• Jacob Zuma Survives Another Impeachment Move

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    South Africa’s ruling ANC has rejected a bid to remove president Jacob Zuma in light of scandals trailing his rule. A no confidence motion against Zuma, put forward by a government minister, was defeated at a  meeting within his own party’s top leadership body. Zuma has been charged with several corruption allegations, and even more…

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    Fidel Castro: The World Mourns A Communist Icon

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    The world woke up, yesterday, to the news of the death of Fidel Castro, one of the remnants of communist ideals. As the world mourns him, BUKOLA OGUNSINA chronicles the life and times of the man Americans love to hate. Cuba and indeed, the communist world, if such still exists, has lost a rare gem…

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    China: Reaching Out To Less Privileged

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    As China and Nigeria continue to strengthen bilateral relations, much is to be said of the similarities both countries share. Also vital is the role China is playing to uplift some of the less privileged in society. BUKOLA OGUNSINA writes. The Embassy had a cool air of festivity and celebration, as red lanterns, said to…

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    Ambassadorial Nominees Jostle For Africa Postings

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    There has been intense lobbying among the career ambassadorial nominees recently confirmed by the Senate as well as the 46 non-career nominees awaiting confirmation, for posting to countries in Africa, LEADERSHIP findings have revealed. While the career ambassadors are taking advantage of their knowledge of the system to influence their postings, those on the non-career…

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    Russia To Partner With Nigeria In Military Technical Cooperation

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    Nigeria and Russia have agreed to establish military technical cooperation which would be tagged ‘Joint Defence Technical Cooperation Committee’ (JDTCC). This agreement took place recently at the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abuja. This recent development is targeted at empowering the bilateral security relationship Nigeria and Russia both enjoy which was established during the…

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    US Supports Primary Education In Sokoto

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    The US government has, through the Agency for International Development (USAID), declared its continuing support to the education sector in Sokoto state. The USAID Mission Director Michael T. Harvey and the Governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has to that effect signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU). The MoU which is for five years,…

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  • Clinton, Trump In Photo Finish Race As America Votes

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    As voting ended in the United States of America election yesterday, early counting revealed a close race between former first lady and secretary of state, Hillary Clinton and her Republican Party opponent, Donald Trump. Despite the slim margin in the votes scored, Clinton appeared set to create history by emerging the first female president of…

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    Live Reports from Washington

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    In a new development, live media reports from Washington to enlighten on some grey areas of the campaign and election  process states that the electoral vote totals are based on the popular votes in all 50 states. The popular votes does matter when the contest is won. For example if in Florida, Clinton wins one…

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