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The Clarion-Ledger
History: Freedom Riders arrested25, 1774: A group of Africans held as slaves in Massachusetts Bay colony (a cen
History: Freedom Riders arrested
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 hours ago
25, 1774: A group of Africans held as slaves in Massachusetts Bay colony (a center for slave trade) declared that they were born free just like the white citizens and “have never forfeited this Blessing by any compact or agreement whatever.” In... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
British envoy Blake remembers poet Nazrul, says recent attacks are assault on Bangladesh’s freedombefore the adoption in 1948 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, with
British envoy Blake remembers poet Nazrul, says recent attacks are assault on Bangladesh’s freedom
Bdnews24.com / Posted 5 hours ago
before the adoption in 1948 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, with its statement that ‘all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights’. “He gave powerful voice to a passionate belief that every person has the right... Read more
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Bolton News
Former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson backs school's animal rights campaignstar Pamela Anderson. Simon Hunt, year six teacher, said: "Pamela is a campaig
Former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson backs school's animal rights campaign
Bolton News / Posted 14 hours ago
star Pamela Anderson. Simon Hunt, year six teacher, said: "Pamela is a campaigner for animals — she is anti-fur. "Born Free Foundation has been retweeting the work the class has been doing and I think she has picked it up from... Read more
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ABC News
Who Is This Future Game Show Host?Danes seen here in her senior year in 1997 at Le Lycee Francais de Los Angeles.
Who Is This Future Game Show Host?
ABC News / Posted 23 hours ago
Danes seen here in her senior year in 1997 at Le Lycee Francais de Los Angeles. Right, Actress Claire Danes attends the Born Free Africa Mother's Day Family Carnival at Hudson River Park Pier 45, May 11, 2014, in New York. Seth Poppel/Yearbook... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Human Rights Conundrum in Women's Meetings Every Yearshould seem so utterly dismal? According to the first article of the UN Declar
The Human Rights Conundrum in Women's Meetings Every Year
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
should seem so utterly dismal? According to the first article of the UN Declaration of Human Rights, all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights, endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit... Read more
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iol.co.za
Burning of universities is counter-revolutionaryof violence as an expression of our discontent. * Wa Azania is a student at Rh
Burning of universities is counter-revolutionary
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
of violence as an expression of our discontent. * Wa Azania is a student at Rhodes University and author of Memoirs of a Born Free: Reflections on the Rainbow Nation. ** The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent... Read more
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Everett Herald
Highway 99 renamed in honor of Snohomish settler William P. StewartP. Stewart, an African-American Civil War veteran who settled in Snohomish afte
Highway 99 renamed in honor of Snohomish settler William P. Stewart
Everett Herald / Posted 2 days ago
P. Stewart, an African-American Civil War veteran who settled in Snohomish after serving in the Union Army. Stewart, born free in Illinois in 1839, was a private in the 29th U.S. Colored Volunteer Infantry. He enlisted in Chicago in early... Read more
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Daily Mail
How YOU cared for these brown bearsbecoming separated from their mothers and were then imprisoned in a dog pound.
How YOU cared for these brown bears
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
becoming separated from their mothers and were then imprisoned in a dog pound. Our article told how two charities, the Born Free Foundation and The Mayhew Animal Home, had launched the Bear Me In Mind appeal to help save bears in captivity –... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Shark tangled in fishing line saved by beachgoersthat the shark has fish hooks and a line attached to its mouth. The trio quick
Shark tangled in fishing line saved by beachgoers
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
that the shark has fish hooks and a line attached to its mouth. The trio quickly cuts the line and the men carry the shark back to the ocean. The video ends with a shot of the large hook that the men removed from the shark’s mouth. Born free, ba... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Shark tangled in fishing line saved by beachgoersthat the shark has fish hooks and a line attached to its mouth. The trio quick
Shark tangled in fishing line saved by beachgoers
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
that the shark has fish hooks and a line attached to its mouth. The trio quickly cuts the line and the men carry the shark back to the ocean. The video ends with a shot of the large hook that the men removed from the shark’s mouth. Born free, ba... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Shark tangled in fishing line saved by beachgoersthat the shark has fish hooks and a line attached to its mouth. The trio quick
Shark tangled in fishing line saved by beachgoers
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 5 days ago
that the shark has fish hooks and a line attached to its mouth. The trio quickly cuts the line and the men carry the shark back to the ocean. The video ends with a shot of the large hook that the men removed from the shark’s mouth. Born free, ba... Read more
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USA Today
Shark tangled in fishing line saved by beachgoersto its mouth. The trio quickly cuts the line and the men carry the shark back
Shark tangled in fishing line saved by beachgoers
USA Today / Posted 6 days ago
to its mouth. The trio quickly cuts the line and the men carry the shark back to the ocean. The video ends with a shot of the large hook that the men removed from the shark’s mouth. Born free, baby! Read or Share this story: http://usat.ly/27ze... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Racism will not ‘come right’ by itselfeverybody born before 1994 was received into the environmental hazard of legisl
Racism will not ‘come right’ by itself
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
everybody born before 1994 was received into the environmental hazard of legislated racism. Everybody born post 1994 was born free, but is not free because elections do not make us non-racial, the aftermath of apartheid design strewn everywhere.... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Pet lovers in big Belfast rally for stiffer penalties on crueltycruelty." As well as pet owners and vets, a number of animal welfare organisat
Pet lovers in big Belfast rally for stiffer penalties on cruelty
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
cruelty." As well as pet owners and vets, a number of animal welfare organisations attended the demonstration including Born Free, USPCA and Cliff Duff from Badger Group NI. Also in attendance was cat and chicken owner and UUP leader Mike... Read more
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Daily Record
Experience nature — at the moviesfishing and trout streams, it’s hard to beat this story of two boys growing up
Experience nature — at the movies
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
fishing and trout streams, it’s hard to beat this story of two boys growing up in rural Montana on the Blackfoot River; •Born Free (1966) — This Oscar-winning movie about a husband and wife living in northern Kenya raising an orphaned lion cub,... Read more
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dna
A year in captivity, Ranthambore's Ustad tamedto have become relaxed and comfortable in its demarcated house, some 500km away
A year in captivity, Ranthambore's Ustad tamed
dna / Posted 8 days ago
to have become relaxed and comfortable in its demarcated house, some 500km away from its actual home where the big cat was born free. T24's one-hectare enclosure, which is off tourist limits, has eight high-definition cameras staring at the big... Read more
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Pitchfork
LUH: Spiritual Songs for Lovers to Sing Album Reviewof the ease of a privileged few/But I earned a life like this ... It is somethi
LUH: Spiritual Songs for Lovers to Sing Album Review
Pitchfork / Posted 13 days ago
of the ease of a privileged few/But I earned a life like this ... It is something that you’ll never understand/We are born free to exploit this land." The ensuing drop, a punishing gabber beat reminiscent of Björk and Arca’s "Black Lake,"... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Lion cub photo-shoot draws charity's fireby the magazine and spoke of his continued love of nature and the difficulties
Lion cub photo-shoot draws charity's fire
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
by the magazine and spoke of his continued love of nature and the difficulties of getting old. But the photos angered The Born Free Foundation, a British charity that rescues animals around the world. It is concerned the pictures will encourage... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Adamson's Cultural Paintings Return to Nairobivalue the collection holds is of great use to our scientists and experts in var
Adamson's Cultural Paintings Return to Nairobi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
value the collection holds is of great use to our scientists and experts in various fields." Adamson is best known for the Born Free story which recounts her experience in raising an orphaned lioness in the 1950s. But long before this endeavour she... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Property Rights are Necessary to Protect Africa’s Wildlife – A Message for Richard Leakeyfirst-hand a great deal of poaching. Some of it by government employees. Never
Property Rights are Necessary to Protect Africa’s Wildlife – A Message for Richard Leakey
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
first-hand a great deal of poaching. Some of it by government employees. Never mind. I also ran into Joy Adamson of Born Free fame out in the bush. It was in the middle of the afternoon, so Adamson had her tracker and scout lay a fire, and... Read more
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The Huffington Post
A Major Loophole In The Tiger Trade Is Closing, But It's Not Enough To Curb Traffickingillegally traffic in tigers or tiger parts abroad, according to Kate Dylewsky,
A Major Loophole In The Tiger Trade Is Closing, But It's Not Enough To Curb Trafficking
The Huffington Post / Posted 18 days ago
illegally traffic in tigers or tiger parts abroad, according to Kate Dylewsky, a spokesperson for the animal advocacy group Born Free USA. "But it will probably have no effect whatsoever on private ownership," she told The Huffington Post. As many... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Exploiting History for Political, Economic Gaintwo main pillars of Zimbabwe's industrial sector, despite the genocidal implica
Exploiting History for Political, Economic Gain
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
two main pillars of Zimbabwe's industrial sector, despite the genocidal implications of this manoeuvre. When Zimbabwe's born free generation study US policy on their beloved nation, it will be interesting to hear their opinions on why President... Read more
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Evening Standard
What Boaty McBoatface will actually be callednight actress and wildlife campaigner Virginia McKenna added her voice, saying
What Boaty McBoatface will actually be called
Evening Standard / Posted 18 days ago
night actress and wildlife campaigner Virginia McKenna added her voice, saying he had “inspired millions”. The star of Born Free went on: “I can think of no more fitting way to recognise his outstanding contribution than by naming the UK’s new... Read more
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express
First 14 days of life: Human embryos grown in a LAB for almost two weeksa time when the basic body shape is determined.” Related articles Scientists d
First 14 days of life: Human embryos grown in a LAB for almost two weeks
express / Posted 19 days ago
a time when the basic body shape is determined.” Related articles Scientists develop embryo among stars... This baby was born free of cancer gene thanks to miracle doctors Published in the journals Nature and Nature Cell Biology, the research... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
How Malema and others rose above a system that failed themone year after Nelson Mandela walked out of jail, Malaika wa Azania chronicles
How Malema and others rose above a system that failed them
Mail & Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
one year after Nelson Mandela walked out of jail, Malaika wa Azania chronicles the story of her life in her Memoirs of a Born Free. She paints vivid pictures of the poverty, resistance and violence of black life in the townships and squatter... Read more
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iol.co.za
Celebs pay tribute to their momstheir supportive moms. Singer/songwriter Lira, who is also a coach on The Voi
Celebs pay tribute to their moms
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
their supportive moms. Singer/songwriter Lira, who is also a coach on The Voice SA and has released her sixth album, Born Free, attributes her success to her mom's tough love. While Buyi Radebe-Lichaba, 60, an insurance product manager at... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Driver had a monkey on his back even before he got arrestedTwo monkeys found in conditions deemed deplorable by Pennsylvania officials wer
Driver had a monkey on his back even before he got arrested
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 days ago
Two monkeys found in conditions deemed deplorable by Pennsylvania officials were sent to the the Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary, a 186-acre free-ranging facility in Dilley, Texas, about 75 miles south of San Antonio. Two monkeys found in conditions... Read more
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BBC News
Don't pooh-pooh it: Making paper from elephant dungwith financial assistance and support from the United States Agency for Interna
Don't pooh-pooh it: Making paper from elephant dung
BBC News / Posted 19 days ago
with financial assistance and support from the United States Agency for International Development, and UK animal charity Born Free Foundation.Image caption A Nampath Paper notepad made from elephant dung The idea was that the surrounding farmers... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Crimes against animals are still crimeswhen they grow up? Then there is more obvious mistreatment of animals. Barry M
Crimes against animals are still crimes
Northumberland Today / Posted 19 days ago
when they grow up? Then there is more obvious mistreatment of animals. Barry MacKay, formerly of Zoocheck, now of Born Free USA, wrote to the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA.) At the beginning of his April... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Stamford chimp attack victim seeks federal primate regsexotic animals like large cats, wolves, bears, reptiles and primates, according
Stamford chimp attack victim seeks federal primate regs
Greenwich Time / Posted 20 days ago
exotic animals like large cats, wolves, bears, reptiles and primates, according to the nonprofit animal advocacy group Born Free USA. Thirteen states require owners to obtain a permit or license to possess exotic animals. People in the U.S.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Stamford chimp attack victim seeks federal primate regsexotic animals like large cats, wolves, bears, reptiles and primates, according
Stamford chimp attack victim seeks federal primate regs
Stamford Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
exotic animals like large cats, wolves, bears, reptiles and primates, according to the nonprofit animal advocacy group Born Free USA. Thirteen states require owners to obtain a permit or license to possess exotic animals. People in the U.S.... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Stamford chimp attack victim seeks federal primate regsexotic animals like large cats, wolves, bears, reptiles and primates, according
Stamford chimp attack victim seeks federal primate regs
Connecticut Post / Posted 20 days ago
exotic animals like large cats, wolves, bears, reptiles and primates, according to the nonprofit animal advocacy group Born Free USA. Thirteen states require owners to obtain a permit or license to possess exotic animals. People in the U.S.... Read more
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iol.co.za
Thanks, mom, you've made me who I amsupportive moms Lira (Singer/songwriter) Lira, who is also a coach on The Voi
Thanks, mom, you've made me who I am
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
supportive moms Lira (Singer/songwriter) Lira, who is also a coach on The Voice SA and has released her sixth album, Born Free, attributes her success to her mom’s tough love. While Buyi Radebe-Lichaba, 60, an insurance product manager at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Conversation With Hage Geingobstill, but indeed a true democracy in the true sense of the word. Our governanc
A Conversation With Hage Geingob
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
still, but indeed a true democracy in the true sense of the word. Our governance architecture is in place. We have regular free and fair elections. Our macroeconomic architecture is also good. Our banking system is working. We get good ratings from... Read more
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express
Grieving mum told to prove dead partner is baby’s dadmachine in hospital.Related articles Miracle baby born after mother survives c
Grieving mum told to prove dead partner is baby’s dad
express / Posted 22 days ago
machine in hospital.Related articles Miracle baby born after mother survives car crash while in labour This baby was born free of cancer gene thanks to miracle doctors Just a month later Jodie and Jamie’s baby Olivia Sanders was born. Now... Read more
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express
This baby was born free of cancer gene thanks to miracle doctors THIS is the “designer baby” who has been saved from cancer before even being
This baby was born free of cancer gene thanks to miracle doctors
express / Posted 23 days ago
THIS is the “designer baby” who has been saved from cancer before even being born. Laura and Jonathon did not want baby Noah to be born with neurofibromatosis Although desperate to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Scary statistics should shock us into actionthat takes its youth and its future seriously. It’s our choice as the youth to
Scary statistics should shock us into action
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
that takes its youth and its future seriously. It’s our choice as the youth to make. * Wa Azania is author of Memoirs of a Born Free: Reflections on the Rainbow Nation ** The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Kenya burns ivory in stance against poachingpoaching of elephants and rhinos, and send a clear message to the world that Ke
Kenya burns ivory in stance against poaching
Sky News Australia / Posted 23 days ago
poaching of elephants and rhinos, and send a clear message to the world that Kenya's natural assets are not for sale. The Born Free Foundation wholeheartedly welcomes the courageous move by Kenya. President and co-founder of the Born Free... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Kenya's fiery message to poacherspoaching of elephants and rhinos, and send a clear message to the world that Ke
Kenya's fiery message to poachers
Sky News Australia / Posted 24 days ago
poaching of elephants and rhinos, and send a clear message to the world that Kenya's natural assets are not for sale. The Born Free Foundation wholeheartedly welcomes the courageous move by Kenya. President and co-founder of the Born Free... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Kenya wins praise for decision to destroy ivory‚ in world's largest burnclear message to the world that Kenya’s natural assets are not for sale. Will
Kenya wins praise for decision to destroy ivory‚ in world's largest burn
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 24 days ago
clear message to the world that Kenya’s natural assets are not for sale. Will Travers OBE‚ President and Co-Founder of the Born Free Foundation‚ who will be present at the event‚ said in a statement: "When Kenya first burned 12 tonnes of ivory way... Read more
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DW
Property market booming in Soweto |Africa's youth pushes for united nation 29.04.2014 South Africa's young genera
Property market booming in Soweto |
DW / Posted 25 days ago
Africa's youth pushes for united nation 29.04.2014 South Africa's young generation was born after apartheid ended. The "born free" generation believes in Nelson Mandela's dream of a free and fair society and is pushing for a united rainbow... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Kenya to burn biggest ever stockpile of ivoryin elephant populations. About 30,000 to 50,000 elephants a year were killed fr
Kenya to burn biggest ever stockpile of ivory
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 25 days ago
in elephant populations. About 30,000 to 50,000 elephants a year were killed from 2008 to 2013 alone, according to the Born Free Foundation, and the rate of killing is outstripping the rate of births in Africa. Prior to the burning, as much... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
To Burn or Sell Ivory - Which Can Put an End to Elephant Poaching?- which resulted in phenomenal increase in price," Kahumbu said. In a conserva
To Burn or Sell Ivory - Which Can Put an End to Elephant Poaching?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
- which resulted in phenomenal increase in price," Kahumbu said. In a conservation presentation, Will Travers of the Born Free Foundation that following the sale in 2008, poaching levels began to "relentlessly escalate" and the price of ivory... Read more
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The Hindu
Dia Mirza embarks on a new journeyBreakups and Zindagi, Dia says “People presume that I’m not doing anything else
Dia Mirza embarks on a new journey
The Hindu / Posted 25 days ago
Breakups and Zindagi, Dia says “People presume that I’m not doing anything else when I’m off-camera. I run a film company, Born Free Productions, have scripts to read, work on the content for websites, it’s humungous! I’m also associated with three... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
(Free)domSouth African story) historical turmoil. In many mays, this is validating the o
(Free)dom
News 24 South Africa / Posted 25 days ago
South African story) historical turmoil. In many mays, this is validating the often obscure identity of those termed the “born-frees.” The term “born-free” is a title often scorned upon by many, fundamentally questioning the revolution and it’s... Read more
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DW
To burn or sell ivory: Which can put an end to elephant poaching? |- which resulted in phenomenal increase in price," Kahumbu said. In a conserva
To burn or sell ivory: Which can put an end to elephant poaching? |
DW / Posted 25 days ago
- which resulted in phenomenal increase in price," Kahumbu said. In a conservation presentation, Will Travers of the Born Free Foundation that following the sale in 2008, poaching levels began to "relentlessly escalate" and the price of ivory... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Verdict On Swapo Four - Lessons for Namibiais, young people aged around 32. With such a large youth voter majority who we
Court Verdict On Swapo Four - Lessons for Namibia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
is, young people aged around 32. With such a large youth voter majority who were born after independence - the so-called 'born free', gone are the days when young people would support political parties and politicians blindly. With the young... Read more
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Bolton News
Young citizens take campaign to ban wild animals from circus to 10 Downing Streetbright one indeed.” The will be accompanied by MPs, including Green Party MP C
Young citizens take campaign to ban wild animals from circus to 10 Downing Street
Bolton News / Posted 26 days ago
bright one indeed.” The will be accompanied by MPs, including Green Party MP Caroline Lucas, and representatives from the Born Free Foundation. Zara Dillon, in year six, said: “I am excited to go to London and I am hoping to help put a stop to... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
ADOPT A PET: Rescue dogs from Mexico availableBolo, Luna, Estrella, Blondie and 12 other dogs were all transferred from Mexic
ADOPT A PET: Rescue dogs from Mexico available
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 26 days ago
Bolo, Luna, Estrella, Blondie and 12 other dogs were all transferred from Mexico, they are true rescue dogs. They were born free on private property and were protected and cared for by the land owner. He took all the dogs to be sterilized and... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Realising freedom todaya group of young people gathered at Lawley Station informal settlement, in the
Realising freedom today
Daily Maverick / Posted 26 days ago
a group of young people gathered at Lawley Station informal settlement, in the south of Johannesburg. The nonracial, “born-free” group had come together to feed children ahead of Christmas. They had planned the activity themselves, based on... Read more
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