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Trump Slams ‘Corrupt’ Media In Extraordinary Rant, Defends His Twitter Use (Video)
Trump Slams ‘Corrupt’ Media In Extraordinary Rant, Defends His Twitter Use (Video)
US President Donald Trump on Thursday attacked the mainstream media for being "so dishonest" in their reportage.
US-Backed Forces Deny Report Of ISIS Final Defeat. (Image Credit: Daily Mail)
US-Backed Forces Deny Report Of ISIS Final Defeat
US-backed forces pressed an offensive against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group in its last redoubt in Syria on Thursday (March 21), denying reports the extremist empire had fallen.
ISIL Will Be Eliminated Tonight! Trump Declares. AFP
ISIL Will Be Eliminated Tonight! Trump Declares
US President, Donald Trump has declared that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) will be eliminated from its last territory in Syria today (Thursday).
Somalian Soldiers Protest Non-payment Of Salaries
Somalian Soldiers Protest Non-payment Of Salaries
Military officers in Somalia are currently protesting non-payment of salaries after the country plans to cater for its own security needs without the backing of the African Union peacekeeping mission.
South Sudan Rank World's Least Happy Country
South Sudan Rank World’s Least Happy Country
South Sudan was ranked the least happy nation in Africa and in the world in the latest global happiness ranking that was released by the United Nation in celebrating the international day of happiness.
Cyclone Idai: Obama Calls For Solidarity Towards Victims In Southern Africa
Death Toll Rises To 300 After Cyclone Hits Mozambique, Zimbabwe
More than 300 people have died after a cyclone smashed into Mozambique and Zimbabwe, as rescuers race against the clock to help survivors.
4 Dead In Fresh Building Collapse, More Feared Trapped
4 Dead, Many Feared Trapped In Fresh Building Collapse
The death toll in a building collapse in a southern Indian town has risen to four, with more people still feared trapped, police say on Wednesday
Kazakh President Nazarbayev Resigns
Kazakh President Nazarbayev Resigns
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Tuesday stepped down from the position, 29 years after taking office.
Netherlands Police Arrest Three Suspects Over Tram Attack
Dutch police have arrested a Turkish-born suspect in a deadly shooting on a tram in the city of Utrecht and two other people arrested in connection with the rampage.
Laos Gets World Bank Fund To Fight Malnutrition, Poverty
Laos Gets World Bank Fund To Fight Malnutrition, Poverty
The World Bank approved 72 million dollars in the form of a concessional loan to finance three major projects in Laos.
Boy Chased Away By Boko Haram Making A Name For Himself In Chess (Image Credit: The New York Times)
Tani, 8-Year-Old Nigerian Chess Whizkid, Raises Over $140,000 in 72Hrs
Tanitoluwa Adewumi, the eight-year-old Nigerian chess whizz who has become an internet sensation, has raised over $140,000 in just three days.
Uganda Police Probes UN As Relief Food kills Three
Uganda Police Probes UN As Relief Food Kills Three
Uganda Police is currently investigating a supply of food from the World Food Programme (WFP) after three people died and more than 150 others became sick in recent days, police said.
Ethiopian Airlines Black Boxes Successfully Read. (Image Credit: ABS-CBN News)
Ethiopian Airlines Black Boxes Successfully Read
The black boxes of the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed with the loss of 157 lives recently have been read successfully, French accident investigators say on Monday.
Pope Francis Makes Plan For South Sudan Trip
Pope Francis Resuscitates South Sudan Visit
Pope Francis has declared his ambition to visit South Sudan two years after a planned 2017 trip was cancelled because of the civil war in the world’s youngest country.
32 Killed in Congo Train Crash
32 Killed in Congo Train Crash
At least 32 people have been reportedly killed following a train crash in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC’s, Kasai region.
Kenya To Benefit From $38m Coca-Cola Plastic Waste Fund
Kenya To Benefit From $38m Coca-Cola Plastic Waste Fund
Kenya will benefit from the 38 million dollars(3.8 Billion Shilling) fund by the Coca- Cola Company campaign to stimulate recycling of plastic waste.
Many Injured In Netherlands Tram Shooting
Multiple people have been injured after a shooting incident inside a tram in the Dutch town of Utrecht on Monday.
New Zealand Cabinet Backs Tighter Gun Laws After Mosque Attacks
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern has said she will announce detailed gun law reforms within days, after an attack on two mosques in Christchurch left 50 people dead.
Nigerian Student Break Record As She Bags 20 Gold Medals In India University
Nigerian Student Breaks Record In Indian University
Nigerian Student, Emelife Chinelo Stella, has broken a record after winning a historic 20 Gold medals in Masters in Chemistry at the University Of Mysore in India.
Boy Chased Away By Boko Haram Making A Name For Himself In Chess (Image Credit: The New York Times)
Boy Chased Away By Boko Haram Making A Name For Himself In US’ Chess
An 8-year-old Nigerian Tanitoluwa Adewumi, whose family reportedly fled Nigeria because of the Boko Haram insurgency, is fast becoming a star in the US.

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