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Venezuela seeks economic ties with Nigeria

Venezuela seeks economic ties with Nigeria

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has called for economic ties with Nigeria, particularly in the area of oil production. The call was made during a bilateral meeting between the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama,…

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Taliban appoint deputy ministers in all-male government

Taliban appoint deputy ministers in all-male government

Taliban disclosed a list of deputy ministers on Tuesday, failing to name any woman, despite an international outcry when they presented their all-male Cabinet ministers earlier this month. The list was presented by government spokesman…

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COVID-19: US set to relax travel restrictions to vaccinated foreigners

COVID-19: US set to relax travel restrictions to vaccinated foreigners

A White House official today, announced that the U.S. will soon enforce a reopening of its borders to most foreign travellers as long as they’re fully vaccinated against Covid-19. The directive for international travellers will…

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Rwanda jails government critic 25 years for terrorism

Rwanda jails government critic 25 years for terrorism

Paul Rusesabagina, the “Hotel Rwanda” hero who became a fiercely outspoken government critic, was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison on terrorism charges after what his supporters labelled a politically motivated show trial. He…

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Bouteflika buried in quiet ceremony in Algeria

Bouteflika buried in quiet ceremony in Algeria

Algeria on Sunday buried Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the North African country’s longest-serving president, at a cemetery for its independence heroes, but without the honours accorded to his predecessors. Bouteflika died on Friday aged 84, after a…

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Volcano sacks homes in Spanish Canary Islands

Volcano sacks homes in Spanish Canary Islands

A surge of lava destroyed around 100 homes on Spain’s Canary Islands a day after a volcano erupted, forcing 5,000 people to leave the area, local authorities said on Monday. The Cumbre Vieja erupted around…

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Bouteflika, former Algerian president dies at 84

Bouteflika, former Algerian president dies at 84

A former president of Algeria, Mr. Abdelaziz Bouteflika has died at the age of 84. Bouteflika ruled Algeria for two decades before resigning in 2019 as huge protests engulfed the country. Though a public television…

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Bomb blasts kill two in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad

Bomb blasts kill two in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad

Two people were killed when three blasts struck the Afghan city of Jalalabad on Saturday, at least one of which targeted a Taliban vehicle, in the country’s first deadly attack since the United States withdrew.…

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Italy makes Covid 19 passports mandatory for all workers

Italy makes Covid 19 passports mandatory for all workers

The Italian government has now mandated the use of covid passports in the country for all employees. This makes Italy the first European country to make a covid certificate mandatory for all workers, as countries start to…

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Dengue fever kills dozens in India

Dengue fever kills dozens in India

Dozens of recorded deaths in India’s northern state of Uttar has been attributed to the outbreak of the deadly dengue fever. These deaths have been occurring since the start of September even as authorities launch…