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Wahala: The Pidgin English Word, Meanings and Origins 

Pidgin English is a languge spoken predominantly in West Africa. It is popular among English speaking countries in W/Africa namely: Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone.  The language is a blend of the English Language and local West African Languages including Hausa, Akan, Ibo, Yoruba, Mande, etc.  Let's examine one pidgin English word, "wahala" it's… Continue reading Wahala: The Pidgin English Word, Meanings and Origins 

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Sabi: The Pidgin English word, meanings and origin

Pidgin English is wildly spoken in West Africa. The language began to be spoken along the West African coasts during the trans Atlantic slave trade The Europeans sought for a means to communicate with local slave merchants thereby necessitating the birth of pidgin English.  Origin of Pidgin English  The Pidgin English evolved as a blend… Continue reading Sabi: The Pidgin English word, meanings and origin

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Nigerian Pidgin English Words and Their Meanings (Part 1)

Nigerian pidgin English has evolved over the years and has become more acceptable throughout the country.  The language also known as broken  evolved from creole after the return of liberated African slaves in the Americas. It is spoken and understood wildly across the nation as an unofficial lingua franca even among those who do not… Continue reading Nigerian Pidgin English Words and Their Meanings (Part 1)

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Gay man in Belgium asks to be killed over his sexuality

A Belgian gay man has asked for the right to die using his country's radical euthanasia laws because  he cannot accept his sexuality The 39-year-old man identified only as Sebastien claims he is enduring extreme psychological suffering due to his sexuality. He said that his sexuality has made him 'a prisoner in my own body'. Euthanasia also… Continue reading Gay man in Belgium asks to be killed over his sexuality

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Security agents pushing Cameroon’s president Paul Biya’s limousine on his way to Independence Day celebrations

A limousine conveying Cameroon's  President Paul Biya to the 20th May Boulevard Yaounde developed a fault and broke down on the way the the celebration grounds for the 44th annual celebration of Cameroon's independence from France. Witnesses at the location of the incident say that president Biya's security guards were seen pushing the vintage limousine… Continue reading Security agents pushing Cameroon’s president Paul Biya’s limousine on his way to Independence Day celebrations

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Albinos in Malawi facing extinction over ritual killings

  Albinos in Malawi are gradually facing extinction due to the activities of albino hunters who kill albinos for money rituals. The body parts of albinos are highly sought after by highy superstitious individuals who contract  hunters to murder albinos for their body parts. Most painful is that children as young as 2 and 3 years… Continue reading Albinos in Malawi facing extinction over ritual killings

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11 year old Russian girl sneaks into an aircraft without an air ticket

When an11 year old child can trick airport security,metal detectors  and board a flight without a ticket, then something is definitely wrong with the Russian airport security system.  It happened that an 11-year old Russian girl (name withheld) managed to sneak her way through all security checks, metal detectors, check-in and passport control at the… Continue reading 11 year old Russian girl sneaks into an aircraft without an air ticket

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Kim Jong-Un’s secret “Pleasure Squad” includes 13-year-old virgin schoolgirls

School girls as young as 13 are being forcedto serve Notyh Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un. The girls are reported to be picked at random by soldiers and forced to be part of the dictators Gippeumjo, or Pleasure Squad. The girls are carefully examined to make sure their virginity is intact. Their medical histories are also examined.… Continue reading Kim Jong-Un’s secret “Pleasure Squad” includes 13-year-old virgin schoolgirls

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Saudi billionaire flies gold fleet of cars to UK

A billionaire from the kingdom of Saudi Arabia flew his gold fleet of cars worth  over £1million to the United Kingdom. The billionaire who forgot that there are over one million starving children in Africa has in his fleet a £370,00 Mercedes G63, a six-wheel off-roader (top right), a Bentley Flying Spur (bottom right), worth £220,000, a… Continue reading Saudi billionaire flies gold fleet of cars to UK

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#EgyptAir hijacker forces domestic flight to land in Cyprus for delivery of a letter to his wife

An EgyptAir Airbus 320 travelling from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked by a man who demanded that a letter be delivered to his wife. The hijacker wearing an explosive vest demanded that the pilot land the plane either in Turkey or Cyprus. Flight MS181 was flying from Alexandria to Cairo with 65 passengers on board.… Continue reading #EgyptAir hijacker forces domestic flight to land in Cyprus for delivery of a letter to his wife

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55-year-old Zimbabwean sex worker retires after sleeping with over 4000 men

A 55-year-old Zimbabwean sex worker Sylvia Kandeya aka SK, has called it quits after having sex with over 4000 men in her over 30 years of sexual work. In an interview with NewZimbabwe.com Sylvia Kandeya, who admits she is HIV positive, said she usually slept with more than 7 men daily but now sleeps with… Continue reading 55-year-old Zimbabwean sex worker retires after sleeping with over 4000 men

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Death row inmate in Vietnam escape execution after getting pregrant in prison

A woman waiting to be executed in Vietnam has escaped death after she got pregnant in prison. Investigation into the matter reveals that the convict, Nguyen Thi Hue, 42, inseminated herself with the help of a male inmate, apparently to escape the death penalty, state media reported. Police in the northern Quang Ninh province have… Continue reading Death row inmate in Vietnam escape execution after getting pregrant in prison

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Omotayo Okunsanya becomes first Nigerian man to complete a marathon in the Antarctica

Nigerian have continued to do amazing things globally. This time, Omotayo Okunsanya has become the first Nigerian man to complete a marathon on the Antarctica. Stories like this should inspire all Nigerians. Read his story: On January 26th 2016, I (Omotayo Okusanya) became the first Nigerian man to complete a marathon in Antartica. I am… Continue reading Omotayo Okunsanya becomes first Nigerian man to complete a marathon in the Antarctica

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The Independent UK goes digital only

The Independent is to become the first national newspaper in the United Kingdom to go digital-only. The owners of the paper, ESI Media announced that this will "capitalise on The Independent’s position as the fastest growing UK quality newspaper website, and will ensure a sustainable and profitable future". As The Independent reports: Rapid digital growth… Continue reading The Independent UK goes digital only