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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:54
[Premium Times] PREMIUM TIMES has obtained more details of the Boko Haram attack in Borno State on Tuesday that led to the death of seven soldiers and an army officer.
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:51
[Premium Times] One Nigerian army officer and seven soldiers have lost their lives after Boko Haram insurgents ambushed a military patrol team in Borno, military sources said.
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:51
New Swarms of Locusts Threaten Crops, Food Security in Ethiopia: They will likely spread to southwest Ethiopia and northwestern Kenya, and might enter Uganda and South Sudan dlvr.it/RNXmhQ
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:51
Burkina Faso to 'Lightly' Arm Citizens After Terrorists Kill 36: Government suspects Islamic jihadists behind attack on two villages dlvr.it/RNXmj3
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:44
[Premium Times] The kidnapped chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa state, Lawan Andami, has been killed.
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:37
London [UK], Jan 22 (ANI): Former cricketer and current Cricket South Africa's (CSA) director of cricket, Graeme Smith has said that it would be silly if the management did not get De Villiers involve
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:30
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:24

Terry Jones, a founding member of the anarchic Monty Python troupe who was hailed by colleagues as "the complete Renaissance comedian" an d "a man of endless enthusiasms,"  has died after a battle with dementia.

Jones' family said the 77-year-old died Tuesday evening at his home in London...

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:18

Greece's lawmakers elected their country's first female president Wednesday, with an overwhelming majority voting in favor of high court judge Katerina Sakellaropoulou.
    
Speaking after being formally informed of the parliament vote, Sakellaropoulou said she would aim for the "...

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:18
Harare [Zimbabwe], Jan 22 (ANI): Zimbabwe trails Sri Lanka by 127 runs after the conclusion of day four of the ongoing first Test on Wednesday here at the Harare Sports Club. In the second innings, op
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:15

President Donald Trump says he wants to deliver the State of the Union as scheduled even if his impeachment trial is ongoing.

Trump told reporters in Davos, Switzerland on Wednesday that delivering the annual address on Feb. 4 is "very important to what I am doing" in setting his...

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:14
The medics were off work for more than four months, paralysing the country's healthcare sector.
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:08

This week on Healthy Living, a look at albinism, a rare genetic condition that causes loss of pigment. We hear from Mike McGowan, the Executive Director of NOAH, the National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation, for more. We also speak to Malian singer Salif Keita who shares his...

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:01
[Daily News] ZANZIBAR Commission for Tourism (ZCT) is embarking on all-weather tourism at the expense of seasonal sightseeing to boost foreign earnings and market the country internationally.
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:00

The Trump administration is barring Iranian investors and business people from entering or staying in the United States on certain types of visas.

In new regulations published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security said Iranians and their families...

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:00
[Monusco] During her first press conference for the year 2020, on Wednesday 15 January in Kinshasa, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of MONUSCO, Leila Zerrougui, stated that in the new mandate of MONUSCO adopted by the UN Security Council on 19 December 2019, there...
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:00
[SAnews.gov.za] Two suspects are expected to appear at the Emalahleni Magistrate's Court today, following their arrest on Monday for allegedly kidnapping an 11-year-old girl.
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:00
[Unamid] UNAMID Joint Special Representative visits El Geneina in West Darfur following intercommunal clashes
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 16:59
[SAnews.gov.za] The PetroSA Board has announced Pragasen Naidoo as the entity's new group chief executive officer.
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 16:59
[SAnews.gov.za] The Board of the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) on Wednesday announced the appointment of Zukiswa Potye as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Agency.
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