Onize Ohikere

Onize is a reporter for WORLD Digital based in Abuja, Nigeria.

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Hong Kong starts week with more violence

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/11/19, 10:30 am

Protesters in Hong Kong set one man on fire on Monday and a police officer shot a protester. The Hong Kong Hospital Authority said the two injured men remain in critical condition. Another police officer drove a motorcycle through a group of demonstrators. On Sunday, police fired tear gas at protesters who vandalized shops and a subway station.

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Bolivia’s president steps down

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/11/19, 10:22 am

Bolivian President Evo Morales on Sunday said he was resigning for the “good of the country” after 14 years in office. The South American nation descended into deadly protests after Morales claimed he won a fourth term on Oct. 20 and many accused him of election fraud. The country’s military chief called for his resignation after police guards outside the presidential palace abandoned their posts.

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Wildfires rage across Australia

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/11/19, 10:17 am

Officials in Australia’s most populous state declared a state of emergency on Monday. Some 1,500 firefighters are battling 60 fires throughout New South Wales. The fires have killed at least three people and injured more than 100 others, including firefighters, since Friday.

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