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Man stabs neighbour to death over alleged promiscuity

File photo: Stab The Lagos State Police Command has launched a manhunt for a man, Adekunle Adeyemi, alleged to have stabbed his neighbour, Stanley Dickson, to death in the Grammar School, Ikorodu area of the state. Adeyemi, currently on the run, was accused of having an affair with a neighbour’s …

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Zambia spy chief Samuel Nkhoma dies of coronavirus

File photo: The late Samuel Nkhoma Zambia’s intelligence chief, Samuel Nkhoma died Friday, August 7, 2020 from an undisclosed illness, state radio reported. But medical sources said he died after testing positive for Coronavirus and was being treated at an isolation centre in the capital Lusaka. Secretary to the Cabinet, Dr Simon Miti …

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Libya to impose full lockdown as pandemic cases grow

File Photo Libya’s internationally recognised government in Tripoli will impose a full lockdown in areas of the country it controls, it said on Thursday, after a sharp rise in Coronavirus cases. Libya, split since 2014 between areas held by the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli and a rival administration in …

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Tanzania’s former president Benjamin Mkapa dies

Former president of Tanzania Benjamin Mkapa He was the country’s third president after independence from Britain in 1962. Ruling the East African country for two terms from 1995 to 2005, he’ll be remembered for working to end the conflict in the Great Lakes. Former Tanzanian president Benjamin Mkapa has died …

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The best and worst of African players abroad

Arsenal striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Too Good: Mame Thiam The wideman continued his imperious form for Kasimpasa since football resumed, netting a brace in a 2-2 draw with Gaziantep. Thiam netted in the 13th and 37th minutes to complete a turnaround for the visitors, who fell behind to an early Muhammet …

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