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3 stabbed at Nigeria’s ruling party rally

Lagos state Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode addressed thousands of supporters at the event, organized by Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress party.Violence broke out after members of a transport union stormed the campaign venue, said Lagos police spokesman Chike Oti. The violence was directed at supporters of a top transport union official, MC Oluomo (real name Musiliu
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Rwanda enforces ban on skin bleaching products

The East African country is leading a campaign against skin bleaching and substandard cosmetics, particularly products that include hydroquinone, a spokesman from the Rwanda Standards Board told CNN. "It is been implemented by the Ministry of Health and the Rwanda Food and Drug Authority and the Rwanda Standards Board," said Simeon Kwizera, the public relations and
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Egypt retrieves stolen ancient artifact from London auction

Written by Emily Dixon, CNN Egypt has recovered a stolen ancient artifact that was listed for sale at a London auction house, the country's Ministry of Antiquities has confirmed. The section of tablet — engraved with the cartouche, or royal symbol, of King Amenhotep I, who ruled between 1514 and 1493 BCE — was stolen from the Karnak Open Air Museum in Luxor, Egypt,