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Nigerian student protesters demand South Africans leave the country Thursday, 23 Feb 2017

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian protesters on Thursday demanded that South African citizens and businesses leave the country and vandalised the head office of mobile phone giant MTN in Abuja in retaliation for anti-Nigerian violence in South Africa.  Full Article

 
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Somali president appoints oil firm executive as PM Thursday, 23 Feb 2017 

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's newly elected president on Thursday appointed the country director of British firm Soma Oil and Gas as the new prime minister, raising questions about possible conflicts of interest in the Horn of Africa country.  Full Article  

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United ease past St Etienne but suffer injury blows Thursday, 23 Feb 2017 

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United strolled into the Europa League last 16 despite having Eric Bailly sent off after Henrikh Mkhitaryan's first-half goal secured a resounding 4-0 aggregate victory over St Etienne on Wednesday.  Full Article  

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Malaysia says VX nerve agent was used in murder of Kim Jong Nam 03:17 GMT 

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - VX nerve agent, a chemical on a U.N. list of weapons of mass destruction, was used to kill the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in last week's bizarre murder in a busy Kuala Lumpur airport, Malaysian police said on Friday.  Full Article  

 
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