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Tuface Idibia, Banky W to join rally on voters’ awareness

Multiple award-winning singer, Tuface Idibia, will participate in a mass voter mobilisation drive to encourage citizens to “protest at all tiers of government with their votes”, an advocacy group, EnoughisEnough, EiE, Nigeria, has said. Tuface (also known as 2Baba) will be joined by another star musician, Banky W, at the …

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200 arrested, dozens hurt in fresh Tunisia unrest

More than 200 people were arrested and dozens hurt during clashes in several parts of Tunisia, the interior ministry said Wednesday, after a second night of unrest driven by anger over austerity measures. Ministry spokesman Khalifa Chibani told local radio that 49 police officers were wounded during clashes across the …

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Iran at UN accuses US of ‘grotesque’ meddling

Iran on Wednesday angrily accused the United States at the United Nations of meddling in its domestic affairs after President Donald Trump backed anti-government protests. Iran’s UN Ambassador Gholamali Khoshroo said in a letter that the US government “has stepped up its acts of intervention in a grotesque way in …

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Trump vows ‘support’ for Iran protestors

US President Donald Trump pledged unspecified support for Iranians trying to “take back” their government Wednesday, extending a drumbeat of encouragement for countrywide protests. “Such respect for the people of Iran as they try to take back their corrupt government,” Trump tweeted early Wednesday. “You will see great support from …

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Togo says open to talks with opposition over demos

Togo’s government on Monday said it was working towards talks with its political opponents after more than two months of protests calling for President Faure Gnassingbe’s resignation. The first of three protests this week begins on Tuesday, stoking fears of a repeat of violence between opposition supporters, police and the …

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Resume or Resign protest is corruption fighting back- Presidency

The Presidency on Thursday dismissed the Resume or Resign protest as a ploy by ill-motivated supporters of the old corrupt order to scuttle the Buhari administration’s corruption fight, while emphasizing that the government would not be distracted by it. The government’s position was disclosed by the Senior Special Assistant to …

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