ALERT: Travellers warned about making cash transactions at OR Tambo


It’s the silly season and as we all prepare to take a little down time, this is when crimes usually spike across the board. Recent developments at OR Tambo International Airport indicate that travellers, as well as family and friends doing pick-ups at the airport should be more than alert and vigilant. On Sunday morning former North West DG Professor […]

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B’Haram ‘plans to eliminate’ Geography teachers

  A report released by the Human Rights Watch has revealed how Boko Haram is singling out Geography teachers in its campaign against Western education. Teachers of the subject are being targeted because their lessons contradict Boko Haram’s worldview on how the earth was created. The sect believes that the earth is flat rather than spherical, and that rainfall is […]

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Kenyan Terror survivor marries Soldier who saved her 4months after

A former Garissa University student married a soldier who came to her rescue during the Al Shabaab attack on the campus that killed 148 people. 21-year-old Maureen Mayengo had been hidding in a closet for 12 hours when a contigent of the Kenya Defence Forces troops found her. Among the soldiers was 25-year-old Ivan Okello based at Lanet, who married […]

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Egypt Invest $68m Advertising Promotional Campaign To Help Revive Tourism Industry

By Morgan Winsor Egypt has signed a $68 million contract with New York advertising agency J. Walter Thompson Co. to help revive the Arab nation’s tourism industry. Over the next three years, the company will run a public relations campaign in 27 markets around the world to promote Egypt as a prime tourist destination and improve the view of the […]

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Nigeria Christian thrown off a UK aircraft on suspicion of being a Moslem


A British man was removed from a plane by armed police at Luton airport after a fellow passenger read a message on his mobile phone about “prayer” and reported him as a security threat. Laolu Opebiyi, 40, from London, said he was forced to hand over his phone and supply his password in order to establish his innocence after he […]

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