Over 270 Election Staff Die Counting Votes In Indonesia

  Indonesia’s general election commission says more than 270 election workers have died, mostly out of fatigue-related illnesses, caused by long hours of work counting millions of ballot papers by hand. Around seven million people were helping to count and monitor the April 17th vote and were expected to work through the night in sweltering … Continue reading Over 270 Election Staff Die Counting Votes In Indonesia

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Sri Lanka Bombings: Relatives Of Key Suspect Zahran Hashim Killed

  Sri Lankan authorities have revealed that the father and brothers to mastermind of the Easter Sunday bombings, Zahran Hashim were killed during a raid on Friday. Hashim himself was killed when he blew himself up at a hotel in Colombo. He was leader of the group said to have been behind Sunday’s attacks. Security … Continue reading Sri Lanka Bombings: Relatives Of Key Suspect Zahran Hashim Killed

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15 Dead As Tips Lead Sri Lanka Forces To Islamist Hideout

  Fifteen people including six children died in a battle between Sri Lankan security forces and suicide bombers who blew themselves up in the latest fallout from the Easter attacks, police said Saturday. Three men set off explosives that killed themselves, three women and six children inside what was believed to be a jihadist hideout … Continue reading 15 Dead As Tips Lead Sri Lanka Forces To Islamist Hideout

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PDP, Presidency Disagree Over Buhari’s UK Trip

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Presidency have disagreed over President Muhammadu Buhari’s trip to the United Kingdom. Appearing on Channels Television’s Politics Today, the PDP’s Deputy National Chairman, Mr. Yemi Akinwonmi, said the President ought to have written to the National Assembly indicating his mission abroad and transferring power to the Vice … Continue reading PDP, Presidency Disagree Over Buhari’s UK Trip

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Falana Condemns 7-Month Detention Of Civilians, Military Personnel Without Trial By Navy

  Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana, has condemned the Navy’s continued detention of some civilians and military personnel without trial in  According to Falana, some of those held in detention have been there for about 7months. The civil rights advocate made this disclosure in a statement on Sunday. The … Continue reading Falana Condemns 7-Month Detention Of Civilians, Military Personnel Without Trial By Navy

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New Minimum Wage: Sumonu Urges FG, States To Commence Implementation By May 1

  The first president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Hassan Sumonu has called on both the Federal Government and state governments as well as other employers of labour to commence the implementation of the N30,000 new National Minimum Wage for workers in the country on or before May 2019. In an exclusive interview with … Continue reading New Minimum Wage: Sumonu Urges FG, States To Commence Implementation By May 1

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Kvitova Beats Kontaveit To Win Stuttgart Title

  World number three Petra Kvitova said she had found her rhythm on clay after winning her second WTA title of the season in Stuttgart on Sunday, a month before the start of the French Open. The Czech star beat Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit 6-3, 7-6 (7/2) in the final, succeeding compatriot Karolina Pliskova as champion … Continue reading Kvitova Beats Kontaveit To Win Stuttgart Title

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Sri Lanka’s Catholic church Doubts Govt’s Ability To Prosecute Attackers

  The head of Sri Lanka’s Roman Catholics Sunday expressed fears that an official investigation into Easter bombings that killed 253 people will end up a “flop”, casting doubt on the government’s ability to bring the attackers to justice. Speaking to reporters at his first public appearance since last week’s attacks on churches and hotels, … Continue reading Sri Lanka’s Catholic church Doubts Govt’s Ability To Prosecute Attackers

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U17 Nations Cup: Cameroon Beat Guinea 5-3 On Penalties To Be Crowned Champions

  Cameroon beat Guinea on penalties 5-3 to be crowned the champions of the Total U17 Africa Cup of Nations 2019 at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam on Sunday. Goalkeeper Manfred EKoi was the hero for “Les Lionceaux” saving Mohamed Sacko’s kick from the short distance before Saidou Moubarak scored to give Cameroon their … Continue reading U17 Nations Cup: Cameroon Beat Guinea 5-3 On Penalties To Be Crowned Champions

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Cannavaro Resigns As China’s Coach After Two Matches

  Italian World Cup winner Fabio Cannavaro on Sunday quit as coach of China after just two matches in charge, both 1-0 home defeats. It will increase speculation that his mentor and fellow Italian Marcello Lippi is in line to make a shock return, just three months after he left. The 45-year-old Cannavaro made the … Continue reading Cannavaro Resigns As China’s Coach After Two Matches

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