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Barack Obama has been selected to give the annual Nelson Mandela Lecture in South Africa ( REUTERS-Jim Bourg )

Barack Obama to deliver 2018 Nelson Mandela lecture

Barack Obama is to deliver the annual Nelson Mandela lecture in South Africa in a rare public appearance since he stepped down as US president.
PRESIDENT BUHARI SIGNS INTO LAW EXECUTIVE ORDER ON THE PRESERVATION OF SUSPICIOUS ASSETS CONNECTED WITH CORRUPTION AT THE STATE HOUSE IN ABUJA JULY 5 2018

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Barack Obama to lead celebrations 100 years after Nelson Mandela’s birth

South Africa celebrates the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth this week with a flagship speech by former US president Barack Obama and an outpouring of memories and tributes to the late anti-apartheid leader.

US lawmakers want to end ‘evil’ migrant family separations

Democratic lawmakers vowed Sunday to end the "evil" separation of migrant children from their parents at the US border, as First Lady Melania Trump made a rare political plea to end the deeply controversial practice.

Bill Clinton says no private apology to Monica Lewinsky necessary

Former US president Bill Clinton said he has not spoken to Monica Lewinsky since the revelation of their affair and that while he has apologized to her publicly he does not think a private apology is necessary at this point.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sends letter to Donald Trump

A senior North Korean official will hand over a letter from the country’s leader Kim Jong Un to U.S. President Donald Trump in a rare visit to the White House on Friday as the two sides try to put a derailed summit meeting back on track.

Ex-President George H.W. Bush hospitalized again

A little more than three weeks after he was released from hospital, former US president George H. W. Bush was re-admitted on Sunday with low blood pressure and fatigue, his spokesman said.

Donald Trump pardons late Black boxer Jack Johnson 105 years after racially-biased conviction

President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing’s first Black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson’s name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially-charged conviction. “It’s my honour...

Melania Trump to launch initiatives on children

Her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, told National Public Radio the first lady would announce policy initiatives focused on children, in particular dealing with social media, health and addiction.

US President Trump’s lawyer Ty Cobb resigns

US President Donald Trump’s lead lawyer for dealing with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe is stepping down at the end of the month, the White House confirmed Wednesday.

President Buhari’s impeachment: Mission impossible

Impeachment is a serious and sensitive political process that could lead to the removal of the affected political leader from office. The primary issue is whether or not President Buhari has indeed committed any offence, any violation of the Constitution that should warrant his impeachment?

George H.W. Bush recovering in hospital

Former US President George H.W. Bush, admitted to the hospital shortly after the funeral of his beloved wife, has been moved out of intensive care, his office said on Wednesday.

Chimamanda Adichie: I stand by my question to Hillary Clinton

Award-winning author Chimamanda Adichie says she stands by the question she posed to Hillary Clinton over her Twitter bio.

Chimamanda Adichie tackles Hillary Clinton over Twitter bio

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has taken her feminism a notch higher as she asked former US presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, why her Twitter bio begins with ‘wife’, rather than her career achievements.

Barbara Bush buried beside daughter who died of leukemia aged three in 1953

Barbara Bush was remembered at her funeral as a loving wife, mother and friend with a devilish sense of humor and who represented the best of the World War II generation.

Donald Trump, Barack Obama, others mourn Barbara Bush, wife, mother of US President

U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania, former Presidents and first ladies Barack Obama and Michelle, and Bill Clinton and Hillary were among dignitaries that have mourned former First Lady Barbara Bush.

Donald Trump gives Liberians one year to quit US

US President Donald Trump decided Tuesday to end the protected status of thousands of Liberian migrants to the United States and gave them a year to leave the country.

With Andrew McCabe firing, Donald Trump risks stoking obstruction charges

President Donald Trump's firing of FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe risks strengthening allegations that he is obstructing the Russia meddling investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller, legal experts say.

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