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    Live Bullets And Tear Gas As Soldiers Fight Protesters In DR Congo

    KINSHASA (Blacquire) – The Democratic Republic of Congo has not had a peaceful power transfer since it acquired independence from Belgium in 1960. President Kabila ascended to power after rivals assassinated his father, Laurent-Désiré Kabila, in 2001. The electoral commission announced that they cancelled voting in some cities due to Ebola…

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    North Korea to Pay 0.5 Billion Dollars Over Otto Warmbier Killing

    WASHINGTON (Blacquire) – Beryl Howell, a US district judge in Washington ordered North Korea to pay damages to the parents of the University of Virginia student. Fred and Cindy Warmbier, lost their son Otto Warmbier,  after release from captivity in North Korea in 2017. Otto Warmbier’s killing In April 2018,…

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    Five Beautiful Places To Visit In 2019

    Travel cures the soul. Many agree that when we travel, we meet a side of us that shows us what it means to live. We take a look at five beautiful places that we think you should visit in 2019. Start saving and plan for to have the time of…

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    Kenyan Chief Justice Survives Car Crash

    NAIROBI (Blacquire) – The Chief Justice of Kenya, David Maraga, survived a car crash on Saturday morning in Ngata area, Nakuru County in Kenya. He was with his wife, driver and aide when their vehicle veered off the highway. The Kenyan Chief Justice tweeted that he was safe and thanked…

  • Gatwick Airport Shut Down: What We Know So Far

    LONDON (Blacquire) – London’s Gatwick Airport closes again due to suspected drone sighting after brief opening. Airport first shut down on Wednesday evening due to reports of two drones flying over the airfield. Although the airport reopened in the early morning hours, it remained shut for most of Thursday. Second Busiest Airport…

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    Donald Trump Sends Out Funny Tweet On Farm Bill, But The Replies Are Funnier

    Just before Donald Trump signed the $867 billion farm bill, he decided to share his thoughts on his favourite platform, Twitter. President Trump tweeted a video of his acting days and captioned it : Farm Bill signing in 15 minutes! #Emmys #TBT Farm Bill Signing Farm Bill signing in 15 minutes!…

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    Weston Hotel Escapes Bulldozer’s Blade As Kenyan Government Conveniently Halts Demolitions

    NAIROBI (Blacquire) – The National Land Commission of Kenya was set to sit and decide the fate of Weston Hotel. Official communication from the government suspended all demolitions in the country and with immediate effect. As a result, the hotel, associated with Kenya’s Deputy President survived to stand another day.…

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    China Plays Hardball When It Comes To Debt Collection

    They say that it is often hidden in plain sight. A Quora user asked if China is now colonizing Africa. They must have wondered about this question because of the increased presence of  the Chinese in Africa. This is both in trade and the ensuing immigration of Chinese nationals. China dangles…

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    Uhuru Kenyatta Becomes Third Kenyan President To Adorn Commander In Chief Attire

    The President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta wore the Red Tunic to the 55th Jamhuri Day Celebrations. The attire, is the official ceremonial dressing for the country’s Commander-in-Chief. Only his father (Jomo Kenyatta) and Daniel Moi wore the tunic to an official ceremony. The country celebrated its 55th commemoration of the…

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    Mafisi Sacco Takes Another Loss In New Kenyan Currency

    Kenyans took on twitter to lament the obvious and almost demeaning exclusion of the state’s most vibrant Sacco. Mafisi sacco expected to be a new Kenyan currency marker. Many feel that the animal should have been used in the fifty shilling note that the police are used to collecting from…