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Mother Afusat Saliu ‘Gets Nigeria Deportation Reprieve’

A woman who fears her daughters will be subjected to female genital mutilation gets Nigeria deportation reprieve for at least another day. #NigeriaDeportation.

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Apple Acquires Beats Music & Beats Electronics For $3 Billion

Music mogul, Dr. Dre and his business partner, Jimmy Iovine has been made wealthier as Apple has purchased their company, Beats Music and Beats Electronics for the sum of $3 billion. Apple made an initial payment of $2.6 billion for the deal while the remaining $400 million will be paid out over a longer period of time.  As part of the deal, Dre and Lovine ...

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“I Got Out Of That Hospital And I Said, Why did I live?” – President Banda, Malawi

“I got out of that hospital and I said, ‘Why did I live? There must be a purpose." - President Joyce Banda of Malawi said of her own difficult experience giving birth.

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#GuineaWorm: A US President And Local Heroes On The Brink Of Beating One Of The world’s Worst Diseases

• Guinea Worm is expected to be only the second disease eradicated globally, after smallpox. As of January 2014, only 148 cases of Guinea worm remain • The Carter Centre, African governments and local health workers have been working over the past decades to reduce the numbers suffering from Guinea Worm from 3.5 million •First globally-broadcast film to explore this ...

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SYG Young Entrepreneur Awards 2014: Young Black Graduates Wins Best Social Enterprise

The first edition of the Start Young Global Young Entrepreneur Awards took place on Thursday the 1st of May 2014 and many young British entrepreneurs were recognized for the business achievements. The Best Social Enterprise Of The Year award was given to the Young Black Graduates, a not-for-profit organization that provides a platform for young ambitious people to network, share ...

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Photos: Start Young Global Young Entrepreneur Awards 2014

Here are some of the photos from the Start Young Global Young Entrepreneur Awards 2014 that took place in London on Thursday night, May 1st, 2014. Check out the winners of the Best Social Enterprise and Business Mentor Of The Year. This year’s award was the maiden edition of the event and it was well attended by young entrepreneurs, the ...

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Students And Parents Petition Against Michelle Obama Speaking At Kansas High School Graduation Ceremony

Having Michelle Obama speak at your high school graduation is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity – but students at a high school in Kansas’ capital city said they would prefer it if the first lady was not in attendance on their special day. There was an outcry at the Topeka High School after plans were announced for Mrs Obama to address a ...

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Malaria: Tanzania’s End Game

•Malaria kills 60, 000 a year in Tanzania •80% of those deaths are children under five years •Tanzania aims to halve malaria deaths by 2015 Lifelines: The End Game profiles the extraordinary work of African health heroes as they tackle malaria in Tanzania. The third documentary in a groundbreaking eight-part series, Lifelines: The End Game premieres on Al Jazeera English ...

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The End Is In Sight For Ugandans And Ethiopians Suffering From Blindness

•Groundbreaking new Al Jazeera documentary series, Lifelines: The Quest for Global Health, highlights the African and Asian health professionals saving their communities •This week’s episode filmed by award-winning South African team in Ethiopia and Uganda The second documentary in a groundbreaking Al Jazeera series, Lifelines: The End Is In Sight profiles the extraordinary work of African health heroes as they tackle river ...

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Funny Lady Trending On Twitter For Her Traffic Tweet

This Lady has been trending on Twitter for tweeting she was in a traffic while her glasses were telling a different story 🙂

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