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    Pope Francis: Pontiff meets 7 former Nigerian prostitutes in Rome
    Aug13

    Pope Francis: Pontiff meets 7 former Nigerian prostitutes in Rome

    Francis met 20 women at the Community Papa Giovanni XXIII in Rome, including six from Romania, four from Albania, seven from Nigeria Pope Francis on Friday, August 12, visited the Catholic charity that is giving shelter to women rescued from forced prostitution, the Vatican said.Francis met 20 women at the Community Papa Giovanni XXIII in Rome,...

    Pope Francis: Pontiff meets 7 Nigerian ex-prostitutes, others
    Aug13

    Pope Francis: Pontiff meets 7 Nigerian ex-prostitutes, others

    Francis met 20 women at the Community Papa Giovanni XXIII in Rome, including six from Romania, four from Albania, seven from Nigeria Pope Francis on Friday, August 12, visited the Catholic charity that is giving shelter to women rescued from forced prostitution, the Vatican said.Francis met 20 women at the Community Papa Giovanni XXIII in Rome,...

    Samson Opuakpo: Samson Opuakpo exits swimming event
    Aug12

    Samson Opuakpo: Samson Opuakpo exits swimming event

    Opuakpo who was given a wild card to the Olympic Games, finished third in the Men’s 50m freestyle heat in 24.85s. Nigerian swimmer, Samson Opuakpo is now out of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after finishing third in the Men’s 50m freestyle on Thursday, August 11.Opuakpo who was given a wild card to the Olympic Games, finished third in...

    Rio 2016: Serena Williams crashes out Olympics
    Aug10

    Rio 2016: Serena Williams crashes out Olympics

    Williams was visibly frustrated throughout the match as she struggling to find her range, making 37 unforced errors compared to 17 by Svitolina. Olympic champion and world number one Serena Williams tumbled out of the Rio de Janeiro singles competition in the third round on Tuesday, August 9, after a shock defeat to Ukraine’s Elina...

    Ibtihaj Muhammad: First American athlete to compete in the Olympics wearing hijab
    Aug08

    Ibtihaj Muhammad: First American athlete to compete in the Olympics wearing hijab

    Muhammad wore a plain black Muslim head scarf under a red, white and blue mask as she won her opening bout. Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad on Monday, August 8 became the first American to compete in the Olympics wearing a hijab.Muhammad wore a plain black Muslim head scarf under a red, white and blue mask as she won her opening bout in the women’s...

    Bury Me Come Sunday Afternoon: Nike Campbell-Fatoki to read newly released book this Saturday
    Aug04

    Bury Me Come Sunday Afternoon: Nike Campbell-Fatoki to read newly released book this Saturday

    Nike Campbell-Fatoki will be reading her newly released collection of short stories Bury Me Come Sunday Afternoon. The universe finally held meaning when Quramo publishing announced that Nigerian-American Nike Campbell-Fatoki will will be on hand this Saturday at the Quintessence Bookstore for a book reading and signing. And the best part? The...

    Ewan McGregor: Actor says children in Iraq at risk of death, sex abuse, traffickers
    Aug02

    Ewan McGregor: Actor says children in Iraq at risk of death, sex abuse, traffickers

    The UN refugee agency UNHCR says more than four million people in Iraq have been forced from their homes. Scottish actor Ewan McGregor called on Tuesday for greater efforts to help refugee children in Iraq, warning they are at serious risk of death, sexual violence, or recruitment into armed groups.Following a visit to Iraq, McGregor, an...

    U.S Election Hacking Scandal: Russia tells U.S., Trump to sort out scandal
    Jul28

    U.S Election Hacking Scandal: Russia tells U.S., Trump to sort out scandal

    Peskov said the Kremlin was unmoved by that comment, and it would not change what he says has been its neutral stance on U.S. presidential candidates. Russia told the United States on Thursday to get to the bottom of a hacking scandal involving Democratic Party emails itself and rejected what Donald Trump said was a sarcastic suggestion that...

    Photography: Fairy tale characters brought to life
    Jul28

    Photography: Fairy tale characters brought to life

    Photographer, Iryna Dzhul and several others created the photo project for both children and adults who love fairytales. In these awesome photos that show a remake of your favourite fairy tales, it shows fabulous scenes of Kyiv, Ukraine and its beautiful landscapes.Apart from the photographer, the other Ukranian celebrities involved in the...

    Germany Attacks: Obama offers America’s full support in investigations
    Jul28

    Germany Attacks: Obama offers America’s full support in investigations

    Obama offered Germany the U.S. government's full support as investigations into the attacks proceed, the White House said in a statement. U.S. President Barack Obama spoke by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday to offer his condolences over the recent terrorist and other violent attacks in southern Germany, the White...

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