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Goddess in focus at biggest New Year Party set by Rio de Janeiro

Goddess in focus at biggest New Year Party set by Rio de Janeiro

Dec 31, – More than 2 million people are expected at Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach this New Year’s Eve to honor the African goddess, Yemanja. For the first time, the festival will be televised across the nation. Small, white paper boats bounce on the waves off of Copacabana beach. They are adorned with corn […]

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Soul diva Beyoncé’s stroke of brilliance

Soul diva Beyoncé’s stroke of brilliance

Dec 26, – No single released ahead of the album. No pre-release – legal or illegal – on the internet. No gimmicks, teasers or major marketing campaigns. A well-kept secret to the very end: ambitious soul diva Beyoncé’s fifth studio album is an extensive audio-visual work to be enjoyed in one sitting. The R & […]

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High fiber diet linked to lower risk of heart disease

High fiber diet linked to lower risk of heart disease

Dec 20, – The research, published on bmj.com, links greater fiber intake with a lower risk of both cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease. The researchers claim that the risk lowers significantly with every additional 7 g of fiber eaten each day. And as the holiday season approaches with its host of temptations, this may […]

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Several UN peacekeepers killed in Mali by bomb blast

Several UN peacekeepers killed in Mali by bomb blast

Dec 14, – Dakar, Senegal – A bomb explosion killed and wounded several members of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali in the troubled northern city of Kidal, a spokesman for the mission said Saturday. “There was an explosion this morning and the info I have is that there were several dead and wounded […]

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North Korea leaders’s ‘traitor’ uncle executed

North Korea leaders’s ‘traitor’ uncle executed

Dec 13, Pyongyang, North Korea — North Korea said Friday that it executed Kim Jong Un’s uncle as a traitor for trying to seize supreme power, a stunning end for the leader’s former mentor, long considered the country’s No. 2. In a sharp reversal of the popular image of Jang Song Thaek as a kindly […]

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South Africa unites in prayer, song for Nelson Mandela

South Africa unites in prayer, song for Nelson Mandela

Dec 08, – Johannesburg: South Africans of all races and religions united in an outpouring of prayer and song for their beloved Nelson Mandela on Sunday, hearing calls to keep his dream of a Rainbow Nation alive. Churches, mosques, temples and synagogues across the country rang out with hymn and homily — a nationwide day […]

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Human Rights Observers: Tributes – Nelson Mandela centre of Memory

Human Rights Observers: Tributes – Nelson Mandela centre of Memory

Dec 06, – As South Africa and the international community mourn the passing of one of the world’s greatest leaders, Nelson Mandela, the Human Rights Observers invites you to express your thoughts and offer your tributes /condolences in one of four ways.   Write in the online Book of Condolences. Selected responses will be published […]

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Namibia: 34 Dead in Mozambican Plane Crash

Namibia: 34 Dead in Mozambican Plane Crash

Nov 30, – A Mozambique Airlines flight has crashed in northeast Namibia, killing all 33 people on board. The wreckage of the plane, which went missing on Friday, was found on Saturday in a game park. The burned-out wreckage of the plance was found in the Bwabwata National Park, near the borders with Angola and […]

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