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Daily Archives: January 3, 2019

NIGERIA ARMY STATE THAT BOOK HARAM IS NOT BETTER EQUIPPED THAN THEM.

The Nigerian Army has debunked reports that the ragtag Boko Haram fighters are better equipped than Nigerian soldiers, dismissing them as propaganda and psychological warfare against troops. Army spokesman, Brigadier-General Sani Kukasheka Usman, in a statement that addresses various issues and concerns about the ongoing counter-insurgency war in Nigeria’s north east, accused some misguided elements in the society of waging ...

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APPLE BLAMES CHINA FOR DROP IN SALES

Apple has rattled investors with news that its sales have been slowing, blaming economic weakness in China. In a surprise disclosure, the iPhone maker said it anticipated revenue of about $84bn (£67bn) for the three months to 29 December. In November it forecast sales of at least $89bn – a prediction that had already disappointed investors. Apple’s share price sank ...

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KIM KARDASHIAN AND KANYE WESTS EXPECTING A FOURTH CHILD

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expecting a fourth child – again using a surrogate, according to multiple media reports on Wednesday. Celebrity magazines Us Weekly and People quoted sources close to the couple as saying the surrogate was pregnant and expected to give birth in May. Representatives of the reality TV star and her rapper husband did not respond ...

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CHINA MOON MISSION LANDS CHANG’E-4 SPACECRAFT ON FAR SIDE

China’s space programme made history this morning when its Chang’e 4 lunar spacecraft successfully touched down on the moon’s far side, which has never been explored. The lunar lander and rover spacecraft completed the world’s first soft-landing on the uncharted far side at 10.26am Hong Kong time, near the moon’s south pole, before taking the first photograph of that part ...

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PAKISTAN SEEKS FURTHER BAIL OUT FUNDS TO ‘AVOID ECONOMIC CRISIS’

The latest injection is on top of Beijing reportedly pledging US$2 billion in July last year to help Pakistan weather its turbulent economy In the past year the rupee has lost more than a fifth of its value against the US dollar China has pledged to lend an additional US$2 billion to Pakistan to increase the foreign exchange reserves of ...

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