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  1. Nigeria World News

    World Obasanjo commends Museveni for taking step to solve row with Rwanda – Daily Monitor

    Former Nigeria President Olusegun Obasanjo has lauded President Museveni for taking steps to remove hurdles that had created a row with Rwanda. Mr Obasanjo said that he was in the country earlier in the year and..... Read more via Daily Monitor – https://ift.tt/2LGIjo5 Get more World News
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    World Kenya Airways to cut flights over shortage of pilots – Daily MonitorHome

    National carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) is set to cut flights on a number of its routes due to a shortage of pilots in a move which could result into a bitter brawl between the airline and the pilot’s union. The airline’s director of operations … Read more via Daily MonitorHome –...
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    World Zimbabweans cold-shoulder Mugabe national mourning – Daily Monitor

    Flags flew at half mast in Harare on Saturday, but a day after former president Robert Mugabe's death many Zimbabweans preferred to work as usual than publicly mourn the independence hero turned despot.... Read more via Daily Monitor – https://ift.tt/2UM7Uiv Get more World News
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    World South African consulate, shops attacked in DR Congo city – Daily Monitor

    Protestors on Thursday smashed the windows of the South African consulate in DR Congo’s second largest city, Lubumbashi, and attacked South African-owned stores, in reprisal for attacks on foreigners in Johannesburg, an AFP reporter saw..... Read more via Daily Monitor –...
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    World French first lady is ‘truly ugly,’ says Brazilian minister – Daily Monitor

    A Brazilian government minister said French first lady Brigitte Macron was "truly ugly" Thursday, only days after the country's president appeared to endorse an attack on her appearance..... Read more via Daily Monitor – https://ift.tt/30Zy97u Get more World News
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    World Ugandan parliament condemns attacks on foreigners in South Africa – Daily Monitor

    Parliament has joined the rest of the world to condemn the tide of hatred attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa. Parliament Speaker Rebecca Kadaga and her deputy Jacob Oulanyah described the xenophobic attacks as savage with no room in modern society.... Read more via Daily Monitor –...
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    World Chinese shoppers adopt facial payments in cashless drive – Daily MonitorHome

    Customers simply make a purchase by posing in front of point-of-sale (POS) machines equipped with cameras, after linking an image of their face to a digital payment system or bank account... Read more via Daily MonitorHome – https://ift.tt/32uMwBc Get more World News
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    World South Africa vows crackdown on xenophobic attacks after five die – Daily MonitorHome

    Five people have been killed in a surge of xenophobic violence in South Africa, police said on Tuesday, as President Cyril Ramaphosa vowed to clamp down and the African Union, Nigeria and Zambia condemned the attacks. Hordes of people -- some armed with axes and machetes -- gathered in...
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    World Fuel tanker fire: Nine people dead, dozens unaccounted for – Daily Monitor

    A fuel tanker that Sunday evening burst into flames in Kyambura trading centre, Rubirizi District, in western Uganda, has left nine people dead and dozens unaccounted for. According to Ms Harriet Nabukenya, the Rubirizi District Resident District Commissioner, the driver of the fuel truck lost...
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    World Sudan rain kills seven, leaves thousands homeless – Daily MonitorHome

    Heavy rain in Sudan has caused extensive flooding that killed at least seven people in the country’s south Tuesday, the state news agency reported. “Seven citizens were killed, two injured and 10 villages affected by rain and flooding in Jazira state,” SUNA said...... Read more via Daily...
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    World Tanzanian govt to publish names of all married men on website – Daily MonitorHome

    The city of Dar-es-Salaam will soon publish names of all married men in the coastal town as a measure of protecting women from dishonest men. Regional commissioner Paul Makonda said the names will be published in a state-owned website to stop ‘deceitful married men’ from … Read more via...
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    World Nearly 100 candidates in race to become Tunisia president – Daily MonitorHome

    Nearly 100 people including the prime minister have thrown their hats into the ring to become Tunisia’s next president, with a last minute rush to meet Friday’s registration deadline. A total of 98 presidential hopefuls submitted their paperwork by the official 6:00 pm (1700 GMT) deadline, …...
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    World Kenyan speaker suspends debate after member farts – Daily MonitorHome

    Proceedings at Homa Bay County Assembly in Kenya were temporarily suspended on Wednesday afternoon after one member farted during a heated debate. It was a hot afternoon and most members were flapping pieces of papers to cool themselves. For about ten minutes, members of the … Read more via...
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    World Mexican drug kingpin El Chapo sentenced to life in US prison – Daily MonitorHome

    Once one of the world’s most powerful and notorious criminals, Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced to life imprisonment Wednesday — the mandatory punishment for a host of crimes spanning a quarter-century. Guzman, the 62-year-old former co-leader of Mexico’s mighty...
  15. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Madagascar fairytale ends as Tunisia sweep into semi-finals – Daily MonitorHome

    Tunisia ended Madagascar’s fairytale Africa Cup of Nations run in the quarter-finals on Thursday with a 3-0 win over the tournament debutants in Cairo. Ferjani Sassi’s heavily deflected strike gave Tunisia the lead early in the second half at Al Salam Stadium and Youssef Msakni squeezed …...
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    World Ghana halts Shs740 billion parliament plan after outcry – Daily Monitor

    Ghana on Monday shelved plans to spend $200 million on a new parliament building following a public outcry over the cost. An online campaign by cultural figures and civil society under the banner #DropThatChamber drew widespread support that the West African nation had more pressing needs. …...
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    Sports Brazil win Copa America despite Jesus dismissal – Daily MonitorHome

    Ten-man Brazil held on to win the Copa America on home soil despite Gabriel Jesus’s dismissal with a 3-1 victory over Peru on Sunday. Jesus scored the decisive goal after a penalty from Peru captain Paolo Guerrero canceled out Everton’s opener for hosts Brazil at Rio de … read more via Daily...
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    World US bars civilian flights from area of Iran drone shootdown – Daily MonitorHome

    Washington on Thursday barred American civilian flights from the area where Iran shot down a US military drone, a strike that President Donald Trump slammed as a “big mistake.” The downing of the drone — which Washington insists was above international waters but Iran says was … Read more...
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    World Patients, nurses flee city hospital over Ebola scare – Daily MonitorHome

    There was panic at China-Uganda Friendship Hospital Naguru in Nakawa Division as patients and some health workers dashed out of the wards subsequent to an Ebola scare. Dr Emmanuel Batibwe, the hospital director, said a patient had been admitted with Ebola-like symptoms before he died … Read...
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    World Suspected criminals collect offertories from pilgrims – Daily Monitor

    Organisers of the Uganda Martyrs Day celebration at the Namugongo Catholic Shrine have decried a group of suspected youthful criminals who were illegally collecting offerings from unsuspecting pilgrims..... Read more via Daily Monitor – http://bit.ly/2WJWFdO Get more World News