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New South African Leader Is Set To Address The Nation

February 16, 2018 Joshua Samuel 0

South Africa’s new President Cyril Ramaphosa was getting ready to give his speech on Friday to a nation with elevated standards as he promises to end corruption that thrived under Jacob Zuma. Ramaphosa, chosen by jubilant ruling party legislators on Thursday, comes back to parliament at night to convey the {Read More..}

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Today in World History (February, 16th)

February 16, 2018 Felix 0

On February 16, 1923, exactly 95 years ago today, some light was shed on King Tut after 3000 years. On that day, an English archaeologist, Howard Carter, opened and entered the sealed burial chamber of the ancient Egyptian ruler, King Tutankhamen. Inside the tomb, Carter found three nested coffins of {Read More..}

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Today in Wold History

February 15, 2018 Felix 0

On February 15, 1898, exactly 119 years ago today, the US battle ship U.S.S. Maine exploded in Havana Harbor. It was stationed at the harbor to protest American interest when the Cuban revolted in Spain. An investigation was carried out which determined that an underwater mine was responsible for the {Read More..}

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Zimbabwean Opposition Leader, Tsvangirai, is Dead

February 15, 2018 Felix 0

The Zimbabwean main opposition leader, Mr Morgan Tsvangirai, has reportedly died in a South African hospital after a battle with cancer. According to a statement from a senior official of Late Mr Tsvangirai’s MDC party, the opposition leader who had for years battled with colon cancer, died at 65. The {Read More..}

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Today in World History (February, 14th)

February 14, 2018 Felix 0

On February 14, 278 AD, exactly 1,740 years ago today, St Valentine was beheaded in Rome. Roman Emperor, Claudius II, had banned marriage for the young, but a priest, Valentine, defied the King’s edict and conducted marriages for many young couples before he was seized and imprisoned by Claudius. Valentine, {Read More..}

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Camera Footage Of Taiwan’s Earthquake

February 7, 2018 Joshua Samuel 0

A massive earthquake measuring 6.5 magnitudes near Hualien country in Taiwan has resulted in the death of two individuals and more than eleven people injured. from the video below you’d see collapsed skyscrapers and deteriorated shopping malls. Watch and see for your self and I just hope we will never get to {Read More..}

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Reactions Trail US’s Decision to Make Smaller Bombs

February 5, 2018 Felix 0

China has appealed to the United States to drop what it termed a ‘Cold War mentality’ after US authorities said it would diversify its nuclear armory with smaller bombs. According to China’s Defense Ministry, the United States which currently holds the world’s largest nuclear arsenal, should take the initiative to {Read More..}

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Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart Commits Suicide

February 2, 2018 Felix 0

Reports currently coming in from the Island nation of Cuba has indicated that Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, the eldest son of the nation’s late revolutionary leader and former President, Fidel Castro, has committed suicide on Friday, February 2nd. Fidelito, as the 68 year-old was popularly known in Cuba, had spent months {Read More..}

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NLC Appeals to Striking NPC Workers to Suspend Strike for Dialogue

January 30, 2018 Felix 0

The Nigerian Labor Congress (NLC) has directed workers at the National Population Commission (NPC) to suspend their ongoing strike to give room for dialogue. The NLC President, Comrade Ayuba Waba and his Trade Union Congress counterpart, Mr Boboye Kaigama gave the directive while addressing aggrieved NPC workers in Abuja. The {Read More..}

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Today in World History (January, 26th)

January 26, 2018 Felix 0

On January 29, 1788, exactly 230 years ago today, Australia was founded by unlikely settlers. England had more prisoners than prison, so they shipped around 800 down under and they anchored at Sydney harbor where convicts eventually worked off their sentences and were free to live off the Australian land.

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Today in World History (January, 25th)

January 25, 2018 Felix 0

On January 25, 1905, exactly 113 years ago today, the world’s largest diamond was unearthed in South Africa. The Cullinan diamond, named after the owner of the mine in which it was discovered, Sir Thomas Cullinan, was shipped from South Africa to a cutter in London. In London, the diamond {Read More..}

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Today in World History (January, 15th)

January 15, 2018 Felix 0

On January, 15, 1976, exactly 42 years ago today, Sara Jane Moore was sentenced to life for attempting to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford. Moore, who was 45 then,  and married and divorced five times with four children, made her assassination attempt less than three weeks after another woman had {Read More..}

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Today in World History (January, 12th)

January 12, 2018 Felix 0

On January 12, 1986, exactly 31 years ago today, the Columbia space shuttle was launched. Powered by the first black American shuttle pilot, Charles Frank Bolden Jr. , the ship carried the first Hispanic American to space, Franklin Chang Diaz. Born on August 19, 1946, Bolden, a former Administrator of NASA, retired from {Read More..}

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Today in World History (January 10th)

January 10, 2018 Felix 0

On January 10, 1901, exactly 117 years ago today, an oil drilling derrick at Spindletop Hill near Beaumont, Texas, blew its top sending enormous gush of black crude over 150 feet into the air and covered the landscape. According to records, it took 9 days to get the geyser which was {Read More..}

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Watergate! Today in World History (January, 8th)

January 8, 2018 Felix 0

On January 8, 1973, exactly 45 years ago today, seven men went on trial for allegedly breaking into the Democratic National Committee (DNC) headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington DC on June 17, 1972. After the five burglars were caught and the conspiracy was discovered, President Richard Nixon’s {Read More..}