Africa: Cambridge University To Return Looted Benin Bronze To Nigeria

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A bronze cockerel at Cambridge University that had been looted in a British raid on what is now Nigeria will be repatriated. The Benin bronze, known as an “okukor”, was bequeathed to Jesus College in 1930 by a former British Army officer. In 2016 it was removed from display and the Legacy of Slavery Working Party (LSWP) has recommended it […]

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News: Duchess Of Cambridge ‘Immensely Jealous’ Of Prince William’s Visit To Africa

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Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, has arrived safely in Namibia on Monday for the first leg of his African tour, which will also see him visiting Tanzania and Kenya. On Tuesday, while speaking in Windhoek at a reception hosted by British High Commissioner Kate Airey, he admitted that his wife, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is ‘immensely jealous’ of him undertaking […]

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News: Smart card for travellers to be introduced across UK by the end of 2018

Passengers travelling by railway will be able to use a pay-as-you-go smart card to take them anywhere in the United Kingdom. The transport secretary, Chris Grayling, says that he wants all train companies to make available these Oyster-card style cards to commuters by the end of 2018. Under the plans, Network Rail will be stripped of sole control of the […]

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