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Allegra Baiocchi

UN: 32,000 Cameroonians fleeing insecurity, violence take refuge in Nigeria

The UN has said that no fewer than 32,000 Cameroonians fleeing insecurity and violence are currently taking refuge in Nigeria.
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than eight months in prison [Myo Kyaw Soe-Reuters]

Court sentences Reuters reporters to seven years in prison

Myanmar judge on Monday found two Reuters journalists guilty of breaching a law on state secrets and jailed them for seven years, in a landmark case seen as a test of progress towards democracy in the Southeast Asian country.

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Shares in Samsung Electronics climbed nearly three per cent Tuesday on the back of its chief rival Huawei’s mounting problems, including a decision by Google to sever ties with the Chinese mobile phone maker.
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Ciara accepted into Harvard Business School

American singer Ciara has been accepted into the prestigious Harvard Business School.

Edo election: Tribunal fixes date for hearing on PDP petition

The Edo State National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal has fixed June 10, 2019, for hearing in the petition filed by Zubaru Dada Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party.
Nigeria swept to glory in the 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup tournament in Abidjan on Sunday as the Super Falcons edged host nation Cote d’Ivoire 5-4 after penalty shootout in an interesting final match at the Stade Robert Champroux.

NFSC: Super Falcons will shock the world in France

Rev. Sam Ikpea, Chairman, Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC), says the Super Falcons need to extend their winning runs to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup scheduled to hold in France next month.
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Cameroonian cook to hang for killing employer

A Lagos High Lagos in Igbosere has sentenced a Cameroonian cook, Leudjou Koyemen Joel, to death for the December 20, 2016 murder of Dayo Adeleke.