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Officer who shot Daunte Wright was training new recruit at time of shooting

The 26-year veteran of the force can be heard saying: “Holy s***. I just shot him!” in bodycam footage after allegedly intending to tase Mr Wright but shooting him instead.

Former Trump official barred from public office after admitting violating the Hatch Act on ethics

Lynne Patton, who was appointed a regional administrator with Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in 2017, admitted to violating Hatch Act – that prohibits some federal employees from participating in political activities.

Man allegedly shoots husband of former co-worker, attempts to kidnap her after leaving candy at doorstep

Davis was sent to a hospital and treated for his injuries. He’s currently at the Tulsa County Jail, facing several charges including first-degree burglary, kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon, pointing a deadly weapon and stalking.

President’s infrastructure plan faces GOP hurdle as Trump ‘puts off presidential library’

Speaking on CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday, however, his energy secretary said Mr Biden will be willing to propel his spending plan forward, with or without GOP support.

Libya takes first batch delivery of Covid vaccines

The country has registered around 1,000 new cases per day in recent weeks, but the difficulty of obtaining a test means that the real numbers may be far higher.

Bangladesh ferry sinks, five dead, many missing

Hundreds of people die each year in ferry accidents in Bangladesh, a low-lying country that has extensive inland waterways but lax safety standards.

Black Easter as bandits kill five in Kaduna community

One of the assailants, Sani Safiyanu was arrested for profiling and investigation while the victim was rushed to the hospital for treatment

Van driver celebrates £1m scratchcard win: I couldn’t believe it was real

On Good Friday, a £122 million EuroMillions jackpot, which has now been claimed, was won by a single UK ticket-holder.

Tanzania’s new president surely can’t be worse than the old one

John Magufuli, whose death was announced on March 17th, was a covid-denying populist who ran a ruthless authoritarian regime. Many believe that the virus killed him.

Ten killed in suicide bomb attack in Somali capital

"We overran Bariire base, burnt three military vehicles and took two vehicles," Abdiasis Abu Musab, al Shabaab's spokesman for military operations, told Reuters, referring to a brief occupation of Bariire.

Kenya hits back at UK travel ban with strict measures

They will also have to pay to take two Covid-19 tests. Kenyan nationals are exempt from the new rules.

US lifts Trump’s sanctions on ICC prosecutor, court official

Rights groups applauded Biden for throwing out Trump’s sanctions — Amnesty International called them an “act of vandalism” against international justice — but called for Biden to go further, by supporting the court’s work and making the US a member country.

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Nigeria on the 1st spot In Africa, 6th globally among high tuberculosis burden countries

Estimates from WHO global report 2020 suggest that TB kills 18 Nigerians every hour, 47 Nigerians develop active TB every hour (seven of which are children).

Fuel subsidy rises to N500bn, NNPC rules out price hike

“Following GMD #NNPC Mallam @MKKyari’s intervention in the National Association of Road Transport Owners/Petroleum Tanker Drivers impasse, PTD has just announced the suspension of its planned strike until closure of discussion between both parties.

Repentant militants, kidnappers become pastors

currently we have eight of them that are full-time pastors in OPM branches.

The African tragedy: the negative effects of superstitions and religion

"We must never remain silent in the face of bigotry. We must condemn those who seek to divide us. We must...