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Elections: INEC Okays Over 146,000 Foreign, Local Observers

About 146,900 persons and thirteen observer groups both Domestic and Foreign will be deployed nationwide for this Saturdays Presidential and National Assembly elections. Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission…

Indian Police Blame Rats for Destroying Nearly 200kg of Seized Cannabis

Police in India have blamed rats for destroying nearly 200kg of cannabis seized from criminals and kept in police stations. A court heard how the rodents had in some cases…

Ecowas Leaders to Discuss Mali Crises in Summit

Heads of state from the West African regional group Ecowas are due to meet in Ghana on Friday to discuss the political situation in Mali following last year’s coup. Mali’s…

Honduras Swears in First Female President

Xiomara Castro has been sworn in as Honduras’ first female president, taking office amid growing uncertainty about whether she will be able to govern in the face of a unfolding…

Barbados Removes Queen as Head of State

Barbados has officially removed Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state and become the world’s newest republic. In an overnight ceremony in the capital, Bridgetown, Dame Sandra Mason was…

Torrential Rains Kill Over Twenty In India Kerala State

Over twenty persons have been killed by floods in India Kerala State after heavy rains trigggered landslides and swept through towns and villages. Officials said rescuers recovered the bodies in…

Hotel Rwanda Hero Convicted Of Terrorism

A man who was portrayed in a film as a life-saving hero during the Rwandan genocide has been convicted of terrorism by a court in Rwanda. Sixty Seven Year old…

Head of Islamic State in Sahara Killed

France President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the killing of the head Islamic State group in the Sahara by French troops. Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi formed Islamic State in the Greater…

Guinea Junta Announces Reopening of Borders

The military junta in Conakry has announced the gradual reopening of borders with neighbouring countries in a statement read on national TV. Some of the borders have been closed since…

Customs Intercepts Over $184,000 At Kano Airport

From Abdullahi Jalaluddeen, Kano. The Nigeria Custom service Kano Jigawa Command says it has intercepted the sum of one hundred and eighty four thousand eight hundred US Dollars, and One…