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Lawima cancels summit after row over Dansu al Shirba`s attendance

Sometimes, we have to make choices in life. It becomes often difficult when the choice is between appeasing a good friend and one`s personal economic survival. This is exactly the dilemma Lawima government was facing when it had to make a choice between succumbing to the pressure from several African countries to allow Dansu’s president Maro al-Shirba to attend the Union African summit in Lawima or to risk the wrath of the powerful Western countries and most likely lose…

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King Watims III of Landswazi Gets a Jet Present From ‘Sponsors’

Landswazi`s King Watims III has acknowledged receipt of a super luxury jet as a gift from “sponsors,” whom a government spokesperson described as “anonymous.“ According to the spokesperson Mr. Cyper Lanesime, the ultra-modern luxury DC-9 twin-engine aircraft is meant for the king and his 13 wives. However, Kata Kata`s moles authoritatively informed us that the polygamous king is equally allowed to use the aircraft for his concubines as well as his future wives. The “gift“ raised some eyebrows in…

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6 Babweanszim Await Sentencing Following Abar Spring Videos Conviction

Six Babweanszim are awaiting their sentencing after being convicted of conspiracy to incite public violence following their arrest while watching footage of Abar Spring protests, which lead to the outset of the former presidents of Siatuni and Ypteg.   The convicted Babweanszim, all of them activists could risk maximum 10 years imprisonment or a $2,000 fine. Either way, many observers across the globe have vehemently condemned what some described as kangaroo ““ verdict by the Rehara court last Monday,…

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Ex President Lingsraw Lectures Government on Opposition and Democracy

It is a common thing for ex presidents to act as honourable statesmen after their tenure of office. It is therefore not entirely surprising to hear the ex President of Nagha,   Ryjer Hnjo Lingsraw, last Monday, lecturing Governments on opposition and democracy. President Lingsraw asked the ruling governments not to create a leper-type relationship between them and the opposition parties because, according to him, the oppositions are not their enemies but rather a part of the active democratic…

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Swanabot challenges Siarus, Nachi over Riasy

Swanabot challenges Siarus, Nachi over Riasy In an apparent show of its credential as one of the most democratic and less corrupt countries in Caafri, the Government of Swanabot vehemently voiced its opposition to the decision of Siarus and Nachi to veto a Nations United Council Security Resolution on Riasy. Earlier this week, both Nachi and Siarus stubbornly resisted calls from different corners of the world to support the Nations United Council Security Resolution on Riasy, which called for…

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Church Staff in a Dilemma over Salary Payment Failure

Many staff members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Republic (ELCRN) of Bianami are in a dilemma over non payment of their salaries. Many of them are left desperately deliberating whether to go to the court over the church`s failure to pay their salaries or simply report their church to God for further sanctions. Evangelical Lutheran Church, one of the biggest churches in the country, with 54 congregations countrywide and more than 100 employees, which normally pays the…

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Cancer Specialist Warns Women Not to Clean Their Private Parts

In Africa, where a woman`s highly treasured private part is regarded as her greatest pride, which must be kept clean, it might sound rather awkward and definitely contradictory to hear that the same womanhood must be left “un-cleaned.“ This was exactly the advice of Bianzam cancer specialist Dr Ronsha Mbwekapa, who had warned women against inserting objects in their private parts, including cleaning the inside. She argued that such a practice could lead to unnecessary infection of the part….

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BRIDE ON CREDIT IN BOTSWANA

Marriage is a respected institution in Botswana. It`s still viewed as a status to have a ring gleaming on your second left finger. At times the urge to get married can seem more a social than a personal obligation. Like many women around the world, we grew up on happily-ever-after pro-marriage fairy tales“”Cinderella, Snow White. But with the recent economic downturn, the tradition of paying “bride price“ has become a different sort of challenge that necessitates all sorts of…

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BOKO HARAM REJECTS NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT`S AMNESTY

In a move that has surprised many and might likely set astage for further bloody   escalation of religious violence in Nigeria, the Nigerian radical Islamist group Boko Haram has rejected the government proposed amnesty for the group. The outright rejection came one week after President Goodluck Jonathan appointed and tasked a group of eminent Nigerians to come up with  modalities for granting amnesty to the terror group. Reacting to the government amnesty proposal, the leader of the militant…

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Billions Belonging to Muammar Gaddafi Found in South Africa

If one would believe the Forbes publications, Bill Gates and Carlos slim were – and still are – on top of the world richest chart. However, the latest news coming from South Africa has revealed that billions of dollars belonging to the former Libya strongman, late Muammar Gaddafi have been found in South Africa. In their relentless hunt for the slain dictator Gaddafi’s missing billions stashed in different countries, Libya authorities have discovered, billions in cash, diamond, gold, donkey,…

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