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BREAKING: 18 roads in Lagos-Nigeria to be shut down for Buhari Visit To Lagos

Ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Lagos for his presidential campaign, the Lagos state government, has given a directive that would prevent road users from accessing eighteen different roads in the state.File: Lagos roadThe All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential campaign would hold at the Teslim Balogun stadium in Surulere on Saturday, February 9.Disclosing this […]

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Tunisian high school teachers strike over bonuses, improve working conditions

Tens of thousands of Teachers demonstrate in the Tunisian capital of Tunis on Wednesday to demand bonuses and improvements in working conditions.The teachers gathered in front of the education ministry and emphasized calls for the sector minister to resign.Lassaad Yacoubi is Secretary General of the Federation of Secondary Education affiliated to the UGTT .“ We […]

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Cameroon loses US military support over Anglophone crisis

The United States will withhold military assistance to Cameroon over allegations of gross human rights violations by its security forces in the northwest, southwest and far north regions, a state department official said on Wednesday.According to the official, the US had terminated a C-130 aircraft training program, and halted deliveries of four defender boats, nine […]

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Marine Police retrieve body of teenager

Seventeen-year-old Makayi Wabukulu from Mbale district allegedly died during a fishing mission with colleagues.The Uganda Police marines have retrieved the body of a teenager who drowned in Lake Victoria near Gaba Landing site.Seventeen-year-old Makayi Wabukulu from Mbale district allegedly died during a fishing mission with colleagues. The body, according to Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick […]

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Zimbabwe ‘HIV-cure’ pastor fined $700 for false claims

A Zimbabwean preacher who claimed to have found a cure for HIV and other illnesses has been found guilty for contravening laws of the country, specifically the Medicines Control Act.The 35-year-old Prophet Walter Magaya of the Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries was handed a fine of $700 for his claims, the 263Chat website reported.Police in […]

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Over 21,000 cancer deaths registered in 2018

Uganda Cancer Institute. File Photo Globally, approximately, 9.6 million people succumb to cancer each year, a figure higher than that of people who succumb to HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis combined. HEALTH The Minister of State for Primary Health Care, Joyce Moriku Kaducu has revealed that over 21,000 cancer deaths were registered by the Kampala Cancer […]