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Donald Trump Escorted Off Stage Amid Gunfire at Pennsylvania Rally

Donald Trump Escorted Off Stage Amid Gunfire at Pennsylvania Rally

Former President Donald Trump was abruptly escorted off stage during a campaign rally in Butler, Pennsylvania after gunshots were reportedly heard. The incident intensified when Trump was seen with visible blood on his face, leading security to quickly shield and evacuate him, ensuring his safety as the Republican presidential candidate.

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2024 UK Election Kicks Off: Anticipation Builds for Potential Shift in Political Landscape

2024 UK Election Kicks Off: Anticipation Builds for Potential Shift in Political Landscape

The UK heads to the polls to decide between the Conservative Party's Rishi Sunak and the Labour Party's Keir Starmer in its first national election in five years. With economic challenges and political uncertainties at the forefront, the election result could signal a pivotal change in the country's leadership and policies.

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Prominent Kenyan Politician Maina Wanjigi Passes Away at 92

Prominent Kenyan Politician Maina Wanjigi Passes Away at 92

Maina Wanjigi, a notable figure in Kenyan politics and the father of businessman Jimi Wanjigi, passed away at 92. Wanjigi was known for his roles in various ministerial positions and his contributions to the Gikomba Market and free primary education. His political journey spanned multiple decades and saw him both rise and fall in the political landscape.

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Kenyan Legislature Endorses Army Deployment Amid Tax Hike Protests

Kenyan Legislature Endorses Army Deployment Amid Tax Hike Protests

Kenya’s National Assembly has given the green light for military assistance to police forces during nationwide protests against tax hikes. The approval was met with opposition from the Law Society of Kenya, which plans to challenge the move in court. President William Ruto justifies the tax increases, suggesting they are necessary to manage the national debt.

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House Votes to Hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in Contempt Over Withheld Biden Audio

House Votes to Hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in Contempt Over Withheld Biden Audio

In a 216-207 vote, the House of Representatives decided to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress for not providing an audio recording of President Joe Biden’s interview in his classified documents case. This has led to accusations of political maneuvering and heightened partisan tensions.

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Macron Calls for Snap Legislative Elections After EU Vote Defeat: A Bold Move for French Democracy

Macron Calls for Snap Legislative Elections After EU Vote Defeat: A Bold Move for French Democracy

In a bold move, President Emmanuel Macron of France has dissolved the National Assembly and called for snap legislative elections. This decision follows a significant defeat in the European Parliament elections, where Macron's party secured only 15% of the vote. The outcomes may reshape French politics.

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Jacob Zuma Threatens Electoral Commission Over Poll Results

Jacob Zuma Threatens Electoral Commission Over Poll Results

Jacob Zuma of the MK Party has issued a veiled threat to the Electoral Commission (IEC), demanding a rerun of the polls in KwaZulu-Natal. Zuma warned of potential unrest if the IEC announced the results before resolving claims of electoral irregularities, showcasing a troubling challenge to democratic processes.

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Kenya President Ruto Reverses Muguka Ban Amidst Controversy and Protests

Kenya President Ruto Reverses Muguka Ban Amidst Controversy and Protests

Kenya's President William Ruto has overturned a controversial ban on the stimulant muguka in several regions. Endorsing muguka as a legal crop, he allocated $3.7m to expand its cultivation, sparking opposition from religious groups and a drug abuse agency.

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Deputy President Gachagua Poised for Counterattack Amidst Political Turmoil

Deputy President Gachagua Poised for Counterattack Amidst Political Turmoil

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua is preparing to retaliate after a week of silence following attacks from various quarters. He was due to respond at a church service in Endarasha, Kieni, but the event was cancelled. Gachagua faces a potential power struggle with President Ruto, with his position as Mt Kenya's leader being challenged by other politicians.

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