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Ex-ZANU PF MP dies of Covid-19 leaving behind 12 wives, 79 children

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A former ZANU PF Member of Parliament Luke Masamvu died on Saturday in Zimbambwe’s capital Harare as a result of Covid-19.  According to State media, Masamvu was a business magnate. He died […]

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Mass demonstrations against Poland’s near total ban on abortions

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After the near total ban on abortions, weeks of mass demonstrations were triggered in on the streets of Warsaw, Poland.  The government of Poland is reported to unexpectedly enacted and published a […]

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Guantanamo Bay becomes the most expensive prison in the world

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Guantanamo Bay is now the most expensive prison in the world. It was established nearly 18 years ago to detain suspected terrorists in Cuba, Guantanamo Bay.  The U.S. government has spent USD$161.5 […]

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Singapore airline to vaccinate all staff members

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Singapore hopes to become the first airline to vaccinate every who works for the airline against Covid-19. According to CNN, “crew members — including pilots, gate agents, flight attendants and anyone whose […]

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Pablo Escobar’s Hippos are fast spreading

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Pablo Escobar, one of the billionaire drug lords, may have been killed in 1993 but his legacy remains.  He brought hippos from Colombia as part of his private zoo at his ranch […]

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National Election Board of Ethiopia dismisses TPLF as political party

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The National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) on Monday dismissed the Tigray People Liberation Front (TPLF) as a political party for alleged participation in violence and attempt to dismantle the constitutional order […]

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Top TPLF leaders arraigned before court

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TPLF leaders Abay Woldu, Sebhat Negat and Abraham Tekeste appeared before the Arada Branch of Federal First Instance Court.  They were accused of treason. The court adjourned the case for 29 January […]

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Three on trial in Poland over LGBT sign on poster of a revered icon

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Three people are facing trial over  LGBT sign added on a poster of a revered person.  These three human rights defenders went on trial on Wednesday in Poland for the alleged desecration […]

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Pakistan sets up special police desk for minorities

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Human rights advocates in Pakistan have praised the move by Sindh province for setting up a desk exclusively for receiving complaints by religious minorities.  This is reported to be part of police […]

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Human Rights

Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize 2021

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You may nominate someone you know fits the description below:  Dear Madam, I have the pleasure to announce the call for nominations for the 2021 edition of the Václav Havel Human Rights […]

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Police surrounded Uganda’s presidential candidate Bobi Wine’s home to give him security

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Police say they have surrounded Bobi Wine's home to give him security because he's a presidential candidate. #UgandaDecide2021 pic.twitter.com/BFRXwggMgf — Nation Africa (@NationAfrica) January 15, 2021 Sharing is Caring:

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Nigerian Minister for Labor and employment criticized for distributing wheelbarrows as a means of empowerment

Festus Keyamo, the Nigerian Minister of State for Labour and Employment, was criticized for distributing wheelbarrows and cutlasses as a means of empowerment. He has responded to that criticism.  Over the weekend, […]

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Key to room where Napoleon died found in Scotland

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The French emperor was held hostage as a prisoner of the British on the island of St Helena after his defeat at Waterloo. Napoleon died in 1821 and the bedroom key was […]

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Pope Francis allows women to take more roles in Church

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Pope Francis on Monday officially allowed women to serve as alter servers, be readers at liturgies in a decree that clarified that these roles are separate from the all-male priesthood. This was […]

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel believes Donald Trump’s eviction from Twitter is ‘Problematic’

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A spokesman of German leader Chancellor Angela Merkel has indicated that Trump’s eviction from Twitter is problematic.  While conducting the forced eviction, Twitter cited “risk of further incitement of violence” following supporters […]

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Pope Francis plans to receive Covid-19 this week

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Pope Francis is planning to receive Covid-19 vaccine this week. He announced this during an interview with Italian TV.  The Pope further added that he will receive the first shot and said […]

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Should landlords find side hustles?

“Dear Nicky and William,” the message read, “I am the owner. As of tonight, I will be occupying the rear yard.” Hubert is reported to then set up a tent in the […]

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Richard Branson’s mother dies of Covid-19

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The mother of Richard Branson, Eve Branson, the founder of Virgin Group has died of Covid-19. Richard Branson announced on the sad news on Monday. She was 96 years old when she […]

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