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Mum Mary Commanday calls GOP 'opportunistic and cynical' for using son's name is election campaign.
Ministers also agreed to support all initiatives that could end security threats in the Arab world.
Sharon Osbourne reignited outrage against Eric and Don Trump Jr after she posted an image of them posing with a dead leopard.
More than a million children in the country have been orphaned because of HIV and Aids.
The NDA, which aims to bring Nigeria's oil production to zero, refutes claims made by the government and army.
Analyst Charles Laurie warns that backlash could weaken Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu-PF party.
The former resistance fighters allege President Mugabe is a manipulative dictator.
Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association has withdrawn long-term backing of 'dictatorial' Mugabe.
Army spokesman says troops attacked Boko Haram's makeshift camps and recovered several weapons.
A 'hyena' is hired by communities in various circumstances to provide sexual 'cleansing' rituals.
Since 2014, some 400,000 migrants have braved the dangerous crossing between Libya and southern Italy.
IBTimes UK interviews ex-SABC journalist fired for speaking out against perceived self-censorship.
Violence returns to Nigeria's Delta region, with militants fighting against perceived marginalisation.
The government also declared a three-day period of mourning beginning on 21 July for 17 soldiers slain in the violence.
Protesters called for electoral changes and for UDP President Yahya Jammeh to step down.