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Robert Mugabe, who once said 'only God' could ever remove him, dies at 95

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe, who was once feted as an independence hero but whose 37-year rule left his country deeply divided and nearly broke, has died at the age of 95.

To his loyal supporters, he remained until his death the revered leader who ushered in independence after bringing an end to white-minority rule.

But to his critics, Mugabe was the caricature of an African dictator who oppressed his opponents and ruined a country to retain power, which he was forced to relinquish, at the age of 93, in 2017.

16 year old cops top National Photography Award

Micah James is just 16 years old and has become the youngest ever winner of National Photograph of the year in the Photomania competition put out by the T&T Photographic Society.

The announcement was made at the Prize Giving and Exhibition Opening Night that was held on Wednesday at the Art Society of T&T in Port of Spain.

In addition to the National Photograph Award, James also copped 3rd place Under 18 Digital Art, 2nd place Nature, 2nd place Landscape, 1st place Nature and 1st place street and photojournalism.

Bahamas death toll rises to 20

The Min­is­ter of Health in the Ba­hamas, Dr Du­ane Sands has con­firmed that the death toll from Hur­ri­cane Do­ri­an now stands at 20, as at 6 pm yes­ter­day.

There were 17 deaths in Aba­co and three in Grand Ba­hama.

Pray for us, Bahamas PM pleads

“Please pray for us.”

The words of the prime min­is­ter of The Ba­hamas, Dr Hu­bert Min­nis on Sun­day as the joint-most pow­er­ful hur­ri­cane ever to form in the At­lantic, bat­tered his coun­try with a mon­ster Cat­e­go­ry 5 hur­ri­cane with gusts as high as 225 mph.

Autopsy to be conducted today on 15 year old girl found dead

An autopsy is expected to be conducted on the body of a 15-year-old girl who was found dead at her home in Tarouba.

Reports suggest that at about 9 am on Tuesday, the girl's mother left her and her 6-year-old sister at home.

However, upon the mother’s return, she discovered the girl unresponsive.

Crime scene investigators and a district medical officer visited the scene.

Today’s autopsy will determine the cause of death.

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