolaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | World News Report

    ... meetings and managed to acquire a couple of good leads that he would follow up on. The Chief Director of Trade Invest Africa at the dti , Ms Zanele Sanni described the mission as having exceeded all expectations. This success stems from the feedback ...

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  20. Kenya:Safaricom Explains Massive Voice and Data OutageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The massive voice and data outage experienced by Safaricom subscribers on Sunday has been explained as a result of multiple fibre link cuts affecting the network's critical transmission equipment. In a statement released to the media on Sunday afternoon, the mobile phone service provider however assured its subscribers of resumption of normal services in the shortest time possible.

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