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Meghan Markle, Prince Harry heavily guarded amidst Taliban threat

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry heavily guarded amidst Taliban threat

Prince Harry was at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan during an assault by the Taliban which killed two US marines. American officials said small arms, rockets and mortars were used to attack the perimeter of the British base, home to troops from several countries. The Taliban said it was a response to an amateur US-made film

How UNICEF lied against Nigerian military – Report

The recent attempt by the United Nations International Children Fund (UNICEF) through its Global Horizontal Notes (GHN) report accusing the Nigerian Military of violating the rights of children in the North East, has been described as a grand plot aimed at destabilising the military operations in the North East, a reliable source has informed this

Okonjo-Iweala chairs Commonwealth session attended by world leaders — including three African presidents

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former coordinating minister of the economy, chaired a session of the Commonwealth Business Forum attended by many world leaders. Some of the presidents at the session tagged ‘Is the Africa growth story still alive?’ were Paul Kagame of Rwanda; Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa; and Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya. On Friday, she took

Botswana president steps down

President Ian Khama of Botswana this week wrapped up a national “farewell tour” before he stands down on Saturday in a power transfer designed to stress his statesmanship and the country’s stability. Khama has visited all of Botswana’s 57 constituencies since December, bidding a long goodbye to a population of just 2.2 million after serving

Trump gives Liberians one year to quit US

US President Donald Trump decided Tuesday to end the protected status of thousands of Liberian migrants to the United States and gave them a year to leave the country. It’s the latest of similar moves, after more than 250,000 Salvadorans, Haitians and Nicaraguans lost their protected status under an administration which has made cracking down

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