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Putin says Trump impeachment based on ‘made-up grounds’

Moscow, Russia | AFP | Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said that the impeachment of Donald Trump was based on “made-up” grounds, adding he did not believe it marked the end of the US president. “It still needs to go through the Senate, where the Republicans have a majority,” Putin …

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VIDEO: Makerere Lecturers Grumble Over Pay

VIDEO: Makerere Lecturers Grumble Over Pay Kampala, Uganda |NBS | Makerere university academic staff have given the university senate and council two weeks to resolve salary disparities that do not commensurate with the National council for Higher Education guidelines. Through their association; Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA), the lecturers claim …

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Republicans go ‘nuclear,’ clear way for Trump court pick

Washington, United States | AFP | US Republicans ditched decades of tradition Thursday by changing Senate rules to ensure Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation to the Supreme Court, bypassing the first-ever successful opposition blockade of a high-court nominee. President Donald Trump’s pick, embraced by conservatives but opposed by most Democrats, failed to …

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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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