Saturday 16 February 2019
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Category: Education, Featured News, Politics, State/National News, World


Boko Haram Releases 21 Kidnapped Schoolgirls to Nigerian Government

By Staff   Boko Haram militants have released 21 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls to the Nigerian government, according to reports. The...

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Social Rights Activist Desmond Tutu Hospitalized for Infection

South African social rights activist Desmond Tutu has checked back into the hospital for a reoccurring infection that doesn’t seem to...

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On Mandela’s Birthday, a Call to Reflect and Volunteer

( – “Nelson Mandela International Day” – formalized by the U.N. General Assembly in November 2009 – recalls...

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Eighty-Four Killed in Nice, France During Terror Attack; Authorities Identify Suspect

By Staff   The driver of a large truck killed 84 people Thursday, including 10 children, in a terrorist attack during a Bastille Day...

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Another Take on Brexit from an African Perspective

( – Writing on the blogpost This Is Africa, Malawi journalist Levi Kabwato tackled the much reported story of...

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As Western Nations Drag Their Feet, African Children Drown

( – There’s no telling when the tidal wave of migrants embarking from Libya to hoped-for safe shores in Europe will...

Afghanistan mired in war as US combat command ends

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — American and NATO troops closed their operational command in Afghanistan on Monday, lowering flags in a...