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At least 8 travelers killed as masked robbers block highway

Not less than eight travelers have been killed along the Bomadi-Ohoror road in Delta State. The armed robbers killed three drivers of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), a conductor last Tuesday and four passengers Thursday. A victim, Mrs Ebi, a trader and who sustained a deep machete …

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2 dead as gunmen open fire on youths at market place

Two persons have been killed following attack on Gora-Gan community in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State by gunmen. Mr Elias Manza, the Chairman of the local government area who confirmed the incident, said the attackers opened fire on some youths playing around the village market square on …

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55-year-old driver dies in Nigerian hotel after sex

A 55-year-old commercial bus driver has been found dead in a hotel at Ibusa, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, after allegedly having sex with a single mother of three. Saturday PUNCH gathered that the deceased was accompanied by a lady into a hotel along Ibusa bypass, close …

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200 illegal miners arrested in Zimbabwe

Two hundred more illegal miners were arrested in Mazowe, bringing to 1 107 the number of those netted in the blitz in Mashonaland Central Province this week. This came as security guards at a mine in Battlefields fought off a machete gang of around 60, killing one. The suspects who …

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Lesotho’s First Lady wanted by police

Police in Lesotho are appealing for help to trace Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s current wife who they want to question over the 2017 murder of his estranged wife. Maesaiah Thabane has not been charged, but police want to speak to her about Lipolelo Thabane’s killing, a government spokesman told the …

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Jean Mensa will not be shot and killed, trust me

You don’t need to be a “Prophet” Reindolph Oduro Gyebi or an “Eagle Prophet” to be keenly aware of the fact that some disgruntled and murderous elements in Ghana’s political opposition and some of the latter’s treacherous collaborators inside government may very well be planning or conspiring to either endanger …

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Six countries condemn changing CFA franc’s name to eco

Five English-speaking West African countries and Guinea have criticised a move to change the name of the regional currency from CFA franc to the eco. The West African Economic and Monetary Union, made up of eight former French colonies and former Portuguese colony Guinea Bissau, said in December that it …

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World’s biggest uncut diamond sold to Louis Vuitton

A huge diamond unearthed in Botswana in April has been sold to French luxury fashion house Louis Vuitton for an undisclosed sum. The 1,758-carat stone is reportedly the second-largest found in a century. It has been named Sewelô meaning “rare find” in the Setswana language, and came from the Karowe …

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Nigerian comedian arrested over facebook posts

A popular stand-up comedian in Akwa Ibom State has been arrested by the police allegedly on the order of an Akwa Ibom government official. The comedian, whose stage name is Sir James, was arrested on Wednesday in Uyo. He is accused of posting “injurious” comments on Facebook against the commissioner …

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