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South African Citizens Issue Final Vacation Notice To All Foreigners, To Leave Their Country Or Die

It appears the xenophobia in South Africa, which happened recently, will still reoccur again. And if that is the case, Nigerians and other foreigners in South Africa need to brace themselves for more crisis ahead. As some South African citizens have written an open letter to all foreigners to leave their country. The letter, stated that after their elections on

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Pope Kisses Feet Of South Sudan Leaders For ‘Peace’

Pope Francis knelt and kissed the feet of South Sudan’s rival leaders, in an unprecedented act of humbleness to encourage them to strengthen the country’s faltering peace process. At the close of a two-day retreat in the Vatican for the African leaders, the Pope asked South Sudan’s President and opposition leader to proceed with the peace agreement despite growing difficulties.

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Sudan: The End Of Omar Al-Bashir As Army Takes Over, Jubilation In Khartoum

Sudan’s armed forces is set to make an important announcement soon, State Television said on Thursday, as troops were deployed in Khartoum and sources reported a coup attempt against President Omar Al-Bashir, after months of protests. “The armed forces will present an important statement shortly. Be ready for it,” the announcement on state television read, without giving further details. Sudanese

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Libya Is Obama’s ‘Shithole’ And It Is An Unforgivable Blunder

Positioned comfortably at the top of the seven cardinal sins against the continent of Africa, is the term ‘shithole.’ Allegedly coined by President Trump to describe the deplorable conditions around the continent, the sons of the soil have vowed never to forgive the self-styled president—as if he will ever lose sleep over it! Seven years earlier, the President, described as

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Breakdown: Staggering Amount Of Money Sent Back Home As Remittances By Africans Abroad

WakeUpAfrica analysis of World Bank data shows that a staggering $41 Billion was sent to sub-Saharan Africa, as remittances in 2017. This figure represents a 10% jump in remittances from the previous year, the largest annual growth for any world region. The increase follows a decline in remittances to sub-Saharan Africa in 2016, when the region saw a 9% decrease

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Ex-Gambia President Looted US$363 Million Public Funds, Owned 281 Properties

Gambia’s official inquiry into the corruption of former President Yahya Jammeh found he had looted at least $363 million of public funds during his more than two decades in power. The two-year inquiry found Jammeh was responsible for “shameless acts of brazen outright thievery at the Central Bank of The Gambia,” said Abubacarr Tambadou, the country’s Minister of Justice. The

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