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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Survey highlights divide over immigration

A detailed poll has found that the UK is deeply divided in its attitudes to immigration. The 2014 British Social Attitudes Survey has found...

African Voice founder acclaimed as one of Britain’s top 100 Nigerians

It is with pleasure and a great deal of pride that we are able to announce that our esteemed Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Mike Abiola,...

'Snoozing' President bans TV station for reporting his 'nap'

Popular Ugandan TV station NTV has been banned from covering presidential events after showing mages of an apparently asleep Museveni, during a parliamentary hearing. The...

Ian Wright's MBE stolen by knife wielding burglars

Former England player Ian Wright was forced to fly home from covering the world cup in Brazil after discovering that his wife and children...

Ghana buys watts needed for low Volta-age footy fans

Ghana has revealed it had to buy electricity from neighbouring World Cup rival Ivory Coast in order to be ready for the surge in...

Baller, 9 (and female), tapped up by top college

A top US university has made overtures to a 9-year-old basketball prodigy in the hope she will choose them when she graduates high school. The...

Youngsters organise donation for martyrs’ families

Students, teachers and staff at a secondary school in Asmara have contributed a total of 24,000 Nakfa (£1,400) to four families of fallen heroes...

Hunger strike journalist set free as condition worsens

  Egyptian authorities have agreed to release a sick journalist held without charge since August 2011. 25-year-old Abdullah Elshamy was working for Al Jazeera’s main Arabic-language...

Terror attacks not al Shabaab – Kenyatta

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has insisted al Shabaab terrorists were not involved in the Mpeketoni attacks that left over 60 people dead in less...

An extended family of elephants

The bonds in this Côte d'Ivoire squad are strong. “We’ve known each other a long time,” Liverpool defender Kolo Toure told FIFA.com about the closeness, the...

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