Thursday, 28 January 2016
HILLARLIOUS!!!!! Haryana, meet Eritrea where they don't have enough men Well, Eritrea is your parallel universe! India Today
In State of Eritrea, a country in the Horn of Africa, a new marital law compels men to marry two women.
Yes, polygamy is mandatory.
(We see that smirk on your face!) Another pic after cut
It was 19 January, 2016. President Magufuli bans mini-skirts. At our work place, the discussion took an angle a little different. My friend unknowingly cautioned me of how the masses accept any news without checking the reliability of the source. His argument was, however, leaning towards the fact that the Tanzanian president had risen to fame due to his idiosyncratically-driven reforms.
- Displaced Sudanese women set up shelters at the UN’s Zam Zam camp near El Fasher in North Darfur on April 9, 2015 (Photo AFP)
Some 34,000 people have been displaced by the ongoing fighting in the mountainous area of Jebel Marra that straddles three Darfur states, said the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Marta Ruedas, .
In a statement issued from Khartoum on Wednesday, Ruedas expressed "grave concern" over the humanitarian impact of the fighting between the Sudanese army and the Sudan Liberation Movement - Abdel Wahid al-Nur (SLM-AW) in Jebel Marra.
"Initial reports indicate that about 19,000 civilians have fled into North Darfur state, and up to 15,000 into Central Darfur state," she said.
Oprah Winfrey ✔ @Oprah
Before the 66-character tweet, which included the hashtag #ComeJoinMe and a link to the Weight Watchers website, was posted on Tuesday afternoon, the company's stock was trading at $11.35 a share. It closed at $13.29 a share.
Tuesday, 26 January 2016
Thursday, 21 January 2016
Wednesday, 20 January 2016
IGAD head of states
The Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) marked the celebrations of its 30th Anniversary on 16, January 2016 in Djibouti. Since its creation in 1986, the ever-expanding mandate of the regional body has its core operations as the promotion of four major areas in its region, namely: peace, security, economic development and regional integration.
The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma has been included on the longlist for the 2016 International Dylan Thomas Prize.
The Dylan Thomas Prize is awarded annually to the best eligible published literary work in English, written by an author aged 39 or under. It is the largest literary prize in the world for young writers, aimed at encouraging creative talent worldwide. The prize celebrates international literary excellence across all genres, and is open to poetry, novels, short stories and drama.
Tuesday, 19 January 2016
Children as young as seven are working in perilous conditions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to mine cobalt that ends up in smartphones, cars and computers sold to millions across the world, by household brands including Apple, Microsoft and Vodafone, according to a new investigation by Amnesty International.
According to the Ministry of Public Health, at least two deaths have been reported leaving a number of other people quarantined. The health ministry says they have under control; however, they call for vigilance. Ms. Margueritte Maliévo Samba said, “I call all the Central African in general and that of the Prefecture of Mbomou especially for calm and strict respect for preventive measures that were to wash hands regularly, avoid any manipulation with sick or dead animalsand secretions of infected person and objects.”
Monday, 18 January 2016
Masande Ntshanga’s The Reactive was launched in October this year. Born and bred in East London, Ntshanga is a graduate of the Creative Writing Programme at the University of Cape Town and the winner of the 2013 Pen International New Voices Award. more after cut...
The celebrity power couple are no longer hiding their love and are currently on vacation together in the Bazaruto Islands in Mozambique. The pair have been updating their fans about their stunning island getaway on Instagram where they are not shy to post images of the setting, dinner on the beach with AKA uploading an image of Bonang looking at the view. More pics after cut..
This was said by the chief strategist of the multi-billion dollar company, Abdu Mukhtar, who is currently in the southern African country's capital Harare.
According to a Herald report, Mukhtar said the group felt "comfortable and excited" about investing in the country.
"Everything is on track... we will be coming in and out [of Zimbabwe] to do all sorts of things as we kick start the projects," Mukhtar was quoted as saying.
Monday, 11 January 2016
Leonardo DiCaprio holds his award for Best Actor, Motion Picture, Drama, for "The Revenant",
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The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Seriake Dickson has been declared winner of the Bayelsa State governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Mr Dickson polled 134,998 votes to emerge winner of the election. Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Timipre Sylva, scored 86,852 votes to place second.
"David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family's privacy during their time of grief," read a statement on Bowie's Facebook page dated Sunday.
Stars, politicians and fans rushed online to pay their respects. British Prime Minister David Cameron tweeted: "I grew up listening to and watching the pop genius David Bowie. He was a master of re-invention, who kept getting it right. A huge loss."
Steve Martin from Bowie's publicity company Nasty Little Man confirmed the Facebook report was accurate. "It's not a hoax," he told Reuters.
Tuesday, 5 January 2016
WITH less than two years to the August 2017 elections, President Uhuru Kenyatta is under pressure to fulfil most of the Jubilee Coalition promises this year.
The promises made ahead of the 2013 elections will be a key campaign issue for 2017, with heightened political activity expected this year.
Uhuru will be under pressure to show Kenyans the multi-billion-shilling projects the government is involved in have any benefit for the mwananchi.
Monday, 4 January 2016
In May 2013, 22-year-old Florence* from Nyamigoye village, Nyamigoye Parish, Kanyantorogo Sub-county in Kanungu District, was admitted to Bwindi Community Hospital in Kayonza Sub-county with severe post-abortion effects. Florence, a housemaid, feared to inform her boss about her pregnancy. She got a cattle syringe and tried to pierce the foetus through the cervix. She hoped the foetus would die and get expelled from the womb. In the process, however, she pierced her cervix, and possibly the uterus, yet out of fear, kept everything to herself.