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Somalia bans Christmas, New Year festivities

somaliaSomalia’s government has banned celebrations of Christmas and New Year in the Muslim majority country, saying the festivities might attract Islamist attacks. “All events related to Christmas and New Year celebrations are contrary to Islamic culture, which could damage the faith of the Muslim community,” the director general of the religious affairs ministry told reporters on Tuesday.

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Youngest convict of 2012 Delhi gang rape case released

Plainclothes policemen escort an Indian teenager after he was sentenced at a juvenile court in New Delhi
Plainclothes policemen escort an Indian teenager (head covered with towel) after he was sentenced at a juvenile court in New Delhi August 31, 2013. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

The youngest of six people convicted of the 2012 gang rape of a woman, in a case that shocked India, was freed on Sunday, a lawyer said, after a court refused to extend his three-year sentence.

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Insurgency: African leaders to ban full-face veil

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Following commitment by African leaders to curtail insurgency in Africa, West African leaders during the week were seeking to “forbid” women wearing full-face veils in an effort to battle the growing number of female suicide bombers. Continue reading

UN moves to block sources of funding for Boko Haram, other terror groups

united nationThe United Nations Security Council has stepped up efforts to block all sources of funding for the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIL), Boko Haram and other terrorist groups. Continue reading

Court ‘Discharges’ Nnamdi Kanu

A Magistrate Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday, December 16, discharged the cases against the director of the Indigenous People Of Biafra Nnamdi Kanu.

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At the ruling the chief magistrate, Shuaibu Usman struck out all criminal charges levelled against Kanu. Continue reading

Bloodbath In Zaria: Over 800 Were Killed – Sect Speaks

Confusion and pandemonium tends to be trailing the Zaria bloodbath which went down in Kaduna state on Saturday, December 12.

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There is a brewing controversy over the number of casualties recorded in the bloody clash. Continue reading

Biafra: Ruling On Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail Adjourned

The ruling on a bail application by the director of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu has been adjourned to Thursday, December 17.

At a sitting before Justice Ademola Adeniyi of a Federal High Court in Abuja, the prosecuting counsel Moses Idakwo prayed the court to disregard the bail application by the accused person

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Idakwo said that Kanu is accused of terrorism and terrorism financing and investigations on the matter is currently ongoing by the operatives of the State Security Service (SSS). Continue reading

Slovakia Referendum To Strengthen Same-s*x Marriage Ban Fails

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African Nations Pledge 8,700 For Anti-Boko Haram Force

Militia hunters helping the army to fight the Boko Haram insurgence hold a meeting in Yola Continue reading

Woman Shoots Her Boyfriend For Not Ejaculating Enough During s*x

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