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    ENHANCING BEAUTY IN AFRICA WITHOUT “UNDERGOING THE KNIFE”

    Kampala, Uganda Paranormal, Social 16 Dec 2019

    In the developed world, enhancing bums, breasts or getting a curvy body would cost some one thousands of dollars, and lengthy surgical procedures that must be repeated severally to keep the new body shape or a particular boob size. However, in Africa, we have what you may call “Herbal surgeons” if... Read more

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    Correspondent avialble

    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire Science & Environment, Investigative Reporting, 360 Videography, Breaking News 17 Dec 2019

    I know very well that my services will help reduce the cost of producing story contents for organisations around the world. I am available and I have stationed in Abidjan to make it happen. I nose for stories, pitch the stories, send to the organisation for approval, if approved, I will then shoot... Read more

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    YOUNG UGANDAN ENTREPRENEUR  RIPS  BIG FROM UNTAPPED BAMBOO GOLD MINE BY MAKING JEWELLERY OUT THIS NATURAL RESOURCE.(BAMB

    Kampala, Uganda Business 18 Dec 2019

    In this story ,we will meet a young man who makes high-end jewellery and ornaments from Bamboo- an untapped gold mine in Uganda. Rather than using metals or plastics to make jewellery ,he uses bamboo to make these very light weight products that are high on demand-reaching international markets too. Read more

  • Tsunami Democratic

    Barcelona, Spain Investigative Reporting 19 Dec 2019

    Pirates de Catalunya, represented by the lawyer Josep Jover, has denounced to the Court of Justice of the European Union to the Spanish State for the flagrant violation of rights and fundamental freedoms of citizens, included in treaties, regulations and judicial sentences of the European Union. The... Read more

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    20 terror arrests in Denmark

    København, Denmark Politics, Current Affairs, Breaking News 21 Dec 2019

    Yesterday 20 people were arrested in raids on 20 adresses in the Copenhagen area. Today 8 out of the 20 in yesterday’s anti terror raids are put in front of judge today and looks like being Remanded in custody. They are charged under the most severe of terror laws so it seems to be quite serious. 20... Read more

  • Global Climate Fund a major breakthrough For Green Projects In Zimbabwe

    Harare, Zimbabwe Business, Science & Environment, Natural Disasters 24 Dec 2019

    Global Climate Fund a major breakthrough For Green Projects In Zimbabwe Long-term changes in the earth’s climate system have been significant and are occurring more rapidly than in the past. Continued emissions into the earth’s atmosphere are projected to cause further warming and increase the... Read more

  • Africa's greatest resource is its young people

    Harare, Zimbabwe Business, Finance, Politics, Current Affairs, Technology, Arts & Books, Sports, Investigative Reporting, Research, Social, Breaking News 31 Dec 2019

    Africa's greatest resource is its young people, with their energy, creativity, and resilience. The 21st century could produce an African renaissance if governments and their development partners prioritize in investing in people, especially the youth. Ensuring that Africa's youthful population is... Read more

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    ROYAL PRIVILEGES AND PREROGATIVES

    London, United Kingdom Cultural 31 Dec 2019

    Britain and London, in particular, is riddled with some of the most peculiar rules and privileges. These are manifested in the many royal prerogatives as well as parliamentary and legal statutes. For example: under a decree of Charles 2nd six ravens must be kept in the Tower at all times (for... Read more

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    OXBRIDGE PECULARITIES

    London, United Kingdom Cultural 31 Dec 2019

    Oxford and Cambridge, along with Sandhurst, the MCC, Eton College, the Garter Ceremony etc., represent a rare zenith of British institutions and elitism. I am fascinated by all the peculiarities of language and unique characteristics of custom that exist at both these pre-eminent Universities. Sub... Read more

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    SAVILE ROW’S FIRST FEMALE TAILOR

    London, United Kingdom Cultural 31 Dec 2019

    Kathryn Sargent has entered one of the last male bastions namely Savile Row, the tailoring street in Mayfair. Formerly the location for the filming of the Beatles ‘Let it be’ it has recently been modernised by the arrival of Abercrombie and Fitch’s destination store, complete with model assistants.... Read more

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    CUBAN CIGARS

    London, United Kingdom Cultural 31 Dec 2019

    Having visited Cuba recently I am now well acquainted with the great Cuban tradition of cigar making. Cohiba is probably the most well known of cigar brands in history. Much of this cigar brands name recognition however is due to its founders’ cleverness. Romeo y Julieta has a similar history.... Read more

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    LONDON'S GUILDS AND LIVERIES

    London, United Kingdom Cultural 31 Dec 2019

    Scattered around the heart of the City of London and dating back to Tudor times, there are as many as 108 livery companies ... London's ancient and modern trade associations and guilds. Most Livery Companies continue to be involved with their respective trade, craft or profession. Several companies... Read more

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    THE WORLD OF COLLECTIBLES

    London, United Kingdom Arts & Books 31 Dec 2019

    “Hard nose investors and passionate collectors make strange bedfellows. True collectors are not investment driven.” Telling words indeed. I am keen to examine this alternative world of investment, the state of the respective markets and the advice given by experts to temper the collectors’ passion... Read more

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    LONDON'S ICE CREAM PARLOURS

    London, United Kingdom Cultural 31 Dec 2019

    Records suggest that the ‘iced cream’ or ‘creamed ice’ was adopted in Europe in medieval times. Such had been the demand for ice that wealthy people built icehouses on their estates. Then, along came Carlo Gatti, a Swiss émigré, settling in Holborn’s Italian neighbourhood, to open a café... Read more

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    LONDON'S CHELSEA PENSIONERS

    London, United Kingdom Cultural 31 Dec 2019

    Just south of London’s Kings Road and just north of the Thames is the impressive Royal Hospital, home for over 300 years to the Chelsea Pensioners. Charles II founded it for "the relief and succour" of his veteran soldiers and Sir Christopher Wren designed it. There are two categories of Chelsea... Read more

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    WHO IS A NATIONAL TREASURE AND WHY

    London, United Kingdom Cultural 31 Dec 2019

    The Queen and Sir David Attenborough have both been part of our lives as a constant for decades and a reassuringly familiar presence. And they are two of a kind, two of a club if you like, in that they represent, as much as anyone our archetypal “National Treasures”. Of course the notion of a... Read more

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    BREAKING NEWS IN CATALONIA

    Barcelona, Spain Breaking News 31 Dec 2019

    I am available to radio and TV stations to report about the latest breaking news about Catalan affairs. English and Spanish. I am also available for scouting if you send a reporter. Read more

  • Stories from Venice, Italy: cruise ships, over-tourism, the difficulty of living in the city

    Venice, Italy Travel 31 Dec 2019

    I am available as a journalist and as a fixer for stories about the city of Venice, Italy. I recently worked as a fixer for the Daily Mail, the second best-selling newspaper in UK, for a feature article about cruise ships and over-tourism by David Jones. In the last weeks I also realized an... Read more

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    Lions, Tigers, and Bears - Oh My! 100 Hundred Years of Munich's Circus Krone

    Munich, Germany Cultural 31 Dec 2019

    In 1919, after the end of World War I, the Krone family of Munich, which had had a traveling animal show since 1870, opened Circus Krone in Munich. In 2019 Circus Krone will celebrate 100 years of great traditional and innovative circus entertainment as the world’s circus that has performed for the... Read more

  • Set Up, Revamp and Training for TV News Network

    New Delhi, India Business, Technology, Media Training, Training 31 Dec 2019

    We help set-up and launch of new TV stations as well as revamping of existing players by providing expertise in business model, technology, training, branding, manpower structuring, recruitment, content strategy, distribution strategy, launch and post launch handholding. Our clients are prominent... Read more

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    European citizens facing the grim prospect of Brexit

    London, United Kingdom Politics 31 Dec 2019

    Hello there, since the "Brexit" referendum in 2016, I've collected interviews and testimonies of European citizens from all over the UK on their future prospects and the hardship of recent negative changes. I've worked on many angles and with people from the health sector, the music industry, in... Read more

  • Why stock markets are struggling

    Dhaka, Bangladesh Business 31 Dec 2019

    The prime bourse has fluctuated wildly so far this year after a depressing 2018. Investors are looking for clues about what 2019, the post-election year, will bring. Stock prices plunged about 500 points or over 8 percent, as measured by the DSEX, erasing over Tk 8 billion in value while the... Read more

  • WOMEN TAKE SELF DEFENCE CLASSES AS VIOLENT CRIME RISES

    Abuja, Nigeria Health & Fitness 31 Dec 2019

    There has been an upsurge in the incidence of violent crime in Abuja. Bag snatchings, muggings, car jackings and sexual assault are on the increase. To this end, Tech Her, a non profit that teaches girls and women how to code is organizing a self defence training for women. Read more

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    Oil spill in Brazil

    Brasília, Brazil Natural Disasters 31 Dec 2019

    The source of the oil spill washing up on thousands of kilometres of Brazil's coastline over the past few weeks remains the subject of a great deal of speculation. We've been asking experts on shipping routes and the types of crude oil produced in different countries to try to identify the most... Read more

  • Worlds collide! Hacking telenovelas to promote family planning in Africa

    Kampala, Uganda Cultural 31 Dec 2019

    The success of telenovelas in Sub-Saharan Africa is well noted. When one scrappy NGO wanted to make its own telenovela to show strong women and promote contraception, it found that it was too expensive. So they turned the model on its head! Rather than film their own telenovela, they acquired the... Read more

  • Choosing your own future through basic cell phones

    Kampala, Uganda Technology 31 Dec 2019

    Rachael Kabeene, who lives in Kansanga in Uganda’s capital Kampala, has about 200,000 Ugandan shillings ($78) left after paying the school fees. After her neighbor passes away, she wants to buy the land from his children. But it costs one million shillings ($390), and Kabeene still wants to purchase... Read more

  • You considering hiring a Journalist?

    Harare, Zimbabwe Business, Breaking News 31 Dec 2019

    I am an ethical Journalist and a prolific writer with more than 10 years of experience in creative writing industry, writing in print and online media. The best description of my work is 'prolific writer,' I write, edit, proof-read but it all stems from my writing abilities. As a columnist I had... Read more

  • Hong Kong is on a brink of "civil war"

    Hong Kong, Hong Kong Politics, Current Affairs, Investigative Reporting, Breaking News 31 Dec 2019

    As the political tensions are escalating in Hong Kong, there is no sign of relief and the latest citywide general strike brings normal life to a standstill in the city which is seemingly on a brink of "civil war" after a black-clad man being shoot at point-blank range by a police officer without... Read more

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    Loan waiver scam of Indian state Chhattisgarh

    Raipur, India Investigative Reporting 31 Dec 2019

    Vandana Agrawal Raipur 80 percent of the population of Central India is dependent on agriculture. But the farmers of Chhattisgarh state of central India are worried. The new government of the state had announced the loan waiver of these farmers in 24 hours. But even today farmers are wandering... Read more

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    BREAKING NEWS IN RWANDA

    Kigali, Rwanda Current Affairs 31 Dec 2019

    Am available to Radio and Television organisations in need of content in Rwanda, if you send a reporter am also available to help in scouting.. Read more

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