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Zambia sacks minister over graft scandal

Zambia sacked its development minister on Wednesday a day after Britain suspended aid payments to the country over a mounting row about alleged corruption in President Edgar Lungu's government.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 31, 2018 Former Zimbabwean Finance Minister and MDC Alliance member Tendai Biti (C) greets supporters outside the MDC Alliance's headquarters in Harare. Senior Zimbabwean opposition figure Tendai Biti was arrested as he tried to flee to neighbouring Zambia to seek asylum, his lawyer said on August 8, 2018. Biti allegedly faces charges for inciting violence over the disputed result of last week's elections. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI

Top Zimbabwe opponent detained after failed Zambia asylum bid

Western governments and the UN expressed alarm Thursday as top Zimbabwe opposition figure Tendai Biti was detained after a failed attempt to flee to neighbouring Zambia and claim asylum.

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Victims mourned as toll hits 77 in California wildfire

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Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen arrives at the ASEM leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium October 18, 2018. REUTERS-Piroschka van de Wouw

Cambodian premier says no China naval base being built

Cambodia will not allow foreign military bases on its soil, strongman premier Hun Sen said Monday, swatting away US concerns about a possible Chinese naval site near hotly contested seas.

NYSC Club donates food, clothes, cash to orphanage

The Charity and Tourism Club, a Community Development Service (CDS) group of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), has donated assorted food items, clothes and an undisclosed amount of money to the Sokoto Orphanage.
Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr is under pressure to drop Leon Balogun for Kenneth Omeruo who has been impressive for La Liga side Leganes lately.

Leon Balogun out of Super Eagles, Uganda friendly

Leon Balogun will miss Super Eagles friendly against Uganda in Asaba on Tuesday after he was allowed to return to Europe, officials have said.