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    World Keita re-elected Mali president with landslide – Capital News

    Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has been re-elected for a five-year term after winning a landslide in a runoff ballot, according to official figures Thursday.... Read more via Capital News – Get more World News
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    World About 300,000 young people in Kenya are living with HIV/Aids – Capital News

    She said about 184, 000 are those aged between 10-24 years and another 100,000 … Read more via Capital News – Get more World News
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    World Zuma corruption case postponed until end November – Capital News

    South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma appeared in court Friday over a $2.5-billion (2.15-billion-euro) corruption case linked to a 1990s arms deal, but the … Read more via Capital News – Get more World News
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    World Obama commends Kenya unity effort, urges sustained reforms – Capital News

    The ex-US President said the resolve by the two leaders would spur economic growth in the country and unlock its potential which was held captive during the chaotic … Read more via Capital News – Get more World News
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    World Brazilian ex-billionaire sentenced to 30 years prison – Capital News

    Eike Batista, once the richest man in Brazil, was on Tuesday sentenced to 30 years in prison for corruption and money laundering over the massive corruption scandal at state oil giant Petrobras. The 61-year-old was also fined 53 million reis ($13.6 million, 11.7 million euros)..... Read more...
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    World Man slashes his 80-year-old grandfather to death in Nyeri – Capital News

    The suspect was being held at Mukurwe-ini Police Station as police prepare to arraign in him in court later Tuesday. An 80-year-old man was on Monday night slashed to death by his grandson following a disagreement in Nyeri … Read more via Capital News – Get more...
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    World Museveni and Kagame due in for talks with President Kenyatta – Capital News

    State House said a Special Envoy of President Salva Kiir of South Sudan will also attend the meeting in Nairobi. President Uhuru Kenyatta will Tuesday host his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni and Paul Kagame of Rwanda for the … Read more via Capital News – Get...
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    World Kenyatta jets off to Addis for IGAD summit on S.Sudan – Capital News

    President Uhuru Kenyatta is in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to attend a summit by leaders from the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) on the South Sudan peace … Read more via Capital News – Get more World News
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    World Greek govt faces censure vote, demos over Macedonia deal – Capital News

    Greece’s leftist-led government was to face a censure vote and protests on Saturday as it prepares to sign a provisional deal to end a 27-year name row with Macedonia. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to weather the vote which takes place a day before the foreign ministers of Greece...
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    Uhuru pledges assistance to families of plane crash victims – Capital News

    In a statement, the Head of State says he is deeply saddened by the tragedy that took place near Kinangop.”My thoughts and prayers are with the.... Read more via Capital News – Get more World News
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    Trump attacks ex-CIA chief over ‘hit job’ Russia probe – Capital News

    President Donald Trump attacked the probe into possible collusion between his campaign and Russia as a “political hit job” on Monday, as a part of a mounting White House effort to paint the probe as politically motivated. In the latest salvo from Trump’s administration and his Republican Party...
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    104-year-old Australian breaks into joyful song as he awaits death – Capital News

    BASEL, Switzerland, May 10 – A 104-year-old Australian scientist burst into song Wednesday as he told a roomful of journalists that he was looking forward to finally being allowed to end his life. David Goodall does not have a terminal illness but says his quality of life has deteriorated...
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    World Putin to begin fourth term, but what happens in 2024? – Capital News

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is due to leave office in 2024/AFP-File MOSCOW, Russian Federation, May 6 – Vladimir Putin will be inaugurated for a historic fourth term on Monday, extending his almost two-decade rule by another six years after predictably winning Russia’s March presidential...
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    Chemical inspectors launch probe in Syria after Western strikes – Capital News

    International inspectors launched their investigation Sunday into an alleged chemical attack near Damascus that prompted an unprecedented wave of Western strikes against Syria’s regime. Russian President Vladimir Putin, the regime’s top ally, warned that fresh strikes would spark “chaos”, but...
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    Business China’s Alibaba under fire over use of customer data – Capital News

    Consumers have come to expect a lack of privacy in a country where the government collects a file of personal data on each person including financial, education and other information/AFP BEIJING, China, Jan 5 – Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has come under fire over its handling of user data...
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    World Pakistan hits back at ‘incomprehensible’ Trump tweet – Capital News

    US President Donald Trump used his first tweet of 2018 to tear into Islamabad, alleging that it provided safe havens for militants Islamabad, Pakistan, Jan 2 – Pakistan angrily dismissed threats by US President Donald Trump to cut off aid as “completely incomprehensible” Tuesday, in … via...