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Trump’s policy for Africa encouraging – Akufo-Addo

  During the 72nd United Nations General Assemby meeting, recently held in New York, the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, held a meeting with eight African leaders, including President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, where he acknowledged the tremendous potential of the continent for the development of …

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US will help Africa defeat terrorism – Trump – Starr Fm

President of the United States of America, Donald Trump has reiterated the commitment of his country to partner with the African Union to end violence, prevent the spread of terrorism, and to respond to humanitarian crises on the African continent. “Terrorist groups, such as ISIS, al-Shabaab, Boko Haram, and al …

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US would destroy North Korea – Starr Fm

US President Donald Trump has told the UN General Assembly that America would destroy North Korea if forced to defend itself or its allies. In his debut speech, he mocked North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, saying: “Rocket man is on a suicide mission.” North Korea has tested nuclear bombs and …

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Trump vows to ‘close government’ to build Mexico wall – Starr Fm

Donald Trump has vowed to close down the government if necessary to build his wall along the Mexico border. The US president told supporters at a “Make America Great Again” rally in Phoenix, Arizona, that the opposition Democrats were being “obstructionist”. During the 80-minute speech, he also took aim …

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Steve Bannon exits as Trump’s White House senior strategist – Starr Fm

White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is the latest top aide of President Donald Trump to leave his post. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed that Friday was his last day. His exit follows a review of his position by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. Mr Bannon, …

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Trump sacks media chief Anthony Scaramucci – Starr Fm

White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci has been fired after fewer than 10 days in the post. The former Wall Street financier had drawn criticism after calling a reporter to give a profanity-laced tirade against his colleagues. Mr Trump’s chief of staff Reince Priebus and spokesman Sean Spicer both …

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Caitlyn Jenner, Laverne Cox condemn Trump’s transgender military ban – Starr Fm

Two of the biggest voices in the transgender community are speaking out against President Trump’s plan to reinstate a ban on transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. armed forces. Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox took to social media on Wednesday to condemn Trump’s announcement. “There are 15,000 patriotic …

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Transgender people ‘can’t serve’ in US military – Starr Fm

US President Donald Trump says transgender people cannot serve in “any capacity” in the military. He tweeted that he had consulted with military experts and cited “tremendous medical costs and disruption”. The Obama administration decided last year to allow transgender people to serve openly in the military. But in …

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US Congress reach deal on fresh sanctions – Starr Fm

Leaders of both parties in the US Congress have agreed on legislation that allows fresh sanctions to punish Russia for alleged election meddling. The new legislation would also sharply limit President Donald Trump’s ability to lift any sanctions against Russia. He has previously said he needs diplomatic leeway with …

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