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Woman becomes princess after she marries man she met at a club who turns out to be an Ethiopian prince

An American woman became a princess after marrying an Ethiopian prince she met in a nightclub. At the time they met at a Washington DC nightclub 12 years ago, Ariana Austin, now 33, had no idea that Joel Makonnen was an Ethipian prince. On that night, Ariana had been out with a friend when they were approached by [...]

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Uganda’s opposition leader charged with murder after deadly protests

A leading Ugandan opposition figure, Kiza Besigye, was arrested and charged with murder on Thursday, police said on Friday. Kizza Besigye, who has contested and lost four presidential elections against long-time leader Yoweri Museveni, was detained  after a deadly anti-government rally that security personnel broke up with teargas and bullets, Reuters reports. According to the [...]

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Six years on: No regrets over Libya’s Gaddafi demise

Gaddafi was shot dead by rebels while trying to flee his stronghold of Sirte  The six years since the Libyan people's successful uprising to end Muammar Gaddafi's rule have seen the country divided between rival governments, various armed groups, ethnic militias, and a renegade general. A once united rebel front has now broken into innumerable [...]

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Ugandan Police ban popular musician turned politician, Bobi Wine from performing at concerts

Police in Uganda have refused to give permission for an event which was to be headlined by Afrobeats artist-turned-politician Bobi Wine because he "uttered words that are inciteful to the public". He had made the offending comments during a previous concert, the police said. The lawmaker, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, is now under [...]

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Just imagine! South African police officers stage protest against Nigerians (Photos)

A 25-year-old Nigerian man identified as Ibrahim O. Badmus was allegedly killed by South African police officers at his home on October 10th. According to reports, South African policemen raided his home at Vanderbijlpark triangle on suspicion that he sells hard drugs. They handcuffed him and used excessive pepper spray on him. He passed out and died due [...]

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Kenya police killed, beat post-election protesters: Report

Kenyan police killed at least 33 people, possibly as many as 50, and injured hundreds more in some parts of the country’s capital, Nairobi, in response to protests following the August 8, 2017 elections, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said in a joint report. The 37-page report, “‘Kill Those Criminals’: Security Forces’ Violations in [...]

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Tanzania police arrests 12 for “homosexuality”

Tanzanian police said Wednesday they had arrested 12 men, including two South Africans and a Ugandan, for presumed homosexuality as part of an ongoing crackdown against gays. The suspects were arrested at a hotel (Peacock) while promoting sexuality. Among them were two South Africans, one Ugandan and nine Tanzanians, this according to Dar es Salam’s [...]

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Kenya’s President sues opposition leader for contempt of court

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has moved to court to sue opposition leader Raila Odinga for contempt of court over their no elections call, local Daily Nation newspaper reports Kenyatta’s ruling Jubilee Party’s Secretary General Raphael Tuju on Thursday accused the opposition NASA coalition of obstructing the training of election officials, particularly in Odinga’s western strongholds. The president’s [...]

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