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Humanitarianism

South Africa: Dramatic photos of major storms and fires in Cape Town, Knysna and Garden Route

At least nine people have been killed and thousands forced from their homes as Cape Town and surrounding areas were hit by the worst winter storm in …

Unity is impossible for Black America

Unity is impossible for Black America and here’s why:<p>Written by Ali “Hannibal” Shakur<p>What does <b>unity</b> mean? To make things as simple as possible, it …

The Tragic Story Behind The Dallas Ebola Patient Who Just Died

According to details reported by Kevin Sack in The New York Times, he had just reunited with Louise Troh, the mother of his son, after a 16-year separation. She had moved to Dallas; Duncan lived in a rented room an hour from the center of Monrovia, Liberia's crowded capital, where he worked as a …

Disease

Nelson Mandela statue unveiled in Pretoria by Zuma

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1037000/1037197_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522640402_693b423f706c20d7cca454b990302a2c<p><b>A statue of Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president, has been unveiled in the capital, Pretoria, a day after he was buried.</b><p>The nine-metre …

South Africa

Obama chides GOP for opposing his agenda

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — President Barack Obama ridiculed congressional Republicans on Thursday, accusing them of doing little more than opposing his agenda in a campaign-style rally with less than four months remaining before midterm elections.<p>"Do something," Obama pointedly demanded of his political …

Obama on impeachment: 'Really?'

Go ahead, President Barack Obama told House Republicans Thursday. Impeach him.<p>“You hear some of them: ‘Sue him! Impeach him!’” Obama said in a relaxed, sniping campaign-style speech in Austin, Texas, recounting the resistance he’s run into for signing executive actions. “Really? For what, doing my …

Africa

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Scared but alive: Video purports to show abducted Nigerian girls

The girls sit quietly on the ground, dressed in traditional Islamic garb, barely moving, clearly scared.<p>"Praise be to Allah, the lord of the world," they chant.<p>The video, released by French news agency Agence France-Presse, purports to show about 100 of the 276 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram …

America, disappear! America, disappear! America, disappear!

America, disappear! America, disappear! America, disappear!<p>You overwhelmed your enemy in Somalia quite easy<br>You think yourself as the centre of the earth<br>You like to control the fate of all nations,<br>To burn the cities of the world and bomb all stations.<br>Don't get above yourself, America!<p>Your heroes are born in Hollywood<br>They shout their stories of great heroes on our screams.<br>But it seems in real life you spread your lies and false dreams<br>You seek to saw death and destruction upon all nations.<br>That is …

Boko Haram video claims to show missing Nigerian schoolgirls

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Kidnapped schoolgirls: British experts to fly to Nigeria 'as soon as possible'

Nigerian president accepts offer of help from David Cameron, who says abduction by Boko Haram is act of pure evil<p>Britain is to send a small group of experts to Nigeria to help with the hunt for almost 300 schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist extremist group Boko Haram, Downing Street has announced.<p>It …

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Nigeria's Boko Haram threaten to sell kidnapped girls 

Nigeria's Boko Haram threaten to sell kidnapped girls <br>http://sachtimes.com/0en17827idcontent.htm<br>LAGOS: Nigeria's extremist leader is threatening to sell the more than 300 teenage schoolgirls abducted from a school in the remote northeast three weeks ago, in a new videotape received Monday.<p>Abubakar Shekau for the first time also claimed responsibility for the April 15 mass abduction, in a video reviewed by The Associated Press.<p>He threatens to attack more schools and abduct more girls<p>''I abducted …

'I will lead protest to Chibok, and I don't mind being shot' - Patience Jonathan

"I do not mind being shot as long as they return our girls to us safely, we are tired of the kidnapping,” she said. <br>According to her, First Ladies of …

Nigeria: 77 Schoolgirls Still Missing

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Parents of kidnapped schoolgirls in Nigeria plead for mercy

State governor given list of 234 students still missing a week after Islamists stormed remote boarding school in Chibok<p>A week after Islamist extremists stormed a remote boarding school in north-east Nigeria, more than 200 girls and young women remain missing despite pursuit by security forces and …

200 girls are missing in Nigeria – so why doesn't anybody care?

Unlike the Sewol tragedy, the fate of these schoolchildren has gone unreported, vanished into a dangerous world<p>• Nigeria's grief over the abducted girls is uniting our country<p>Where are they?<p>Every morning for a week the news has been dominated by the South Korean ferry tragedy. The terrible grief of …

Nigeria Holds 'Million Woman March' Urging Release Of Abducted Schoolgirls

Hundreds of people marched through the streets of the Nigerian capital Abuja on Wednesday, calling on the government to intensify the search for 200 schoolgirls who were kidnapped two weeks ago, the BBC reported.<p>Organizers of the Women for Peace and Justice organization called the "Million-Woman …