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Convicted US Killer Requests Death By Firing Squad

Convicted US Killer Requests Death By Firing Squad

BBC A killer who may become the first person put to death in Nevada in 15 years has requested the use of a firing squad rather than lethal injection. Lawyers for Zane Michael Floyd, who are fighting a possible June execution date, say their client's request is "not a delaying ...

Zimbabwe

Sewer Tunnel Poses Hazard To Bulawayo Residents

Sewer Tunnel Poses Hazard To Bulawayo Residents

By Bulawayo Correspondent THE rehabilitation of Bulawayo’s Charlotte Crescent sewer trunk main and the deep tunnel outflow sewer at Aiselby farm is posing a serious hazard to inhabitants and properties located along the trench. The city embarked on the Deep Sewer Rehabilitation project in March 2016. The project came to ...

Africa

Over 100 Chibok Girls Still Missing 7 Years After School Abduction

Over 100 Chibok Girls Still Missing 7 Years After School Abduction

Africa News Parents and relatives gather for prayers at the Chibok school where hundreds of schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram jihadists seven years ago. Several more mass kidnappings of schoolchildren have occurred in northern Nigeria since Chibok, resulting in hundreds of schools being shut in a region where the ...

World

Chad's President Idriss Déby Dies After 'Clashes With Rebels'

Chad’s President Idriss Déby Dies After ‘Clashes With Rebels’

BBC Chad's President Idriss Déby has died of his injuries following clashes with rebels in the north of the country at the weekend, the army has said. The announcement came a day after provisional election results projected he would win a sixth term in office. The government and parliament have ...





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