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Drought
Warder (Ethiopia) (AFP) - The Somali people of Ethiopia's southeast have a name for the drought that has killed livestock, dried up wells and forced hundreds of thousands into camps: sima, which means "equalised".  It's an appropriate name, they say, because this drought has left no person untouched, spared no...
“All my guys call me Ronaldo”… That’s part of the lyrics of Davido’s recent single “FALL”. And it definitely captured the Real Madrid footballer’s attention. Davido who is currently in Miami for a video shoot with Olamide couldn’t hold back his excitement as he shared it on his Snapchat. Actress Rosaline...
Rosaline Meurer
Actress Rosaline Meurer, penned an open letter to her future husband… She wrote; BIAFRA: Women throw their wrappers on the ground for Nnamdi Kanu to walk on Dear Future Husband, I want to spoil you, encourage you, and love you. I want to be there beside you as you’re fulfilling your dreams–...
Russian President Vladimir Putin
Washington (AFP) - Russia has canceled a meeting with senior US diplomats in the wake of Washington's decision to reinforce sanctions imposed over its interference in Ukraine and occupation of Crimea. US Under Secretary of State Tom Shannon had been due in St Petersburg on Friday to mend diplomatic fences...
Russian diplomat Vladimir Voronkov
United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The United Nations on Wednesday announced the appointment of its first counterterrorism chief, Russian diplomat Vladimir Voronkov. The new high-level position was created by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to strengthen counterterrorism efforts that had been dispersed among several UN agencies and departments. Islamic militants attack...
Philippine military
Marawi (Philippines) (AFP) - Islamic militants launched a day-long assault on a southern Philippine village Wednesday during which they held 31 people hostage inside a school, authorities said, raising fears of spreading violence as other jihadists fought a month-long urban war nearby. Hundreds of gunmen attacked a lightly guarded military...
The Niger Delta Enterprise Initiative (NDEI) commends the Executive Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for leading and reviving the call for the full adoption of true federalism in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.   It is unfortunate that five decades after independence from colonial British, the Nigeria, a nation...
Cristiano Ronaldo
MADRID (Reuters) - Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will testify on July 31 in a case in which he is accused of hiding income from the tax authorities, court officials said on Tuesday. The Spanish prosecutor says the Real Madrid forward knowingly used a business structure to hide his image rights...
Man jailed for dangling baby from window
A court in Algeria has sentenced a man to two years in prison for dangling a baby out of a window in order to attract "likes" on Facebook. The man posted a picture of himself holding the baby out of a window in a high-rise building with the caption: "1,000...
The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 41-year-old man Adeoye Oreyomi, for allegedly chaining his 13-year-old son, Demola, hands and feet over N2,000 theft, Punch reports. The suspect who lived on Dokun Street, Ewuga in Sagamu, Ogun State, according to police reports, was said to have stripped the boy naked...
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