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Five killed in fire at a copper mine

At least five miners in South Africa were killed Sunday following an underground fire, the government said, while a rescue operation was ongoing for the sole survivor.
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Chile to expel 2,000 illegal migrants

Billionaire Chilean President Sebastian Pinera’s right-wing government said Monday it has set itself a target of expelling 2,000 illegal migrants from the country by the end of the year.

Nutritionist: Regular crab consumers likely to live long

Regular consumers of crabs are less prone to chronic heart disease and can have long lifespan, a nutritionist, Olusola Malomo, said on Friday.

Zambia’s central bank cuts lending rate by 50 bps to 9.75 per cent

Zambia’s Central Bank has cut its benchmark lending rate by 50 basis points to 9.75 per cent on Wednesday, citing lower consumer inflation and weaker economic growth.

African economic redemption: Chimera or hope?

Now they have developed to technologies for communications, Google, Facebook, YouTube, Uber, etc. all depending on our own fascination and should I say closeness and obsession with the use of the smartphones, the owners of these technologies rely on a simple fact, that algorithm was the answer to all problems.

Traders trying to extract copper from cables caused Owerri market fire – Police

A midnight fire outbreak on Wednesday engulfed the Owerri new market on Douglas road in Owerri, Imo State, causing some traders who had gone home to rush back to the market to secure their goods.

DRC opposition chief Moise Katumbi plans December return to face ‘scared’ Joseph Kabila

Moise Katumbi, exiled opposition leader and presidential hopeful of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), says he will return to the country in December this year to participate in elections.

Nigeria produces less than 3% of potential honey output

An official of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development says the country cannot export honey because it produces less than three per cent of its current needs.

Niger can feed Africa – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says that Niger has the capacity to produce assorted food crops that will feed the African continent.

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Thirteen governorship aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections in Benue State, Monday opposed the return moves by Governor Samuel Ortom to their party.
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Ekiti guber: Observers urge National Assembly to criminalise vote-buying

Some domestic election observer groups have called for prosecution and punishment of anyone caught for vote-buying in future elections in the country.

CAS: Nigerian military doing everything to end Boko Haram attacks

Following the death of seven worshippers in a bomb explosion during morning prayers at a mosque in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State, the military said it was doing everything possible to end the reign of terror by Boko Haram terrorists.

Five key dates in the Mesut Ozil saga

After the stunning announcement of Mesut Ozil's retirement from international football after a career including Germany's triumph at the 2014 World Cup, we look at the key moments that culminated in his bombshell announcement on Sunday evening.
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Plateau local councils to arrange make-up classes for IDP camps

Education Secretaries in Plateau local governments are to organise teaching and counseling lessons for school children in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to cover grounds lost because of their displacement.