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Maradona denied U.S. entry after insulting Trump, report says

  According to Diego Maradona’s lawyer, the Argentine legend has been refused entry to the USA for insulting president Donald Trump. The 57-year-old former World Cup winner wanted to obtain a visa to travel to Miami, Florida, for a court case involving his ex-wife, Claudia Villafane. However Maradona’s lawyer, Matias Morla, appeared on

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Tensions High in Kenya Amid Media Ban, Opposition Arrest

  Political tensions continue to rise in Kenya as the government defied a court order to lift a ban on three independent media organizations. Authorities also arrested a key opposition ally in the wake of Raila Odinga's self-inauguration Tuesday as the so-called "people's president." Kenya's three largest broadcasters remained off the air

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Nigeria engages Saudi Arabia over Nigerians on death row

    The Nigerian government said it would continue to engage Saudi Arabian authorities in negotiations over the fate of Nigerians on death row for alleged drug trafficking in that country. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, made this known while fielding questions from journalists in Abuja on Friday. The minister’s reaction followed

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Kenya bans TV stations over Odinga ‘inauguration’

  The government of Kenya has called a symbolic swearing in of opposition leader Raila Odinga a "well-choreographed attempt to subvert or overthrow" the government of President Uhuru Kenyatta. In a statement issued on Wednesday, the interior ministry also said that it would keep three independent TV stations, which had planned to

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Cameroonian separatist leader is deported to Cameroon from Nigeria

(Reuters)   A key Cameroonian separatist leader arrested in Abuja earlier this month has been deported by Nigerian authorities to Cameroon, his lawyer and the government in Yaounde said on Monday. Nigerian authorities on Friday deported Julius Ayuk Tabe, president of a self-declared breakaway state made up of the Anglophone regions of majority-Francophone

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National Assembly staff threaten to begin strike tomorrow

    The National Assembly staff under the platform of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria, PASAN, yesterday, threatened to picket National Assembly and National Assembly Service Commission, NASC, over what they described as humiliating action by the management and leadership against the workforce. In its communique, after a meeting, PASAN told NASC to

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