Pacific 

Fighting drug trafficking in the Golden Triangle: a UN Resident Coordinator blog

“Thailand has made considerable progress in combating the opium trade over recent decades and represents global good practices. UNODC has a long-term partnership with the Thai government and other stakeholders to combat drug trafficking in the Golden Triangle and, from the military base at Doi Chang Mub overlooking Myanmar, joint patrols are conducted on a regular basis to counter trafficking. However, as the opium trade has declined, the cross-border movement of synthetic drugs, and particularly methamphetamine, has grown substantially. UN Thailand Women from a village in the Chang Rai area…

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Entertainment Lifestyle 

Nigeria: Veteran Yoruba Actor, Jimoh Aliu ‘Aworo’ Dies At 81 – AllAfrica.com

Popular Yoruba actor, producer and singer, Jimoh Aliu, is dead. Aliu, popularly called Aworo, died on Thursday at the age of 81 in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital after an undisclosed illness. One of his sons, Rasaq Aliu, confirmed the death to PREMIUM TIMES. The deceased was born on November 11, 1939 in Okemesi, Ekiti West Local Government Area of Ekiti State. A Muslim, Aworo was also a tradionalist who also learnt ‘Ifa’ divination from his father. He began acting in 1959 when he joined the late Hubert Ogunde theatre…

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McDonald: Playing for Montserrat is something I can tell the grandkids

Montserrat to face El Salvador, Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada & US Virgin Islands Montserrat will come face-to-face with El Salvador for fourth time in two years Massiah McDonald speaks with Concacaf.com about the team’s recent progress For the fourth time since September 2018, Montserrat will come face-to-face with El Salvador, this time in Group A in the first round of Concacaf FIFA World Cup Qualifying for Qatar 2022™. The two sides met in week one of Concacaf Nations League (CNL) qualifying in September 2018, followed by a pair of contests…

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Entertainment Lifestyle 

‘I’ve Been Having Goosebumps From My New Sounds’, Singer Johnny Drille Says

Nigerian Singer, Johnny Drille Nigerian singer, Johnny Drille, has taken to Twitter to state how he feels about his new sounds. The Mavin Records recording artist gushed about them and also revealed that he has been having goosebumps from them. His tweet reads: “The new sounds I’ve been creating my God! Even I have been giving myself goosebumps. I can’t explain it” Also, he recently revealed that he cares a lot about the people he loves and he would like to see them win. Read Also: ‘I Have Always Been A…

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Human Rights 

Belarus crisis under the spotlight at Human Rights Council

At the end of a memorable day of back-and-forth discussions between the Council President and delegations – featuring more than a dozen points of order by delegations who questioned the right of some of those addressing the Council to speak and no less than 17 amendments to a European-Union sponsored call for action – the Geneva-based forum finally adopted a resolution on the deteriorating rights situation in Belarus. It passed by 23 votes for, two against and with 22 abstentions. Delivering a statement for UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, Ms.…

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Human Rights 

UN rights chief calls for Turkey to probe violations in northern Syria

Michelle Bachelet warned that the human rights situation in places such as Afrin, Ras al-Ain and Tel Abyad, is grim, with violence and criminality rife.    An alarming pattern of grave violations has been documented in these areas in recent months, such as increased killings, kidnappings, and unlawful transfers of people, as well as seizures of land and properties, her Office, OHCHR, has reported.  Victims include those perceived to be allied with opposing parties, or critical of Turkish-affiliated armed groups, or rich enough to pay ransoms.   “People living in these…

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Acheche

Acheche was founded in 2008. The name ACHECHE was coined from the first letters of the founder name. At first we specialised in Airline Ticketing, Hotel bookings & wedding planning. In 2013 we ventured in to Custom made Tours & Safaris. Later we rebranded to a luxurious company offering bespoke above par Tours/Safaris, Cruise, Deep Sea Fishing, Destination weddings & Luxurious Villas With a strong team in Eastern & Southern Africa we look forward to more growth & expansion in the near future. Follow and like us:

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Award Tours and Safaris Limited

Award Tours and Safaris Limited is a safari company incorporated in Kenya. The company has its main office in Nairobi. We are a dynamic tour company committed to providing professional services to the satisfaction of our clients. We want our travelers to know about our country Kenya and it’s an amazing destination with beautiful people and incredible sites to see. We are actively working towards a sustainable development of local tourism and looking after people, cultural heritage etc. Follow and like us:

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Africa 

Human rights violations continue in Burundi under new Government: UN report

In a new report requested by the Human Rights Council, the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi said that there had been “little” in the way of “positive changes” since President Evariste Ndayishimiye “assumed office” in June. Election violence Commission of Inquiry member Francoise Hampson described evidence of serious human rights violations during this year’s elections, including summary executions, torture and sexual violence. “In recent weeks there have continued to be killings, there have continued to be arbitrary detentions and there have continued to be disappearances,” she said. “So it’s slightly…

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Entertainment Lifestyle 

“Nigerian Hip-Hop Died When DaGrin Died” – Rapper, CDQ Speaks

Popular Nigerian rapper, CDQ has made a very interesting statement about late Dagrin’s impact on the Nigerian Hip Hop music scene. CDQ made this known while speaking on the first episode of Henessy’s Hip-Hop Docu-series, “The Conversation”. The rapper alongside Vector, M.I Abaga, DJ Jimmy Jatt gave their respective opinions on the evolution of Hip Hop in Nigeria. According to him, since Dagrin’s untimely death, Hip Hop suffered a major decline even till now. He further buttressed his point saying the rapper was the only artiste in his own opinion…

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