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AllAfrica.com
My Rascality, Wole Soyinka, Pyrate Confraternity and I - Prof Biodun JeyifoHe is clearly patrician in the way he acquires and disseminates knowledge but h
My Rascality, Wole Soyinka, Pyrate Confraternity and I - Prof Biodun Jeyifo
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
He is clearly patrician in the way he acquires and disseminates knowledge but his general lifestyles are very simple and cool. BJ, as he is fondly called by many people, loves words-- Yoruba and English--which he uses inexhaustibly. He also loves big... Read more
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Namibia Economist
A world of hurt“I’VE hurt the feelings of the Chinese people.” So said Peter Dahlin, a Swedish
A world of hurt
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
“I’VE hurt the feelings of the Chinese people.” So said Peter Dahlin, a Swedish citizen, in a televised “confession” after his arrest in Beijing in January. There were several disturbing aspects about the admission, including the likelihood that it... Read more
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Christian Today
4 misleading concepts on worshipOne of the fundamental purposes of man is to worship God. One sees that in a pe
4 misleading concepts on worship
Christian Today / Posted 2 days ago
One of the fundamental purposes of man is to worship God. One sees that in a person's constant drive and need to have to worship something or someone. The problem is not that man is not inclined to worship, but that man is often misdirected to... Read more
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Gamasutra
The 25-year legacy of Street Fighter II , in the words of the expertsSeth Killian, formerly at Capcom and Sony Santa Monica, now working on Rising T
The 25-year legacy of Street Fighter II , in the words of the experts
Gamasutra / Posted 4 days ago
Seth Killian, formerly at Capcom and Sony Santa Monica, now working on Rising Thunder Put simply, Street Fighter II defined a genre. All of the great games to follow defined themselves against the template that it established, sure in the knowledge... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Now Ondieki Wants to Meet Waiguru At the BallotNairobi — Sacked Nairobi County Government Environment Minister Evans Ondieki h
Now Ondieki Wants to Meet Waiguru At the Ballot
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Nairobi — Sacked Nairobi County Government Environment Minister Evans Ondieki has now thrown his hat into the race for the gubernatorial seat in the 2017 General Election. Speaking to Capital FM News, Ondieki who attributed his woes to differences... Read more
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Campus Times - University of Rochester
5K Challenge 2016 AnalysisI’ll be honest: I’m still a little hurt that my 5K Challenge proposal was denie
5K Challenge 2016 Analysis
Campus Times - University of Rochester / Posted 6 days ago
I’ll be honest: I’m still a little hurt that my 5K Challenge proposal was denied. On many occasions, I’ve heard people express interest in a pasta bar at the Pit. I, like many of my peers, love to eat pasta. I mean, if you’re not into pasta, you must... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
Controversial Shawnee sex-ed poster lives on as Kansas House debates prosecuting teachersStaff and Associated Press Reports TOPEKA — Stemming from a 2014 Shawnee Missi
Controversial Shawnee sex-ed poster lives on as Kansas House debates prosecuting teachers
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
Staff and Associated Press Reports TOPEKA — Stemming from a 2014 Shawnee Mission school district controversy, Kansas lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow teachers and school administrators to be prosecuted for presenting material... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
Controversial Shawnee sex-ed poster lives on as Kansas House debates prosecuting teachersTOPEKA — Stemming from a 2014 Shawnee Mission school district controversy, Kans
Controversial Shawnee sex-ed poster lives on as Kansas House debates prosecuting teachers
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
TOPEKA — Stemming from a 2014 Shawnee Mission school district controversy, Kansas lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow teachers and school administrators to be prosecuted for presenting material perceived as harmful to minors. The bill,... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
P.K. Subban on why Cam Newton deserves Super Bowl win“I guess you’re going to have to get used to [my celebrating], because I don’t
P.K. Subban on why Cam Newton deserves Super Bowl win
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 6 days ago
“I guess you’re going to have to get used to [my celebrating], because I don’t plan on changing.” — Cam Newton Considering his status as a die-hard Dallas Cowboys fan, P.K. Subban’s wish for this Sunday is painful to admit. Especially when you... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
My Memorable Experience Riding DaladalaComing from Europe, I am used to different means of transport for example cars,
My Memorable Experience Riding Daladala
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Coming from Europe, I am used to different means of transport for example cars, buses, trains, bicycles, etc. Arriving in Tanzania for the first time, I found strange types of public transport. I had never seen boda bodas, daladala or bajajas... Read more
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News.com.au
Library gets into Adelaide’s ghostsPOPULAR ghost hunter Allen Tiller will become Adelaide’s first paranormal histo
Library gets into Adelaide’s ghosts
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
POPULAR ghost hunter Allen Tiller will become Adelaide’s first paranormal historian-in-residence at the City Library from this week. The Kapunda resident and star of the smash TV series Haunting: Australia will be based at the City and Tynte Street... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
What's in a name?I am a (British) white academic in South Africa - which makes it rather difficu
What's in a name?
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
I am a (British) white academic in South Africa - which makes it rather difficult to express views on race, since some will think my being white makes my views and questions redundant. Perhaps they are, but I shall try nonetheless.It seems to me... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Become a Fantastic Listener With These 9 TechniquesNot long ago I was reflecting on a conversation that I had with my spouse. I th
Become a Fantastic Listener With These 9 Techniques
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Not long ago I was reflecting on a conversation that I had with my spouse. I thought that I had not been a very good listener in a conversation that we had about an hour earlier. Knowing that she was in the next room, I called out to her, “Stephanie,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Become a Fantastic Listener With These 9 TechniquesNot long ago I was reflecting on a conversation that I had with my spouse. I th
Become a Fantastic Listener With These 9 Techniques
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
Not long ago I was reflecting on a conversation that I had with my spouse. I thought that I had not been a very good listener in a conversation that we had about an hour earlier. Knowing that she was in the next room, I called out to her, “Stephanie,... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Become a Fantastic Listener With These 9 TechniquesNot long ago I was reflecting on a conversation that I had with my spouse. I th
Become a Fantastic Listener With These 9 Techniques
Greenwich Time / Posted 8 days ago
Not long ago I was reflecting on a conversation that I had with my spouse. I thought that I had not been a very good listener in a conversation that we had about an hour earlier. Knowing that she was in the next room, I called out to her, “Stephanie,... Read more
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The News-Times
Become a Fantastic Listener With These 9 TechniquesNot long ago I was reflecting on a conversation that I had with my spouse. I th
Become a Fantastic Listener With These 9 Techniques
The News-Times / Posted 8 days ago
Not long ago I was reflecting on a conversation that I had with my spouse. I thought that I had not been a very good listener in a conversation that we had about an hour earlier. Knowing that she was in the next room, I called out to her, “Stephanie,... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Become a Fantastic Listener With These 9 TechniquesNot long ago I was reflecting on a conversation that I had with my spouse. I th
Become a Fantastic Listener With These 9 Techniques
Entrpreneur / Posted 9 days ago
Not long ago I was reflecting on a conversation that I had with my spouse. I thought that I had not been a very good listener in a conversation that we had about an hour earlier. Knowing that she was in the next room, I called out to her, “Stephanie,... Read more
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TribLIVE
4 wildlife refuge holdouts stand fast against feds, post live videos – TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods BURNS, Ore. — Four people occupying an Oregon
4 wildlife refuge holdouts stand fast against feds, post live videos
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
– TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods BURNS, Ore. — Four people occupying an Oregon wildlife refuge held their... Read more
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Yahoo News
IT HAPPENED TO ME: My Weight Doubled in Four Years “Nice to meet you, Rebecca." My new therapist and I shook hands as I took a d
IT HAPPENED TO ME: My Weight Doubled in Four Years
Yahoo News / Posted 11 days ago
“Nice to meet you, Rebecca." My new therapist and I shook hands as I took a deep breath and hoped this doctor would be different from the last one. “I see from your file that you have panic... Read more
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Zero Hedge
This is Not 2008 …at least Not for GoldWith markets in a sharp correction to start 2016, market commentators neverthel
This is Not 2008 …at least Not for Gold
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
With markets in a sharp correction to start 2016, market commentators nevertheless still hold a downside bias for gold. The rationale for this downside has shifted however, from a fear of FED normalization to a fear that deflation and associated... Read more
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KKTV 11 Colorado Springs
Council Member In Favor of Police Chief ResigningTo join the conversation on this story and others, "like" our KKTV 11 News Face
Council Member In Favor of Police Chief Resigning
KKTV 11 Colorado Springs / Posted 12 days ago
To join the conversation on this story and others, "like" our KKTV 11 News Facebook page! Pueblo Police Chief Luis Velez is under some serious scrutiny right now. Velez recently told City Council that in their 2015 annual report it showed the... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Facebook's New And Improved Like Button Is Coming “In The Next Few Weeks"As revealed in October, Facebook has been hard at work reinventing the famed Li
Facebook's New And Improved Like Button Is Coming “In The Next Few Weeks"
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 13 days ago
As revealed in October, Facebook has been hard at work reinventing the famed Like button—and Bloomberg got the inside scoop. In a profile published Wednesday, Bloomberg digs into why Facebook decided to tweak the emblematic feature and reveals that... Read more
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iol.co.za
De Lille: Fransman is DA’s secret weaponCape Town - Cape Town mayor Patricia De Lille is determined to remain the city’
De Lille: Fransman is DA’s secret weapon
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
Cape Town - Cape Town mayor Patricia De Lille is determined to remain the city’s number one citizen after the DA announced her as their mayoral candidate this week. Party leader Mmusi Maimane said De Lille was chosen by an overwhelming number of... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Keep Iowa first; go out and caucusBecause we are first, the nation does look to us. So we must take advantage of
Keep Iowa first; go out and caucus
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 16 days ago
Because we are first, the nation does look to us. So we must take advantage of this chance because if we don't embrace our responsibility, we may lose are position as first in the nation. We can't let that happen. When it is over we will have had... Read more
16d
University of Queensland
Sending Shakespeare to prisonThe Bard has gone behind bars 400 years after his death -- and the results have
Sending Shakespeare to prison
University of Queensland / Posted 16 days ago
The Bard has gone behind bars 400 years after his death -- and the results have been published in a ground-breaking book by University of Queensland academic Associate Professor Rob Pensalfini. Prison Shakespeare: For These Deep Shames and Great... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Crowdfunding Platforms Need to Be Better Watchdogs, Says Journalist Who Investigated Kickstarter's Biggest European FailureThe Zano mini drone campaign on Kickstarter was a disaster. After raising nearl
Crowdfunding Platforms Need to Be Better Watchdogs, Says Journalist Who Investigated Kickstarter's Biggest European Failure
Stamford Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
The Zano mini drone campaign on Kickstarter was a disaster. After raising nearly $3.5 million by promising to ship thousands of backers reward drones, the project managed to ship just four. Kickstarter’s response to the high-profile failure was... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Crowdfunding Platforms Need to Be Better Watchdogs, Says Journalist Who Investigated Kickstarter's Biggest European FailureThe Zano mini drone campaign on Kickstarter was a disaster. After raising nearl
Crowdfunding Platforms Need to Be Better Watchdogs, Says Journalist Who Investigated Kickstarter's Biggest European Failure
Connecticut Post / Posted 19 days ago
The Zano mini drone campaign on Kickstarter was a disaster. After raising nearly $3.5 million by promising to ship thousands of backers reward drones, the project managed to ship just four. Kickstarter’s response to the high-profile failure was... Read more
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The News-Times
Crowdfunding Platforms Need to Be Better Watchdogs, Says Journalist Who Investigated Kickstarter's Biggest European FailureThe Zano mini drone campaign on Kickstarter was a disaster. After raising nearl
Crowdfunding Platforms Need to Be Better Watchdogs, Says Journalist Who Investigated Kickstarter's Biggest European Failure
The News-Times / Posted 19 days ago
The Zano mini drone campaign on Kickstarter was a disaster. After raising nearly $3.5 million by promising to ship thousands of backers reward drones, the project managed to ship just four. Kickstarter’s response to the high-profile failure was... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Nail artist has creative tributes at her fingertipsBrisbane artist Cara Westworth helps fans remember their idols through kawaii n
Nail artist has creative tributes at her fingertips
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 days ago
Brisbane artist Cara Westworth helps fans remember their idols through kawaii nail art Photo: Cara Westworth hopes to encourage more people to express themselves through nail art, including men. (612 ABC Brisbane: Jessica Hinchliffe) A Brisbane... Read more
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Business Wire
CORRECTING and REPLACING CAPTIONS Snuggle® Encourages Everyone to Bear Their Hearts This Valentine’s SeasonWILTON, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Please replace the captions with the accompanyi
CORRECTING and REPLACING CAPTIONS Snuggle® Encourages Everyone to Bear Their Hearts This Valentine’s Season
Business Wire / Posted 19 days ago
WILTON, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Please replace the captions with the accompanying corrected captions. The release reads: SNUGGLE® ENCOURAGES EVERYONE TO BEAR THEIR HEARTS THIS VALENTINE’S SEASON New National Survey Reveals the Challenges People... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Crowdfunding Platforms Need to Be Better Watchdogs, Says Journalist Who Investigated Kickstarter's Biggest European FailureThe Zano mini drone campaign on Kickstarter was a disaster. After raising nearl
Crowdfunding Platforms Need to Be Better Watchdogs, Says Journalist Who Investigated Kickstarter's Biggest European Failure
Greenwich Time / Posted 19 days ago
The Zano mini drone campaign on Kickstarter was a disaster. After raising nearly $3.5 million by promising to ship thousands of backers reward drones, the project managed to ship just four. Kickstarter’s response to the high-profile failure was... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Crowdfunding Platforms Need to Be Better Watchdogs, Says Journalist Who Investigated Kickstarter's Biggest European FailureJoin us in Miami, Chicago or Denver for our Accelerate Your Business event seri
Crowdfunding Platforms Need to Be Better Watchdogs, Says Journalist Who Investigated Kickstarter's Biggest European Failure
Entrpreneur / Posted 19 days ago
Join us in Miami, Chicago or Denver for our Accelerate Your Business event series kicking off in February. Discover solutions to optimize team performance, improve company productivity, and position your business for continued success. See dates and... Read more
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Business Wire
Snuggle® Encourages Everyone to Bear Their Hearts This Valentine’s SeasonWILTON, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Singers have crooned about it, movies have dram
Snuggle® Encourages Everyone to Bear Their Hearts This Valentine’s Season
Business Wire / Posted 19 days ago
WILTON, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Singers have crooned about it, movies have dramatized it, studies have researched it. Now, just-released national survey results document the challenges we have expressing our heart-felt emotions and telling those we... Read more
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The Irish Times
Actor Liam Neeson backs Ballymena jobs rallyHollywood star Liam Neeson is lending his support to a major rally that is bein
Actor Liam Neeson backs Ballymena jobs rally
The Irish Times / Posted 19 days ago
Hollywood star Liam Neeson is lending his support to a major rally that is being organised by trade unions to highlight the impact that hundreds of planned job losses will have on his hometown of Ballymena. Both companies plan to close their local... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Homeless protest escalates at Sacramento City HallA six-week protest by homeless rights activists outside Sacramento City Hall co
Homeless protest escalates at Sacramento City Hall
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
A six-week protest by homeless rights activists outside Sacramento City Hall continued to escalate Tuesday night, when the City Council abruptly ended its meeting after protesters raised their voices and applauded during the hearing. Some protesters... Read more
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Forres Gazette
New rules will help tackle Forres derelict sitesDERELICT properties blighting the Forres area will be the focus of tough new le
New rules will help tackle Forres derelict sites
Forres Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
DERELICT properties blighting the Forres area will be the focus of tough new legislation. A neighbour claims 29 Glenmore Place in Thornhill has been derelict for years The local authority has pinpointed more than 100 buildings and areas of land... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Race, Prejudice, Racism and White Supremacy: Fear and Loathing in the Not So New South AfricaThe recent ugly manifestation of racism, by white people such as Penny Sparrow,
Race, Prejudice, Racism and White Supremacy: Fear and Loathing in the Not So New South Africa
Daily Maverick / Posted 21 days ago
The recent ugly manifestation of racism, by white people such as Penny Sparrow, and racial insensitivity by Chris Hart and Gareth Cliff have one, singular virtue. They have put this matter of racism firmly on the public agenda. Unfortunately, as with... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
We should all try to ignore what Mark Carney says about interest ratesThe analysts at Royal Bank of Scotland are clearly wary. They have pushed back
We should all try to ignore what Mark Carney says about interest rates
Daily Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
The analysts at Royal Bank of Scotland are clearly wary. They have pushed back their expectations for the next UK rate rise from August 2016 to February 2017 – a seven-month shift – based on the bearish tone Carney adopted when talking about the... Read more
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walesonline
Church to close for refurbishment – so it can be turned into flatsThat is to allow much-needed renovations to take place which, it is proposed, w
Church to close for refurbishment – so it can be turned into flats
walesonline / Posted 21 days ago
That is to allow much-needed renovations to take place which, it is proposed, would include about 12 housing association flats in what is now the nave, or main body of the church. They could be earmarked for use by elderly or disabled people. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Safety, Priority in Amaechi's Transport DreamSINCE assuming office as Minister of Transport, Rt. Hon Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi
Safety, Priority in Amaechi's Transport Dream
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
SINCE assuming office as Minister of Transport, Rt. Hon Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has left no one in doubt about his quest to surpass his footprints as Rivers State Governor where he earned his place as first among equals in the committee of state... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Parents slam 'disgusting' child sex dolls made to 'stop paedophiles offending'Shin Takagi, founded the Japanese firm Trottla, which makes the controversial r
Parents slam 'disgusting' child sex dolls made to 'stop paedophiles offending'
Daily Mirror / Posted 25 days ago
Shin Takagi, founded the Japanese firm Trottla, which makes the controversial rubber creations. He claims the lifelike dolls are a tool for those who, like him, struggle with an ongoing sexual attraction towards children. But many Mirror Online... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Would you trust investment advice from Snapchat?“I don't think it fits most of the social media platforms,” Fromm tells TheStre
Would you trust investment advice from Snapchat?
TheStreet.com / Posted 25 days ago
“I don't think it fits most of the social media platforms,” Fromm tells TheStreet. “I think there are a lot better ways to monetize than to enter into categories that are dilutive to their brand. And in a world where Millennials want customization... Read more
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express
Paedophiles buying lifelike child sex dolls to 'save children from sexual abuse' A SELF-CONFESSED paedophile is manufacturing lifelike child sex dolls as youn
Paedophiles buying lifelike child sex dolls to 'save children from sexual abuse'
express / Posted 25 days ago
A SELF-CONFESSED paedophile is manufacturing lifelike child sex dolls as young as five claiming he is helping those attracted to children control their sexual... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Amaechi Sets the Ball in Transport SectorThe General Manager, Public Affairs, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAA
Amaechi Sets the Ball in Transport Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
The General Manager, Public Affairs, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Yakubu Dati, writes on how the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi is laying the foundation to revamp and improve the transport sector. " ...... Read more
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Daily Record
Lifelike child sex dolls created to 'stop paedophiles committing crimes'And the founder says that they may well be a valuable weapon in the fight again
Lifelike child sex dolls created to 'stop paedophiles committing crimes'
Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
And the founder says that they may well be a valuable weapon in the fight against the sexual abuse of real children. Shin Takagi has founded Trottla, a company which produces anatomically-correct imitations of girls, with ages as young as five. The... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Lifelike child sex dolls created to 'stop paedophiles committing crimes'And the founder says that they may well be a valuable weapon in the fight again
Lifelike child sex dolls created to 'stop paedophiles committing crimes'
Daily Mirror / Posted 27 days ago
And the founder says that they may well be a valuable weapon in the fight against the sexual abuse of real children. Shin Takagi has founded Trottla, a company which produces anatomically-correct imitations of girls, with ages as young as five. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EMC Set to Deliver Cloud Integration Across Data CentreForty-five years after the first outbreak of Lassa Fever in Nigeria, the health
EMC Set to Deliver Cloud Integration Across Data Centre
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
Forty-five years after the first outbreak of Lassa Fever in Nigeria, the health sector is still grappling with the scourge currently ravaging some cities in the country. Martins Ifijeh writes The smile on the faces of Nigerians since the containment... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tackling the Outbreak of Lassa FeverForty-five years after the first outbreak of Lassa Fever in Nigeria, the health
Tackling the Outbreak of Lassa Fever
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
Forty-five years after the first outbreak of Lassa Fever in Nigeria, the health sector is still grappling with the scourge currently ravaging some cities in the country. Martins Ifijeh writes The smile on the faces of Nigerians since the containment... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Mighty Clouds of Joy to perform at Spartanburg MLK Celebration“We worked with Dr. King right there in Atlanta, Ga., raising funds for the poo
Mighty Clouds of Joy to perform at Spartanburg MLK Celebration
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
“We worked with Dr. King right there in Atlanta, Ga., raising funds for the poor people march in D.C., for him to do the 'I Have a Dream Speech,'” said Wallace, who added that he also witnessed first-hand King being knocked to the ground and taken to... Read more
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express
Trident vote sending Labour to OBLIVION as party tears itself apart - Corbyn's OWN MP says EXCLUSIVE: LABOUR is self-destructing over the debate on renewing Britain's T
Trident vote sending Labour to OBLIVION as party tears itself apart - Corbyn's OWN MP says
express / Posted 27 days ago
EXCLUSIVE: LABOUR is self-destructing over the debate on renewing Britain's Trident nuclear weapons deterrent and faces electoral "oblivion", the MP leading... Read more
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