Musk, frustrated with California laws, says SpaceX, X will move headquarters to Texas
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Musk, frustrated with California laws, says SpaceX, X will move ...
Elon Musk Allies Help Start Pro-Trump Super PAC: The group, America PAC, is funded by several wealthy tech entrepreneurs in Mr. Musk’s social circle and is said ...
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Elon Musk Allies Help Start Pro-Trump Super PAC
Quick Glance: Elon Musk Allegedly Plans $45 Million Monthly Donations to Trump Campaign
  • Tech billionaire Elon Musk intends to financially support Donald Trump's campaign.

  • Musk plans to donate around 45 million dollars monthly to a Pro-Trump Super-PAC.

  • The alignment of Musk with Trump is noteworthy given Trump's criticisms of electric cars.

  • Musk's planned financial commitment could significantly impact the dynamics of the election campaign.
Podcast: Trump’s VP pick and documents case, and Gambia’s FGM ban
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Podcast: Trump’s VP pick and documents case, and Gambia’s FGM ban
Quick Glance: Podcast: Trump's Assassination Incident, Biden's Remarks, and White House Competition
  • Following an attempt on his life, Donald Trump is now present in Milwaukee for the Republican National Convention.

  • A bullet grazed the former president's ear, resulting in the death of a rally attendee and the suspect being shot dead at the scene.

  • The impact of the assassination attempt on Trump's life on the RNC this week and the upcoming months' campaign is under scrutiny.

  • Despite the assassination incident involving Trump, there are no planned security changes for the RNC.
Kagame wins Rwanda election with 99.15pc of vote: partial results: Rwanda's President Paul Kagame won a crushing election victory that will extend his ...
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Kagame wins Rwanda election with 99.15pc of vote: partial results
Quick Glance: Kagame's Potential Fourth Term: Rwanda Elections Update
  • Rwanda's President Paul Kagame, the de facto leader of the country since 1994, is eyeing a fourth term, facing only two challengers after courts banned his most prominent critics.

  • Rwandans have started voting in the presidential and legislative elections, likely extending the tenure of longstanding leader Paul Kagame for another five years.

  • Frank Habineza, leader of Rwanda's Democratic Green Party, and independent Philippe Mpayimana were the only two candidates approved to run against Kagame, following court disqualifications of prominent opposition figures.

  • The National Electoral Commission also barred prominent Kagame critic Diane Rwigara from running, and rights group Amnesty International highlighted severe restrictions and threats faced by Rwanda's opposition ahead of the elections.
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New antigovernment protests kick off in Kenya with calls for Ruto to quit: Police fire tear gas to disperse demonstrators in Nairobi and other cities as ...
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New antigovernment protests kick off in Kenya with calls for Ruto to quit
Quick Glance: Kenya Protests: Tear Gas Used on Demonstrators, Calls for Ruto's Resignation
  • Protesters demand President William Ruto's resignation in Nairobi and other cities.

  • Police fired tear gas to disperse antigovernment protesters calling for President William Ruto's resignation in Kenya.

  • Demonstrators are frustrated by years of stagnant wages and perceived worsening corruption. They call for immediate action on issues like corruption instead of accepting Ruto's invitation to dialogue.

  • Agara stated, 'The message that Ruto is sending Kenyans is that he doesn't hear them, doesn't see them, and this will not be well received.'
Lock Salmaan Moerat will become the first Muslim captain of the Springboks when he leads out a team featuring seven uncapped players for Saturday’s first ever ... Show more
Quick Glance: Boks Introduce Fresh Faces for Portugal Test in Bloem
  • Salmaan Moerat will lead the Springboks in a one-off Test against Portugal in Bloemfontein, accompanied by seven new players.

  • The list of firsts doesn't end there, as Scotland's Hollie Davidson will be the first woman to take the referee's whistle in a Bok Test.

  • The match marks the first appearance of the Test season for Rugby World Cup winners Lukhanyo Am, Manie Libbok, Cobus Reinach, Trevor Nyakane, and Thomas du Toit.

  • Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus emphasized the importance of selecting a quality team with experienced players while growing squad depth by naming a few debutants.
The African football governing body CAF is launching the CAF VAR Academy to train referees across the continent on how to use Video Assistant Referee (VAR) ... Show more
WATCH | MKP member, 63, to walk 670km to help fight for new election: MK Party (MKP) member Malesela “King Sebetha” Mkonyama has embarked on a 20-day walk from ...
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WATCH | MKP member, 63, to walk 670km to help fight for new election
Sen. Bob Menendez convicted, Schumer calls for resignation: Sen. Bob Menendez has been convicted of all charges at his corruption trial, including accepting ...
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Sen. Bob Menendez convicted, Schumer calls for resignation
Quick Glance: Senator Bob Menendez Convicted, Schumer Calls for Resignation
  • Democratic Senator Bob Menendez was convicted of corruption after accepting bribes from three New Jersey businessmen and acting as a foreign agent for the Egyptian government.

  • Menendez and two businessmen were found guilty of accepting bribes for personal gain. The verdict came after a nine-week trial that proved the senator abused his position to protect allies and enrich himself.

  • The guilty verdict could force Menendez to resign from his Senate seat, as most Democratic senators have already called for his resignation. He faces the possibility of a lengthy prison sentence, and his political future seems uncertain.

  • The senator will be sentenced on October 29 and could receive up to 20 years in prison for the most serious charges. Evidence showed that Menendez had abused his Senate position to support Egypt and benefit personally, leading to a damning verdict.
‘In Ireland, everyone’s grown up together and no one is really looking for new friends’
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‘In Ireland, everyone’s grown up together and no one is really looking for ...
Ongoing looting at the National Oil petrol station in Kakamega County during anti-government protests.
Macron accepts French PM’s resignation, with no clear successor in sight: French President Emmanuel Macron has accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Gabriel ...
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Macron accepts French PM’s resignation, with no clear successor in sight
Quick Glance: Macron accepts French PM’s resignation, successor uncertain
  • French President Emmanuel Macron has acknowledged the resignation of Prime Minister Gabriel Attal and his government, yet the future successor remains uncertain.

  • Starting from Attal's resignation, the newly elected National Assembly appears to be heading towards a deadlock, with no clear successor in sight.

  • According to the French constitution, it is the president's duty to appoint a new Prime Minister, but the specific process and timeline are not specified.

  • During the interregnum period, a provisional government is in place, capable of managing emergencies but lacking the authority to implement legislative changes.
Elon Musk Has Said He Is Committing Around $45 Million a Month to a New Pro-Trump Super PAC
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Elon Musk Has Said He Is Committing Around $45 Million a Month to a New ...
Suspected serial killer confesses to murdering 42 women, Kenyan police say: A suspected serial killer has confessed to luring and murdering 42 women over the ...
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Suspected serial killer confesses to murdering 42 women, Kenyan police say
SACP's Mapaila tears into ANC, which is 'now dominated by neoliberals'
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SACP's Mapaila tears into ANC, which is 'now dominated by ...
Quick Glance: SACP's Mapaila Criticizes ANC
  • SACP General Secretary Solly Mapaila strongly criticized the ANC's decision to include the DA and Freedom Front Plus in the government of national unity.

  • Mapaila denounced the dominant neoliberal faction in the ANC, revealing their preference for a coalition with the DA and Freedom Front Plus over the EFF.

  • The SACP attempted to negotiate an EFF coalition with the ANC, but the ANC rejected it and disregarded the SACP's inputs to the GNU statement of intent.

  • Mapaila emphasized the need for a minority government with forces like the EFF to keep reactionary forces out of the process, regretting the ANC's disregard for the SACP's inputs.
The end of Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu — they could’ve been contenders, now they’re just crooks
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The end of Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu — they could’ve been ...
Quick Glance: The Fall of Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu: From Potential Contenders to Criminals
  • Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu from the Economic Freedom Fighters are headed to jail. Their political failures and involvement in criminal activities have led to their downfall.

  • The rise of Cyril Ramaphosa disrupted the opposition, including the EFF, causing them to lose momentum and face a political crisis they couldn't handle.

  • Despite early victories, the EFF's inability to sustain success and their involvement in scandals like the VBS saga have contributed to their decline. Malema and Shivambu now face the consequences of their actions.

  • The EFF's lack of political acumen and their descent into criminal activities have sealed the fate of Malema and Shivambu. Their downfall serves as a cautionary tale of political and ethical failures.
Jan. 6 marchers at Republican convention complicate efforts to avoid subject: Several delegates were in the mob outside the Capitol or involved in organizing ...
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Jan. 6 marchers at Republican convention complicate efforts to avoid ...
Quick Glance: J.D. Vance's Pre-VP Pick Criticisms of Trump
  • Vance has criticized Trump in the past, labeling him as a 'cynical asshole' or 'America's Hitler'.

  • He likened Trump to 'cultural heroin' that offers simple solutions but cannot deliver.

  • Vance admitted to finding Trump unbearable and considered voting for a third-party candidate.

  • Following the 'Access Hollywood' scandal, Vance publicly criticized Trump and emphasized the un-Christian nature of justifying his behavior.
WATCH: This undated video shows a passenger riding on a motorcycle being attacked and robbed by a gang in broad daylight at the Victoria University-ESO corner ... Show more
Filmmaker Mohamed Zakaria, 29, stayed behind in the besieged Sudanese city of El Fasher in order to tell the story of the suffering there. But finally ... Show more

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Meru County Assembly to initiate a third impeachment motion against Governor Kawira Mwangaza tomorrow; residents argue that the Executive and assembly are ... Show more
Youth in Baringo County gather in Kabarnet town to begin operation 'Occupy Kabarnet' in a push to demand accountability and good governance from Governor ... Show more
Third child dies after East Ham house fire: One child was pronounced dead at the scene on Saturday morning while a second child died overnight in hospital.
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Third child dies after East Ham house fire
Quick Glance: Tragedy in East London: Third child succumbs to injuries after house fire
  • Following a devastating fire in East London, a tragic turn of events unfolded as a third child succumbed to injuries.

  • The incident took place at a house on Napier Road in East Ham, with five individuals, likely members of the same family, being hospitalized.

  • One child was declared deceased at the scene on Saturday morning, while another child passed away later in the hospital.

  • The Metropolitan Police confirmed that a third child passed away in the hospital on Monday.
Elon Musk explains Tesla Robotaxi event delay: Elon Musk said he asked for an "important design change to the front" of Tesla's Robtaxi ...
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Elon Musk explains Tesla Robotaxi event delay
Zuma’s MK Party takes SABC to court for using term ‘GNU’: MKP wants the court to declare the public broadcaster’s use of the term unconstitutional.
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Zuma’s MK Party takes SABC to court for using term ‘GNU’
FOOD SECURITY: Jigawa disburses loans to 8,432 workers to cultivate crops: To ensure a level playing ground for all workers to have an equal chance of selection ...
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FOOD SECURITY: Jigawa disburses loans to 8,432 workers to cultivate crops
How Tshifhiwa Matodzi blew it - VBS style: The mastermind of the VBS looting went from living the high life in glitzy resorts to living in a Randburg back room
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How Tshifhiwa Matodzi blew it - VBS style
Quick Glance: The Downfall of Tshifhiwa Matodzi: A VBS-Style Recap
  • The mastermind behind the VBS heist squandered hundreds of millions of rand on global travels and stays in some of the world's most exclusive destinations - only to find himself broke and living in a back room in a middle-class suburb.
At Vienna Airport: Passengers were stuck on the plane for five hours: A defect in several auxiliary turbines on the ground prevented a machine from starting ...
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At Vienna Airport: Passengers were stuck on the plane for five hours
Lawmakers in Gambia reject bill that would have overturned ban on female genital cutting
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Lawmakers in Gambia reject bill that would have overturned ban on female ...
Quick Glance: Gambia Upholds Ban on Female Genital Cutting
  • Gambia's parliament has decided to maintain the ban on female genital cutting, marking a victory for women's rights activists in the West African nation.

  • After a contentious debate, a bill that would have repealed the ban on female genital cutting was rejected, sparking widespread fear.

  • While the practice is associated with tradition and religion by some proponents, experts have found it can cause significant health harms.

  • As legislation focuses on enforcing the ban, activists and survivors remain steadfast in opposing female genital cutting to protect women's rights.
K24 JOURNALIST Catherine Wanjeri Kariuki rushed to hospital after police shoot and injure her while she was covering anti-government protests in Nakuru ... Show more
Rabies among seals in South Africa: eight people bitten: South African authorities warn of rabid seals on beaches near Cape Town. This is the world's first ...
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Rabies among seals in South Africa: eight people bitten
R59 million Powerball jackpot ticket was purchased using Standard Bank app: The winning Powerball jackpot ticket was purchased by a banking app and had not been ...
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R59 million Powerball jackpot ticket was purchased using Standard Bank app
What's at stake after the postponement of parliamentary and council elections in Cameroon? Could it jeopardize the aspirations of key opposition figures such ... Show more
WATCH: National Unity Platform (NUP) party leader, Robert Kyagolanyi aka Bobi Wine addressed a rally at Kizinda playground in Bushenyi District today ... Show more
A 'new era' in malaria control has begun with a vaccination campaign for children in Ivory Coast
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A 'new era' in malaria control has begun with a vaccination campaign for ...
Gareth Southgate quits as England manager after FA talks and Euro 2024 failure: England manager Gareth Southgate has ended speculation over his future by ...
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Gareth Southgate quits as England manager after FA talks and Euro 2024 ...
Pushed down station stairs: man dies after attack in Uelzen - The perpetrator was probably a refugee
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Pushed down station stairs: man dies after attack in Uelzen - The ...
Quick Glance: Man Dies in Uelzen Train Station: Suspect in Custody for Manslaughter
  • A 55-year-old man dies in Uelzen train station after an 18-year-old allegedly pushed him down the stairs, leading to his death. The suspect was put in custody for manslaughter. An autopsy of the victim is planned to determine the cause of death.

  • Police suspect the man died from a skull-brain trauma after being pushed on a staircase towards the tracks. There are witnesses and video footage to clarify the incident.

  • The suspect may have been under the influence of drugs at the time of the crime. He was already known to the police and had been arrested for several offenses. Prior to the incident, he committed a theft and assaulted another man.

  • Despite a previous arrest and detention, the suspect was released as there was no legal basis for longer imprisonment. The tragic event raises questions about whether the death of the 55-year-old could have been prevented.
'A public apology, pay back the money and Blade Nzimande must resign': A former leader in the SACP has called on the party to pay back R3m it allegedly ...
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'A public apology, pay back the money and Blade Nzimande must ...
A shocking video reveals SAPS officers using excessive force against a fisherman at Umkomaas Beach, sparking demands for an urgent investigation ... Show more
The body of Burundi's former president, Pierre Buyoya, was repatriated to his home country today, over three years after being buried in Mali. Buyoya ... Show more
Former Trócaire Executive Director Justin Kilcullen dies: The former Executive Director of Trócaire Justin Kilcullen has died.
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Former Trócaire Executive Director Justin Kilcullen dies
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Stars of award-winning Egyptian film describe defying social norms: The female stars of an Egyptian street theatre troupe that is the subject of a prize-winning ...
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Stars of award-winning Egyptian film describe defying social norms
Gov Eno to build 18-floor Towers in Lagos amidst food crisis: The governor disclosed this on Monday in Uyo.
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Gov Eno to build 18-floor Towers in Lagos amidst food crisis
Newly-appointed Correctional Services Minister Pieter Groenewald has said prisons across the country are battling with overcrowding ... Show more
Oil tanker capsizes off the coast of Duqm: Duqm: The Maritime Security Centre has reported that an oil tanker flying the Comoros flag has capsized 25 nautical ...
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Oil tanker capsizes off the coast of Duqm
Ruto government groping in the dark as Gen Z step up protests: President William Ruto’s administration has continued to give different versions of who or what ...
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Ruto government groping in the dark as Gen Z step up protests
Watch: Heavy rains, hail lash parts of UAE amid rising temperatures; authority warns motorists - News | Khaleej Times
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Watch: Heavy rains, hail lash parts of UAE amid rising temperatures; ...
Quick Glance: Heavy Rains and Hail Hit Parts of UAE Amid Rising Temperatures; Authority Warns Motorists
  • On Tuesday, heavy rains and hail occurred in various parts of the UAE, providing relief to residents amidst increasing temperatures.

  • The National Centre of Meteorology issued orange and yellow alerts in certain eastern regions of the country to caution residents about potential hazards during outdoor activities.

  • Videos released by Storm Centre depict heavy rains accompanied by strong winds hitting the streets of Al-Qua Razin in Abu Dhabi during the evening.

  • According to the NCM, heavy rains with hail were observed in Al Dhafra's Gasyoura region, with moderate to heavy rainfall reported in other areas of Al Ain.
Meghan Markle reunites with old pal after two years as Hollywood A listers 'snub' her
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Meghan Markle reunites with old pal after two years as Hollywood A listers ...
‘We are also GenZ’, policeman tells Eldoret protester after arrest
The Cameroonian government has announced the postponement of parliamentary and municipal elections from 2025 to 2026, igniting a fierce debate ... Show more
Femicides in Kenya: Did a serial killer really kill 42 women in Kenya?: It would be one of the worst series of murders in history: In Kenya, a man is said to ...
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Femicides in Kenya: Did a serial killer really kill 42 women in Kenya?