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US: America’s Deputy Chief of Mission in China resignd over Trump’s withdrawal from climate agreement

It's only fair to share...David Rank, the chargé d’affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, has left the State Department over the Trump administration’s decision to quit the 2015 Paris agreement to fight climate change, a senior U.S. official said on Monday.   A State Department spokeswoman confirmed Rank’s departure, but said she was unable to verify Twitter posts that ...

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Like Nigeria, South Africa falls into recession! Currency value drops by 1%

It's only fair to share...South Africa has fallen into recession for the first time in eight years after economic growth shrank by 0.7% between January and March. The downturn, due to weak manufacturing and trade, follows a 0.3% fall in GDP in the final quarter last year. It is the first time that economic has slowed for two consecutive quarters ...

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ON THE STREET WITH AFP: EKWEREMADU VS EFCC- WHAT PEOPLE THINK ABOUT EKWEREMADU’S CLAIM AGAINST EFCC

It's only fair to share...African Free Press Hits the Streets to Sample The Opinion of Nigerians On Trending Issues. ShareIt's only fair to share...

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Zimbabwe: Meet man and woman who make a living by stealing at funerals and church congregation

It's only fair to share...This Zimbabwean man thought he’d invented a foolproof way of making a quick buck – but it did mean stealing from the dead.   Or very nearly.   Twenty-year old Shillati Makanda of Chitungwiza told a court last week that he attended funerals in the town with the express purpose of stealing from mourners. In each ...

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Mugabe criticized by opposition for selecting Chinese voter equipment for voter registration

It's only fair to share...Zimbabwe’s main opposition MDC party has criticised the selection of a Chinese firm to supply equipment for the registration of voters ahead of the 2018 polls.   The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chose Laxton Group over German firm, Demalog Identification Systems.   Comfortable with China   “When you look at the historical links between Zanu-PF as ...

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India: Nine-month-old baby thrown out of moving tricycle by men who gang raped her mother

It's only fair to share...Nine-month-old baby died when she was thrown out of a moving auto rickshaw by men accused of gang-raping her mother, police said Tuesday, in the latest case of sexual violence in India.   Police said they had registered a case of murder and gang rape after the alleged attack on May 29 in Gurgaon, on the ...

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On Point: Looking At Buhari’s Administration After 2 Years

It's only fair to share...A show that is charged with feeling the pulse of the people on a wide array of topics and issues- from Politics to Fashion. ShareIt's only fair to share...

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NJC indirectly promoting corruption by reinstating suspended judges – Presidency

It's only fair to share...The Presidency has berated the National Judicial Council for reinstating six suspended judges who were under investigation for alleged corruption.   The Special Adviser to the President on Prosecutions, Okoi Obono-Obla, expressed dissatisfaction with the NJC during a live television programme on Channels TV, titled ‘Sunrise Daily’ on Monday.   No fewer than five of the ...

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Undeclared export of $15 billion worth of crude oil amounts to $616.9 million unpaid tax in 2011 and 2014 – Investigation

It's only fair to share...The House of Representatives insisted on Monday that crude oil worth $15bn was missing in the report of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation for its 2011 to 2014 transactions.   An ad hoc committee of the House is investigating the alleged theft of $17bn crude oil and gas resources from the country within the period.   ...

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Nigeria’s total debt hits N19.16 trillion with a domestic borrowing record at 40.71 per cent

It's only fair to share...Nigeria’s total debts -foreign and local – have risen to N19.16 trillion. According to Debt Management Office, DMO, the nation’s indebtedness to creditors – local and foreign – rose from the N17.36 trillion recorded at the end of December 2016, representing an increase of N1.8 trillion. The DMO said that at the end of March 2015, ...

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