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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Caroline Odogwu presented with Prime Minister’s award

An inspirational young woman from South London who has helped over 100 young women to realise their potential has won a new volunteering award,...

Public Health England raises awareness of Dementia

Public Health England (PHE) launched a series of roundtable discussions on dementia with faith leaders, in support of the Dementia Friends campaign. The first...

Nigerian youngsters pass GCSEs ahead of time

8 year-old Israel Adeboga, has become the youngest student to pass his GCSEs this year. The young Nigerian joined the 21-Day Excellence in Education...

Misquoted kids’ laureate hits back at online abuse

Author Malorie Blackman, Britain’s first black Children’s Laureate, has received a torrent of racist abuse following an interview with Sky News, in which she...

252 people arrested at Notting Hill Carnival

Despite the poor weather, thousands of revellers still made their way to London’s annual Notting Hill Carnival over the bank holiday weekend, several of...

Foreign students should be exempt from immigration cuts, says MP

A call to exclude international students from immigration cuts has been made by ministers highlighting the invaluable contribution they make to the UK economy. Cuts...

Senegal moves to isolate itself from Ebola epidemic

The Interior Ministry in Dakar announced last week that it would seek to shut off access to Guinea, which borders the southeast of Senegal...

Kenya to send envoy to resolve SA visa row

Kenya’s Foreign Affairs Secretary Amina Mohamed has said the government is working to resolve the diplomatic spat with South Africa over visa restrictions by...

Judge gets vexed as man drops his kecks

A man has been charged with contempt of court after he pulled down his trousers while giving evidence. Loveness Mutezo, aged 40, was seeking an...

Rihanna takes impromptu Ice Bucket Challenge in her stride

Eminem and Rihanna took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to a new level last weekend. The tour buddies completed the challenge on stage in Detroit on Saturday...