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UK’s biggest warship HMS Queen Elizabeth sets sail on maiden voyage

SCOTLAND: Britain’s most advanced and biggest warship, 65,000-ton aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, set out on its maiden voyage on Monday from the Rosyth dockyard in eastern Scotland. The ship, which measures 280 meters and can move 500 miles a day, took 11 tugs to maneuver out into the River ...

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FELIX WAZEKWA Karibu Kenya

Felix wazekwa will be arriving in Kenya from Paris in less than 48hrs time. Wazekwa will be performing at Deepwest Resort Nairobi the home of Entertainment in Kenya .He will be also live on Thursday 10.30pm on MTN Kenya in the big Rhumba program in Kenya NGOMA KITOKO Special by ...

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World’s first ATM machine turns to gold on 50th birthday

LONDON: Five decades since it heralded a transformation in the way people obtained and used cash, the world’s first ATM was turned into gold for celebrations of its fiftieth anniversary. The brainchild of Scottish inventor Shepherd-Barron, the first ATM (automated teller machine) was opened on June 27, 1967 at a ...

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Dozens dead in US-led strikes on jihadist-run Syrian prison

BEIRUT: US-led coalition air strikes killed nearly 60 people at a Syrian prison run by the Daesh group, a monitor said Tuesday, as Washington insisted the jihadists remain its only target. The coalition has been hitting Daesh in Syria and Iraq since mid-2014 but has also been involved in recent ...

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Boko Haram attacks blamed for deaths in Nigeria, Chad

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers have struck the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, killing at least nine civilians, as the same armed group was also blamed for the death of eight soldiers in fierce fighting in neighbouring Chad. The multiple attacks Maiduguri also left 13 wounded, police told the Reuters news ...

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Tanzania bans exports of unprocessed food crops

Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Monday banned the export of unprocessed food crops, in a bid to encourage investment in agro-processing industries. Majaliwa announced the ban when speaking at this year’s Eid al-Fitr celebration, which at the national level was held in Moshi Municipality, northern Tanzania’s region of Kilimanjaro. ...

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