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Iraq journalist who threw shoes at ex-US President Bush stands for parliament

The Iraqi journalist who grabbed headlines around the world by hurling his shoes at then US president George W. Bush is pitching for a seat in parliament at upcoming elections.

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Kayode Fayemi reinstates five permanent secretaries sacked by Ayodele Fayose, to get salary arrears

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has ordered the reinstatement of all the five permanent secretaries that were retired in 2014 by the immediate past administration of Ayodele Fayose.
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has tasked John Ogu to leave the Israeli league for a more recognised league in Europe if he is to have a future with the team.

Gernot Rohr wants John Ogu to quit Israeli league

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has tasked John Ogu to leave the Israeli league for a more recognised league in Europe if he is to have a future with the team.
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Kenya lawmakers debate giving women a third of parliament seats

Kenyan parliamentarians on Tuesday debated a bill that would allocate a third of all seats in parliament to women, with campaigners optimistic that it would pass in spite of previous failures.
Kilifi is a coastal region in the southeast of Kenya. File pic

Gunmen kidnap Italian volunteer during attack in Kenya

Gunmen have kidnapped a volunteer and injured five other people during an attack in southeast Kenya.
Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison at this month's APEC summit in Papua New Guinea [Fazry Ismail via Reuters]

Australia joins US in rejecting UN migration pact

Australia's conservative government said on Wednesday it would not sign a UN pact on migration because the agreement would undermine its existing immigration policies.