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Trump already impeached for the second time — waiting for senate decision

The US house of representatives has voted 232-197 to impeach President Donald Trump for a record second time. On Wednesday, the majority of house members — including 10 of Trump’s fellow Republicans — voted in favour of impeaching him for encouraging his supporters to storm the Congress on January 6. The impeachment resolution charges Trump with just one article: “incitement

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US Election unrest: US is disgracing democracy —Turkish president

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday called the storming of the US Congress by Donald Trump’s supporters a disgrace that has “shocked humankind”. Erdogan had developed a close personal friendship with the outgoing US leader and had waited three days before congratulating Joe Biden over his November 3 presidential election win. But he pulled no punched in condemning what

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‘I’m outraged by violence’ — Trump says after return to Twitter

US President Donald Trump has finally condemned the chaos caused by his supporters at Capitol Hill. Supporters of Trump, on Wednesday, overrun the legislative building while lawmakers were in the process of certifying Joe Biden’s victory in the November 3 presidential election. The protesters had marched to the building after they were addressed by Trump, disrupting the event and forcing

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BREAKING: I won’t attend Biden’s inauguration – Trump

President Donald Trump says he will not attend the inauguration of Joe Biden, his successor. Trump, who has repeatedly contested his defeat in the recent election, announced this via Twitter on Friday. Biden will take over from him on January 20, 2021, an event which the outgoing president ought to attend as is often the case. “To all of those

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Elon Musk become world’s richest man

Elon Musk, the South Africa-born American CEO of electric car company, Tesla, has become the world’s richest man. Musk overtook Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO, on Thursday, following a 4.8 percent surge in Tesla’s share price. The 49-year-old had his net worth rise $188.5 billion at 10:15 a.m. in New York, $1.5 billion more than Bezos, who has held the top

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US Elections: Pence has can reject fraudulently chosen electors – Trump

Ahead of Wednesday’s joint session of the congress, US President Donald Trump says Mike Pence, the vice president, has the power to “reject fraudulently chosen electors”. The January 6 session is usually a formal exercise presided over by the vice-president acting in as presiding officer of the senate to certify Electoral College votes. In the November 3 presidential election, Joe

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#US Elections: Police arrest Republican who voted with dead mother’s ballot

Bruce Bartman, a Republican, has been arrested for allegedly using his dead mother’s ballot to vote for President Donald Trump in last month’s United States election. He was charged with unlawful voting and perjury for allegedly pretending to be his dead mother while casting his ballot in the November election in Pennsylvania. Prosecutors said the 70-year-old registered two dead people

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#US Elections: I and the American people are very disappointed in the United States Supreme Court – Trump

The US President, Donald Trump, says he he and Americans are very disappointed in the country’s Supreme Court following the rejection by the apex court of the Republican lawsuit seeking to overturn the victory of Democrat Joe Biden in last month’s presidential election. “I am very disappointed in the United States Supreme Court, and so is our great country!” the

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#LekkiMassacre: UK Parliamentarians to debate sanction on Nigerian officials over the Lekki Massacre

The UK Parliament has slated November 23 to debate sanctions against the Muhammadu Buhari administration over its handling of the historic #EndSARS protests last month. The parliamentarians is planning to debate a petition from hundreds of thousands of Nigerians that asking the parliament to look into the killings and gross violations of human rights abuses by security forces and other

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[VIDEO] #endsars: DJ Switch speaks to CNN’s Becky Anderson on the Lekki shooting incident

Popular DJ has expressed her disappointment in the way and manner that the Nigerian authorities have handled the #ENDSARS protests and the Lekki Shooting at the Lekki Toll Plaza. “Nigeria practices dictatorship with democratic face” – DJ Switch speaks to CNN’s Becky Anderson on the Lekki shooting incident. She had an exclusive interview with CNN’s Becky Anderson

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