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Algeria mourns 257 killed in its worst-ever air crash

ALGIERS, April 11 (Xinhua) -- A total of 257 people were killed on Wednesday morning in a military plane crash in Algeria's Blida Province, 30 km southwest of the capital Algiers. The tragedy came just moments after the plane took off from the Boufarik military airport, with the majority of the

Bio Baada wins Sierra Leone presidential election

The opposition party’s candidate, Rtd Brig Julius Madaa Bio of the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) has been declared the winner of the March 31 Sierra Leone Presidential run-off election. According to the result announced by the Sierra Leone’s National Electoral Commission (NEC) on Wednesday in Freetown, Bio received 1,319,406 votes,

How U.S. swindles Nigerians in visa application fees

• Makes N19b in one year, excess gain hits N4.5 billion • Official says consulate uses market-based exchange rate Though the Federal Government pegged the exchange rate at N305.25 to a dollar, the American Consulate in Nigeria exchanged N400 to a dollar in visa application fees for one fiscal year, until yesterday. This was deduced

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un Visits China

The Leader of Democratic People's Republic of North Korea paid an unofficial visit to China from 25th - 28th. He made mentioned of the ongoing nuclear program in the North, and assured the world of denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula being resolved. If South Korea and United States respond to

Liberian President, Weah seeks 6,000 teachers from Nigeria

  Newly inaugurated president of Liberia, Mr. George Weah, on Monday called on the Nigerian government to provide 6000 teachers to his country as part of the Technical Assistance agreement between both countries. Speaking shortly after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, he stated that

Sex Scandal: Australians Vote Out Deputy Prime Minister

Almost two-thirds of Australian voters have demanded that  Barnaby Joyce, the deputy prime minister of Australia, to resign following his extramarital affair with his former press secretary, a poll showed on Monday, February 19, 2018, adding pressure on a government already fractured by the scandal. Joyce, a Catholic who campaigned on

BREAKING: African National Congress Sacks Jacob Zuma

South Africa’s ruling party decided on Tuesday to sack Jacob Zuma as the country’s president, a senior official said, after a marathon meeting over the fate of a leader whose scandal-plagued years in power darkened and divided Nelson Mandela’s post-apartheid ‘Rainbow Nation’. The decision by the African National Congress’s, ANC, national

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