News: Greek ambassador to Brazil killed by wife’s lover, police say

Greek ambassador to Brazil killed by wife’s lover, police say Police contend Greece’s ambassador to Brazil was killed by his wife’s lover — a military police officer — and the widow is being questioned in the crime, Brazil’s state-run Agencia Brasil news agency reported Saturday. Chief Evaristo Pontes, a police investigator in the Baixada Fluminense region, said Friday that Sergio […]

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News: Paris is creating a part of its city for Naked people

Paris is set to have an official nudist park after officials voted in favour of the plans on Monday night. The park could open as soon as next summer, AFP reports, and two main wooded areas on the outskirts of the city, the Bois de Boulogne and the Bois de Vincennes, are being considered as possible options. Naturism is popular […]

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African News: US and UK issue terror alert on SA, as France launches alert App

By Friday Nwosu The British government has warned that there is a “high threat” terrorists could carry out “indiscriminate” attacks on British people in South African shopping areas. According to mirror.co.uk, the targeted areas are believed to be in Johannesburg and Cape Town where there is a high expat and tourist population. The warning comes just days after the United […]

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African Medical: Indian woman, 70, gives birth to first baby

An Indian woman and her husband who are both in their 70s have celebrated the birth of a baby boy following IVF treatment, their first successful pregnancy in 46 years of marriage. Daljinder Kaur gave birth last month after two years of treatment using donor eggs at a fertility clinic in the northern state of Haryana. Though certainly one of […]

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Nigerian woman makes her mark in Macho World of Diamonds

Nigerian Thelma West is a rare gem in the diamond world as a woman in a male-dominated sector with few Africans, despite the continent being the main source of the precious rocks. The first in her family to work in diamonds, West is used to being an outsider, having been raised in a Jewish family in a country where Jews […]

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Nigerian stabs another to death over Messi or Ronaldo in India

Indian police said Monday a man has been charged with murdering his friend after a heated argument over whether Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo is the world’s best footballer. They said the Nigerian national stabbed one of his countrymen to death after the two of them wrangled over whether the Barcelona star or the Real Madrid forward was better. Police […]

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Angelique Kidjo Wins, Rocky Dawuni Loses Grammy Award

Beninese-born singer Angelique Kidjo, one of Africa’s most prominent musicians, won her third Grammy on Monday and dedicated it to aspiring artistes on the continent. According to Daily Guide Africa, the Ghanaian musician, Rocky Dawuni, who was also nominated, lost on his bid to become the first Ghanaian and African to win the Best Reggae Album at the 2016 Grammy […]

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