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Gbagbo to return home after ICC acquittal

Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo is expected to return home, 10 years after he was taken to the International Criminal Court (ICC) on charges of crimes against humanity. Mr Gbagbo has been living in the Belgian capital Brussels since his release from detention three years ago. His successor and rival President Alassane Ouattara invited […]
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British Black Lives Matter activist shot in London

Prominent Black Lives Matter activist Sasha Johnson is in a critical condition after being shot, her political party says. The Taking the Initiative Party said she was being treated in intensive care after being shot in the head in the early hours of Sunday morning. The incident happened in Southwark, south London, just before 03:00 […]
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Kenyan TV station suspended for airing porn

The communication regulator in Kenya has suspended a television station and fined it for airing a pornographic scene during a children’s programme. Mt Kenya television has been fined 500,000 Kenyan shillings ($4,600:£3,300). The station will also be off the air for four weeks for the offence. During the same programme, the station aired content that […]
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Derek Chauvin found guilty in death of George Floyd

After less than a day of deliberation, jurors found Derek Chauvin guilty of all charges over George Floyd’s death The jury returned guilty verdicts of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter The former police officer was filmed kneeling on Floyd for over nine minutes during his arrest last May The video footage led to protests […]
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Rebels kill Chad’s president Idriss Déby

Chad’s President Idriss Déby has died suddenly in clashes with rebels in the north of the country at the weekend, the army has said on state TV. His death came shortly after provisional election results which projected he would win a sixth term in office, with 80% of the vote. The government and parliament have […]