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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, anti-apartheid activist dies at 81

JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, an anti-apartheid activist in her own right whose reputation was sullied by scandal, has died. She was 81. The woman many South Africans once described as the “Mother of the Nation” and a...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018

Champions League: A closer look at the quarterfinal match-ups

Three of the teams in the Champions League quarterfinals are in a luxurious position, and running away with their domestic competitions allows them to concentrate on European glory. Manchester City and Bayern Munich could even secure trophies between the first and second legs in...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018

Abiy Ahmed sworn in as new Ethiopia’s prime minister

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Young and outspoken Abiy Ahmed has been sworn in Monday as Ethiopia’s prime minister, amid hopes he will be able to quell the sustained anti-government protests that have rocked Africa’s second most populous nation. Abiy was elected by...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018

PHOTOS: Nigerian based fashion brand Marobuk 2018 Women Collection

Nigerian based fashion brand Marobuk has launched its first prêt-à-porter collection for women. The collection is a conglomeration of vibrant colours, print and extravagant style with fantastic asymmetry. Featuring Nollywood actress and TV host Bridget Chigbufue, the collection...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018

Israel reaches deal with UN to scrap plan to deport African migrants

JERUSALEM — The Israeli government announced on Monday that it has reached a landmark agreement with the United Nations to scrap its contested plans to deport African asylum seekers and would resettle many of them in Western countries instead. Prime Minister Benjamin...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018