Ex French president Sarkozy vows to vanquish ‘Gaddafi gang’

Investigators say former Libyan leader, Muammar Gadaffi, bankrolled Sarkozy’s election.

Trump fires National Security Adviser, McMaster

President has sacked several top officials lately.

Why we did not sign Africa free trade agreement — Zambia

Nigeria too did not sign the treaty.

Trump warns Biden: I’ll beat you “fast and hard”

“Crazy Joe Biden is trying to act like a tough guy,” Mr. Trump tweeted.

South Korea’s ex-president Lee Myung Bak arrested on graft charges

Myung Bak, who becomes the fourth former South Korea president to be arrested on corruption charges, risks 45 years in prison

Kenyan woman wins $25,000 in damages after giving birth on hospital floor

Kenya is one of the world’s 10 most dangerous countries for women in labour, with 488 women dying of pregnancy-related causes per 100,000 live births

Israel investigates possible breach of privacy by Facebook

The investigation is coming a day after Cambridge Analytica, a British consulting company, was accused of harvesting data of Facebook users without permission

600 guests for British Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding

Around 200 guests have also been invited to a private reception at Frogmore House, hosted by the Prince of Wales.

Russian presidential candidates spent $28 million on campaigns – Election Commission

According to the CEC, eight registered candidates collected 1,660,334,418 rubles.

Zimbabwe striking doctors turn down govt offer

The doctors said they do not agree with the government offer.

Kenya Airways puts 9-month pretax loss at $59 million

“Elections contributed to a 20 per cent drop in domestic traffic.”

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Vatican communications chief resigns amid ‘lettergate’ controversy

He said he was leaving in order not to “delay, damage or even block’ an ongoing reform.

More Cameroonians arriving Nigeria amid crisis — UN

The UN warns the Nigerian government against forcible return of those fleeing Cameroon.

Ex-president Sarkozy faces second day of questioning in Libyan funds case

Sarkozy has denied wrongdoing.

Zambia uncovers $8 billion tax scam at prominent mining firm

The country’s tax agency says the company classified imported spare parts and other consumables as mining machinery, which attract no custom duty

British lawmakers invite Facebook’s Zuckerberg to explain data policy

A cross-party committee of British lawmakers is examining the role of Facebook as part of an inquiry into the role of “fake news” in British politics

Ex-French President Sarkozy arrested over Gaddafi money

France opened a judicial inquiry in 2013.

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China vows to punish Taiwan for separatism

Taiwan is one of China’s most sensitive issues and a potentially dangerous military flashpoint.

Zambia bans cabinet minister from parliament for slapping lawmaker

Verbal abuse is common among members of parliament in Zambia but physical assault is rare.

Pope Francis waves to crowds as he arrives to his inauguration mass on 19 March 2013.

Pope to visit Roman jail to perform pre-Easter feet-washing ritual

The pope will visit the prison infirmary, wash the feet of 12 prisoners.

Facebook under pressure as U.S., EU call for probes into data practices

Facebook shares closed nearly 7.0 per cent on Monday.

ICC to go ahead with inquiry into killings despite Philippines’ withdrawal

Philippines has initiated the process to withdraw from the International Criminal Court

Gaddafi’s son, Saif Islam, to run for president

Saif’s lawyer says he is in a secure spot in Libya and will soon address the people in a televised speech

Self-driving car kills female pedestrian in U.S.‎

‎ Uber has suspended all tests following the crash .

Egypt poll: Sudan’s Al-Bashir backs Al-Sisi’s election bid

Ties between the two countries have appeared to fray in recent months, as Cairo grew restless over a Sudan-Turkey naval agreement.