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Coca Cola buys Anheuser-Busch InBev’s stake in Coca Cola Beverages Africa

Anheuser-Busch InBev has sold its equity stake in Coca Cola Beverages Africa to Coca Cola at a price of $3.15 billion, Equities Focus reports.

NATO to launch Black Sea force as latest counter to Russia

NATO is set to launch a new multinational force in Romania on Monday to counter Russia along its eastern flank and to check a growing Russian presence in the Black Sea following the Kremlin’s 2014 seizure of Crimea.

Wales and Ireland face World Cup shootout

Wales manager Chris Coleman says his side will embrace the pressure of Monday's knife-edge World Cup qualification shootout against the Republic of Ireland in Cardiff.

American rapper Nelly arrested for alleged rape

American rapper Cornell Iral Haynes, better known as Nelly, has been arrested for alleged rape.

Body of Special Forces soldier killed in Niger, arrives in US

The U.S. military said on Friday (October 6) that a fourth soldier was killed during an attack on Wednesday (October 4) in Niger, raising the death toll from an incident that has thrown a spotlight on the U.S. counterterrorism mission in the West African nation.

Tom Lawrence leads Wales to crucial win in Georgia

Tom Lawrence scored his first international goal to earn Wales a vital 1-0 victory in Georgia on Friday and keep them in the hunt for a place at next year's World Cup.

Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale ruled out of Wales World Cup qualifiers

Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale has been ruled out of Wales' crucial World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and the Republic of Ireland with a calf strain.

Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane plays down Gareth Bale’s injury fears

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has played down concerns about Gareth Bale's fitness before Wales' decisive World Cup qualifiers this month.

Gareth Bale joins up with Wales ahead of World Cup Qualifiers

Gareth Bale met up with the Wales squad ahead of their crucial World Cup Qualifiers against Georgia and the Republic of Ireland.

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ sweeps Emmys

Television’s glittering Emmys placed politics front and center on Sunday, lavishing “The Handmaid’s Tale” with awards for its bleak portrait of an authoritarian America.

Donald Glover makes history, wins two Emmy Awards for ‘Atlanta’

‘Atlanta’ creator Donald Glover made history at the just concluded 2017 Emmy Awards as the first black man to win best directing in a comedy.

Eight dead at US nursing home hit by Hurricane Irma

Eight people at a Florida nursing home that was left without power for days after Hurricane Irma have died.

Europe steps up response to Hurricane Irma

European countries are boosting relief efforts in their Caribbean territories devastated by Hurricane Irma, amid criticism over the response.

Irma weakens to Category 1 storm but still poses threat

Hurricane Irma weakened to a Category 1 storm early on Monday as it marched up the US state of Florida's northwestern coast, with its eye located about 40km northeast of the vulnerable Tampa area.

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Uganda police hold opposition leader Kizza Besigye over attempted murder

Ugandan police have detained the country's most prominent opposition leader over allegations of attempted murder.

Web giants vow to remove online extremist content within hours

Tech companies including Google, Facebook and Twitter will work with G7 countries to block the spread of extremist content online.

Boko Haram kills three Nigerian soldiers in Borno ambush

At least three soldiers were killed when Boko Haram fighters ambushed a military convoy in northeast Nigeria, security and civilian sources told AFP on Thursday.

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Police kill one protester in Kenya opposition stronghold

A young protester was shot dead in western Kenya on Monday as hundreds of opposition supporters again took to the streets demanding reforms ahead of a presidential election, witnesses told AFP.

Fifty-year-old rapes three-year-old to death in Katsina

A 50-year-old man and father of seven, Abdullahi Sani, has been arraigned before a Katsina State Senior Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping a three-year-old daughter of his neighbour to death.

N500 million suit: Lai Mohammed, Olisa Metuh fail to reach settlement

The N500 million libel suit filed by Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, against Olisa Metuh, a former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, spokesperson, is set to proceed to trial at the Ikeja High Court.

Kogi govt debunks alleged monkey pox vaccination rumour

The Kogi State Government has debunked the rumour making the rounds that some unidentified men are infecting children with Monkey pox virus in the name of vaccination.

North Korea readies missile launch ahead of United States-South Korea drill

North Korea is believed to be preparing to launch a ballistic missile ahead of an upcoming joint naval drill by the US and South Korea, a news report said Saturday, citing a government source.