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President Buhari leaves for Kenya

 President Buhari today departed Nigeria for Kenya to attend the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) which will hold from August 27th -28th. The summit, is co-organised by the Government of Japan, the United Nations Office of the Special Adviser on Africa, the United Nations Development programme, the

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Pistorius bid to challenge six-year jail term fails

South African state prosecutors have failed in their bid to challenge the six-year sentence for murder handed down to Oscar Pistorius. According to BBCAfrica, Prosecutors described the Paralympic athlete's punishment for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013 as "shockingly lenient". At the hearing in Pretoria, Judge Thokozile Masipa said the petition

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