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Showing posts from August 11, 2018

Burundi headmaster arrested for sitting exams for peacekeeper

A Burundian headmaster is in police custody after he was arrested sitting a national varsity entrance examination on behalf of a student.

UTV Renders Unreserved Apology To Actress Joselyn Dumas

Management of the Despite Media Group, parent company of United Television (UTV), have apologized to Joselyn Dumas over the media storm kicked up Friday over a promo released by the company.

Four new Congo Ebola cases as medics prepare experimental treatment

Four new cases of Ebola virus have been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said, as authorities prepare to deploy an experimental treatment.

Nigeria School girls win gold at World Technovation Challenge in US

Five Anambra girls from Regina Pacies Secondary School Onitsha, Amanbra state, Nigeria who represented Nigeria and Africa at the World Technovation Challenge in the Silicon Valley in San Francisco, US have won the Gold Medal in the contest.

'Star Trek' star Nichelle Nichols diagnosed with dementia

Legendary ‘Star Trek’ icon, Nichelle Nichols has been diagnosed with dementia and the disease has progressed. According to documents filed in Nichelle’s conservatorship, Dr. Meena Makhijani who specializes in osteopathic medicine says Nichols has been a patient of hers for the last 2-3 years and she has “moderate progressive dementia.”

Suspected herdsmen kill nine people in attack on farmers in Nigeria

At least nine people were killed when suspected herdsmen attacked farmers in north-central Nigeria, police said Friday.

Police in Germany rescue man being chased by baby squirrel

German police have rescued a man after he called for help saying a baby squirrel would not leave him alone.