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Four arrested as police probe theft of 10 crates of eggs at Kenyan Deputy President's home

Police have arrested four people suspected of stealing 10 crates of eggs worth Sh2, 500 at Deputy President William Ruto's farm in Sugoi, Uasin Gishu County.

Saudi frees Nigerian held in drug-trafficking case

Nigeria’s government has secured the release of Zainab Aliyu, an undergraduate who was arrested in Saudi Arabia for alleged drug trafficking.

Somali-American model Halmia Aden wears hijab in Sports Illustrated

Somali-American model Halima Aden just made history by gracing the pages of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue wearing a hijab and burkini. The Kenyan-born model said it was a "dream come true."

Japan emperor Akihito abdicates the throne making him the first monarch to step down in 200 years

Japanese emperor Akihito is stepping down from the throne after a three-decade reign and this makes him the first monarch to abdicate the throne in the country in 200 years.

Akihito, 85, who prayed to a Shinto sun this morning, starting a day of ceremonies to mark the end of his reign.

Mexico is one of the 'most dangerous country' in the world - President Trump

President Trump has described Mexico as one of the world’s "most dangerous" countries in a Monday night tweet.

Pogba's World Cup-winning boots sell for 30,000 euros

The football boots with which Paul Pogba effectively won the World Cup for France last year were sold for 30,000 euros ($33,470) at a Paris auction on Monday.

'Boyz n the Hood' director John Singleton dies at 51 after being taken off life support

American movie director, John Singleton has died at the age of 51.

Singleton suffered a major stroke after experiencing weakness in his legs, and was admitted to the hospital on April 17.  On Monday, his family decided to take him off life support and he died a few hours later at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles.

President Akufo-Addo Accepts Hon. Rockson Bukari’s Resignation From Office

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Monday, 29th April, 2019, accepted the resignation from office of Hon. Rockson Bukari, Minister of State at the Office of the President.