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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Tenant immigration status checks on trial

A new immigration check of prospective tenants in the UK is being trialed in the West Midlands, and if successful will be rolled out...

New study shows Brits are clueless about immigration

Everyone knows that perception is everything, with public opinion about the country’s various issues often shaping and promoting widespread misconceptions and stereotypes. A new...

Zambia’s President Sata dies in London hospital

Michael Sata, the Zambian president also known as "King Cobra" for his fiery comebacks and larger-than-life personality, has died. Sata, who was 77, was in...

Farage ‘ignorant’ to treat HIV victims like murderers

The head of UK HIV charity, the Terrence Higgins Trust has criticised Nigel Farage for commenting that people with HIV should be banned from...

Pistorius’ five years not enough, says prosecution

South African prosecutors confirmed on Monday that they would appeal the verdict and five-year jail term handed down to fallen track star Oscar Pistorius...

Best foot forward approach gets fan selfie with Oprah

A Florida woman who had meeting Oprah Winfrey on her bucket list could not have imagined how she would eventually get to tick that...

Vigilance urged as no new cases of Marburg emerge

Uganda health officials have said that all suspected cases of the Ebola-like Marburg virus have tested negative and those held in isolation have been...

Miss Uganda crowned

Uganda crowned 23-year-old Leah Kalanguka its representative for this year’s Miss World title late Saturday night. The Makerere University student of computer engineering, who...

Black superhero hits the silver screen

There have been dark superheroes in the past, but generally speaking the brooding, swashbuckling, super-strong, super intelligent, super talented super-human saviour Earth’s black population...

China’s list of execution crimes set to reduce further

Chinese lawmakers are considering removing nine crimes from a long list of those punishable by death. A draft amendment to this effect went to...

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