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South Africans strike again; destroy Nigerian shops, houses in fresh attack

The Nigerian Community in South Africa said on Saturday that a mob destroyed four shops and several houses belonging to their members at Krugersdorp, near Johannesburg. Mr Cyril James, the Ward Chairman of the Nigerian Union in the area, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the telephone from Johannesburg, South Africa that the Read more

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‘Africa is no shithole’: outrage over Trump remark

Agency Report Africans reacted angrily Friday after Donald Trump reportedly referred to their nations as “shithole countries”, with many lashing the US president for racism and ignorance. Social media users across the continent posted images of modern skylines and beautiful nature from their countries with the ironic hashtag “shithole.” Others heaped scorn on a president Read more

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U.S. congratulates Liberia, President-elect Weah

The U.S. has congratulated the people of Liberia on the successful conclusion of the presidential run-off election, and President-elect George Weah on his victory. The White House, in a statement by the Press Secretary, described the election as representing “a major milestone for Liberia’s democracy”. This is Liberia’s first peaceful transfer of power from one Read more

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Jerusalem recognition: Lebanon wants punishment for countries

President of Lebanon, Michel Aoun, has called for a “united and gradual diplomatic and economic punishment against any state which recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s capital,” the Anadolu Agency reported. Aoun made the call during the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s meeting held in Istanbul that discussed the issue of Jerusalem after the US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Read more

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Former UN chiefs Kofi Annan, Ban Ki-moon lash out at state of global leadership

…..leaders needed to fix global ‘mess’, says Kofi Annan Former UN chiefs Kofi Annan and Ban Ki-moon have lashed out at the state of global leadership in the age of Donald Trump, warning a nuclear war could be triggered by accident. “Honestly speaking, we are in a mess,” Annan told AFP in an interview ahead Read more