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August 16, 2018 5:19 PM Mali president wins second term in country plagued by violence

Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita secured a second five-year term after beating former Finance Minister Soumaila Cisse in the Aug. 12 runoff election by a landslide. Keita secured 67 percent of the vote against Cisse’s 33 percent, Minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralization Mohamed Ag Erlaf said in a broadcast on state television

August 14, 2018 7:40 PM Video apparently shows Mo Salah using a phone while driving

Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah has been referred to the police by his club after he was apparently filmed using a mobile phone while driving. Merseyside Police confirmed in a tweet that the video had been passed to the “relevant department”. A spokesman for the Premier League club said they had alerted police after discussions with the player 12

August 14, 2018 6:49 PM Google tracks users who turn off location history

The issue could affect up to two billion Android and Apple devices which use Google for maps or search. The study, verified by researchers at Princeton University, has angered US law-makers. Google said in response that it provides clear descriptions of its tools and how to turn them off. The study found that users’ whereabouts are recorded even when location 12

July 26, 2018 3:42 PM South Sudan spends $16m on cars for MPs

South Sudan’s 400 MPs have received a government loan of $40,000 (£30,300) each to buy cars for themselves, causing public anger. A presidential spokesman defended the $16m expenditure, saying MPs could not be expected to “use motorbikes”. Critics have accused the government of rewarding MPs two weeks after they voted to extend President Salva Kiir’s 20

July 20, 2018 11:31 AM Nigeria captures Boko Haram fighters who abducted Chibok girls

Nigerian police have arrested eight members of the armed group Boko Haram who were involved in the 2014 abduction of more than 276 schoolgirls from the town of Chibok, an official said. The men “confessed to having participated actively in the kidnapping of the Chibok schoolgirls,” police commissioner Damian Chukwu told journalists on Wednesday in the northern 18

July 10, 2018 4:44 PM Many injured as plane crashes in South Africa

At least 19 people have been injured in a plane crash near the city of Pretoria in South Africa. Local emergency services posted a picture on Twitter showing passengers being helped from the burning wreckage of a plane in a grassy field. “Medics from ER24 and other services are at the scene of a plane crash at Wonderboom in Pretoria,” said a spokesman 27

June 23, 2018 3:10 PM #Mnangagwa visits the injured including Mary Chiwenga in hospital after assassination attempt

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa survived a blast at a ruling ZANU-PF party rally and was later pictured visiting the injured in hospital. In one of the pictures Mnangagwa can be seen with Mary Chiwenga, the wife of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga. An AFP correspondent at the scene reported multiple injuries but could not immediately give a precise 29

June 23, 2018 1:37 PM VIDEO – Explosion rocks White City Stadium during Zanu PF rally….. Mnangagwa and Chiwenga unhurt

An explosion has rocked White City Stadium in Bulawayo where President Emmerson Mnangagwa was addressing thousands of people at a campaign rally. According to reports Mnangagwa is unhurt and has been successfully evacuated. Presidential spokesman Mr George Charamba said: “President Mnangagwa has not been injured and is at Bulawayo State House. Investigations 29

June 13, 2018 2:48 AM Chamisa appoints new presidential spokesman and seven representatives across the globe

Opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) president Nelson Chamisa on Tuesday made nine key appointments that include a new presidential spokesman and representatives to the United Kingdom, European Union, South Africa, Australia, United States and the African Union. 1. Mr. Jameson Timba, ZEC Liaison Officer and Presidents Chief Election Agent 38

June 10, 2018 3:32 AM SA police raid bank in Zuma probe

JOHANNESBURG — An elite South Africa police unit raided offices of India’s Bank of Baroda on Friday and seized documents as part of an investigation into state corruption under former president Jacob Zuma, a police spokesman said. Bank of Baroda, which is winding down its operations in South Africa, was thrust into the spotlight two years ago when it started 15