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We don’t want to be like Besigye who had no plan – Kenya’s Raila Odinga

  Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga has finally set the 30th of January, as the date he and his deputy Kalonzo Musyoka will swear themselves in as Kenya’s leaders. The leaders vowed to resist pressure from their supporters to “lift the Bible and be sworn into office casually”, saying they will follow a strict programme drawn by their advisers. “We now have a plan,” Mr Odinga said. “It is not about carrying the Bible alone. We must have a…

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Trump Talks About War With North Korea. Here’s How Horrific That Would Really Be

  President Donald Trump’s taunt this week that his “Nuclear Button” was bigger and more powerful than North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s once again raised the specter of armed conflict between the U.S. and Kim’s regime. Trump has been engaged in an intense and at times juvenile battle of insults and threats with Kim since he took office. In that same time, Pyongyang has rapidly expanded its nuclear and missile capabilities. Amid the constantly escalating rhetoric between Trump and…

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Israel Tells African Migrants, Asylum-Seekers To Leave Or Go To Jail

Almost 40,000 undocumented African migrants in Israel will soon face a grim choice: uproot their lives and leave now, or risk going to jail indefinitely. The Israeli cabinet on Wednesday approved a plan that would see the government give $3,500 to undocumented African migrants who agree to leave before the end of March. Those who remain in Israel by that deadline would face indefinite detention. Israel’s interior minister and public security minister described the agreement as “two options: voluntary deportation or sitting in…

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