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#BBNaija: Teddy A evicted

Johannesburg,  April 2 – Teddy A has been evicted from the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) reality TV show following Bambam’s eviction last night. This week Big Brother (Biggie) evicted two housemates out of four nominated housemates. Teddy A received the second lowest percentage of votes with 16.81 having come up against already evicted Bambam 13.37, […]

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Preliminary results show Egypt’s Sisi leading voting – Reports

Cairo, March 29 – Preliminary results show President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi is leading Egypt’s presidential election with 21.5 million votes, state-owned newspaper Akhbar el-Youm reported on Thursday. Al-Sisi is running almost unchallenged after the other serious candidates were either arrested or intimidated and he is widely expected to win a second four-year term. The electoral commission […]

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Sanlam places R5.7bln worth of shares to raise cash to buy remainder SAHAM stake

JOHANNESBURG, March 28  – South African financial services group, Sanlam, on Wednesday completed the cash placing of 65.5 million new ordinary shares in the company with institutional investors at a price of R87 per placing share to raise R5.7 billion. The placing was conducted via an accelerated book-building process. The listing and trading of the placing shares on […]

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Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service warns travellers, smugglers against infected food items

Abuja, March 27 – The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) has warned travellers and smugglers to be wary of listeria-infected food items. The Coordinating Director of NAQS, Dr Vincent Isegbe, gave the warning in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja. NAN reports that listeriosis is food poisoning caused by […]

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Zambian politicians want president impeached

JOHANNESBURG, March 23 – A motion to impeach President Edgar Lungu has been submitted to the clerk of Zambia’s National Assembly by Mazabuka Member of Parliament Gary Nkombo and his ruling Patriotic Front (PF) counterpart for Roan, Chishimba Kambwili. Members of the country’s parliament have also submitted grounds, and signatures from one third of the […]