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After days of speculation, it has been confirmed that North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un did pay a visit to Beijing. The visit, confirmed by China and North Korea, was Mr Kim's first known foreign trip since taking office in 2011.

He held "successful talks" with President Xi Jinping, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

The human rights organisation Amnesty International has condemned Kenya's refusal to let opposition lawmaker Miguna Miguna appear before court.

The politician, who was deported from Kenya in February, has been held at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport since arriving on Monday.

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has told a UK broadcaster his coalition is considering legal action against Facebook.

Speaking to Channel 4 News, Mr Odinga accused the social media giant of "co-operating" with groups like Cambridge Analytica - the scandal-hit company used by his rival, Uhuru Kenyatta.

The group, which is accused of exploiting the data of millions of Facebook users, worked for current President Kenyatta in both the 2013 and 2017 elections.

Lawyers representing South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma have said they will challenge the state prosecutor’s decision to charge him with corruption, reports IOL news site.

Mr Zuma was issued with court summons in connection with a multi-billion dollar arms deal yesterday.

Four casts of Nelson Mandela's hands were made by mining group Harmony Gold in 2002

Gold castings of the hands of South Africa's first black President Nelson Mandela have been sold for $10m (£7m) in bitcoin. Canadian crypto-currency exchange firm Arbitrade bought four casts from South African businessman Malcolm Duncan.

The firm said it planned to launch a global "Golden Hands of Nelson Mandela" tour to educate young people about the anti-apartheid icon's life.

This is the first time artefacts of Mr Mandela have been sold in bitcoin.

A Georgia woman recently landed in jail after she purposely drove her SUV into a concrete pole to show her kids that God would protect them if they had faith.

Traffic camera footage shows 25-year-old Bakari Warren driving northbound on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, in Gwinnett County, Georgia, before crossing into the southbound lanes and crashing straight into a concrete pole.

Voters will choose between the opposition candidate Julius Maada Bio and Samura Kamara of the governing party.

The courts in Sierra Leone are due to decide shortly whether Tuesday's presidential run-off can go ahead. This after a governing party member took legal action in a bid to get a forensic audit of the first-round results.

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