Trump endorses guns for teachers to stop shootings

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has expressed support for arming teachers and ending gun-free zones near schools at a White House event on gun violence. An armed teacher could end an attack “very quickly”, he said. Mr Trump floated the proposals as survivors of last week’s Florida school shooting […]

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No power, no cake: Mugabe ‘unloved’ on his 94th birthday

Over the years, the world and Zimbabweans, in particular, had grown accustomed to Robert Mugabe’s lavish birthday parties, characterised by grand cakes and pompous public gatherings. But his 94th birthday, the first he celebrated since he was ousted from power in November last year, was celebrated ‘behind the walls of his Harare mansion’ with no cake […]

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Five officers killed in SA police station raid

Five police officers and a soldier have been shot dead during a raid on their station in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province. In a statement, the South African Government News Agency said three officers were killed instantly. The off-duty soldier was shot as the assailants fled, taking two other officers hostage. Their bodies were found […]

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