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[5 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Donald Trump lambasted for attacking Pope | ]
Donald Trump lambasted for  attacking Pope

By David Sherfinski and Stephen Dinan
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Thursday September 29, 2016 fired back at Pope Francis, predicting that the Islamic State ISIS will attack the Vatican and the Pontiff will rue the day that he said  Trump isn’t a Christian if he wants to deport illegal immigrants or build a wall on the Mexico borders with the United States of America. The Republican Presidential candidate also said it was “disgraceful” for a religious leader to level that accusation.
“I can promise you that the pope would …

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[5 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on Lebialem Royalty, Mayors in Rome, meet Holy Father | ]
Lebialem Royalty,  Mayors in Rome,  meet Holy Father

As Focolare celebrates 50th Anniversary in Lebialem:
Lebialem Royalty, Mayors visit Chiara’s tomb, commune with Holy Father in Rome
-Mbe Nkemnkia lauded for excellent public relations with Vatican
By Nkong Ndem Peter
A high powered delegation of Lebialem  Fons, Mayors, Notables,  Elite and followers recently visited the Vatican, Rome for two weeks as part of celebrations to mark 50 years of the Focolare Movement in Lebialem, Cameroon in December 2016.  The over 25 man strong delegation visited the tomb and the house of the Founder of the Focolare Movement Mafua Ndem Chiara Lubich who …

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[27 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on New York Times endorses Clinton for President, highlights experience | ]
New York Times endorses Clinton for President, highlights experience

The New York Times on Saturday endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, saying her extensive experience, record of service and straight-forward policy proposals are what the challenged country needs. 
The newspaper’s editorial board said it’s not trying to appeal to those who already intend to vote for the Democratic nominee, but rather “to persuade those of you who are hesitating” casting ballots for Clinton.
The former Secretary of State has “produced detailed proposals on crime, policing and race relations, debt-free college and small-business incentives, climate change and affordable broadband,” The Times’ editorial …

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[27 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Ted Cruz endorses Donald Trump | ]
Ted Cruz endorses Donald Trump

Ted Cruz endorsed Donald Trump for the presidency Friday afternoon, a stunning turn of events after a contentious primary filled with nasty personal attacks and a dramatic snub at the Republican National Convention.
“After many months of careful consideration, of prayer and searching my own conscience, I have decided that on Election Day, I will vote for the Republican nominee, Donald Trump,” Cruz wrote in a Facebook post.
“A year ago, I pledged to endorse the Republican nominee, and I am honoring that commitment. And if you don’t want to see …

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[19 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Boko Haram, IS using WhatsApp, Facebook to sell women into sex slavery -Report | ]

This report by JAMES COCKAYNE, head of United Nations University Office of the United Nations, details how terror groups have taken to social media to sell their female victims into slavery.
The members of the United Nations Security Council hear terrible stories from conflict zones with alarming frequency. So it takes a truly horrific tale to bring them to tears.
Yet as officials in the Council listened in December to Nadia Murad Basee Taha bravely recount her torturous ordeal as an Islamic State sex slave, some wept openly. When she fell silent, …

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[13 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Man abducts, exchanges two siblings for bags of rice | ]
Man abducts, exchanges  two siblings for  bags of rice

The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a middle-aged man who abducted two siblings and exchanged them for bags of rice.
The suspect, simply identified as Joshua, was said to have abducted the children, aged 13 and 8, who were returning from extra-moral class on Wednesday in the Satellite area of the state. 
He, thereafter, exchanged them for two bags of rice in a shop at 63, Marwa Road, near Chemist Bus Stop.
According to the police spokesperson, Dolapo Badmus who confirmed the incident to Vanguard on Thursday, the …

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[5 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Nigeria, UK sign MoU on return of stolen assets | ]
Nigeria, UK sign MoU on return of stolen assets

The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the British Government on the modalities for the return of Nigerian stolen assets. The Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami, signed on behalf of the Federal Government in Abuja on Tuesday.
Malami said that the MoU reflected the desire and willingness of both countries to continue cooperation and mutual support. Malami said that this was in the responsible and transparent return of all recovered assets.
He outlined the objectives of the MoU to include the fact that the processes …

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[5 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Senate sacks Brazilian President voted by the people | ]
Senate sacks Brazilian President voted by the people

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has been impeached by the country’s Senate after she was accused of wrong doings which she denied.  She was shown the door on Wednesday August 31, 2016 in the culmination of a political crisis that has left Latin America’s largest nation adrift, with an economy in deep recession and a public sharply divided over the country’s future.
Rousseff was impeached on arcane charges having to do with violating budget laws. But she was swept up in a tide of revulsion against Brazil’s political class as the …

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[5 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Clinton: In Mexico ‘Trump just failed his first foreign test’ | ]
Clinton: In Mexico ‘Trump just failed his first foreign test’

Hillary Clinton on Wednesday night dismissed Donald Trump’s day trip to Mexico, arguing the Republican nominee is woefully lacking in diplomatic skills and “just failed his first foreign test.”
The former secretary of state pounced on conflicting messages from Trump and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto following their meeting. Trump told the press in Mexico City that while he and Peña Nieto discussed plans to build a wall along the US-Mexico border, they did not talk about Trump’s pledge to make Mexico pay for it. 
Peña Nieto did not refute Trump’s …

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[5 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Violence erupts in Gabon as Ali Bongo claims victory, 3 killed | ]
Violence erupts in Gabon as Ali Bongo claims victory, 3 killed

-National Assembly building set ablaze by protesters
-Opposition accuses him of electoral fraud and rigging
By Johnson Akoh with additional reports
If the situation in Gabon is not brought under control, with the declaration of the real winner of the presidential election in that country, there may be blood bathe. Ali Bongo’s victory claim has been challenged by the opposition, describing it as electoral fraud and rigging. The reason why protesters have taken to the streets,  burning and looting in the country. 
Clashes between opposition supporters and security forces broke in the capital …