The writer Lemn Sissay has beaten former politician Lord Peter Mandelson in the election for the chancellor of the University of Manchester. They featured on a shortlist of three nominees including Hallé Orchestra music director Sir Mark Elder. In a ballot of university staff and former students, Mr Sissay received 7,131 votes while Sir Mark polled 5,483 and Lord Mandelson gained 5,269 votes.
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Ethiopian lawmakers voted Tuesday to lift a state of emergency imposed three months ago across the country to curb widespread anti-government protests. The ending of the
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Kenyan police have fired tear gas at opposition protesters a day after their leader Raila Odinga announced his withdrawal from the presidential race, saying he
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The unrest raises questions about the future of Ethiopia’s “ethnic federalism” system of governance, which is supposed to offer a degree of self-determination to the