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Senegal Swears in New President

The 44-year-old opposition candidate, Bassirou Diomaye Faye, has been sworn in as the fifth Senegalese president. He was sworn in on Tuesday as Senegal’s youngest president after sweeping to a first-round victory on a pledge of radical reform 10 days after he was released from prison. “Before God and the Senegalese nation, I swear to […]Continue Reading
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Man Stabs Four to Death in Illinois

  Four people have been killed and at least five injured after a man armed with a knife went on a rampage in the US state of Illinois. The suspect, Christian Soto, 22, has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of first-degree murder. Police in Rockford say the attacks occurred following a home invasion […]Continue Reading
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White House: Biden, Trump in Hot Race

Eight months ahead of the US presidential election, the campaign moves from the parties’ nominating contests to the trench warfare of what promises to be one of the longest, most brutal head-to-head showdowns in memory. President Joe Biden and his predecessor Donald Trump, the oldest pair of nominees in history emerged this week from a primary […]Continue Reading
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Man in Iron Lung Dies at 70

A 70-year-old man from the United States of America, known as Paul Alexander, who reportedly spent seven decades of his life inside an iron lung, died on Monday. Alexander’s passing was announced through a GoFundMe post by his brother Philip on Tuesday after a prolonged battle with Polio, or Poliomyelitis, a childhood illness. As per […]Continue Reading
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AU Bans ‘Brutal’ Donkey Skin Trade

Animal welfare charities have welcomed an Africa-wide ban on the controversial donkey skin trade. It will make it illegal to slaughter donkeys for their skin in 55 countries across the continent. Demand for the animals’ skins is fuelled by the popularity of an ancient Chinese medicine called Ejiao, traditionally made from donkey hides. African state […]Continue Reading