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Man imprisoned for 5 years for setting pregnant lover on fire

Lagos —The 40-year-old lawyer, Chika Uzoamaka, who was alleged to have sexually assaulted a nine-year-old girl (names withheld) was yesterday re-arraigned before a Tinubu Magistrate’s Court. 258 more words


September 2015: His work - or our work?

When you identify with a cause, you make that cause your own. This was also how it was for David, who made it his cause to bring back the Ark of the Covenant and build the temple.   258 more words


Migrant crisis is Human crisis

It’s “spoiling the atmosphere”. Tourists in Kos react to migrant crisis on the Greek island (BBC)

The text in combination with this picture made me literaly feel sick in my stomach. 854 more words

Learning Education Leadership Ghana Talent

Hidden depths and unsung heroes

We have been here in the North Rift for almost three years now and we have made some good friends amongst our Kenyan colleagues.
Interestingly, despite the cultural differences something we learnt back in the UK also holds true here- you just think you’ve got to  know someone well and then you find out about things you could never have dreamt had happened to them; things locked deeply inside their hearts and memories, both traumas and treasures. 249 more words


Al-Shabab claims 'scores' killed in attack on AU troops

Al-Shabab fighters in Somalia have killed “scores” of African Union troops in an attack south of capital, Mogadishu, a spokesman for the armed group told Al Jazeera.  185 more words


Uganda adopts circumcision, finds science works

This is no real surprise:

The growing uptake of medical male circumcision by men in the Rakai district of Uganda is leading to a substantial reduction in HIV incidence among men in one of the districts of the country worst affected by HIV, Xiangrong Kong of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health told the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2015) in Seattle, USA, on Thursday…

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International Podcast Interview

A U.S. serviceman living in Tokyo found our information on the Wycliffe website and asked if he could interview us about our upcoming work in Africa.   24 more words