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Monthly Archives: April 2017

UK to fight tropical diseases affecting over 200m people

The UK will protect over 200 million people from the pain and disfigurement caused by treatable tropical diseases, International Development Secretary Priti Patel announced. Neglected...

Turay, fashion designer who defies beauty by size

Gitas Portal Founder, Mariatu Turay grew up knowing that she was beautiful, not because she was a narcissist but because she was raised to...

Ukip plans mandatory FGM checks for “at-risk minority” girls

Ukip has announced plans for mandatory annual medical checks for girls in "at-risk minority" groups. The proposal outlined in the Ukip manifesto includes an “integration...

No more hiding place for perpetrators of Domestic Slavery

Poll survey on modern slavery yields shocking results among UK Nigeria Results from a recent straw poll on Modern Slavery, taken by 214 consumers of...

Growing fear of mass deportation

With the Prime Minister’s backing by the House of Commons for June 8 election, there is a growing fear among the British Ethnic minorities...

UK NIGERIANS MOURN PA SHODEKE WW11 HERO

One of the few Nigerian Nonagenarians passed on quietly in a nursing home in London on Saturday 8 April 2017. Pa Babafemi Olatunde Shodeke...

A new fast-track to speed up deportation of detainees and failed asylum seekers

The government today (18 April) set out plans for a new process for detained foreign nationals appealing a Home Office decision to remove them from...

Kenya Notches Top Spot at Amplify Fellowship

Amplify, Africa’s first paid-fellowship for content creators, held a graduation for its inaugural cohorts on Friday 7 April in Nairobi, Kenya. Three teams of...

Chimamanda elected into US Academy of Arts and Science

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences on April 12, 2017 announced the election of 228 new members. They include some of the world’s...

Doctor Who welcomes its first openly gay companion

By Osei Akoto - The biggest science fiction TV series known as Doctor Who returned to our screens last Saturday. It is the last...

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