AFRICA

Man jailed having sex with his pet chickens

A care worker filmed warped home videos of her husband having sex with chickens in the basement of their home, a court has heard. The horrifying footage of Rehan Baig abusing the birds, which were family pets, was saved under the file name ‘family vids’ and were shot by his …

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VIDEO: Lagos Theatre set on fire by angry mob

Some angry mob on Wednesday, October 21 reportedly stormed the Lagos State Theatre in Oregun area in their numbers and set the building on fire. According to witnesses, while interacting with them they tried to stop them but they were already determined. Naija News reports that the Lekki Toll Gate massacre …

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President Buhari Allegedly Died In 2017

According to some Nigerian news reports in 2017, President Buhari got sick and was responding to treatment. He allegedly died in the course. In 2018, Nigerian President Buhari reacted to the rumors of being dead and replaced by a Sundanese imposter. This Sudanese imposter being talked about here is called …

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US Embassy in Lagos shut down

his was announced via The U.S. embassy official Twitter handle @USinNigeria on Tuesday evening. “Multiple demonstrations are ongoing across Nigeria – to include areas within the consular districts of Abuja and Lagos. “Although most demonstrations are peaceful, some have become violent and have shut down major thoroughfares and bridges. “Some …

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BREAKING: GT Bank and Access Bank On Fire

Angry Nigerian protestors have set three new generational bank buildings ablaze along the Admiralty Way in Lekki, Lagos. The three banks have been identified as Polaris, GTB and Access Bank branches. The incident reportedly happened on Tuesday night following shootings by security agents at #EndSARS protesters demonstrating against police brutality …

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UCL: Late Rashford goal earns Man Utd win at PSG

Marcus Rashford repeated his late heroics against Paris St-Germain with a superb winner as Manchester United marked their return to the Champions League with a fine win at the home of last season’s beaten finalists. Rashford’s stoppage-time penalty sealed a famous victory at the Parc des Princes 18 months ago and the …

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Protesters reportedly shot dead in Nigeria

Amnesty International said late Tuesday there was “credible but disturbing evidence” that security forces in the megacity of Lagos had fatally shot protesters who were demonstrating against police brutality despite a new curfew going into effect. The Lagos state commissioner for information, Gbenga Omotoso, said in a statement Tuesday night …

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13-year-old boy dies after falling off moving truck

A 13-year-old boy died on Monday, October 19, after falling off a moving truck during the #EndSARS protest in Sapele, Delta State.   According to a witness, the young boy reportedly jumped on the back of the moving truck that was headed out of Sapele, fell off and died of …

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Nigeria state imposes curfew amid jailbreak

Authorities in Nigeria’s southern Edo state have imposed a 24-hour curfew following what it describes as “incidents of vandalism and attacks carried out by hoodlums in the guise of #ENDSARS protesters.” Huge protests against police brutality continued in the state on Monday with several reports of riots breaking out in …

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Vote counting under way in Guinea’s Presidential election

Polls closed in Guinea’s presidential election on Sunday with the vote-counting process beginning immediately after as some 5.4 million people were registered to vote and mobilised at the polls in this year’s high stakes electoral process — which has been intense in light of current president Alpha Condé is seeking …

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Thief Detained After Falling Asleep At Crime Scene

A suspected burglar was bust in a mall shop after he locked himself in overnight. The morning-after arrest was made on Thursday when the store owner opened his shop and found it had been ransacked. He checked the CCTV and he and a security guard found the suspect had somehow …

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SA health minister and his wife test positive for coronavirus

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize and his wife have tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), Mkhize said on Sunday. “I wish to inform the public that this afternoon [Sunday] my wife, Dr May Mkhize, and I have tested positive for COVID-19,” Mkhize said in a statement. “We decided to go test …

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2 cattle thieves killed in Budi County Cattle Herd

Local government authorities in Budi County of South Sudan’s Eastern Equatoria State say two cattle thieves were killed during an attempted cattle theft in Kikilai Boma on Monday. Alfred Odong, the Executive Director of Budi County, told Radio Tamazuj on Thursday that the two suspects believed to be from Ikotos …

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Ajumako to get University on its own – Mahama

The Presidential Candidate of the opposition National Democratic Congress(NDC) John Dramani Mahama has promised to give the people of Ajumako Enyan Essiam Constituency a University. According to him, Ajumako Enyan Essiam Constituency deserves a University that will improve the educational standard of the people in the area. “I will transform …

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Why Madagascans have long tongue-twisting names

In 2014 when newly elected president of Madagascar Hery Rajaonarimampianina made it into the record books as the head of state with the longest family name, it sparked renewed interest in why the island country has a history of long names. And not just names of people, but also names …

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Police colonel shot dead

The station commander of the Groblersdal police station, Colonel Lebyane Jeffrey Seroka, 57, was shot and killed by unknown suspects in front of his house at Maganagobuswa village at about 04:30 on Saturday morning as he was making his way to a funeral. According to Limpopo police spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo, …

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End Sars: How Nigeria’s anti-police brutality protests went global

Nigerians have been protesting for years against police brutality, so why did this October’s protests gain international attention and support at a scale never seen before? Over the last two weeks, an outpouring of support for Nigerian protesters has played out on Twitter, with various hashtags, but predominantly #EndSARS. Sars …

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Students To Be Promoted Next Academic Year Without Assessment – GES

The Deputy Director-General of Ghana Education Service (GES) in charge of Quality and Access has relayed that students would advance to the next level of their academics without assessment or examination come January. Speaking on JoyPrime channel, Dr Kwabena Bempah Tandoh said all students would be promoted to the next academic year …

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