Monthly Archive: November 2017

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Don’t Say I Told You: Viagra To Be Sold Over The Counter

Men will no longer require a prescription to obtain the impotence drug Viagra and will instead be able to buy it over the counter at pharmacies. The decision by the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency follows a public consultation. It will be up...

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Washington Post reveals fake Roy Moore story ‘sting’

The Washington Post says it has uncovered a failed “sting operation” by a group trying to peddle a sensational but false story to its journalists. A source told the newspaper she had been impregnated as a teenager by US politician Roy Moore. The Post said...

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Australian state legalises assisting to die

The Australian state of Victoria has become the nation’s first to legalise assisted dying. The landmark legislation was approved after more than 100 hours of gruelling debate – including two all-night sittings. The law means terminally ill patients in Australia’s second-most populous state will have...

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Nigeria’s Female Attorney Jailed 7 Years For Manslaughter

A female attorney, Yewande Oyediran, who was accused of killing her husband, Oyelowo Oyediran in Ibadan, Oyo State, Southwest Nigeria, has been sentenced to seven (7) years in prison for manslaughter. Oyediran, a former staff of the Department of Public Prosecution in the Oyo State...

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How Mikel has Neglected Our Youths

On November 22, 1992, what cynics and sceptics termed a pipe dream was given life by a former Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation,  Kashimawo Laloko, who founded a football academy at the  Agege Stadium in Lagos Two years later, soft drinks giants, Pepsi,...

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Mugabe and Bob Marley’s prophesy

As distraught Zimbabweans suffered the misfortune of viewing the political funeral of Robert Mugabe in slow motion in Harare in the past few days, older compatriots must have been haunted by the ghost of his iconic and far more illustrious namesake – Bob (Robert) Marley. It...

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Pristorius: Extended jail term, Justice for our daughter

Reeva Steenkamp “can now rest in peace,” her family said Friday, after a South African high court more than doubled Oscar Pistorius’ sentence for her killing. The Supreme Court of Appeal increased his sentence to 13 years and five months for the murder of his...

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Africa in photos this week

A selection of this week’s best photos of Africans and Africa. Image copyrightAFP In a dress made from seed pods, Miss Tanzania Lilian Ericaah Maraule prepares backstage to represent the best of her nation’s culture at The National Costume Show in Las Vegas on Saturday....

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Saudi Crown Prince calls Iran’s supreme leader ‘new Hitler’

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince has called Iran’s supreme leader “the new Hitler of the Middle East”, amid heightened tensions between the two countries. Alluding to Iran’s growing regional power, Mohammed bin Salman said it was important to avoid a repeat “of what happened in Europe...