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Category Archives: Around The World

Saudi-Led Coalition Airstrike on Yemen Hit Funeral Killing at Least 140 People

More than 140 people were killed and more than 525 wounded when airstrikes hit a funeral ceremony in Yemen’s capital, Sana’a, a senior UN official has said, as Houthi rebels blamed the attack on the Saudi-led coalition. According to The Guardian, the dead and wounded include senior military and security officials from the ranks of…

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US Election 2016: “I Will Never Drop Out of the Race”- Donald Trump

Donald Trump on Saturday vowed to “never” drop out of the presidential race as Republicans increasingly calls for him to drop his presidential bid over his aggressive conduct toward women. He has apologized and has refused to quit the race and took to his Twitter account saying: His wife Melania came to her husband’s defense,…

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US Election 2016: Trump Apologies for Lewd & Sexually Aggressive Remarks He Made 10 Years Ago

Donald Trump on Friday apologized for lewd comments that he made about women in 2005 but said that his “foolish” words are much different than the words and actions of Bill Clinton, whom he accused of abusing women, and Hillary Clinton, whom he accused of having “bullied, attacked, shamed and intimidated his victims.” “I’ve never…

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After Leaving 800 People Dead in Haiti, Hurricane Matthew Leaves 6 Dead in Florida

The death toll has doubled to 800 in Haiti that suffered the full force of the Hurricane Matthew this week. Matthew is currently battering the coastline of the US state of Florida with powerful winds, storm surges and torrential rain, leaving six people dead and more than 1 million people without power in its wake…

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Movie Producer Bolanle Austen-Peters Gives Captivating Speech at the 2016 “The Platform” Summit

In a world where people are flying to the moon, Nigerians are talking about Cassava becoming bread- Bolanle Austen-Peters. The founder of Terra Kulture and producer of the blockbuster movie 93days, Bolanle Austen-Peters was one of the speakers at the 2016 “The Platform” summit where she gave one of the most captivating speeches. Mrs. Bolanle…

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AFRIFF Boss Chioma Ude Meets Visiting Chairman of Institut Choiseul, Plans Filmmakers’ Session with Africa’s Top 100 CEOs

Mr. Ken Atete, Chairman Century Group, Mr. Pascal Lorot, Chairman of Institut Choiseul and Ms. Chioma Ude, Founder/CEO AFRIFF In recognition of the import of film business to the economy, Founder/CEO of Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), Ms. Chioma Ude, joined several African leaders who have been listed among economic influencers at an interactive session…

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CNN ‘African Start-Up’: Café Neo, Nigeria! How the Dozie Brothers are Turning Lagos into the coffee Capital of Africa 

This week, CNN ‘African Start-Up’ reports from Lagos, Nigeria, meeting two brothers looking to tap into a $98-billion-dollar industry through their own coffeehouse chain. Since founding Café Neo in 2012, brothers Ngozi and Chijoke Dozie have invested $400,000 and launched the chain in several African countries, with over 10 in Nigeria alone. Explaining how the…

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“I Was Trying To Help Someone Out I Knew For 30 Years”- Sam Allardyce After Exit as England Manager

Sam Allardyce left his role as England football team manager on Tuesday evening after agreeing with the Football Association that comments he made to undercover Daily Telegraph reporters had left his position “untenable”. The 61-year-old was appointed to the position only 67 days ago and departs by mutual agreement with just one match on his…

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