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Congo election eampaigning has been mostly peaceful until this week, when security forces opened fire at opposition events [Samuel Mambo-Reuters]

US orders non-emergency staff out of DR Congo before vote

The US Department of State said on Saturday it has ordered non-emergency government staff and family members of government employees to leave the Democratic Republic of the Congo a week before a presidential election that it fears could turn violent.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on November 14, 2018, after holding a cabinet meeting where ministers were expected to either back the draft bexit deal or quit. - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the European Union on Wednesday before rowdy lawmakers and a splintered cabinet that threatens to fall apart. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

Theresa May accuses Tony Blair of undermining Brexit talks

The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has condemned former prime minister, Tony Blair, accusing him of undermining the Brexit talks by calling for another referendum.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, yesterday disagreed on some policies of the Federal Government, including subsidy, anti-corruption war and the economy.

Lessons of the vice presidential candidates’ debate

These valid statements, in my mind, summarize the true state of the Nigerian situation, from which all our leaders should pick some valuable lessons.
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May shelters from the rain under an umbrella after attending a church service near to her Maidenhead constituency, west of London on December 9, 2018. – Theresa May wants to go down in history as the prime minister who safely steered Britain out of Europe — a cause she did not believe in when the Brexit referendum was held. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Theresa May leaves EU summit still seeking Brexit reassurance

British Prime Minister Theresa May left the EU summit on Friday exactly as she had arrived — promising talks to extract reassuring words from EU leaders to help her sell the Brexit deal back home.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on November 14, 2018, after holding a cabinet meeting where ministers were expected to either back the draft bexit deal or quit. - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the European Union on Wednesday before rowdy lawmakers and a splintered cabinet that threatens to fall apart. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

Theresa May returns to face EU leaders after Brexit deal rebuff

British Prime Minister Theresa May returned to face EU leaders Friday after they rebuffed her pleas for help to sell her Brexit plan back home and warned of the growing threat of a “no deal.”
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on November 14, 2018, after holding a cabinet meeting where ministers were expected to either back the draft bexit deal or quit. - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the European Union on Wednesday before rowdy lawmakers and a splintered cabinet that threatens to fall apart. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

British premier Theresa May seeks EU compromise to save Brexit deal

Wounded by a battle with her own MPs, British Prime Minister, Theresa May, pleaded on Thursday with EU leaders for concessions that might save her Brexit deal, while playing down hopes of a swift breakthrough.
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Theresa May wins confidence vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May will retain her job at least till next year, after she won a confidence vote triggered by 48 Conservative rebel MPs, who hate the Brexit deal she worked out with EU in November.

Brexit in dates

From the shock Brexit vote to Wednesday’s challenge against British Prime Minister Theresa May, here are the milestones on Britain’s rocky road out of the European Union.
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Pound rebounds as Theresa May pledges to fight on, warns Brexit at risk

Sterling rose on Wednesday as Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to fight a challenge to her leadership and warned rebels within her party that they risked delaying or even stopping Britain’s departure from the European Union.
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Deontay Wilder claims Anthony Joshua’s team begging for fight

WBC champion Deontay Wilder claims Anthony Joshua’s team are “begging” for a world heavyweight unification bout.
Pound Sterling notes and change are seen inside a cash register in a coffee shop in Manchester, Britain, September 21, 2018. REUTERS-Phil Noble-File Photo

British pound sinks on reports of Brexit vote delay

Pound sterling sinks on reports that Prime Minister Theresa May will delay a Brexit deal vote on the eve of what was forecast to be a “huge” defeat

EU court rules UK can cancel Brexit decision

European Court of Justice rules the United Kingdom can cancel Brexit without the permission of the other 27 EU members
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on November 14, 2018, after holding a cabinet meeting where ministers were expected to either back the draft bexit deal or quit. - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the European Union on Wednesday before rowdy lawmakers and a splintered cabinet that threatens to fall apart. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

Theresa May: Brexit deal defeat could topple UK government

UK Prime Minister Theresa May warns that parliament’s rejection of her Brexit deal could leave Britain in European Union and bring opposition Labour Party to power
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May shelters from the rain under an umbrella after attending a church service near to her Maidenhead constituency, west of London on December 9, 2018. – Theresa May wants to go down in history as the prime minister who safely steered Britain out of Europe — a cause she did not believe in when the Brexit referendum was held. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

UK’s Theresa May ignores doubts on historic Brexit mission

Theresa May wants to go down in history as the prime minister who safely steered Britain out of Europe — a cause she did not believe in when the Brexit referendum was held

Afghan football chiefs suspended over sex abuse on women’s team

Afghanistan suspends country's football chief and four other officials over allegations of sexual and physical abuse against the national women’s team, officials say
Pro-EU supporters outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, in March.

Brexit doubts grow in Wales as crunch vote looms

Wales, which voted in favour of Brexit in 2016, is now having doubts as the day approaches
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Tommy Robinson to join pro-Brexit march, counter-protest planned

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson joins right-wing demonstrators converging in London on Sunday for a pro-Brexit march.

US accuses Russia, Syria of lying about Aleppo ‘chemical attack’

The United States and Britain have accused Russia of fabricating a story about chemical weapons use by Syrian rebels.

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Jose Mourinho: It doesn’t matter who Manchester United draw in Champions League

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IPMAN commends Supreme Court judgment affirming Chinedu Okoronkwo as National President

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