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Methanol Spiked Booze Kills 20 In Costa Rica

Methanol Spiked Booze Kills 20 In Costa Rica

BY OUR REPORTER COSTA RICA|SHIFTMEDIA| Twenty people have died in recent days in Costa Rica after drinking alcohol spiked with methanol, the health ministry said Saturday. Health authorities have been on alert since early October,…

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PRESSURED: Tanzanian Police Face Pressure To Tame Political Violence Ahead Of Polls

PRESSURED: Tanzanian Police Face Pressure To Tame Political Violence Ahead Of Polls

BY OUR REPORTER Dar es Salaam, Tanzania|SHIFTMEDIA|Tanzanian security agencies are facing growing calls to punish perpetrators of political violence, with stakeholders warning it could damage the image of the country’s polls due on October 28.…

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EASED: No COVID 19 Test Needed To Visit Rwanda, Public Transport Resume Fully

EASED: No COVID 19 Test Needed To Visit Rwanda, Public Transport Resume Fully

BY ROBERT KAMUKAMA KIGALI, Rwanda|SHIFTMEDIA| Rwanda has eased its COVID 19 transport restrictions, and also reduced curfew hours from 22hrs (10 pm) to 4 am. The reopening of schools in Rwanda followed an assessment done…

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Tanzania’s Opposition Chadema Seeks Answers Ahead Of Oct 28 Elections

Tanzania’s Opposition Chadema Seeks Answers Ahead Of Oct 28 Elections

BY OUR REPORTER DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania|SHIFTMEDIA| Tanzania’s Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (Chadema) on Saturday demanded answers from the National Electoral Commission (NEC) and the police regarding seven issues linked to the October 28…

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Ethiopia’s Abiy Tries To Beautify Divided Nation

Ethiopia’s Abiy Tries To Beautify Divided Nation

BY AFP ADDIS, Ababa|SHIFTMEDIA| For the past year, workers have been busy transforming a disused plot of land down the hill from Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s office into a park showcasing his political vision.…

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TOUGH: Male Rapists To Be Castrated Under New Law

TOUGH: Male Rapists To Be Castrated Under New Law

|SHIFTMEDIA |Men convicted of rape in one Nigerian state will now face castration — while child rapists can be executed, under a strict new law that passed this week. Male rapists in Kaduna state can…

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MASK UP: Italy Makes Wearing Of Masks Compulsory

MASK UP: Italy Makes Wearing Of Masks Compulsory

BY OUR REPORTER ITALY|SHIFTMEDIA| ITALY has made it mandatory to wear face masks outdoors, the health ministry said today. The new restriction, implemented nationwide, is one of the strictest coronavirus-related laws in the world. The…

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White House Says ‘not optimistic’ About COVID-19 Aid

White House Says ‘not optimistic’ About COVID-19 Aid

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Wednesday said he was not optimistic that a comprehensive deal could be reached on further COVID-19 financial aid and that the Trump administration backed…

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PEACE At Last As Sudan Rebels Agree to Seal Agreement With Government

PEACE At Last As Sudan Rebels Agree to Seal Agreement With Government

BY DOREEN ASSASIRA & AGENCIES SUDAN|SHIFTMEDIA| A peace deal has finally been signed by the worrying factions in Sudan Sudan’s transitional authorities and a rebel alliance signed the peace deal on Saturday that was initially…

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UNMISS Boss Urges South Sudan Leaders To ‘Breathe New Life Into Peace Process’

UNMISS Boss Urges South Sudan Leaders To ‘Breathe New Life Into Peace Process’

BY OUR REPORTER JUBA, South Sudan|SHIFTMEDIA|The head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan David Shearer has expressed concern over the delayed implementation of the security sector reforms within the South Sudan peace agreement…