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Zimbabwe acquits seven unionists arrested ahead of protests

A Zimbabwean court acquitted seven leaders of the country's main trade union coalition arrested ahead of an anti-government protest last year, lawyers said on Thursday.
Jestina Mukoko

Tortured Zimbabwe activist awarded $150,000 damages

A Zimbabwe court has ordered the government to pay $150,000 in damages to a rights activist who was abducted and tortured a decade ago over accusations of plotting to overthrow then president Robert Mugabe, a rights group said Friday.

Zimbabwean activist Sten Zvorwadza arrested for calling Robert Mugabe ‘dead man walking’

A Zimbabwean activist has been arrested after calling 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe “a dead man walking”, lawyers said Wednesday, in the latest case of authorities cracking down on dissent.

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US President Donald Trump and EU leaders exchanged trade war threats Saturday as they arrived in France for a G7 summit of wealthy democracies overshadowed by trans-Atlantic tensions before it had even begun.

Trump’s trade wars overshadow G7 meeting in Biarritz

US President Donald Trump and EU leaders exchanged trade war threats Saturday as they arrived in France for a G7 summit of wealthy democracies overshadowed by trans-Atlantic tensions before it had even begun.
The vile abuse suffered by Paul Pogba on the back of his penalty miss for Manchester United against Wolves has seen both his club and team-mates rally around the World Cup winner.

Paul Parker: Paul Pogba damned if he does and damned if he doesn’t at...

Paul Pogba “is damned if he does and damned if he doesn’t” at Manchester United, says Paul Parker, with a pointless row having erupted after Marcus Rashford stepped aside to let the Frenchman take a penalty at Wolves.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC nabs two fake corps members in Katsina

The National Youths Service Corps has caught two fake corps members among the current set of 2019 Batch B stream II deployed to Katsina State.
President Trump and the first lady, Melania Trump, arriving in Biarritz, France, on Saturday. Erin Schaff-The New York Times

Isolated Donald Trump descends on G7, talking trade war

Japan An isolated President Donald Trump arrived Saturday for the G7 summit in Biarritz bearing threats of tariffs against host France and a decision to deepen his trade war with China, despite fears of x or even global recession.
Sudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir is due to go on trial today for corruption allegations, which brought down his 30-year rule.

Ousted former Sudanese leader’s defence asks court for bail

Sudan’s deposed military ruler Omar al-Bashir appeared in court Saturday for the second hearing of his corruption trial, during which his defence asked for his release on bail.