Monthly Archive: July 2018

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UN celebrates 100th Mandela Anniversary

The UN is to mark the 100th anniversary of former South African President Nelson Mandela in recognition for his global contribution to the culture of peace and freedom. The UN would use the occasion on Wednesday to take stock of what it termed Mandela’s vast...

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Heavy rain wrecks Russia’s World Cup stadium

Heavy rain has damaged Russia’s newly-built World Cup Stadium at the Southern city of Volgograd on Sunday. Footage of the incident showed a fresh landslide on an embankment, which made a several-metre-deep hole near the stadium and covered a sidewalk with mud. A spokesman for...

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Kenya: Obama dances with his grandmother

Barack Obama visited his father’s ancestral village in Kenya’s South-western Siaya County on Monday and danced to some traditional music with his grandmother in his first visit to the country since leaving office. Obama is in Kenya to launch a youth centre set up by...

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Thai cave rescue: coach and stateless boys may be made citizens

Group of four, from Myanmar border region, have limited rights and access to services Group of four, from Myanmar border region, have limited rights and access to services Thailand is considering giving citizenship to the coach and three stateless members of the Wild Boars football team...