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US CIA Boss resigns over extramarital affair

1,227 ViewsCIA Director David Petraeus resigned as head of the leading U.S. spy agency on Friday, saying he had engaged in an extramarital affair and acknowledging he “showed extremely poor judgment.” In a letter to the CIA workforce, Petraeus, 60, said he met with President Barack Obama at the White House on Thursday and asked […]

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Its a sweet victory: Zambians react to Obama’s re-election

1,697 ViewsZambians have received the re-election of Barack Obama as US president for a second term with excitment describing it as a ‘sweet victory.’ There was excitment in the streets of Lusaka, the Zambian capital and the re-election of Obama is the topic of discussion in offices and on social media network. “Congraturations to President […]

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Americans hand Obama a second term, challenges await

1,209 ViewsPresident Barack Obama won a second term in the White House on Tuesday, overcoming deep doubts among voters about his handling of the U.S. economy to score a clear victory over Republican challenger Mitt Romney. Americans chose to stick with a divided government in Washington, by keeping the Democratic incumbent in the White House […]

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Americans vote in a tight presidential election

1,154 ViewsAmericans started to vote in a presidential election on Tuesday with polls showing President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney neck-and-neck in a race that will be decided in a handful of states. Polling stations opened across the eastern United States and parts of the Midwest as dawn broke. At least 120 million […]

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Obama, Romney focus on swing States in late campaigning

1,382 ViewsPresident Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney made their final urgent pleas to voters on Monday in a closing sprint through vital battleground states that will determine who wins their agonizingly close race for the White House. Both candidates sought to whip up a strong turnout from their supporters and to sway independent […]

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2,572 ViewsNigerian Pastor T.B. Joshua, whose status and influence across Africa continues to ascend to giddy heights, has released a series of videos via his channel on the popular media-sharing site YouTube, showing him in action many years ago. He is almost unrecognizable. In a scene reminiscent of the biblical story where a crippled man […]

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Senegal fans riot after Drogba’s second goal

1,849 ViewsA crucial Africa Cup of Nations football match between Senegal and Ivory Coast has been abandoned after fans rioted at a stadium in Dakar. Home fans started fires in the stands and threw objects on the pitch as Senegal were losing 2-0, a result which would have eliminated the team. Ivorian fans jumped down […]

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Teacher kicks out student for wearing a US presidential candidate’s T-Shirt

1,346 ViewsA Philadelphia high school honor student was ordered by her teacher to get out of the classroom when she entered wearing a Romney/Ryan t-shirt on a casual dress day. The school has confirmed that the student, Samantha Pawlucy, was not at fault in the incident, in which her Obama-supporting teacher gave the youngster a […]

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1,409 ViewsA British soldier who did not realise she was pregnant has given birth to a baby boy at the Camp Bastion field hospital in Afghanistan. The Ministry of Defence (MOD) in London said mother and baby were in stable condition and a specialist “Paediatric Retrieval Team” would fly out from Britain to care for […]

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2,061 ViewsZimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has got married, despite a court ruling blocking the move. Mr Tsvangirai, 60, and Elizabeth Macheka, 35, exchanged rings in Harare under an alternative “customary marriage” law that allows polygamy. He could not be married under the country’s monogamous law because the court ruled that he already had a […]

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