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Trump removes H.R. McMaster as national security adviser, replacing him with John Bolton

WASHINGTON — President Trump accepted the resignation of national security adviser H.R. McMaster on Thursday — and then named John Bolton, a former ambassador to the United Nations and conservative foreign policy commentator, to succeed him. McMaster’s ouster continues a period of particular turmoil in Trump’s national security team, following the ouster last week ...

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Donald Trump advocates death penalty for drug dealers in rambling speech

Donald Trump advocates death penalty for drug dealers in rambling speech _ US news _ The GuardianIn a campaign stop three days before a crucial special election for Congress, Donald Trump advocated the death penalty for drug dealers in the course of an hour-long rambling campaign style speech where he ...

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Go slow on Raila over unity pact, Ruto tells Nasa principals

DP William Ruto has urged NASA principals not to take hardline stances against their leader Raila Odinga. Ruto said Friday’s meeting between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila should not be criticized because it was for the common good of the country. He asked Kalonzo Musyoka, Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetangula ...

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Tanzania: Plans to auction 3.5 tonnes of hippo teeth sparks outrage

Wildlife conservation groups have criticised plans by Tanzanian authorities to auction 3.5 tonnes of hippo teeth next week. They said the move could increase poaching. Licensed dealers will be able to bid for 12,500 pieces of hippo teeth at the tourism and natural resources ministry in the city of Dar ...

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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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Tanzania bans 2 Diamond Platnumz songs

Tanzania has banned 13 local songs on grounds that they are against the country’s norms and values. Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) announced the ban on Wednesday after receiving a list of the songs from the National Arts Council of Tanzania (Basata). PALE KATI “The said records have lyrics which violate ...

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President Uhuru Kenyata with Opposition chief Raila Odinga during their press conference at Harambee House in Nairobi, March 9, 2018. /COURTESY

The two met at Harambee House office of the President before addressing the press. Raila, who was first to speak, noted ethnic division came to an end today and that he and his ‘brother’ will bridge the existing gap. Kenya has faced tumultuous times since the disputed August 8, 2018 ...

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