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Press Freedom: Nigeria Enters RED ZONE On Press Freedom Ranking

A show dedicated to the press and the events surrounding them. A change in convention as African Free Press speaks up for the good of the Press in Nigeria and Africa. Share

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Zimbabwe is the most highly developed country in Africa after South Africa – President Mugabe

Mugabe said America had to go on its knees to China to save some of its companies Zimbabwe is the most highly developed country in Africa, after South Africa, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has said.   Mugabe made a surprise appearance on a morning panel on fragile states at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Durban on Thursday. He ...

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Borno: 7 killed, 6 injured in attack by female suicide bombers

The Borno Police Command on Friday confirmed the killing of seven persons after two suspected female suicide bombers attacked Mandarari ward in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno. Murtala Ibrahim of the Borno Police Command Public Relations Unit, confirmed the incident in a statement he issued in Maiduguri. Mr. Ibrahim said the attack took place on Thursday night. “Yesterday at ...

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North Korea: Failed missile test may be a disguised threat

Rocket exploded at exactly the altitude needed for devastating electromagnetic pulse. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s nuclear and missile provocations could bring the situation to a point of no return. North Korea again launched a ballistic missile in the morning of April 29, amid growing tensions over its weapons program and increasingly threatening rhetoric between Pyongyang and Washington.   ...

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Brad Pitt: Alcoholism crashed my marriage to Angelina Jolie, I used to drink every day and I ran our winery to the ground

 Brad Pitt blames drinking for marriage crash   Hollywood actor Brad Pitt has blamed alcoholism for the crash of his marriage to actress Angelina Jolie. Angelina Jolie Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt in September 2016 after he was involved in an altercation with their 15-year-old son, Maddox.   Pitt, in an interview with GQ Magazine, said he’s been boozing ...

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Trump announce his first foreign trip beginning with Israel, The Vatican and Saudi Arabia

Donald Trump has said he will visit Israel, the Vatican and Saudi Arabia in his first foreign trip as US president. Mr Trump will travel overseas in late May before heading to Brussels for a Nato meeting and a G7 summit in Sicily. The news comes a day after Mr Trump hosted Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas at the White House, ...

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Syria War: Delegates of rebel forces storm out peace talk’s conference in rejection of safe zones proposal

Three countries backing different sides in Syria’s war have agreed to set up safe zones in the country, while delegates for rebel forces stormed out in protest. Russia’s plan for de-escalation zones was backed by Iran at talks in Kazakhstan. Both countries support Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. Turkey, which supports rebel groups, also agreed to act as a guarantor. But ...

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China launches first big passenger plane as it takes off for maiden flight

China’s first large domestically made passenger aircraft has taken off for its maiden flight, mounting a major challenge to Boeing and Airbus. State TV showed what appeared to be a normal take off from Pudong airport in Shanghai. The plane is a key symbol of Beijing’s soaring ambitions to enter the global aviation market. The jet by state-owned firm Comac ...

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After healthcare victory, President Trump declares Obamacare is dead

President Donald Trump has declared Obamacare dead after the Republican healthcare bill was narrowly passed by the lower chamber of Congress. The 217-213 vote marked his first legislative victory and goes some way to keeping a key campaign promise to roll back his predecessor’s law. Democrats say the American Health Care Act will leave millions uninsured. The bill now heads ...

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‘I love Australia’ Trump tells Australian Prime Minister after he refused to accept 1,200 refugees from Australian detention camps

Donald Trump called his relationship with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull “fantastic” following a meeting in New York. It is their first encounter since an acrimonious phone call in February. “We get along great. We have a fantastic relationship, I love Australia, I always have,” the AFP news agency quoted Mr Trump as saying. Protesters also gathered in Mr Trump’s ...

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