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  Washington - Donald Trump asserted in the final presidential debate that no one respects women more than he does. Yet in its closing moments, standing onstage with the first major-party female presidential nominee in US history, he called Hillary Clinton "such a nasty woman." Political pundits of both parties expressed...
Prez Buhari and wife Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's wife has warned him that she may not back him at the next election unless he shakes up his government. In a BBC interview, Aisha Buhari said the president "does not know" most of the top officials he has appointed. She suggested...
  Twenty-one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram have been freed, a senior Nigerian government official has told the BBC. The official wanted to remain anonymous and the government has not issued a statement. Previous reports of the girls' release have turned out to be wrong. The Islamist...
A woman has been jailed after putting her neighbours through "living hell" with her NOISY sex. Amanda Warfel, 25, Pennsylvania, US,  was ordered to spend up to 90 days in prison after her lovemaking was so loud it shook furniture in the neighbours home. As reported by the Daily Express , Warfel admitted...
Archbishop Desmond Tutu South Africa's Archbishop Desmond Tutu has revealed that he wants to have the option of an assisted death. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate and anti-apartheid campaigner said that he did "not wish to be kept alive at all costs", writing in the Washington Post newspaper on his 85th...
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the 52-year conflict with left-wing rebels. The Nobel committee in Norway praised him for his peace agreement with Farc rebels, signed last month after four years of negotiations. However, Colombians narrowly rejected the deal...
The death toll in Haiti as a result of Hurricane Matthew - the most powerful Caribbean storm in a decade - has soared to more than 300, officials say. Some 50 people were reported killed in the town of Roche-a-Bateau alone. The nearby city of Jeremie saw 80% of its buildings...
President John Dramani Mahama and his French counterpart Francois Hollande have held a closed door meeting at the Elysee.The discussion focused on the increasing French private sector investments in Ghana's economy and the security situation in the West Africa sub-region.Briefing the media after the meeting, President Mahama said 400...
President Mahama says the West must not force democracy on Africa, as it is not a one size fit all system.   He said different countries on the continent are at different stages of the democratic journey, which is evolving and must not be forced on a people.   The President says it...
At least 17 people have died in the Democratic Republic of Congo during protests calling for President Joseph Kabila to step down. Three of them were police officers, one of whom was burnt alive, according to the Interior Minister, Evariste Boshab. But opposition groups said 50 people died, with one witness...