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Man Set To Be First Black African In Space Killed In Motorbike Accident

A South African man who won the chance to be the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family announced on Sunday. Mandla Maseko, a part-time DJ, and candidate officer with the South African Air Force, was nicknamed “Afronaut” after landing a coveted seat to fly 103-kilometers (64 miles) into …

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Congolese Rebel Bosco ‘Terminator’ Ntaganda Found Guilty Of War crimes

ICC judges on Monday convicted Congolese rebel chief Bosco “Terminator” Ntaganda of war crimes including directing massacres of civilians and rape, in a badly-needed victory for prosecutors in The Hague. Ntaganda, 45, was a key leader who gave orders to “target and kill civilians” in Democratic Republic of Congo’s volatile, mineral-rich Ituri region in 2002 …

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Jeffrey Epstein Arrested On Sex Trafficking Charges In New York

Jeffrey Epstein has been arrested on sex trafficking charges in the New York area, after having long been followed by accusations of molesting young girls. Jeffrey Epstein, who is expected to appear before a federal magistrate on Monday, was arrested Saturday at a New Jersey airport after arriving from Paris in his private jet. Epstein …

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Prince Harry And Meghan’s Son Archie Christened In A Chapel At Windsor Castle

Prince Harry and Meghan’s baby son Archie was on Saturday christened in the chapel at Windsor Castle in a private ceremony following his birth in early May. The couple’s first child — who is seventh in line to the British throne — wore a handmade replica of the royal christening robe, which was made in …

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African Leaders To Sign Landmark Trade Deal At AU Summit

African leaders will meet Sunday in Niger for the African Union (AU) summit, to sign a landmark free trade agreement, and to discuss looming security and migration crises on the continent. In a “historic” moment for the 55-member bloc, according to its chairman Moussa Faki, heads of state will officially launch the African Continental Free …

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