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Apply: Young Professionals Programme (YPP)

Closing date of applications: November 13th, 2019 (midnight GMT). The Young Professionals Program (YPP) targets High Potential, best-in-class talent young professionals with a strong passion for Africa’s development.  The Program offers exceptional career opportunities to talented young professionals with leadership potential, an established record of outstanding academic and professional achievement to make a difference to …

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Youth detention worker says she’s barred from wearing hijab

A Delaware woman has filed federal and state discrimination complaints saying she’s being barred from wearing a hijab at work. News outlets report 35-year-old Madinah Brown held a news conference Thursday near the New Castle County Detention Center in Wilmington where she works. Brown’s complaint says she was forced to clock out early several times …

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Saudi Arabia bus crash leaves 35 Arab and Asian expatriates dead

Thirty-five expatriate Umrah pilgrims were burnt to death while four others were injured in a traffic accident on Hijrah Road near Madinah on Wednesday evening (Oct. 16).   The accident involved a collision between “a private chartered bus.. with a heavy vehicle” near the western city, a spokesman for Medina police said, according to the official Saudi …

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Twitter explains why it hasn’t suspended Trump’s account

Twitter has clarified when it will enforce rules against “world leaders” saying unless Trump explicitly violates Twitter’s rules, leaving no room for interpretation, the company will do nothing.   “We focus on the language of reported Tweets and do not attempt to determine all potential interpretations of the content or its intent” Twitter said in a …

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Nigerian Government Deports Seven Koreans, Places Life Ban On Them

The Federal Government has deported seven Koreans. And then banned them from entering Nigeria for life. A statement from the Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, gave the names of the Koreans as Jo Sun Phil, Hang Sung Chol, Che Chin Hyok, Pak Yong Gon, Ri Yong Il, Ri Hak Su and Ri …

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Rapper Future Accuses Alleged Baby Mama Of Fraud, Demands Paternity Case Be Tossed

American rapper, Future has accused his alleged 6th babymama of fraud and wants the paternity lawsuit filed by the Haitian model dismissed. According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Future is responding to the case brought by alleged baby mama Eliza Seraphin. He filed a motion to dismiss which accuses Eliza of “fraud upon the court.” …

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Felicity Huffman reports to prison to begin serving time in college admissions scandal

Hollywood actress, Felicity Huffman on Tuesday, October 15th began serving a two-week prison term for her role in a college admissions scam in which she paid a bribe to help her daughter gain admission to a prestigious university.   The “Desperate Housewives” star turned herself in at the low-security Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, about …

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Spain jails separatist leaders for up to 13 years for 2017 Catalan independence bid

The Spanish Supreme Court on Monday, October 14th imposed prison sentences ranging from nine to 13 years on nine Catalan separatist leaders for sedition over their role in the region’s 2017 failed bid for independence.   The sentences were lower than demanded by the prosecution, which had requested up to 25 years behind bars for …

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United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Accelerator 2019 Cohort III (Fully Funded to Germany & USD 100,000 in funding)

Application Deadline:25 October, 2019 at 11:59 PM (CEST) Applications are open for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Accelerator 2019. The WFP Innovation Accelerator identifies, supports and scales high-potential solutions to hunger worldwide. They provide WFP entrepreneurs, start-ups, companies and NGOs access to mentorship, training, financial support, expert insights and WFP operations. The Innovation Accelerator is part …

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Transgender comedian Daphne Dorman found dead after leaving heartbreaking ‘goodbye’ message on Facebook

Daphne Dorman, a transgender comedienne, and activist has died from an apparent suicide after she posted a final message to Facebook saying goodbye to her loved ones.   Daphne, 44, who inspired countless people with her strength and got referenced in Dave Chapelle’s ‘anti-trans’ Netflix special was found dead on Friday, October 11,  2019, in …

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