Nigerian ‘Witch Child’ Hope Makes Miraculous Recovery, Aid Worker Anja Ringgren Lovén Reveals

A starving child who was accused of witchcraft and abandoned by his family has made an astonishing recovery after being rescued by a humanitarian aid worker. Heartbreaking images were shared on social media two months ago of the Nigerian toddler, named Hope, who was found severely emaciated and wandering alone after being shunned by his family and society. Now Hope, who is believed to be between two and three years old, is unrecognisable in pictures shared by Anja Ringgren Lovén, the founder…

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Court Orders Zuma To Refund Home Renovation Costs Read

South Africa’s Constitutional Court, the highest court in the land, has ruled that President Jacob Zuma violated the constitution by failing to refund government money he used to renovate a private residence. In the case brought by two opposition parties – the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and Democratic Alliance (DA) – the Chief Justice, Mogeong Mogoeng, in a unanimous decision adopted by all eleven judges of the court, ruled that failure to repay the money was “inconsistent” with the…

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Andrew Kamanga Unseats Kalusha Bwalya Zambia FA Boss

Zambian legend Kalusha Bwalya has lost his position as Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) president after being defeated by businessman Andrew Kamanga, the BBC has reported. Kamanga won the election against Bwalya by 163 to 156 votes in what many thought was an impossible task for the challenger. Bwalya, who was named the 1988 African Footballer of the Year, first joined FAZ as vice president in 2004 before being elected president four years later, reported the BBC. He served…

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Chinese prostitutes resist effort to rescue them from Africa

Eleven Chinese women lured into prostitution in Africa have refused to be rescued after being tracked down by police from their home country, a news report said Saturday. Police from China flew to the Democratic Republic of Congo in November in the country’s first operation to rescue women trafficked to Africa, according to the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post. They found 11 Chinese women who had been promised decent jobs in Paris by traffickers but ended up working…

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As the rest see difficulties, bullish African business chiefs are snapping up deals—and it’s not just about resources

Despite Africa’s recent growth being chalked up to commodity booms, there’s more at work: corporates are more confident, ambitious and resilient. One of the largest meetings of African chief executives, bankers and investors is currently underway here in this West African capital, and is intended to be a marketplace for business opportunities on the African continent. The Africa CEO Forum is taking place just a week after a terror attack in Grand Bassam, a beach resort town 50 kilometres from Abidjan….

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Malawi’s labour minister visits Delhi ITI

Malawi’s Labour and Manpower Development Minister Henry Mussa along with other delegates on Monday visited a Delhi-government run Industrial Training Institute here, an official said. At Arab-ki-Sarai in the national capital, The visit to the ITI at Arab ki Sarai area of south Delhi was organized by Delhi government’s directorate general of training, under skills and entrepreneurship development ministry. Mussa expressed his country’s desire to expand skill development in their country through positive bonds with India. “He also expressed…

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