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VictorSwaggs Adura Awon Goons Music

VictorSwaggs Adura Awon Goons Music

VictorSwaggs Adura Awon Goons Music This is not a stop-gap, it’s a goddamn street mentality. ‘Adura   Awon Goons’, VictorSwaggs’s newest single, is about more than suppressing fans’ appetites for the Ojota Rapper’s. His 1st release this year. The song which won him the just concluded DJnature battle zone. There are …

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South Africa’s Pistorius ‘a broken man’, psychologist tells sentencing hearing

South Africa's Pistorius 'a broken man', psychologist tells sentencing hearing

South Africa’s Pistorius ‘a broken man’, psychologist tells sentencing hearing Oscar Pistorius is “a broken man” who should not be jailed, a psychologist told a court sentencing the South African Paralympic gold medalist for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The 29-year-old, known as “Blade Runner” for the …

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Egypt’s students face violence and harassment

Egypt's students face violence and harassment

Egypt’s students face violence and harassment In June 2014, 23-year-old engineering student Mohammed Badawy was expelled from Cairo University. The university said it ejected him for obstructing the education process, and for rioting and destruction at a protest against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s government. Badawy said it was because he protested …

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Egyptian military finds debris of crashed airliner

Egyptian military finds debris of crashed airliner

Egyptian military finds debris of crashed airliner The Egyptian military found the personal belongings of passengers and other debris from an EgyptAir jet floating in the Mediterranean, Cairo said on Friday, confirming that the plane had plunged into the sea with 66 people on board. The navy said it had …

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EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo vanishes

EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo vanishes

EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo vanishes An EgyptAir flight carrying 66 passengers and crew on a flight from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean Sea, Egypt’s national airline said. Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said the search was underway to find the missing Airbus A320 and …

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Oil prices rise on Nigeria outages, Goldman forecast

Oil prices remain near 2016 highs on global supply disruptions

Oil prices rise on Nigeria outages, Goldman forecast Oil prices jumped over 2 percent on Monday to their highest since November 2015 on growing Nigerian oil output disruptions and after long-time bear Goldman Sachs said the market had ended almost two years of oversupply and flipped to a deficit. Brent …

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Ugandan opposition leader charged with treason

Ugandan opposition leader charged with treason

Ugandan opposition leader charged with treason Ugandan opposition figure Kizza Besigye was charged with treason late on Friday for declaring himself president and challenging the election victory of veteran leader Yoweri Museveni, officials from both camps said. The charge – which carries the death penalty – marked an escalation in …

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U.S. seeks to approve attack aircraft for Nigeria in Boko Haram fight

U.S. seeks to approve attack aircraft for Nigeria in Boko Haram fight The U.S. administration is seeking to approve a sale of as many as 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft to Nigeria to aid its battle against the extremist group Boko Haram, U.S. officials say, in a vote …

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Drought-hit Zimbabwe sells off wild animals

Drought-hit Zimbabwe sells off wild animals Zimbabwe put its wild animals up for sale on Tuesday, saying it needed buyers to step in and save the beasts from a devastating drought. Members of the public “with the capacity to acquire and manage wildlife” – and enough land to hold the …

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Mozambique boosts security in Maputo due to demonstration fears

Mozambique boosts security in Maputo due to demonstration fears MAPUTO: Mozambican security forces deployed on the streets of the capital Maputo on Thursday after rumours of planned anti-government demonstrations circulated on social media, witnesses said. Several posts on social media in recent days said groups were planning to demonstrate on …

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