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Asking a President to go, South Korean style

November 27, 2016

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This news- report appeared under the title below in theepochtimes.com on November 26, 2016. Counting 1 Million Crowds at Anti-President Rally in Seoul – theepochtimes.com SEOUL, South Korea—South Korea is seeing its biggest wave of street demonstrations in decades but nobody is sure how many people are taking to the streets each week. For the fifth-straight weekend, […]

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Ghandi’s racist beliefs catch up with his massive legacy at Ghana’s Legon: his statue must come down!

September 22, 2016

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Gandhi’s Statue at the University Of Ghana Must Come Down – – change.org/Gborbilor Aberqu Please use the link at post’s end to read the whole petition which needs signature. Thanks, Tola]     The Members of the University of Ghana Council Attn: Chairman of Council Prof. Kwamena Ahwoi 12 September 2016 Dear Honourable Members of the University […]

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Colonization: “civilized nations” & “barbarism”, a page from British/India’s encounter – Tola Adenle

July 14, 2016

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    Above is a widely-circulated document of Colonial India under the British. Not unexpectedly, it has been criticized as not being what Lord Macaulay, a Cambridge-educated historian, who served in the Indian Colony, actually said.    Above speech is naturally denied. A letter/paper – url link below – is supposedly what Lord Macaulay proposed. […]

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Is China selling “corned beef” made of human flesh in Africa? Tola Adenle

May 20, 2016

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This is not the first time that China would send shock waves around the world about selling toxic food. Some years ago, the USA put a ban on a baby milk from China that had caused baby deaths and put thousands of babies in hospitals in China. Reason? The milk was found to have been […]

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An Indian girl raped by father whipped by village elder

May 11, 2016

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In a  scene captured on a cellphone video, one of the men wags his finger angrily at her. He rages: This girl must be punished. A villager ties her waist with rope, holding the other end, and lifts a tree branch into the air. She bows her head. The first lash comes, then another, then another. […]

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Vyapam: India’s deadly medical school exam scandal – bbc.com

July 10, 2015

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Bhopal protest There have been widespread protests against the scam in Madhya Pradesh A medical school admission examinations scandal in India has turned into a veritable whodunit with thousands of arrests, mysterious deaths and the suspected involvement of top politicians and bureaucrats. Soutik Biswas travelled to Madhya Pradesh to investigate. The call came late in […]

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Maggi noodles from Nestle ‘hazardous’ – India regulator

June 8, 2015

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In Nigeria today, instant noodles, especially IndoMie, are very common and popular.  Here is a story out of Asia, though not of Nestle’s Maggi Noodles but it should give parents a thought on the nature of these “instant” foreign-palate cuisine which has gained wide acceptance in the country. Are the manufacturers getting adequate supervision from […]

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Mieko Nagaoka: 100-year-old Japanese swimmer sets 1,500m record – BBC News

April 6, 2015

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Mieko Nagaoka says she intends to keep swimming until she reaches 105 – The BBC A Japanese woman has become the first 100-year-old to complete a 1,500m freestyle swim in a 25m pool. Mieko Nagaoka, who only took up swimming at the age of 82, already holds the record in her age category for the […]

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Obit: Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore loses Yew, its Founding Father – Tola Adenle

March 22, 2015

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Originally published on TIME cover, January 25, 1982 in “Singapore’s Success Story Above two pictures from emotanafricana.com in a review by Blogger of LKY’s 2-volume autobiography:  See Below Lee Kuan Yew, the indisputable Founder and Father of modern Singapore is dead.  He reportedly passed away today peacefully in his sleep. While some saw Prime Minister, […]

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India’s shame: Parents among those caught in massive secondary school exam cheating – BBC World News

March 21, 2015

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  Cheating goes on everywhere in the world but the practice is legendary in India where the  BBC World News has brought the world pictures in different editions this week  beyond what anyone – at least those of us outside the subcontinent – could ever have imagined. There have been tales of Western world corporations, […]

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