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    Former Danish Gangster Turned Radio Host Murdered Outside Own Book Reception

    København, Denmark Current Affairs, Cultural, Breaking News 23 Nov 2018

    Nedim Yasar turned his back on crime in 2012 when he left a support gang for Bandidos. Since he established himself as a radio host, actor and working with the Youth Red Cross. Monday evening he was shot outside a book reception for a book about his life - called "roots". He died yesterday. This... Read more

  • At the Omar oil fields north of Hajin

    Deir ez-Zur, Syria War Reporter, Breaking News 24 Nov 2018

    Covering the last ISIS stronghold in Syria from the SDF media base near Hajin. @owenholdaway1 Read more

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    VIDEO NEWS FEATURE: Skull Artist - uncovering beauty in death & giving new live

    Johannesburg, South Africa Science & Environment, Cultural 30 Nov 2018

    In a country like South Africa, where eating meat is common and there is a culture of hunting amongst certain groups of people, this talented artist the skulls that would otherwise have gone to waste, into unique hand-carved, internationally sought-after artworks and décor pieces. Not a hunter... Read more

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    Princess K, The 9 Year 0ld Sensational Dancer

    Baltimore, United States of America Entertainment & Celebrity 30 Nov 2018

    Kamia Hunte is a 9-year-old British sensational dancer, Her Instagram followers know her as Princess K. She has collaborated with some of the biggest names in the African music industry. Artists like WizKid, Adekunle Gold, Yemi Alade and Afro B are just a few. During her Leap of Faith tour in the... Read more

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    Pigeon teen in Dhaka

    Dhaka, Bangladesh Social 30 Nov 2018

    The horrible traffic jam of Dhaka is known to all. Not only traffic, but everyone knows about the plight of living in this city. A large number of people live in the house like a pigeon's house. They traveled with some car like pigeon teen. More than a billion people settled in Dhaka, Capital city... Read more

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    News and Documentaries assignments in Mogadishu, Somalia

    Mogadishu, Somalia Business, Finance, Politics, Current Affairs, Science & Environment, Natural Disasters, Film & Theatre, Entertainment & Celebrity, Food & Drink, Music, Health & Fitness, Medical, Paranormal, Media Training, Investigative Reporting, Research, Social, Cultural, Breaking News 30 Nov 2018

    I am available for news and news features assignment in Mogadishu and the whole region of the horn of Africa. I am an international broadcast journalist who shuttles between Nairobi and Mogadishu. Through my work, I have provided relevant, insightful and in-depth coverage of events in Africa. I am... Read more

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    BLIND BEAUTICIAN

    Kampala, Uganda Social 01 Dec 2018

    Aisha Bahati is undoubtedly an inspiration to many people especially those with sight impairment At the age of seven, she suffered an ailment that later left her blind but many years later, the loss of sight couldn't be loss of a dream. Today she runs a salon and she is a sought after... Read more

  • MOLESTATION OF TRADERS IN NAIROBI'S CBD

    Nairobi, Kenya Current Affairs 01 Dec 2018

    Carlos Okelo,an undercover reporter walks along the busy Ronald Ngala street in the Nairobi CBD and witnesses how City Council officers molests hawkers and steals from them.Read the short catchy investigative piece. NAIROBI ASKARIS IS A PAIN IN... Read more

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    Covering the Christmas Tree at Trafalgar Square

    London, United Kingdom Current Affairs 07 Dec 2018

    Every year Trafalgar Square in London has a huge Christmas tree that Norway lends to the UK. I would like to tell the story of the tree’s journey especially a few months before Brexit. Read more

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    George weah prepares to be liberias first legalmale president after the war...........

    Monrovia, Liberia 360 Videography 07 Dec 2018

    George weah prepares to be liberias first legalmale president after the war........... Read more

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    HEALTH FITNESS TO THE DISABLED

    Mombasa, Kenya Health & Fitness 18 Dec 2018

    A 54 year old man uses physiotherapy to heal disabled child .Through exercises ranging from walking ,enhancing good sitting positions . Peter has enabled more than 5 disabled children who were admitted at a disabled hospital in portrieze in Mombasa where the mother had to discharge them as they... Read more

  • UNMASKING THE KILLER HERDSMEN IN NIGERIA

    Abuja, Nigeria Investigative Reporting 20 Dec 2018

    It has been an age long phenomenon not only within Nigeria and Africa but the world over, predating modern life as even Biblical records showed that the first murder was by a Farmer (Cain) against a cattle breeder (Abel). The sudden re-surge of the farmer/herders crisis in Nigeria has since sparked... Read more

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    Duduza community cry foul over high crime

    Johannesburg South, South Africa Current Affairs 29 Dec 2018

    Residents of Duduza informal settlement in Tshwelopele , Tembisa have given a stern warning to criminals who carry on stealing from the community while they are away at work and have seen that as a opportunity. This is after more than 15 sharks in Block D were broken and more goods and chattels... Read more

  • South Africa's "ATM pharmacies" preventing patients from losing days waiting for medication

    Johannesburg, South Africa Business, Current Affairs, Breaking News 31 Dec 2018

    Nearly 70 per cent of patients in South Africa wait between two to five hours for a doctor’s consultation, according to government figures. But now technology which is the first of its kind in the world and has involved development partners working with the banking sector, has slashed this time down... Read more

  • Why do a running tour of a South African township?

    Cape Town, South Africa Cultural 31 Dec 2018

    "Sight running” tours are growing in major cities across the world, but in Cape Town one local now leads the tours of his township to international tourists in a bid to change negative perceptions of the country. Vinnie was just 12 when his father was murdered. His unemployed mother raised him in... Read more

  • Exploring South Africa's most famous township by bike

    Johannesburg, South Africa Cultural 31 Dec 2018

    It’s an uphill ride most of the way. But a bicycle is a great way to see and experience the sights of Soweto - like Nelson Mandela’s house, a traditional women’s hostel from the apartheid era, the memorial marking the 1976 student riots, and a local beer tasting - gaining a better understanding of... Read more

  • Sneaker cleaning business growing at a steady pace in South African township

    Johannesburg, South Africa Cultural 31 Dec 2018

    In South Africa, especially in the country's townships, sneakers are the uniform du jour but the streets there are covered in dirt. One local started a company cleaning trainers after he grew tired of his mother yelling at him about his muddy footwear. Today he runs what's township's only service... Read more

  • Inside Canada's only hemp cafe

    Toronto, Canada Current Affairs, Cultural 31 Dec 2018

    At a hemp cafe recently unveiled by a longtime Canadian cannabis rights campaigner, there's delicious baked goodies and hot beverages with hemp, but even the walls are covered in the plant species. The new venue is located in a trendy part of Toronto and is already attracting locals and visitors,... Read more

  • Canada welcomes homeless at libraries

    Toronto, Canada Arts & Books 31 Dec 2018

    In the country’s largest city, people using shelters has increased, according to the Toronto city council, as temperatures get set to plummet. One branch of what is one of the world’s busiest public library systems has now hired a permanent social worker as they grapple with a growing number of... Read more

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    Unsung heroes

    Kampala, Uganda Social 31 Dec 2018

    In Kampala lives an old woman who has been managed to raise over 100 children without a job. 78 year old Benna Nakijoba, popularly known as Jaja has striven through charity work to raise babies abandoned by their parents some from the tender age of 3 months. Until 2010, jaaja was living in a very... Read more

  • News and Current Affairs

    Pretoria, South Africa Politics, Current Affairs, Technology, Science & Environment, Sports, Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, Medical, Investigative Reporting, Research, Breaking News 31 Dec 2018

    I'm an international freelance journalist with over 10 years experience specializing in online, video and written media. I offer innovative reporting /assignments where I research, write and edit underreported content of global importance including politics, science and technology, health and... Read more

  • War against rhino poaching in Kruperpark South Africa

    Nelspruit, South Africa Science & Environment 31 Dec 2018

    The days when rangers were appointeid at Krugerpark to look after the wild life has changed dramatically. With rhino poaching at the centre of this "war" poachers are now changing tactics and targeting elephants. The protection of these two groups of wild life changed from riding on a bicycle... Read more

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    Documentary co-production

    Tunis, Tunisia Film & Theatre, Investigative Reporting, Research 31 Dec 2018

    Looking for a a co-producer or content producer to producer a serie of documentaries in Tunisia, in the Mediteranian and Maghreb region. If you are interested please let me know. Read more

  • The Almajiri Child

    Yola, Nigeria Current Affairs 31 Dec 2018

    The Almajiris are basically children whose parents send them to far flung parts of Northern Nigeria to acquire Islamic education. The irony is that these kids, sometimes as young as 4 have to fend for themselves by begging on the streets and sleeping anywhere they find shelter. The rise of suicide... Read more

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    Uganda's little punches with Olympics dreams

    Kampala, Uganda Business 31 Dec 2018

    A boxing club in Uganda's capital is helping children as young as ten in slums to pursue professional boxing careers Uganda's biggest boxing achievement at Olympics is 3 silvers with the last one won in 1980 Since then, several boxers have been at the games but with not much to celebrate but... Read more

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    The past, present, and future of Rio's port area

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Current Affairs 31 Dec 2018

    In the colonial era of Brazil, Rio's port area was the principal entry of Africans in the Americas. Slaves, of course. Centuries later, the venue was completely abandoned, becoming dangerous to visit it (and this until a very recent time). With the 2016 Olympics, there were public and private works... Read more

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    Brazilians discover Portugal

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Current Affairs 31 Dec 2018

    Brazil's economic crisis deepens two serious problems in the country: unemployment and lack of professional perspectives, even for qualified and experienced people. In this scenery, many Brazilians have been moving to Portugal searching for better opportunities. The objective of this report is to... Read more

  • ENDING SEXUAL ASSAULT ONE DAY AT A TIME

    Abuja, Nigeria Current Affairs 31 Dec 2018

    When she was a teenager, Dorothy Njemanze was sexually molested several times. She survived and has set up the Dorothy Njemanze Foundation. An organization that provides support to victims of sexual assault and gender violence cases. She also does gender advocacy and public enlightenment. An... Read more

  • MATCHMAKER WITH A DIFFERENCE

    Abuja, Nigeria Medical 31 Dec 2018

    These days everybody seems to be a matchmaker. However, this man is a matchmaker with a difference. What is special about this man is that he has brought over 500 HIV positive couples together. Right now he has over 7000 people on his books. For the past 6 years, Michael Ugochukwu has been a... Read more

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    NIGERIA PREPARES AHEAD OF 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS.

    Kano, Nigeria Politics, Current Affairs, Research 31 Dec 2018

    Tensions are increasing as Nigeria prepares ahead of its general elections in 2019. In view of its massive population which amounts to about 200 million, the date of termination of registration has been consistently postponed in order to ensure registration of all eligible voters. Although, many... Read more

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