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Why African Union Wants To Be More Like EU

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Libyan dictator Muammar el-Gaddafi, killed by rebels in 2011, left behind a legacy of chaos,[5] brutality and trauma. But he also left a surprisingly modern political vision of a Pan-African state. In 1999, Gaddafi began to push for the creation of an African Union (AU), modeled loosely on its European counterpart, the EU.[8] Check also: East African Governments In Plans ...

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Michael Jackson’s Children May Lose Their £900m Inheritance

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Michael Jackson’s children will reportedly lose the majority of their £900 million inheritance – after the singer died with debts of over £500 million. The music icon’s children, Prince, 19, Paris 17, and Blanket, 14, were due to inherit the star’s fortune when they turn 30, but tax authorities are believed to be seeking £555 million from Jackson’s estate. Check ...

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Russia Is Happy Uganda’s President, Yoweri Museveni Was Re-elected, But The U.S. And EU Aren’t So Sure


Yoweri Museveni triumphed in Uganda’s presidential elections on Thursday, prompting a range of reactions from the international community. Museveni, who has been in power since 1986, won 60.8 percent of the vote, ahead of main rival Kizza Besigye on 35.4 percent in a highly contentious election. The day was marred by a social media blackout and seven-hour delays in ballots ...

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Israel Is Reportedly Sending Away Unwanted African migrants


Israel has recieved a huge number of migrants and refugees, those who are fleeing from conflict areas in middle east and Africa, this around, it is reportedly sending away unwanted African migrants to other countries under secretive deals. Europe is also battling the issue and last year the EU proposed an ‘African trust fund’ to pay countries billions of dollars ...

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Over 100 People dead and 200 injured due to crane collapse at Mecca mosque in Saudi Arabia

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A crane collapsed at the Al Haram mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia on Friday, many have been reportedly dead and many others wounded. Many cranes where installed around the mosque for many months trying to re-construct the mosque. Check also: African Migrants: Over 950 Died In The Sea Trying To Travel To Europe For Greener Pastures The sandstorm that hit mecca ...

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