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Kidnappers abduct man delivering ransom

Kidnappers in Nigeria have seized a man who was sent to deliver a ransom payment to secure the release of dozens of abducted school children. The elderly man was sent by the children's parents after they managed to raise 30m...

Gunfire interrupts late Haitian President’s funeral

The sound of gunfire has interrupted the funeral of the late Haitian President, Jovenel Moïse, who was shot dead two weeks ago. The US and other delegations left early after shooting rang out as the event got under way. Protesters blamed...

French President changes phone after attempted hack

French President Emmanuel Macron has changed his phone and number after reports that he was targeted with Israeli-made spyware called Pegasus. The president's office said Mr Macron had also ordered an overhaul of security protocols. This week, Le Monde reported that...

Jailed Jacob Zuma to attend brother’s funeral

The Department of Correctional Services has confirmed that former president Jacob Zuma will attend the funeral of his brother Michael Zuma. Former president Jacob Zuma has been granted compassionate leave. As the Zuma family was still digesting the news of Zuma's...

Tanzanian opposition leader arrested

Tanzania's main opposition party on Wednesday said its leader Freeman Mbowe was arrested last night while at his hotel room in Mwanza in the north-western region, where he was attending party meetings. Officials from his Chadema party say that until...

At least 12 die and thousands evacuated in China floods

Massive floods in central China caused by record-breaking rainfall have left 12 dead and more than 100,000 people evacuated from their homes. More than a dozen cities in Henan province, including its provincial capital Zhengzhou, are affected. Footage circulating online show...

Morocco attempt to hack French President’s phone

Reports from France say President Emmanuel Macron was targeted for phone tapping by the Moroccan secret services, using Israeli-made Pegasus spyware. The campaign groups Forbidden Stories and Amnesty International say Rabat identified a mobile phone President Macron had been using...

Ngizwe Mchunu To Appear In Court This Week

Former Ukhozi FM radio presenter Ngizwe Mchunu surrendered himself over to the Hawks, as per his promise, yesterday, Monday 19 July. The outspoken, no holds barred radio personality was seen leaving the Durban Central police station in handcuffs. video of...

Pedro Castillo declared president-elect of Peru

Pedro Castillo has been declared president-elect of Peru, weeks after winning the popular vote in a tightly-contested run-off election. The country's election authority announced its verdict after reviewing claims of electoral fraud by his right-wing rival, Keiko Fujimori. Mr Castillo, a...

13 Nigerian policemen killed in ambush

The authorities in Nigeria say 13 policemen were killed in an ambush by suspected armed gangs in the north-western state of Zamfara on Sunday. Seven others were also wounded after they responded to distress calls from villagers in the Bungudu...
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Kidnappers abduct man delivering ransom

Kidnappers in Nigeria have seized a man who was sent to deliver a ransom payment to secure the release...
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