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Waiter shot dead for being too slow in serving a customer

A waiter was shot dead by a customer at an eatery on the outskirts of Paris, France for being too slow in serving. According to the AFP a customer got angry for having to wait a bit longer to be served a sandwich he ordered for. According to eyewitnesses the gunman lost his temper “as his sandwich wasn’t prepared quickly enough”. A source close to the investigation said Saturday that deceased’s colleagues had to call police after he was shot. The waiter was shot in the shoulder with a handgun…

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Nigerian pastor trying to escape arrest killed in China

A Nigerian pastor, Joseph Nwajueze has been killed in China by security operatives. He was reportedly escaping arrest from security operatives for alleged visa violations. According to reports the Chinese security operatives in an attempt to capture the fleeing Nwajueze, used a security gadget to demobilise him. The security gadget made the pastor numb, leading to his fall, which eventually led to his death. Joseph Nwajueze was living with his wife, Chinwe, and four children in China before this incident. The Chairman of the Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, Abike…

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Africa Liberia West Africa World 

Liberia says the West must return stolen African artifacts

The Liberian government has announced its resolve to keep pushing for all stolen artifacts from Africa which are currently dotted across Europe and America to be returned. During the years of slavery and subsequent colonization, many artifacts belonging to many African countries were wrongly taken and in some instances stolen. Some of these artifacts are now all over museums across Europe and America, with push for their return hardly yielding any results. But the advocacy and campaign to have these artifacts returned has been reignited again. Liberia’s vice president, Jewel…

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Sisters give birth same day and hospital, on their father’s birthday

Two sisters gave their father the best gift by giving birth on his 75th birthday. The two sisters did not just give birth on the birthday of their father but also on the same day and hospital. Because Of Them We Can reported that the delivery by the two sisters in New York happened on July 3. The sisters also gave birth to girls and were delivered by the same doctor. The sisters, Shari and Simone Cumberbatch did not think their babies will be delivered just hours apart.  Both were…

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Mexican Mayor forced to dress as a woman as punishment

Politicians always make promises they can’t keep during electoral campaigns, but voters hardly ever hold them responsible for lying. Well, residents in a small Mexican town recently decided to teach their mayor a lesson for failing to fulfil his campaign promises by parading him in women’s clothes for four straight days. Javier Sebastián Jiménez Santiz won the mayoral race in the town of Huixtán on promises of improving the local water system, but failed to live up to the expectations of his constituents. Late last month, after getting sick of…

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Nigerian teacher who raped, sodomised 35 boys jailed

A Nigerian Islamic teacher has been jailed seven years by a Magistrate Court in Minna for raping and having anal sex with 35 of his pupils. The 33-year-old Islamic teacher, Abubakar Abdullahi who is a resident of Sabon Gari, Kontagora, was charged with unnatural offence, according to News Agency of Nigeria. A Police Prosecutor, ASP Daniel Ikwoche during the trial told the court that a Nigerian citizen reported the rape and sodomy case to the police on July 22. According to the police Abdullahi was accused of luring the 35…

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Nigeria: Five Redeemed Church pastors kidnapped

General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has announced the kidnap of five pastors of the church. Adeboye disclosed this on Friday during a talk at the Redeemed Camp along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The pastors were on their way to attend the church’s ministers’ conference in Lagos. Adeboye said the abduction took place on Thursday along the Ijebu-Ode axis. He charged the congregation to pray for the release of the abductees, saying it was the first time such incident was happening. “As a father, how…

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The Village where male children are rarely born

Miejsce Odrzańskie, a small village in southern Poland, near the border with the Czech Republic, is offering to reward the first local family to give birth to a son. None have been born there in the last nine years, and the youngest one that still lives in the village is 12-years-old. No one knows why, but couples in Miejsce Odrzańskie rarely have boys. Most of the 300 or so inhabitants are women, and locals say it’s been this way for as long as they can remember. Mayor Rajmund Frischko recently…

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PHOTO: African pastor invites ‘Jesus’ to his church?

Social media is awash with shocking reactions following the circulation of a picture of man said to be Jesus Christ in a church in an African country. The man was invited by the African pastor to preach in his church, but very little is known about the pastor. The pastor according to some Kenyans who say he is from the East African country said the ‘white Jesus’ was from heaven. In the photographs that have been trending on social media, the man is seen dressed like the biblical depiction of…

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Prostitutes in Ghana “too broke”, pay taxi fares with sex

Some commercial sex workers in Ghana’s capital Accra are reportedly paying their taxi fares with sex since they are too broke. They are hardly making enough sales through their escapades and the only way to pay for their taxi fares is to offer sex in return. Local newspaper The Spectator reported that some drivers who often pick up these commercial sex workers are getting worried. Some of them are just getting agitated to be offered sex by these prostitutes as payments. One driver told The Spectator that he had picked…

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