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The Nairobi County Assembly Speaker, who was impeached early in the week, got a reprieve from the Labour Relations Court when it threw out an application to have her vacate office.
The Nigerian actor and producer had a major break when Netflix announced it had acquired rights for her movie titled “Lion Heart.” It is the first original Nollywood film to be bought by the service.
The 20-year-old tennis player, who recently won the US Open — her first Grand Slam title — is set to sign the biggest deal Adidas has ever agreed to with a female athlete at $8.5 million a year.
The New York governor beat back a primary challenge from activist and actress Cynthia Nixon, thwarting her attempt to become the latest insurgent liberal to knock off an establishment Democrat.
The Italian deputy prime minister likened African immigrants to slaves at a conference, drawing an angry response from Luxembourg’s foreign minister, who cursed at him in frustration.