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  • Live from your bedroom, live music in the UK

    London, United Kingdom Arts & Books 24 Oct 2020

    Live From Your Bedroom includes an exciting live music event, performed on stage and watched from the comfort and safety of a hotel bedroom, the first one features a Queen tribute act. With many people missing there favourite bands playing over 2020 and with festivals cancelled this summer, I... Read more

  • Jesuit priest arrested before ‘pilgrimage for peace’ in Cameroon plans comeback

    Douala and Yaounde, Cameroon Politics 27 Oct 2020

    Father Ludovic Lado a Jesuit priest left Douala, Cameroon’s economic capital, on Oct. 12 on a motorbike to Japoma, where he was set to begin his 10-day walking pilgrimage to Yaoundé, the national capital to create awareness for peace to reign in the English speaking parts of Cameroon. We have... Read more

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    Bridging the gender gap in Science for African women

    Nairobi, Kenya Technology 30 Oct 2020

    Women scientists have a vital role to play in scientific leadership and in contributing to Africa’s development and transformation. However, they remain substantially under-represented in higher education and in Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) careers, hence accounting for... Read more

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    Devolution needs to be an election item in Kenya

    Nairobi, Kenya Current Affairs 30 Oct 2020

    From the onset, devolution was a key ingredient in the clamor for constitutional changes for over two decades. When Kenyans, in their numbers in 2010, adopted the draft constitution during the August 4th referendum, and the document was promulgated 23 days later, there was hope for improved services... Read more

  • Music as an instrument of revolution for Congolese women

    Brazzaville, Congo Music 30 Oct 2020

    "Les mamans du Congo" is an Afro-feminist group created in 2018 by singer and percussionist Gladys Samba. Composed of five women, this orchestra scrutinizes the daily life of Congolese women on complex rhythms. Played with kitchen utensils and salvage materials; after a meeting with the French... Read more

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    Dry and warm season expected across Eastern Africa

    Nairobi, Kenya Climate Change 31 Oct 2020

    October to December is an important rainfall season for Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, and southeaster Ethiopia. A drier than usual season is expected in most parts of the region, including Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, most of Uganda, Kenya, southern, central and north-western... Read more

  • Covid19 and nightmares

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Current Affairs 31 Oct 2020

    Nightmares are increasing with Covid19 ...here is a full report Read more

  • Neymar freed of rape charges

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Breaking News 31 Oct 2020

    They met via internet...he invited her to Paris with all expenses paid...she entered his hotel room full arms open but videotaped it all on her cellphone..rape she claimed ...here is the full story Read more

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    Nagorno-Karabakh Commentary

    Washington, United States of America Politics, Current Affairs, War Reporter, Breaking News 31 Oct 2020

    Hello. Since September 27, hostilities have renewed over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh in the South Caucasus. Over 400 Armenian military personnel have been killed and dozens of civilians wounded. The Azerbaijani government has released similar figures for only civilian casualties,... Read more

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    Huge political storm is swiping Cyprus after Al Jazeera revelations

    Nicosia, Cyprus Politics 31 Oct 2020

    Recent developments in Cyprus following yesterday's video 1) The Akel MP Christakis Giovanis resigned, the president of Parliament Syllouris abstains from his duties after Al Jazeera revelations (and ironically he will be the deputy president from tomorrow on as the president of republic Nicos... Read more

  • Wheree is Brazil´s Pablo Escobar and why was her freed?

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Breaking News 31 Oct 2020

    Brazil´s equivalent to Colombia cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar was freed this week from his jail cell when a Supreme Court Justice claimed the case against him was not officially appealed and closed. Outraged by the decision Interpol and Brazilian police are seeking the same criminal as the Supreme... Read more

  • Nilgiri Tahr

    Munnar, India Science & Environment, Travel, Climate Change 01 Nov 2020

    VIDEO FEATURE After the long gap of eight months, Eravikulam National park opened for tourists. The park is famous for its Nilgiri Tahr's habitat, this species is considered to be endangered. This animal belongs to the Goat family, Climate Change could threaten its habitat. Links :... Read more

  • Girls and young men from Gaza playing football with one foot lost at birth and other incidents and Israeli wars

    Palestine, United States of America Sports 30 Nov 2020

    A team of girls and boys playing football and training continuously in order to participate in several local tournaments. They were dreaming of international participation, but the conditions of closed crossings and the siege in Gaza prevented them from that. Many of these players lost their feet... Read more

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    REOPENING OF SCHOOLS AMIDST COVID 19: KENYAS DILEMMA

    Nairobi, Kenya Current Affairs 30 Nov 2020

    Kenyan teachers reported to school this week after 6 months of closure following the Covid 19 pandemic. The Government directed that all teachers report on the 28th September in readiness for a possible reopening of schools for learners. But while the Government grapples with the idea of allowing... Read more

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    Challenges facing smooth Governance at Kenyas Counties

    Nairobi, Kenya Politics 30 Nov 2020

    Kenyas President Uhuru Kenyatta has today signed into law a bill that will allow Treasury to disburse about shs370 billion to its 47 counties spread across the country. The monies include conditional grants totalling about shs14 billion to various counties and shs316 billion as equitable share. The... Read more

  • Enric Duran: the Robin Hood of the banks

    Barcelona, Spain Social 30 Nov 2020

    I'm a freelance journalist based in Barcelona, and I'm looking for media interested on publishing this story: Enric is a Catalan activist who in 2008 announced that, through a false payroll and a fictitious trade, he got loans from 39 financial institutions for a total of 492,000 euros -almost half... Read more

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    Zagros Under Fire: From a birthplace of wine to a land of smoke and flames

    Khorramabad, Iran Climate Change 10 Dec 2020

    Two hundred seventy thousand oak trees burned in western Iran in the last few months, and one volunteer died in an attempt to stop the fire. The 1000 words article about this issue is ready, please contact me asap if you are interested: komeil.soheili@gmail.com Read more

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    Gold seekers - In search of ancient treasures

    Iranshahr, Iran Research 16 Dec 2020

    Gold seekers - In search of ancient treasures One of the six great treasures discovered in the world has found in Iran. Among thousands of historical things they found untouched for over two thousand years, just about 100 of them survived from smugglers. This is just one of the dirty smuggling... Read more

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    Covid-19 versus FGM culture in Kenya.

    Nairobi, Kenya Current Affairs, Cultural 29 Dec 2020

    As the people who contact the Covid-19 increase everyday, the cultural practice of mutilating girls threatens to worsen the situation in Kuria region, Kenya. The region is located at the Kenya-Tanzania border, as regulations are observed in Kenya the neighboring country of Tanzania has relaxed... Read more

  • Coverage Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Sarajevo-Tuzla-Bihac (Bosnia and Herzegovina) Current Affairs 30 Dec 2020

    Good morning, I'm a freelance journalist based in Barcelona. During march I will be in Bosnia and Herzegovina to write some reportages -also with video and photos. -I will go to the Bosnian-Croatian border to see the situation of migrants trapped at EU gates. Specifically, Croatia's returns to... Read more

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    CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, KENYAN CHILDREN LIVING WITH DISABILITY IN RURAL KENYA ABANDONED BY PARENTS AS THINGS GET WORSE

    Siaya, Kenya Current Affairs 30 Dec 2020

    For a very long time children born with disability were considered bad omen and curse to the society and in most cases they were killed. As Covid-19 continue to ravage the country Kenya, there are some places that, due to hitting economy, children living with disability have been abandoned in... Read more

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    Poor Infrastructures in Our Basic Schools

    Ayensuano,Ghana Social 30 Dec 2020

    The Yaw Donkor D/A Basic school in Yaw Donkokrom within bepoase, an electoral area in Ayensuano district has a population of 160 pupils with a three unit classroom block. The three unit classroom is shared among the primary and junior high level creating unconducive environment for teaching and... Read more

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    People and School children Get Stranded due to Absence of a Footbridge on the River

    Ayensuano,Ghana Social 30 Dec 2020

    People of Agyei Krom suffers to reach other communities as the log serving as a footbridge on the Ayensu River can cause a havoc if not rehabilitated.The only route to the communities educational facility hence when it rains,pupils have to either swim through the river or stays at home for... Read more

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    Germany's Stagecoach Inns

    Munich, Germany Food & Drink 31 Dec 2020

    The easiest way to find an excellent and atmospheric restaurant in Germany is to look for the main church in old town and village squares. Next to the church you will often find a large old building bearing the name "Gasthof zur Post." After the fifteenth-century founding of postal routes along the... Read more

  • "Tiny Homes" neighborhoods a big way to fight poverty/homelessness

    Chicago, United States of America Current Affairs 31 Dec 2020

    A pastor in Detroit, Rev. Faith Fowler, dreamed up a neighborhood that would be comprised of tiny homes, as a ticket out of poverty -- and today it's thriving. All the materials are donated -- pop star Jon Bon Jovi even donated $100,00 00 -- and Fowler is getting calls from neighborhood planners... Read more

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