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By Kelvin EsiasaThe recent apology issued by the Dutch government is a reminder to all former colonial masters that their former colonies have awakened  and  were ready to take their former masters to task. Many former colonies have now realized that their backwards in development were not by mistake, but it was due to colonial […]

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By Bisesa Mungalu Anxiety continues to hover over Barotseland like a dark cloud threatening an unpleasant and untimely storm due to Police State sponsored Terrorism. This state of affairs has accelerated in intensity and velocity since one, Afumba Mombotwa declared himself Administrator General of Barotseland in a ‘darkroom’ ceremony before an unnamed Chief Justice. Almost […]

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MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP)David Moyes will sample the Champions League group phase for the first time on Tuesday when his Manchester United side host Bayer Leverkusen in their opening Group A fixture. Moyes was selected to succeed Alex Ferguson as United manager at the end of last season despite having only overseen two matches in […]

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A Congolese nun who has dedicated herself to helping women who have escaped cruelty at the hands of Ugandan rebels has won the annual Nansen prize awarded by the UNHCR, the refugee agency announced Tuesday. Sister Angelique Namaika receives the $100,000 (75,000 euro) UN prize named after the late Norwegian polar explorer Fridtjof Nansen, who […]

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A former US naval reservist opened fire at a base in the heart of Washington on Monday, killing 12 people and exchanging fire with police before losing his own life. Police identified the alleged shooter as 34-year-old Aaron Alexis, of Forth Worth, Texas, who served full-time in the Navy from 2007 to 2011 before becoming […]

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AFP: UN chief Ban Ki-moon will on Monday present a report on Syria’s chemical weapons, increasing pressure on the Assad regime, as support grows for a US-Russian initiative to avert war. Syria rebels are shown September 13, 2013 at a former military academy north of Aleppo. UN chief Ban Ki-moon will on Monday present a […]

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AFP NEW YORK CITY: Fresh from a controversial election win, Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe is now the focus of an off-Broadway play in New York that delves into the mind of one of the world’s most vilified leaders. The 89-year-old Mugabe, in power for 33 years, is regarded by critics as an iron-fisted oppressor who has […]

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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has said that wasteful finishing was to blame for his team’s 1-0 defeat at Goodison Park. Steven Naismith scored the only goal of the game as Everton recorded theirfirst Premier League win under Roberto Martinez. The West Londoners missed a plenty of chances, especially in the first half, and the Portuguese […]

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Floyd Mayweather Jnr has beaten Saul Alvarez with a majority points decision at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas this morning. Mayweather eventually claimed the win with a 114-114, 116-112, 117-111 score, with controversial judge CJ Ross scoring the fight as a draw. The 36-year-old was rarely troubled by the threat of Alvarez as the […]

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A new round of cuts in debt-hit Greece’s troubled health sector could cause irreversible damage to the country’s already struggling public healthcare, insiders warn. Under its EU-IMF deal, which is keeping its economy alive with bailout loans, Greece has pledged to redeploy 25,000 civil servants and axe 4,000 state jobs by the end of the […]

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