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VP Osinbajo Challenges Africa On Poverty, Inequality

Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has challenged African nations to urgently address the problems of poverty and inequality even as the global community focuses on its new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Vice President made the call on Saturday in a statement by his spokesman, Mr Laolu Akande, while speaking at a side event hosted by the President of Ghana, Mr John Mahama, on Africa and SDGs at the African Union meeting underway in Kigali, Rwanda. Osinbajo, who led the Nigerian delegation to the continent-wide meeting told the gathering of Presidents and several Heads of delegations that the...

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Man Gets Free Car for Walking 16 Miles

Sixteen miles a day. That’s what Kyle Bigler was walking every day between his two minimum-wage jobs. Bigler works at a Dunkin Donuts and a Big Apple in Belmont, New Hampshire, and typically works 20-hour shifts every Sunday and Monday, bouncing from one job to another. But thanks to one kindhearted customer, Bigler’s not walking anymore. After a Facebook post from Joanna Griffiths that lauded Bigler’s work ethic went viral recently, strangers reached out to Bigler with job offers and even a car. “When I wrote the original post, I never expected anything like this to happen,” Griffiths tells...

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Judge Lets Bill Cosby Sue Rape Accuser

Bill Cosby got a mixed ruling in his civil lawsuit against former Temple University employee Andrea Constand and her attorneys. A Pennsylvania federal judge has thrown out one key claim the embattled entertainer has made, but allowed others to move forward. Additionally, Cosby is being allowed to sue the parent company of National Enquirer. Constand is the woman whose rape allegations have Cosby facing a pending criminal proceeding in the state. After the District Attorney brought charges this past December against Cosby over a sexual abuse alleged to have happened back in 2004, Cosby returned fire with a civil...

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Kelechi + Maurice: A Nigerian Wedding in Washington DC

It’s only appropriate to say that Kelechi and Maurice are a Howard University love story. First connecting back in 2010, while the two worked at HU’s Upward Bound program as Dormitory Directors. “Throughout the summer we established a great work relationship and ultimately a friendship. In August 2010, I started my doctoral degree, as Maurice was finishing up his masters in Human genetics” says Kelechi. Amidst their demanding study schedules, the pair still managed to keep in contact, often chatting via phone, text and Facebook. And over time, the two began to develop a stronger friendship and bound, eventually...

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Actress Akosua Kekeli celebrates Birthday with Sparkly New Shoot!

– Ghanaian actress and movie producer Akosua Kekeli celebrates in style as she turns 34 – The entertainer has released a stunning set of photos to mark her celebrations – Akosua serves it hot, sexy and bold in the new birthday photos   Ghanaian actress/producer Akosua Kekeli has added another year and she is celebrating in style as she releases a lovely set of photos. She took to Facebook page some hours ago today July 18 and shared a lovely message as she thanked God for crowning her with great harvest and overflowing abundance. She wrote further: “Hurrrrrrry am...

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