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The roasted chickens had an unusual stuffing – $150,000 worth of cocaine, according to Nigerian police. A Nigerian mechanic who struggled in Brazil for more than six years had hoped the drugs would buy him a life of luxury in his native land, Nigerian authorities said Monday. “This was li...
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By Abdi Aynte For the first time in four years, the militant group al-Shabaab is not the center of attention in Somalia. Since the fighters were ejected from the capital Mogadishu a year ago by the African Union peacekeepers (AMISOM) and Somali government troops, they’ve sustained dramatic losses in ...
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By Aaron Leaf Two years ago during my first month living in Liberia, my colleague Lamii took me to the annual Press Union retreat in the city of Buchanan. It was a chance for journalists from across the country to spend a weekend bonding and discussing the state of their profession. Many people were ...
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Thisday Abuja — The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has declared 13 out of the 27 Nigerians, who were deported from Madrid, Spain, and received on August 10, 2012, at the International wing of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos, as criminals. While the 13 Nigerians were deport...
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Thomas Sowell After reading Barack Obama’s book “Dreams from My Father,” it became painfully clear that he has not been searching for the truth, because he assumed from an early age that he had already found the truth — and now it was just a question of filling in the details and deciding how to [......
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Sep 3rd, 2012
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P. David Hornik The Jerusalem Post’s Herb Keinon notes: When Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy blasted Syria’s government at the Non-Aligned Movement Conference in Tehran on Thursday, his comments prompted Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem to storm out. But when Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khame...
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President Obama has nominated a former union organizer with a disturbingly radical background to a vitally important federal office that could manipulate unemployment figures for the Obama administration’s benefit. The nominee in question is central banker Erica L. Groshen, an economist. Groshen is a...
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Sep 3rd, 2012
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Originally published in the Jerusalem Post. By Tuesday, 50 Israeli families will have been tossed out of their homes in their village of Migron, which is set for destruction. They will not be dispossessed because they unlawfully squatted on someone else’s property. The residents of Migron will be tos...
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It has been common knowledge over a period that results of our first cycle education tests have been abysmal and this should underline the fact that Ghana is at moment non-competitive as a nation. And these low levels of educational attainment across our school system are indicative of our country’s ...
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Sep 3rd, 2012
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By Professor Alemayehu G. Mariam It is time to bury the hatchet and move forward in Ethiopia! Nelson Mandela taught that “If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.” I would add that your enemy also becomes your friend and your ally. [.....