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SA apologises to Nigeria for xenophobic violence

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah South Africa has apologised to Nigeria over a spate of attacks in which Nigerians and other foreigners have been targeted. A special envoy from South Africa presented an apology from President Cyril Ramaphosa to his Nigerian counterpart, Muhammadu Buhari in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja. The envoy, Jeff Radebe, …

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Robert Mugabe: African leaders gather in Zimbabwe for state funeral

by;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah African leaders are gathered at the funeral of Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe in the capital Harare. Well-wishers saw his casket being paraded into the national sports stadium surrounded by a military band. There are many empty seats in the stadium, which has a capacity of 60,000 …

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“Robert Mugabe dies”…tales of a survivor

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah       “President Robert Mugabe has died, he passed on at 00.03 am today at a private hospital in Singapore”…this is one of the press tales that punctuated the last days of Bob’s regime. The press killed Mugabe several times making him a top victim of …

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Ukraine election: Comedian leads presidential contest

  By:brightwebtv.com/Nana asare barimah   A comedian with no political experience has won the most votes in the first round of Ukraine’s presidential elections, according to exit polls. They say Volodymyr Zelenskiy – who played the president on TV – received 30.4% of the vote, with current leader Petro Poroshenko …

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(photos)Xenophobic attacks spark South African response

  By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah       South Africa’s foreign minister has called an urgent meeting with ambassadors following attacks against foreigners in Durban.       Early on Monday morning three people died amid protests targeting shops, many of which are foreign-owned. Around 50 people sought shelter at a …

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Unlicensed gun owner accidentally shoots himself in penis

  By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah.     An unlicensed gun owner in Indiana is recovering in a hospital after accidentally shooting himself in the penis. Mark Anthony Jones, 46, told police in Marion that he was taking a morning walk when the Hi-Point 9mm handgun he was carrying in his waistband “began …

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Migrant ship hijacking: Three teenagers charged in Malta

  By:brightwebtv.com/Nana asare barimah Source       Three teenage migrants have been charged in Malta after “hijacking” an oil tanker, which is considered a terrorist activity under Maltese law. One has been named as Abdalla Bari, 19, from Guinea. Two others, 15 and 16, are from Guinea and Ivory …

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‘More than 100’ villagers in Mali killed

  By: brightwebtv.com /Martin awuku   More than 100 people have been killed in an attack on a village in central Mali by armed men wearing traditional Dogon hunters’ clothing, reports say.     Gunmen surrounded the village before attacking people in their homes in Ogossagou in the country’s Mopti …

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Pastor Caught Sleeping With His Daughter Confesses.

  By:brightwebtv.com/ Martin awuku UK-based Zimbabwean pastor, Walter Masocha has resigned his position as the leader of Agape for All Nations Church after he confessed to having s3x with his married daughter.       The mega church pastor’s incestual relationship was uncovered by his daughter’s husband who stumbled on …

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Ethiopians hold mass funeral for plane crash victims

  By:brightwebtv.com/ Martin awuku   A memorial service has been held in Addis Ababa for the 157 people killed in last week’s Ethiopian Airlines crash. Investigators hope the plane’s black box recorders will reveal what caused the disaster.   Thousands of Ethiopians gathered at the capital’s Holy Trinity Cathedral on …

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Belly destruction – Thailand sends overweight policemen to fat camp

  By:brightwebtv.com/ Martin awuku   Police stations all around Thailand are sending their chubbiest officers to a weight-loss camp as part of a nation-wide program aptly called “Belly Destruction”.     After the success of a two-week pilot program, police stations in Thailand have begun sending their fattest officers to the …

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Nazrawit Abera faces faces execution in China

    By:brightwebtv.com /Martin awuku Ethiopian entrepreneur, Nazrawit Abera faces execution in China after her friend asked her to ‘deliver shampoo which she did not know contained cocaine’   An Ethiopian entrepreneur is facing execution in China after being accused of smuggling cocaine into the country in shampoo bottles. 27-year-old …

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No survivors on crashed Ethiopian Airlines flight: state TV

By:brightwebtv.com/Martin awuku ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — An Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed shortly after takeoff from Ethiopia’s capital on Sunday morning, killing all 157 people thought to be on board, the airline and state broadcaster said.         It was not immediately clear what caused the crash of the …

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Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashes; deaths reported

    By:brightwebtv.com/bright agyapong       An Ethiopian Airlines flight between Addis Ababa and Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, has crashed, the Ethiopian prime minister’s office said on Sunday.     “The Office of the PM, on behalf of the Government and people of Ethiopia, would like to express its deepest …

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Queen Elizabeth posts on Instagram for the first time

  By:brightwebtv.com/bright agyapong. The Queen published her first post on Instagram on Thursday during a visit to London’s Science Museum — 43 years after she sent her first email.     Rather than opting for the always-popular selfie as her inaugural update, she shared a letter sent by 19th-century mathematician and …

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