Africa:Airlines That’ll Succeed Are Those That Aren’t Too Posh

Africa:Airlines That’ll Succeed Are Those That Aren’t Too Posh

column By Charles Onyango-Obbo Recent years have been brutal for African airlines but, in spite of that, there is a new rush to resurrect dead national carriers (in Uganda) or to put bedridden ones in the air again (in Tanzania)....
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Parents convicted of child neglect over YouTube pranks still made more videos

Parents convicted of child neglect over YouTube pranks still made more videos

In 2017, a Maryland couple who regularly pranked their children and filmed it to post on YouTube were convicted of child neglect. The YouTube channel, DaddyoFive, run by Michael and Heather Martin, featured their children sometimes crying because of the...
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After 20-Year ‘State of War,’ a Flight With Champagne and Roses

After 20-Year ‘State of War,’ a Flight With Champagne and Roses

In a further affirmation of a breakthrough agreement to end one of Africa’s most enduring conflicts, an airplane from Ethiopian Airlines flew on Wednesday to neighboring Eritrea across a frontier that had once been a front line in two decades...
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Migrant crisis: Italy and NGO in row over migrant deaths

Migrant crisis: Italy and NGO in row over migrant deaths

Image copyright AFP Image caption The woman rescued (C) identified herself as Josephine from Cameroon A bitter row has flared up between a Spanish rescue charity and the Italian government after a dead migrant woman and child were found off...
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Thai boys released from hospital, set to make 1st public appearance since cave rescue

Thai boys released from hospital, set to make 1st public appearance since cave rescue

The 12 Thai boys and the soccer coach who were trapped for weeks in a dark, damp cave have been released from the hospital. The boys have been in the hospital since they were rescued last week, and are expected...
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Nicaragua: Pro-Ortega forces take opposition stronghold Monimbo

Nicaragua: Pro-Ortega forces take opposition stronghold Monimbo

Pro-government gunmen and police took control of an opposition stronghold in Nicaragua after a deadly confrontation with demonstrators demanding the resignation of President Daniel Ortega.  Police and paramilitaries attacked Monimbo neighbourhood in the city...
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India: Two buildings collapse in Noida, several feared trapped

India: Two buildings collapse in Noida, several feared trapped

At least three people have been killed and several others are feared trapped after a building collapsed onto another structure in the suburb of the capital, New Delhi, officials said. “There were atleast three families living in the old building...
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Dr Bumbum: Brazil plastic surgeon on run after patient dies

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Dr Denis Furtado has nearly 650,000 followers on Instagram A celebrity Brazilian plastic surgeon known as Dr Bumbum has gone on the run after a woman died following injections he gave her to enlarge her...
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First woman MP Markievicz to be honoured in Parliament

First woman MP Markievicz to be honoured in Parliament

Image copyright PRONI Image caption Constance Markievicz died in 1927 aged 59, nine years after refusing to take her seat in Westminster One hundred years after winning a seat in the House of Commons, the first woman MP is finally...
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Elon Musk apologizes to cave rescue diver he called a ‘pedo guy’

Elon Musk apologizes to cave rescue diver he called a ‘pedo guy’

Elon Musk took to Twitter Tuesday night to apologize to the British cave diver he called a “pedo guy” after the man had criticized his idea for using a submarine to rescue a group of boys and their coach from...
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