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Ex-South Africa president Jacob Zuma to be charged with corruption

South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma will be charged with corruption over a massive arms deal in the 1990s. The country’s chief prosecutor has said there are reasonable prospects of a successful prosecution. The 16 charges relate to a 30bn rand ($2.5bn) arms deal in the late 1990s. Chief state ...

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Outbreak of deadly Marburg virus ‘similar’ to Ebola confirmed in Uganda

An outbreak of deadly Marburg virus has been declared in eastern Uganda, the central African country’s Ministry of Health has confirmed. The disease causes severe viral haemorrhagic fever in humans and is often fatal, with a mortality rate of around 50 per cent, according to the World Health Organisation. There ...

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Wild lioness pictured nursing baby leopard in first ever sighting of inter-species parenting of its kind

A baby leopard has been pictured suckling a lioness in the wild, in the first ever documented example of interspecies parenting of its kind. The five-year-old lioness, called Nosikitok was reclining on the grass and nursing a leopard cub, thought to be no more than three-weeks-old. The image was taken ...

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Is he going secular? Willy Paul meets bongo stars in Tanzania ahead of collabos

Willy Paul has been causing speculations as to whether he is still doing gospel music or he is now a secular artist. However, he maintains that he is a gospel artist despite adopting a suggestive style of music that seems to mean otherwise. A week ago, the controversial gospel artist ...

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Residents in the Northeast are digging out from as much as 2 feet of heavy snow as utilities deal with downed trees and power lines that snarled traffic and left hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses without electricity.

With many schools closed for a second day, forecasters tracked the possibility of another late-season snowstorm to run up the coast early next week. “The strength of it and how close it comes to the coast will make all the difference. At this point it’s too early to say,” said Jim ...

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Trump’s Latest Strategy: Less Trade War, and More Let’s Make a Deal

When President Trump signed proclamations to place tariffs on imported steel and aluminum on Thursday, he portrayed it as an effort to throw around America’s economic weight in hope of reaching better deals from major international partners. But Mr. Trump, who had set off warnings by trade experts that this ...

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TAJIRI PATCHO EAST AFRICA STAR

PATCHO MWAMBA one the best Congolese Musician and Actor based in Tanzania. Mwamba who is the band President of Fm Academia .It has been a long journey fro Mwamba to be a band leader . He is a God fearing man who respect everybody both young and old. Patcho who ...

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Suicide bomber kills 18

MOGADISHU  – A suicide bomber disguised as a policeman blew himself up inside a police training camp in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Thursday and killed at least 18 officers, officials said.A suicide bomber from Somalia’s Shabaab insurgents killed 18 police officers and wounded 15 others on Thursday when he blew himself up ...

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