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STRANGE: Man Jumps Jumps on Plane on Runway

  An unidentified man who recently tried to travel secretly on a moving airplane has caused a stir amongst many Nigerians. This incident which happened at the airport in Lagos was brought to public attention by a man identified on Instagram as Otto Orondaam. According...

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IMF bailout restores Ghana to rising star status

 ©Provided by Genesis Media IMF bailout restores Ghana to rising star status Ghana’s economic turnaround has been hailed as one of sub-Saharan Africa’s success stories According to the IMF Ghana’s economy is on the mend. The trade and budget deficits are narrowing MF has stated...

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Instagram to warn users before banning accounts

Instagram is strengthening its moderation policies today and adding a new alert that will warn people who violate rules when their account is close to being deleted. The alert will show users a history of the posts, comments, and stories that Instagram has had to...

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Couple married over 70 years die hours apart

  A couple from Georgia who were married for more than seven decades have passed away within hours of one another. Marilyn Frances DeLaigle and Herbert DeLaigle first met in the 1940s, when Frances was 16 and Herbert was 22. A year after meeting at...

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A freedom from hate

I thank the management of the Pace-Setters College Abuja for the opportunity to interact with the graduating students and other students of this College. It is in conversations between generations like this that the young ones benefit from the experience of the aged. And it...

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Power Restored to Manhattan’s West Side After Major Blackout

When the power went out in parts of Manhattan on Saturday night, stores emptied out and Broadway shows did not go on. In restaurants and bars, people drank by the light of their smartphones. Michael Noble Jr. for The New York Times A power failure...

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Rihanna’s Harper’s Bazaar China Cover Sparks Racism Questions

Rihanna is the latest celebrity to be accused of cultural appropriation after appearing on the August 2019 cover of Harper’s Bazaar China. The 31-year-old shared a first look of her photo shoot for the publication on Instagram, wearing a blue gown with billowing sleeves and...

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Eton College to offer 12 free sixth form places

Eton College will offer 12 free sixth form places to boys “with tremendous potential but limited opportunity”. The Orwell Award will be open to those who do not have the highest grades, recognising that their potential may have been limited by circumstances. The places will...

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Billionaire among seven killed in helicopter crash

Billionaire coal baron Chris Cline died after a helicopter traveling from the Bahamas to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., crashed in the Atlantic Ocean. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News) Billionaire coal baron Chris Cline, whose mines were among the most productive in the United States, died in a Fourth...