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ZUMA DENIES HE WANTS FORMER AU COMMISSION CHAIR APPOINTED DEPUTY SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT

PRETORIA, South African Presidenct jacob Zuma has rejected allegations that he wants former AU Commission chairperson Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma to be appointed as deputy president of the country.

Dlamini Zuma, the former wife of …

FAMILIES IN SHOCK AFTER 18 DIE IN COLLISION BETWEEN TRUCK, TWO MINIMBUSES IN SOUTH AFRICA

NELSPRUIT, Families of 18 people who died during a collision between two minibuses and a truck in South Africa’s Mpumalanga Province have been devastated and left in shock.

The crash occurred on Tuesday morning on …

UN Peacekeeping Budget Cut By $600 Million

UNITED NATIONS � The U.N. General Assembly voted Friday to cut $600 million from the organization’s nearly $8 billion annual peacekeeping budget.

The move comes amid pressure from the Trump administration, which contributes more than …

News in Brief 27 June 2017 (AM) – Geneva

At least 50 migrants suspected dead in Niger desert

Fifty-two migrants are lost, suspected dead in a desert in central Niger, after they were reportedly abandoned by people smugglers, the UN said on Tuesday.

The …

FORMER IVORY COAST INTERNATIONAL TIOTE DIES AFTER COLLAPSE IN CHINA

BEIJING, Former Cote d’Ivoire midfielder Chieck Tiote died in hospital on Monday after his collapse during a training session with Beijing Enterprises Group Football Club.

In a statement, the Chinese first division club said Tiote …