Dominican Republic

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 16th, 2013
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Some countries, Nigeria included will no longer be eligible to participate in the America Diversity Visa lottery programme. Information from the United States Department of State sighted on Sunday said Nigerians and citizens from few other countries were not eligible for DV-2015. The department said ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 26th, 2013
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They are called ‘bumsters’ in Gambia, ‘Rastitutes’ or ‘beach boys’ in the Caribbean and ‘sanky pankies’ in the Dominican Republic. These are the men who, in increasing numbers, are providing sex in return for money or goods to women who want a holiday ‘romance’. The men are invariably from impoverish...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 28th, 2012
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by Teshome Debalke Everybody is wondering how did such civilized people as Ethiopians ended up under the rule of uncivilized regime like Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) “Woyane”? Before I go on exploring about how the uncivilized regime remained in power it is appropriate to explain what ci...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Oct 30th, 2012
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Lagos – The Lagos state government has warned residents to prepare for the ripple effect of Hurricane Sandy. An official of the state said experience has shown that when hurricanes hit the US, the ripple effect was felt in Lagos within seven to 14 days. According to Channels TV, the state Commi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 4th, 2012
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South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius said he was on the verge of tears after becoming the first double amputee to compete on the track at an Olympic Games on Saturday in front of a packed crowd. Pistorius, who races wearing carbon fibre prosthetic blades after being born without a fibula in both legs...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 26th, 2012
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by Olusegun Adeniyi Barely a few months in office as Speaker of the House of Representatives in 2007, Mrs Patricia Olubunmi Etteh faced a serious crisis that threatened her office and would ultimately send her parking. In the bid to save her job, a top official of the People’s Democratic Party ...
By benim
In East Africa
May 30th, 2011
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Mogadishu – The World Health Organisation says a cholera outbreak in Somalia has killed at least 85 people and infected dozens of others. WHO spokesperson Pieter Desloover says Mogadishu, Afgoye and Baidoa have been hit hardest by the disease. Banadir hospital in Mogadishu alone reported 85 dea...