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Haiti struck by deadly 7.2-magnitude earthquake

A powerful earthquake has struck the Caribbean nation of Haiti, killing at least 304 people and injuring more than 1,800. The 7.2-magnitude quake hit the west of the country on Saturday morning, toppling and damaging buildings including churches and hotels. The prime minister said there was “extensive damage” and declared a month-long state of emergency. Haiti is still recovering from a devastating 2010 earthquake. The epicentre of Saturday’s quake was about 12km (7.5 miles) from the town of Saint-Louis du Sud, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. – – The…

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Africa World 

President of Haiti killed in attack at private residence

Mr Joseph said in his statement that “all measures had been taken to guarantee the continuance of the state”. He also condemned what he called a “hateful, inhumane and barbaric act,”. Just received the news the Haitian president of Haiti has been Assassinated 🇭🇹 — Wyclef Jean (@wyclef) July 7, 2021 – – Jovenel Moïse, 53, came to power in February 2017, after his predecessor, Michel Martelly stepped down. Sourced from Africa Feeds

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Is Zimbabwe’s Economy More Advanced Than ‘Rest of Africa?’

President Robert Mugabe’s comments that Zimbabwe was the next most advanced country after South Africa caused a lot of debate in social media and other social circles. The president admitted that the country was facing economic challenges nonetheless. Today, it is not easy for Zimbabweans and other observers to agree with Mugabe prima facie. It would take a deep analysis not jingoism, for some to eventually realise that he may not have been way off the mark depending on the perspective from which one is looking at. Modern-day judgment of…

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