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BETTY MUZANIRA: The Ugan­dan op­po­si­tion politi­cian won in the Rukun­giri District Wo­man MP by-elec­tion, beat­ing the rul­ing NRM’S Win­fred Mat­siko whose 2016 elec­tion was nul­li­fied in March. ZINE­DINE ZI­DANE: The Real Madrid coach ten­dered a shock res­ig­na­tion from the club just five days af­ter lead­ing the Span­ish club to a third suc­ces­sive Cham­pi­ons League win. YAHYA JAMMEH: The for­mer Gam­bian pres­i­dent was sued over a fake HIV/AIDS cure that he created in 2007. At the time, Jammeh claimed the cure was re­vealed to him by his an­ces­tors in a dream. ARKADY BABCHENKO: The Rus­sian jour­nal­ist faked his own mur­der with the aid of the Ukrainian se­cu­rity ser­vices, a bid to foil what it said was a real as­sas­si­na­tion plot by Rus­sia against him. MUHAM­MADU BUHARI: The Nige­rian pres­i­dent as­sented to a new Bill, low­er­ing the age for pres­i­den­tial can­di­dates from 40 to 35, and state gover­nors and se­na­tors from 35 to 30. The min­i­mum age for assem­bly members will now be 25.

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