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Ten injured, 50 held as police storm Kiev protest camp

Ten people were injured and at least 50 arrested in Kiev on Saturday following clashes between police and anti-corruption protesters who have set up camp outside the Ukrainian parliament.

Football celebrates George Weah’s Liberia election victory

Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba led plaudits on Friday from the world of football to George Weah after the only African to win the Ballon d’Or was elected President of Liberia.

Egypt reopens ancient library at St. Catherine Monastery

Egypt reopened on Saturday an ancient library that holds thousands of centuries-old religious and historical manuscripts at the famed St. Catherine Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in South Sinai.

Gunfire heard as Georgia forces storm Tbilisi building

Explosions and gunfire were heard in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, as counterterrorism units stormed a multi-storey apartment bulding on the outskirts of the city, witnesses reported.

UK to ban ivory trade ‘to protect elephants’

The sale and export of almost all ivory items would be banned in the UK under plans set out by the government.

Ezekwesili, Aig-Imoukhuede calls for open economy

Dr Oby Ezekwesili, a senior economic adviser for Open Society Foundation and Mr Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, the President of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, said on Tuesday that Nigeria needed an open economy to thrive.

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Mutiu Adepoju: Super Eagles’ll be playing against wounded lions

A former Super Eagles midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju, on Saturday called on the Super Eagles not to relent in their upcoming showdown with La Albiceleste, who would play like wounded Lions.

PVC: INEC holds sensitization campaign in Oyo

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Oyo State on Saturday held a sensitisation campaign to create awareness on the need to collect the Permanent Voter Card (PVC).
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Emmanuel Macron backs sanctions on EU states that refuse migrants

French President Emmanuel Macron came out Saturday in support of financial sanctions against EU countries which refuse to accept migrants.

Nasarawa offers 7 grazing reserves to federal government

The Nasarawa state government has offered the seven grazing reserves in the state to the federal government for its proposed ranching programme.
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Nigeria’s Oghenakaro Etebo too good to play for Stoke City – fans

Nigeria midfielder, Oghenakaro Etebo, has set the social media into agog with his new club Stoke City fans applauding his performances in the World Cup in Russia.