Gunmen kill 59 in attack on police academy in Pakistani city of Quetta

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Gul Yusufzai

At least 59 people were killed and more than 100 wounded when gunmen wearing suicide vests stormed a Pakistani police training academy in the southwestern city of Quetta and took hostages, government officials said on Tuesday.

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Cecil Rhodes must fall, but Mahatma Gandhi must stand – two statues and two controversies

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Rupen Savoulian

In October of this year, a statue of Mahatma Gandhi was removed from the grounds of the University of Ghana, only a few months after it had been erected there as a presentation from the visiting Indian President, Pranab Mukherjee.

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The rise of creating a country against an existing country

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Ogunniyi Abayomi

I was dispatched to Imo state, Nigeria in the month of October 2015 by the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) for a year orientation service and programme. Nigeria had just sworn in  General Muhammadu Buhari as the newly elected president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and everything was new within the cabinet of ministers who were implementing new government policy by the newly elected political leaders.

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Death Threat

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Ricardo Swire

Caribbean media outlets recently quoted reports of a paid JCA$5,000,000 or US$38,415 assignation bounty on a key Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) Sergeant’s head. Evidence points to an illegal lottery scheme boss, whose name appears on an active US government extradition warrant. JCF intelligence noted a matching financial exchange, between the US based male lottery scammer and a major West Kingston Posse.

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