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Tanzanian Girls’ Rights Activist Wins the UN Human Rights Prize

Tanzanian Girls’ Rights Activist Wins the UN Human Rights Prize

International December 13, 2018 at 7:54 am 0 comments

At just 31 years old, Rebeca Gyumi has a list of accomplishments anyone twice her age would be proud of. She has successfully challenged her country’s legal system, winning a landmark ruling in 2016 to raise the age of child marriage for

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Khashoggi picked as Time Magazine ‘Person of the Year’

Khashoggi picked as Time Magazine ‘Person of the Year’

International, News December 12, 2018 at 3:36 pm 0 comments

Time magazine on Tuesday announced Saudi-murdered Jamal Khashoggi and a group of journalists it called “The Guardians” as 2018 Person of the Year.
The persons honoured, according to the influential magazine are individuals “who have taken great risks in pursuing the truth.” They beat President Donald Trump, who was among

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Kevin Hart Steps Down as Oscars Host After Refusing Academy Demand to Apologize For Past Anti-Gay Comments

Kevin Hart Steps Down as Oscars Host After Refusing Academy Demand to Apologize For Past Anti-Gay Comments

Entertainment, International December 7, 2018 at 7:44 am 0 comments

Kevin Hart is stepping down as Oscars host just two days after the Academy announced he would take on the high-profile gig. The move came amid a mounting controversy after old tweets surfaced in which Hart expressed anti-gay sentiments and used homophobic terminology and slurs.

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Opposition will collapse, Buhari will win presidency – Economist

Opposition will collapse, Buhari will win presidency – Economist

International December 4, 2018 at 6:35 pm 1 comment

President Muhammadu Buhari: No fewer than 7,000 delegates from the All Progressives Congress (APC) ratified his re-election for a second term.
Nigerian opposition coalition may collapse before the 2019 general election and give way for the the re-emergence of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The respected and world renowned media outfit, Economist,

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UN Jet Evacuates 50 Wounded Houthi Rebels to Oman

UN Jet Evacuates 50 Wounded Houthi Rebels to Oman

International December 4, 2018 at 8:35 am 0 comments

Wounded Houthi rebels have been flown out of the Yemeni capital Sanaa for medical treatment to Oman on a United Nations plane.
The flight for the Omani capital took off at 6pm local time (1500 GMT) and carried 50 rebels, their escorts and a team of doctors, a security source

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George H.W Bush dies at 94

George H.W Bush dies at 94

International December 1, 2018 at 9:14 am 0 comments

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who presided over the end of the Cold War and routed Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi army died on Friday night at the age of 94, a family spokesman said.
Bush, the 41st president of the United States, lived longer than any of his predecessors. His

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