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Bolt & Fraser-Pryce crowned 2013 world athletes of the year

78 ViewsUsain Bolt (JAM) and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) were yesterday named the Male and Female World Athletes of the Year for 2013. Bolt, who won the award for the fifth time, and Fraser-Pryce, a first-time winner, received their trophies at this evening’s IAAF World Athletics Gala held at the Salle des Etoiles of the Sporting […]

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Are You a Permissive Parent?

72 ViewsDo you feel your teen is out of control, and you don’t know why? Answer this series of questions to find out if you are enabling your teen’s bad behavior: 1) Are bribes common in your household? 2) Do you often make parenting decisions based on emotion? 3) Do you make excuses for your […]

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British man prepares for gay sex trial in Uganda

77 ViewsKAMPALA: A retired British man will appear in a Ugandan court Monday on charges of “trafficking obscene publications” after police found private pictures of him having sex with another man. Bernard Randall, 65, last month pleaded not guilty to the charges, which were brought after his laptop was stolen and films on the computer […]

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Kenyan villagers out-run 2 cheetahs and capture them alive

626 ViewsVillagers in north-eastern Kenya out-ran and captured two cheetahs they accused of killing their goats. The villagers — near the town of Wajir — waited until the hottest part of the day to chase the cheetahs, which after some six kilometres became too tired to run any more. The man who led the hunt […]

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We shall not allow any more manipulation to the Constitution, warns UPND Youths

177 ViewsPRESS STATEMENT Any given Republican Constitution is intended to embody themes that not only establish justice as well as secure blessings of liberty to ourselves and to our posterity but to embrace and foster unity among other things. Therefore, in support of the Technical Committee stance on the refusal to submit the 10 printed […]

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Africans decry ‘discrimination’ in India

477 ViewsTies between India and Nigeria have hit a new low in the aftermath of the recent murder of a Nigerian in the western Indian state of Goa. The killing led to angry demonstrations by other Nigerian nationals in the state, besides triggering an ugly spat between Indian politicians and Nigerian envoys in the country. Several […]

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Africa launches major challenge to ICC with UN vote

93 ViewsAfrican nations will today  Friday launch one of the biggest challenges yet to the International Criminal Court by forcing a UN Security Council vote on suspending the trial of Kenya’s president. A resolution seeking to defer crimes against humanity charges against President Uhuru Kenyatta and Vice President William Ruto for one year is almost […]

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75 ViewsOPEN SOCIETY FOUNDATION: PRESS STATEMENT OSF wishes to call on President Michael Sata to take steps to reconcile and recognize Mr. Henry Sosala as Chitimukulu and gazette him in the interest of harmony between Government, the Royal establishment and Bemba-speaking people at large. In the same manner that President Sata reconciled with the late […]

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When Your Child Prefers One Parent Over Another

664 ViewsBy Elissa Sungar Is your child choosing one parent over the other? Does she only want Mom to put her to bed? Or, may only Dad pour their milk? Most children will go through a phase (probably more than once) of preferring one parent to the other, and possibly even excluding one parent or […]

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Singapore’s Temasek buys stake in Tanzania gas venture

78 ViewsSingapore. An energy company fully owned by Singapore’s state-linked investment firm Temasek Holdings on Thursday said it will pay US$1.3 billion to buy a 20 percent stake in three gas blocks in Tanzania. Pavilion Energy, which was formed in April, will buy the stake from London-listed Ophir Energy, it said in a statement. “The […]

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