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Cyprus extradites Egyptian hijacker who dropped legal fight

An Egyptian man who hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight in 2016 and ordered it to land in Cyprus has been extradited to his homeland after...

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Coptic monks charged with bishop’s murder in Egypt

Two Coptic Christian monks will stand trial in Egypt after a bishop was found bludgeoned to...

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What we learned from the Chargers’ 24-14 win over Seattle Seahawks

Here’s what we learned in the Chargers’ 24-14 victory in their second preseason game Saturday night against Seattle at StubHub Center. 1. The No. 1...

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EgyptAir hijack: Cyprus extradites suspect Seif al-Din Mustafa

An Egyptian man who diverted a plane to Cyprus is sent home after a two-year extradition...

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Zimbabwe:Shock As Concourt Grants ZBC Sole Right to Broadcast Poll Hearing

STATE broadcaster, ZBC has been granted what appeared Saturday to be the sole right to broadcast the high-profile Constitutional Court poll challenge by...

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Zimbabwe:Illegal Miner Crushed to Death By Falling Boulder

A gold miner was crushed and killed by a falling boulder while three of his colleagues were injured as they were digging for...

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Tanzania:Ubungo Municipal Residents Demand for End of Water Woes

RESIDENTS of Kwembe, Msigani and Kibamba wards in Ubungo municipality have called for a speedy completion of water projects to curb water woes...

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Africa:Ethiopian Airlines Poised to Take Over Africa’s Skies

Ethiopian Airlines has signed joint venture agreements and business partnerships with at least 14 countries on the continent as part of its Vision...

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Dodgers lose to Mariners in extra innings with walk-off balk

The movement was small enough that it might not be noticeable in another situation. But this was the 10th inning of a tied game between...

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Nigeria’s favourite leader won’t become president – yet

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is being praised for his leadership skills but he is unlikely to be president any time...

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Kenya’s one-man band – Krackwhizz

Kenyan Joshua Kamau, also known as Krackwhizz, is a one-man...

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Director Boots Riley issues a sharp critique of Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’

Boots Riley has some serious issues with Spike Lee’s new film, “BlacKkKlansman” — to put it lightly. Taking a page from Lee, a fellow outspoken...

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Kofi Annan death: World leaders honour former UN chief

Leaders honour Kofi Annan, the first black African to become UN secretary-general, who died aged...

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Tanzania:Engineers Eye Upgraded Industrial Technology

Arusha -TANZANIAN engineers based in Japan together with their local counterparts, as well as those from Rwanda and Uganda, are meeting in Arusha...

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Namibia:Namibia Lose to Botswana At Africa Netball Champs

A sloppy display by Namibia's senior netball team, the Desert Jewels against Botswana on Saturday morning, cost them their second win at the African...

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Namibia:Katutura Hospital Goes Without Water

THE Katutura Intermediate hospital is without water, the health permanent secretary confirmed...

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South Africa:Tribute Concert to Be Held in Memory of Prokid

SA's hip-hop community will unite on 26 August for a tribute concert in memory of late rapper...

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South Africa:Van Tonder in Slender Lead At Zebula

Bela - Daniel van Tonder will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the V odacom Origins of Golf after he signed...

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South Africa:Famous SA Dancer Accused of Rape Released On R5 000 Bail

A famous dancer accused of raping a 13-year-old girl has succeeded in his bid for freedom after he was released on R5000 bail in...

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Tanzania:Govt to Curb Mikumi Madness – Orders Installation of CCTV Cameras to Protect Wildlife

THE government has ordered Mikumi National Park management to install closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras on both ends of the stretch along Morogoro-Iringa highway...

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Nigeria:Abuja Building Collapse – Anger As Nema, Others End Rescue Effort

A protest occurred Saturday afternoon at the site of a collapsed building in Abuja as government agencies including the National Emergency Management Agency,...

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Nigeria:Snake Rearing a ‘Lucrative’ Business – Official

Abubakar Ballah, the Officer-in-Charge of Snakebite Treatment and Research Centre, Kaltungo, Gombe state, has called on Nigerians to embrace snake rearing to enhance...

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Kenya:Kenyan Actor Determined to Succeed in Hollywood

Raymond Karago and his family moved to the United Kingdom when he was only 13. Ten years later, and now established as a filmmaker...

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South Africa:Lions Announce Host of Junior Signings

The Lions have confirmed the names of 13 junior players that have signed ahead of the 2018 Currie Cup...

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Lesotho:Dealers Want Diamond Trading Decriminalised

LOCAL diamond dealers have called on the government to permit diamond trading while it works on reforming relevant trading...

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Nigeria:Abuja Building Collapse – Nema Confirms One Dead, but Residents Say Many Buried

One person was confirmed dead after a building under construction collapsed in Abuja on Friday, the National Emergency Management Agency said, but residents...

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Ancient Egypt: Cheese discovered in 3,200-year-old tomb

A new study says a substance found in broken jars by archaeologists is 3,200-year-old...

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Nigeria defender Troost-Ekong moves to Udinese

Nigeria's World Cup defender William Troost-Ekong describes his move to Italian club Udinese as the completion of 'a great...

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Three up, three down: The Mets have done it all this year, except win

A look at what’s trending in Major League Baseball this week: THREE UP One shining moment: The New York Mets have done it all...

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Rwanda national team: Vincent Mashami named as new coach of Amavubi

The Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) names Vincent Mashami as the new coach of the national...

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