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ESPN.co.uk
Bellew wants Haye cruiserweight boutI sparred with David Haye when I was an amateur and he was established, world-r
Bellew wants Haye cruiserweight bout
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 6 hours ago
I sparred with David Haye when I was an amateur and he was established, world-rated cruiserweight on the verge of the Commonwealth title, and let me tell you I wasn't found wanting when I was sparring with anyone. "I'm not saying I can mix... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Decolonisation Must Begin At Schoolswhich stated that the goal of the school was that "girls of different races and
Decolonisation Must Begin At Schools
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
which stated that the goal of the school was that "girls of different races and different denominations might meet in that commonwealth of letters which gave Erasmus and Shakespeare to the world." Regardless of whatever good intentions Aitken had,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Split As Besigye's Party Names House Leadersinterface to come up with names of who will head the four Opposition-led accoun
Split As Besigye's Party Names House Leaders
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
interface to come up with names of who will head the four Opposition-led accountability committees and a member for the pan-African Parliament, Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU), Commonwealth Parliamentary Association and the Africa, Caribbean,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Keeping African traditions aliveAfrican migrants keep traditions alive in New England With a smile as bright a
Keeping African traditions alive
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
African migrants keep traditions alive in New England With a smile as bright as his traditional dress donned especially for a photograph, Mutuota Kigotho's enthusiasm for life and his African heritage is infectious. At the University of New England... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Spotlight On Lahja Ishitileher arrival on the international sporting scene two years ago when, having just
Spotlight On Lahja Ishitile
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
her arrival on the international sporting scene two years ago when, having just turned 17, she won a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Competing in the T11/12 race for visually impaired athletes, Ishitile came second... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Names Chief Executives for Six Parastatalspostgraduate levels. On the professional front, Abari is a member of the Niger
Govt Names Chief Executives for Six Parastatals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
postgraduate levels. On the professional front, Abari is a member of the Nigerian Political Science Association (NPSA), African Political Science Association, the Nigerian Society of International Affairs and a founding member of the Africa... Read more
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Breitbart
Immigration Jumps By 20,000 Weeks Before Brexit Voteintroduce an Australian-style points-based system to bring in the skilled worke
Immigration Jumps By 20,000 Weeks Before Brexit Vote
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
introduce an Australian-style points-based system to bring in the skilled workers we need. This would mean talent from the Commonwealth would not be discriminated against in favour of Europeans. Steven Woolfe MEP, UKIP’s migration spokesman, said... Read more
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heraldscotland
UK net migration increases to second highest level on record"We let Europeans into Britain in their hundreds of thousands while imposing he
UK net migration increases to second highest level on record
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
"We let Europeans into Britain in their hundreds of thousands while imposing heavy restrictions on our friends from Asia, Africa, the Americas and the Commonwealth." Mr Woolfe said schools and hospitals could not cope with the ever increasing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Are Ministers in Office Illegally?instance, former Foreign Affairs minister Sam Kutesa yesterday, and in his offi
Are Ministers in Office Illegally?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
instance, former Foreign Affairs minister Sam Kutesa yesterday, and in his official capacity, presided over the Africa Day celebrations at Vienna College in Namugongo, Wakiso District. His former junior Oryem-Okello, a day earlier... Read more
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International Business Times
EU referendum: Fury from Brexit campaigners as UK net migration climbs to 333,0000 We let Europeans into Britain in their hundreds of thousands, while imposing he
EU referendum: Fury from Brexit campaigners as UK net migration climbs to 333,0000
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
We let Europeans into Britain in their hundreds of thousands, while imposing heavy restrictions on our friends from Asia, Africa, the Americas and the Commonwealth. "As it is, our schools and hospitals cannot cope with the ever increasing demand... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2016 Africa Day - Rights of Women in the SpotlightThe rights of the African woman yesterday May 25, 2016, in Yaounde came under f
2016 Africa Day - Rights of Women in the Spotlight
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The rights of the African woman yesterday May 25, 2016, in Yaounde came under focus as Cameroon joined the rest of the continent to commemorate the Africa Day. Activities at the Ministry of External Relations were chaired by the Minister Delegate in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Making the Commonwealth relevant againcareer as a lawyer, Attorney-General and peer in Britain. She’s now using that
Making the Commonwealth relevant again
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
career as a lawyer, Attorney-General and peer in Britain. She’s now using that experience in her efforts to revitalize the Commonwealth and challenge member countries to deal with issues such as gay rights. And she’s looking for more money from... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
How Britain's foreign aid bonanza has created a new Goliath, towering over the Foreign OfficeThe gulf between Dfid and the Foreign Office is often reflected in our embassie
How Britain's foreign aid bonanza has created a new Goliath, towering over the Foreign Office
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
The gulf between Dfid and the Foreign Office is often reflected in our embassies around the world. A typical mission in a Commonwealth country in Africa may, for example, have only three or four British diplomats – including the High Commissioner –... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Athletes Eye African Championships SlotsElite Kenyan athletes who will compete in Saturday's Prefontaine Classic in Eug
Athletes Eye African Championships Slots
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Elite Kenyan athletes who will compete in Saturday's Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, USA, will be considered for the African Championships due June 21 -26 in Durban. The 18 athletes who were due to leave Tuesday night for the race which is fourth leg... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Star Trail - Zanie Brown Denies Geoffrey Lutaaya Affairto launch fashion label After seven years of hosting NBS TV's fashion show, Om
Star Trail - Zanie Brown Denies Geoffrey Lutaaya Affair
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
to launch fashion label After seven years of hosting NBS TV's fashion show, Omusono and showcasing in different parts of Africa, Josephine Nakafeero is set to launch her fashion house in Uganda. Jose House of Creations will be launched on June 2... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tackling Liquidity Concerns in African Capital MarketsEromosele Abiodun posits that to attract investors, tackle liquidity concerns i
Tackling Liquidity Concerns in African Capital Markets
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Eromosele Abiodun posits that to attract investors, tackle liquidity concerns in African capital markets, legacy issues of poor macroeconomic management and fiscal discipline as well as persistent corruption and weak institutions, must be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why African Liberation Day Is Worth CelebratingTomorrow, on May 25, the Pan African Movement -Rwanda Chapter will mark its mai
Why African Liberation Day Is Worth Celebrating
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Tomorrow, on May 25, the Pan African Movement -Rwanda Chapter will mark its maiden African Liberation Day. The objective of the African Liberation Day (ALD) is to emulate the ideals of African pioneers who championed the freedom and liberation of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
With Hottest April On Record, Streak of Above-Average Global Temperatures Continuesnorthwest coast reached the 400 ppm milestone on 10 May and at Casey Station in
With Hottest April On Record, Streak of Above-Average Global Temperatures Continues
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
northwest coast reached the 400 ppm milestone on 10 May and at Casey Station in Antarctica on 14 May, according to the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation and the Bureau of Meteorology of Australia. The stations form... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyans Line Up in Rabatsilver medallist Consenslus Kipruto is eying his second victory this season whe
Kenyans Line Up in Rabat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
silver medallist Consenslus Kipruto is eying his second victory this season when the Diamond League makes its debut on the African continent in Rabat on Sunday. Kipruto, who only won one Diamond League series last season in London, won in his... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Gloves off: Romford MP Andrew Rosindell argues to leave the EUWe have a different history but, of course, we want to have good relations with
Gloves off: Romford MP Andrew Rosindell argues to leave the EU
Romford Recorder / Posted 5 days ago
We have a different history but, of course, we want to have good relations with our neighbours.” The MP argued that Commonwealth countries, which he said share more common history with the UK, have been snubbed in favour of European... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Okagbare Places Second in RabatReigning Commonwealth Games double sprint champion Blessing Okagbare Ighoteg-uo
Okagbare Places Second in Rabat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Reigning Commonwealth Games double sprint champion Blessing Okagbare Ighoteg-uonor Sunday at the Prince Moulay Abdellah stadium in Rabat, Morocco overcame a slow start to place second in the 100m event at the first ever IAAF Diamond League meeting on... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Four World Series talking points as Blitzboks stumble at the final hurdle in London SevensSouth Africa stumbled at the final hurdle during the London Sevens, losing the
Four World Series talking points as Blitzboks stumble at the final hurdle in London Sevens
Daily Maverick / Posted 6 days ago
South Africa stumbled at the final hurdle during the London Sevens, losing the final 26-27 against Scotland at Twickenham on Sunday. Having already conceded the overall World Series title to Fiji, the loss against Scotland rubbed salt in their wounds... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Seventy-Five Years on – Courage And Sacrifice RememberedMonday, 23 May 2016, 10:52 amPress Release: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Seventy-Five Years on – Courage And Sacrifice Remembered
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Monday, 23 May 2016, 10:52 amPress Release: Commonwealth War Graves Commission 21 May 2016Crete at CWGC Suda Bay War Cemetery, CreteThe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why It's Time Researchers Stopped Working in Silosfirst detected in 1931. Crucially, throughout this collaboration, Bonfoh has a
Why It's Time Researchers Stopped Working in Silos
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
first detected in 1931. Crucially, throughout this collaboration, Bonfoh has avoided duplicating research. This is rare in Africa. Even though most African countries face similar health and developmental challenges, researchers work in silos. This... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Express wins national-level recognition againmedia. James' entry entitled "Nations in Transition" was an eight-part series
Express wins national-level recognition again
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 6 days ago
media. James' entry entitled "Nations in Transition" was an eight-part series which examined how Fiji and Cameroon (both Commonwealth states) were embracing change with the former in the South Pacific having undergone several coups, finally... Read more
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give me sport
Chad le Clos exclusive: Commonwealth history was always my dream | GiveMeSport Football News Swimming superstar, Chad le Clos, told GiveMeS
Chad le Clos exclusive: Commonwealth history was always my dream
give me sport / Posted 7 days ago
| GiveMeSport Football News Swimming superstar, Chad le Clos, told GiveMeSport exclusively that making history in the... Read more
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Spalding Today
Showdown at Spalding school’s sports day for medical charitysurgeons and other medical professionals who provide healthcare to some of the
Showdown at Spalding school’s sports day for medical charity
Spalding Today / Posted 7 days ago
surgeons and other medical professionals who provide healthcare to some of the world’s poorest people from a ship called Africa Mercy. Mr Knowles said: “My sister Jacqui worked for six months with Mercy Ships in Guinea, West Africa, and since... Read more
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The Border Mail
Rhythmic gymnastics, day twoTWO: Stephani Sherlock of England performs in the Rhythmic Gymnastics at SECC P
Rhythmic gymnastics, day two
The Border Mail / Posted 7 days ago
TWO: Stephani Sherlock of England performs in the Rhythmic Gymnastics at SECC Precinct during day two of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Photo: GETTY IMAGES RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS, DAY TWO: Danielle Prince of Australia competes in the ball... Read more
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New Kerala
With hottest April on record, streak of above-average global temperatures continues - newkerala.com #66643northwest coast reached the 400 ppm milestone on 10 May and at Casey Station in
With hottest April on record, streak of above-average global temperatures continues - newkerala.com #66643
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
northwest coast reached the 400 ppm milestone on 10 May and at Casey Station in Antarctica on 14 May, according to the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation and the Bureau of Meteorology of Australia. The stations form... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Abuja 2016 - Turning Point Lake for Lake Chad Region?so far made, the summiteers who included French President Francois Hollande, Ni
Abuja 2016 - Turning Point Lake for Lake Chad Region?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
so far made, the summiteers who included French President Francois Hollande, Nigeria's Buhammadu Buhari and ten other African Presidents, prime ministers and delegates concluded that defeating Boko Haram Terrorist Group will require a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
International Sports Stars - Their Journeys to the TopJohnson and ahead of Carl Lewis. He won a 60 metres Bronze medal at the 1991 Wo
International Sports Stars - Their Journeys to the Top
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Johnson and ahead of Carl Lewis. He won a 60 metres Bronze medal at the 1991 World Indoor Championships, and he became the African champion in 1984 and 1985. In 1986, he posted the world leading time for that year in the 100 metres, winning the... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
CBS News Legend Morley Safer Passes Awaybefore landing a job with the much larger London (Ontario) Free-Press. He then
CBS News Legend Morley Safer Passes Away
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 9 days ago
before landing a job with the much larger London (Ontario) Free-Press. He then went on to England with the help of the Commonwealth Press Union, which promised to place him in a job there. After a short stint on the Oxford Mail and Times,... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
CBS Newsman Morley Safer of "60 Minutes" and Vietnam War Reporting Fame Dies at 84before landing a job with the much larger London (Ontario) Free-Press. He then
CBS Newsman Morley Safer of "60 Minutes" and Vietnam War Reporting Fame Dies at 84
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 9 days ago
before landing a job with the much larger London (Ontario) Free-Press. He then went on to England with the help of the Commonwealth Press Union, which promised to place him in a job there. After a short stint on the Oxford Mail and Times,... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Legendary '60 Minutes' reporter Morley Safer dies at 84before landing a job with the much larger London (Ontario) Free-Press. He then
Legendary '60 Minutes' reporter Morley Safer dies at 84
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 9 days ago
before landing a job with the much larger London (Ontario) Free-Press. He then went on to England with the help of the Commonwealth Press Union, which promised to place him in a job there. After a short stint on the Oxford Mail and Times,... Read more
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CBS News
Legendary "60 Minutes" reporter Morley Safer diesbefore landing a job with the much larger London (Ontario) Free-Press. He then
Legendary "60 Minutes" reporter Morley Safer dies
CBS News / Posted 9 days ago
before landing a job with the much larger London (Ontario) Free-Press. He then went on to England with the help of the Commonwealth Press Union, which promised to place him in a job there. After a short stint on the Oxford Mail and Times,... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
60 Minutes’ Morley Safer Dies At 84before landing a job with the much larger London (Ontario) Free-Press. He then
60 Minutes’ Morley Safer Dies At 84
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 9 days ago
before landing a job with the much larger London (Ontario) Free-Press. He then went on to England with the help of the Commonwealth Press Union, which promised to place him in a job there. After a short stint on the Oxford Mail and Times,... Read more
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11 News Houston
60 Minutes' Morley Safer dies at 84before landing a job with the much larger London (Ontario) Free-Press. He then
60 Minutes' Morley Safer dies at 84
11 News Houston / Posted 9 days ago
before landing a job with the much larger London (Ontario) Free-Press. He then went on to England with the help of the Commonwealth Press Union, which promised to place him in a job there. After a short stint on the Oxford Mail and Times,... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
60 Minutes' Morley Safer dies at 84before landing a job with the much larger London (Ontario) Free-Press. He then
60 Minutes' Morley Safer dies at 84
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 9 days ago
before landing a job with the much larger London (Ontario) Free-Press. He then went on to England with the help of the Commonwealth Press Union, which promised to place him in a job there. After a short stint on the Oxford Mail and Times,... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
60 Minutes' Morley Safer dies at 84before landing a job with the much larger London (Ontario) Free-Press. He then
60 Minutes' Morley Safer dies at 84
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 9 days ago
before landing a job with the much larger London (Ontario) Free-Press. He then went on to England with the help of the Commonwealth Press Union, which promised to place him in a job there. After a short stint on the Oxford Mail and Times,... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
60 Minutes' Morley Safer dies at 84before landing a job with the much larger London (Ontario) Free-Press. He then
60 Minutes' Morley Safer dies at 84
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 9 days ago
before landing a job with the much larger London (Ontario) Free-Press. He then went on to England with the help of the Commonwealth Press Union, which promised to place him in a job there. After a short stint on the Oxford Mail and Times,... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Retired newsman Morley Safer has died at age 84before landing a job with the much larger London (Ontario) Free-Press. He then
Retired newsman Morley Safer has died at age 84
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 9 days ago
before landing a job with the much larger London (Ontario) Free-Press. He then went on to England with the help of the Commonwealth Press Union, which promised to place him in a job there. After a short stint on the Oxford Mail and Times,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Abuja 2016 - Turning Point for Lake Chad Region?so far made, the summiteers who included French President Francois Hollande, Ni
Abuja 2016 - Turning Point for Lake Chad Region?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
so far made, the summiteers who included French President Francois Hollande, Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari and ten other African Presidents, prime ministers and delegates concluded that defeating Boko Haram Terrorist Group will require a... Read more
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Daily News
Avishka Gunawardene and Roy Dias to steer Youth CricketGunawardene was a left-hand opener for Sri Lanka scoring a century and top-scor
Avishka Gunawardene and Roy Dias to steer Youth Cricket
Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
Gunawardene was a left-hand opener for Sri Lanka scoring a century and top-scoring in the semi-final defeat to South Africa at the Commonwealth Games in 1998 at 21 years. He ended his national career with best figures of 132 against West... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Gunawardene appointed SL A coach; Dias to coach U-19sthe Under-19 side. Both teams are scheduled to tour England in July, while the
Gunawardene appointed SL A coach; Dias to coach U-19s
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 10 days ago
the Under-19 side. Both teams are scheduled to tour England in July, while the Sri Lanka U-19 team will also tour South Africa later. Gunawardene is part of Sri Lanka Cricket's coaching panel and, until recently, was assistant coach of the U-19... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mexican president vows to legalize gay marriageabout 15 percent to 20 percent regularly practice the faith, said Andrew Chesnu
Mexican president vows to legalize gay marriage
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
about 15 percent to 20 percent regularly practice the faith, said Andrew Chesnut, chairman of Catholic studies at Virginia Commonwealth University. He added that a recent Pew survey said Mexicans' acceptance of gay marriage and LGBT issues in... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Love’s runaways: the gay Ugandans forced into exile | Mark Gevisserotherwise have been productive to talk to me, I try to find a way of assisting
Love’s runaways: the gay Ugandans forced into exile | Mark Gevisser
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 10 days ago
otherwise have been productive to talk to me, I try to find a way of assisting them in advancing their lives. In South Africa, for example, I pay a refugee rights organisation a small monthly amount to employ a transgender refugee from Malawi... Read more
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dna
Cricket Australia reveals special prices of 'Twilight Tickets' for day-night testCricket Australia has revealed pricing for special 'Twilight Tickets' for the C
Cricket Australia reveals special prices of 'Twilight Tickets' for day-night test
dna / Posted 11 days ago
Cricket Australia has revealed pricing for special 'Twilight Tickets' for the Commonwealth Bank day-night Test at the Gabba in Brisbane, with adult tickets starting from AUD 20, kids tickets from 10, and family tickets from 45. The 'Twilight... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Friends, New Risks As the Gambia Looks Eastlooking more closely at the proposal. Some possible motivations behind the decl
New Friends, New Risks As the Gambia Looks East
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
looking more closely at the proposal. Some possible motivations behind the declaration have already been debated here on African Arguments, but the move warrants further attention including in terms of the possible repercussions for broader... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Messages of CongratulationGovernment and people of Eritrea in connection with the Silver jubilee Independ
Messages of Congratulation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Government and people of Eritrea in connection with the Silver jubilee Independence Day anniversary. The leaders of South Africa, Australia, the Republic of Liberia and Republic of India wished good health to President Isaias Afwerki and peace and... Read more
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International Business Times
UK denies claims it is trying to oust South Africa's President Jacob Zuma The British government has denied allegations that it is trying to oust South A
UK denies claims it is trying to oust South Africa's President Jacob Zuma
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
The British government has denied allegations that it is trying to oust South Africa's President Jacob Zuma. A spokesperson for the Foreign Commonwealth Office told IBTimes UK: "The British Government does not interfere in democratic electoral... Read more
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