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Fired FBI chief Comey to testify publicly in Congress

Washington, United States | AFP |  James Comey, the former FBI chief fired by President Donald Trump, has agreed to publicly testify about Russian interference in the US elections, as fresh allegations increased pressure on the American leader. In an Oval Office meeting with senior Russian officials last week, Trump …

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Besieged Trump says Russia probe ‘divides’ the country

Washington, United States | AFP |  President Donald Trump charged Thursday that the stepped-up probe into whether his campaign colluded with Russia to tilt last year’s election was dividing the country. “I respect the move, but the entire thing has been a witch hunt,” the US leader said when asked …

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No change to FBI advice not to charge Clinton over email

Washington, United States | AFP |  The FBI’s review of new emails did not uncover any wrongdoing by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and the bureau has not changed its July recommendation not to charge her, Director James Comey told lawmakers Sunday. Since late October, when Comey dropped a bombshell …

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Clinton: FBI probe statement ‘deeply troubling’

Daytona Beach, United States | AFP |  US presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton declared Saturday that the FBI’s decision to announce a renewed probe into her use of email just ahead of voting was “unprecedented” and “deeply troubling.” “It’s pretty strange to put something like that out with such little information …

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MTN denies illegal transfer of $14 bn from Nigeria

Abuja, Nigeria | AFP | South Africa’s MTN has denied it illegally transferred $13.9 billion from Nigeria in the latest scandal to hit the telecom firm in its largest market in the continent. The Johannesburg-based firm is facing a parliamentary probe over accusations it connived with senior Nigerian officials to …

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Foiled Paris terror plot: What we know

Paris, France | AFP |  Police are holding eight people in France after the discovery of a car laden with gas cylinders in the heart of Paris, with President Francois Hollande saying a plot has been foiled and a terrorist cell “destroyed”. Here is what we know so far about …

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VIDEO: Government launches probe into Minister Kibuule’s conduct

VIDEO: Government has launched an investigation into claims that the State Minister for Water Ronald Kibuule assaulted a female security guard at a Stanbic Bank branch in Mukono. The Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda revealed this development – stressing that government attaches a lot of importance to the conduct of its ministers. Dr …

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