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  • 2,500 couples marry, take selfies and nap at South Korean mass wedding

    February 12, 2014 11:53 AM 21

    Around 2,500 couples, some of whom had met just days before, took part in the ceremony. SOME 2,500 COUPLES have taken part in a mass wedding ceremony at the CheongShim Peace World Center in Gapyeong, South Korea today. Couples identically-dressed couples – many of mixed nationality who had met just days before – exchanged and reaffirmed their marriage

  • US Spent $3.6bn in Fight against HIV/AIDs in 10 Years, Says Envoy, Articles

    February 12, 2014 2:31 AM 47

    United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. James Entwistle Mohammed Aminu The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. James Entwistle, Tuesday said the US government had spent over $3.6 dollars in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Nigeria in 10 years. He also said the ongoing war against terrorism required more than a military solution to tackle the Boko Haram

  • Political killings spread fear in Bangladesh

    February 12, 2014 12:30 AM 116

    With dozens of political activists murdered in January alone, fears for the country's future are growing. Dhaka, Bangladesh - An alarming rise in the number of killings of political activists in Bangladesh since disputed parliamentary polls has left grassroots campaigners across the country fearing for their lives. Labelling the arrests and subsequent

  • Tinubu , Boroffice unveil APC logo in USA, say power must change hands in 2015

    February 11, 2014 11:10 PM 22

    At the event in Laurel, Maryland where the hall was filled to the brim, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu averred in his speech that the APC was formed in order to rescue Nigeria from total collapse which seem imminent with the ineptitude displayed in governance by the ruling People Democratic Party for the past 15 years. This misrule has taken its toll on Nigeria

  • Amaechi promises to continue funding free education, urges teachers to show commitment

    February 11, 2014 4:48 PM 18

    WorldStage Newsonline-- Rivers State Governor and Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has urged teachers in the state to be committed in their responsibilities. Amaechi who spoke at the public presentation of the Rivers State Ministry of Education sector strategy plan and the education service charter at the Conference

  • Gov. Obi Boosts 2013 MDG Projects With 5 Billion Naira

    February 11, 2014 11:01 AM 22

    Anambra State Governor, Mr Peter Obi, alongside the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Millennium Development Goals, Dr Precious Gbeneol has commenced the implementation activities for the 2013 MDGs Conditional Grants Scheme in Anambra State. Launching the scheme at the Women Development Center in Awka, the State Governor handed over a cheque

  • Bosco Ntaganda Attacked Civilians on Ethnic Grounds, ICC Prosecutor Says

    February 11, 2014 4:46 AM 19

    Ntaganda “persecuted civilians on ethnic grounds, through deliberate attacks, forced displacement, murder, rape, sexual enslavement and pillaging,” Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda told pre-trial judges in The Hague. After the hearings, the judges will decide whether or not to confirm the charges against the former warlod. Rwandan-born Ntaganda became

  • I’ll Run For Senate In 2015 If... – Suswam

    February 11, 2014 1:20 AM 14

    After series of pressure mounted by elders and supporters of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue State, Governor Gabriel Suswam has finally broken his silence on his perceived interest to contest the Senate seat of the Benue North East senatorial district, saying he will not hesitate to run if the people want him to run. Suswam who stated

  • Witness to Collapse: William Daniels in Central African Republic

    February 10, 2014 9:05 AM 19

    Two months after hundreds of people were killed during street fighting between mainly Muslim rebels and Christian vigilantes in Central African Republic, a violent assault on the country’s Muslims appears to be underway. Factions of Séléka rebels spent much of last year rampaging and pillaging through the majority Christian country, but their disbanding

  • Lynching of Christian man by Muslims is sign of chaos in Central African Republic

    February 10, 2014 7:55 AM 20

    As the slaughter unfolded, some of his killers ordered a Washington Post journalist witnessing the attack Sunday to leave. “Allez, allez — go, go, ” one yelled, wagging his arms menacingly. Stationed nearby was a group of Burundian peacekeepers, ordered by the United Nations to protect civilians. But they didn’t know about the killing until some men — perhaps