Monthly Archive: May 2018

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Michael Jackson’s ‘dance’ secret exposed

Manjul Tripathi Neurosurgeons have described in detail how Michael Jackson achieved biomechanically impossible dance moves in his music video Smooth Criminal. In the 1987 routine, Michael leans from the ankle at a 45 degree angle, while keeping his body straight as a rod. The illusion,...

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Survivor of Rwandan genocide trains as neurosurgeon in Toronto

A young doctor who survived the Rwandan genocide as a child is being trained in Toronto in advanced cancer brain surgery with plans to bring her life-saving skills back home. Claire Karekezi will become Rwanda’s first female neurosurgeon when she returns in July. It’s the...

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Windrush at 70: portraits of a generation – in pictures

Harry Jacobs established a studio in Stockwell, south London, where he became a renowned photographer to the Caribbean community for decades. If you find yourself in a south London front room, you may see a photograph on the sideboard, or in an ornate cardboard frame...

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The Markle effect: the power of a royal super-influencer

Meghan’s megawattage will contribute £150 million to the British fashion industry, insiders tell Hilary Rose In the beginning, there was Kate. The Duchess of Cambridge burst on to the scene after her marriage in 2011, in a whirl of sold-out Reiss dresses and LK Bennett...

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Africa: Corruption Undermines “the Africa We Want” – Ramaphosa

Addressing an Africa Day celebration for the first time since taking office, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa spelled out his administration’s foreign policy concerns on continental issues. Edited excerpts follow: South Africa’s foreign policy will always be rooted on the African continent, seeking to contribute...

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Pregnancy: Celebrity Blogger, Linda Ikeji Shows Bare Stomach

Nigerian celebrity blogger, Linda Ikeji has finally come out to dispel rumours making it rounds on social media over her pregnancy. In an Instagram post Wednesday, Ikeji who was on Tuesday congratulated by her sister, Laura Ikeji, explained why she was an advocate for celibacy....