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Indonesian national Siti Aisyah (C) smiles while leaving the Shah Alam High Court, outside Kuala Lumpur on March 11, 2019 after her trial for her alleged role in the assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. – An Indonesian woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother was to be freed March 11 after a prosecutor withdrew a murder charge against her, a judge said. (Photo by MOHD RASFAN / AFP)

Malaysia court frees woman in North Korea murder case

An Indonesian woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother was freed Monday after Malaysian prosecutors dropped a murder charge against her, in a shock decision a year and a half after she went on trial.
Pictures emerging on social media show some of the chaos in Bulawayo as protesters took to the streets. Police appeared to be overwhelmed. 'The people are angry. We are going back to the station because they outnumber us,' a police officer told journalists.

Zimbabwe police fire tear gas as crackdown tightens

Zimbabwe police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the second city of Bulawayo on Tuesday, a day after the country was rocked by violent demonstrations against a sharp hike in fuel prices.

Keke, taxi operators hail Governor Ugwuanyi’s policies

Operators of tricycles (Keke) and taxis in Enugu State have hailed Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his administration’s people-oriented programmes and friendly policies that have made it possible for them to operate favourably in the state.

Ghana denounces ex-President Jonathan for misquoting Nana Akufo-Addo over Nigeria

Ghana’s High Commissioner in Nigeria, Mr. Rashid Bawa, has denounced ex-President Goodluck Jonathan for misquoting President Nana Akufo-Addo over security situation in Nigeria.

Hamburg becomes 1st German city to ban diesel vehicles

Hamburg on Thursday became the first German city to impose a partial ban on diesel vehicles as part of the country’s much-debated move to improve air quality.

Official: 55% vehicles in FCT not road worthy

Mr. Kayode Opeifa, the Transportation Secretary, Federal Capital Territory Administration, has revealed that 55 per cent of vehicles on FCT roads are not road worthy.

Egyptian court suspends ban on Uber and Careem

An Egyptian court ruled on Saturday that a judicial decision to suspend the licences of ride-hailing companies Uber and Careem should not be applied, allowing them to continue their work, judicial sources said.

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