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Immigration promotes 156 officers in Akwa Ibom

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has promoted 156 officers in the Akwa Ibom command of the service.

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US tells Syria rebels not to expect help against army assault

The United States has warned rebels in southern Syria that they should not expect military intervention if government troops launch an assault against them, a rebel commander told AFP Sunday.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa gives a speech at the ZANU-PF rally at the White City Stadium in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Saturday. Shortly after his speech ended, there was an explosion. CLAIRE HARBAGE | NPR

Zimbabwe election to ‘to go ahead as planned’ after blast

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa says elections will go ahead as planned on 30 July, despite what he said was an attempt on his life on Saturday.
About 500 million Indians use the internet data services

India offers world’s lowest internet data rates

India has arguably the lowest Internet data rates in the world, as low as 10 Indian Rupees (about 6 U.S. cents) per one GB (gigabyte) per day.

How security agents stopped clash at APC national convention

Fresh fight broke out early Sunday morning at the Delta state stand at the Eagle Square, venue of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention.
Sweden's midfielder Jimmy Durmaz (L) and Sweden's midfielder Sebastian Larsson (R) react at the end of the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Sweden at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi on June 23, 2018. Odd ANDERSEN | AFP

Sweden’s Jimmy Durmaz faces online racial abuse after World Cup loss

Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz faced a wave of racial hatred and even death threats after he gave away the foul that led to Toni Kroos's late winner for Germany at the World Cup.