APDA blasts APC – Shelve 2019 Re-election Bid, focus on your Blurred Vision

A group of young Nigerian professionals under the aegis of The Young Leaders Forum of Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA YLF) has broken silence over the consistent lame excuses emanating…

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Libyan navy rescues 272 migrants from stranded boats

BENGHAZI, Libya — Libya’s navy says it has rescued 272 migrants whose vessels were stranded in the Mediterranean Sea as they tried to reach southern Europe. A navy statement late…

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Senegal experiments with bilingualism

The official language in Senegal is French, but there are another 21 national languages recognised. Many children arrive at school after speaking wolof, serréré or pulaar at home for years…

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“If Zuma gets immunity, we will take Ramaphosa to court” – Julius Malema

The future of Jacob Zuma is very much up in the air right now. He remains the President of South Africa, but no longer rules the roost in the ANC….

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Sisters Raffal, left, and Farah Khaled are first-year students at Mosul University in Iraq. They're standing outside the university library, which was burned down, along with most of its books, by ISIS when it controlled the city.
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Life After ISIS: One Sister Wants To Rebuild. The Other Can’t Wait To Leave

Farah Khaled stands in front of the scorched and twisted steel beams of the destroyed Mosul University library. Red and green ribbons stand out against the blackened metal — remnants…

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Ex-Ivorian Star Emmanuel Eboue Is Dead

Former Arsenal star Emmanuel Eboue is reportedly dead after committing suicide, London Police can confirm Broke Eboue, who had struggled with long-term depression was found dead in his sister’s North…

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Palestinian security forces push away demonstrators from the convoy of Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III, during a protest against his visit to the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Saturday. Majdi Mohammed/AP

Palestinian Christians Attack Greek Orthodox Patriarch To Protest Land Deals

Palestinian security forces push away demonstrators from the convoy of Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III, during a protest against his visit to the Church of the Nativity in…

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The Iranian oil tanker "Sanchi" was ablaze after a collision with a freighter off China's east coast Sunday. Its entire 32-person crew is missing, as rescue efforts are hampered by bad weather and the fire. AP

32 Missing After Iranian Oil Tanker Collides With Chinese Bulk Ship Off China’s Coast

The Panama-registered tanker “Sanchi” was sailing from Iran to South Korea carrying 136,000 tonnes of crude oil when it collided with a Chinese freighter, Reuters reports. Its entire 32 person…

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Pope Francis baptized 34 babies Sunday in an annual ceremony in the Sistine Chapel. He repeated advice from previous years: mothers should feel free to breastfeed during the service.AP

Pope Francis Once Again Encourages Mothers To Breastfeed In The Sistine Chapel

There are many spaces where women are discouraged from breastfeeding in public. Museums, airlines, and even hospitals have come under fire for not giving new moms enough support, or admonishing…

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‘We fell in love in a Libyan detention camp’

  Mabel Emmanuel and Steven Ekhiator began a romance in a most unlikely place – detention camp for African migrants in Libya. Theirs is a story of hope amidst the…

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