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Zambia’s First President Kenneth Kaunda Dies

Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s first president and one of the last of the generation of African leaders who fought colonialism, has died aged 97. Kaunda was admitted to a military hospital in the capital, Lusaka, on Monday suffering from pneumonia. His aides said he did not have Covid-19. In the 1950s, …

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Prophet TB Joshua Dies At 57

The popular Nigerian preacher and televangelist, Temitope Balogun Joshua, also known as TB Joshua, is dead, his church confirmed Sunday morning. The founder of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), died in Lagos on Saturday evening shortly after concluding a programme at his church. He died a few days to …

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ECOWAS Suspends Mali Over Coup

Heads of State of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have suspended the Republic of Mali from the regional body, ordering the military leaders who are currently in charge of the nation to restore the transitional arrangement put in place in August 2020 with the aim of returning …

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Mali’s Coup Leader Seizes Power Again

Mali’s president and prime minister have been ousted by the officer who led last year’s coup and became vice-president of an interim government. Col Assimi Goïta says President Bah Ndaw and PM Moctar Ouane failed in their duties and were seeking to sabotage the country’s transition. They were arrested hours …

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