Oprah Winfrey pays tribute to Breonna Taylor with O Magazine cover

Oprah Winfrey pays tribute to Breonna Taylor with O Magazine cover

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BREONNA TAYLOR is featured on the cover of O, The Oprah magazine, making her the first woman other than Oprah Winfrey to grace the front of the publication in its 20-year history. Oprah made the decision to use the cover to pay tribute to Taylor i

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COVID-19 can ‘provide an opportunity for innovation and solidify unity’ in Africa

COVID-19 can ‘provide an opportunity for innovation and solidify unity’ in Africa

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COVID-19 CAN provide an opportunity for African governments to strengthen the way they govern and foster greater unity in the region according to a leading United Nations official. Stan Nkwain, the Director of the United Nations Development Progra

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Washington Post appoints first black female managing editor in 143-year history

Washington Post appoints first black female managing editor in 143-year history

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KRISSAH THOMPSON has become the first black woman to be appointed as a managing editor in The Washington Post’s 143-year history. Thompson, who has spent two decades working in The Washington Post newsroom, entering the publication as an intern, w

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Former Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur dies

Former Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur dies

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FORMER PRIME Minister Owen Arthur has passed away at the age of 70,  a Government statement has confirmed. Arthur, the island’s longest serving Prime Minister, died at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital at 12:26 a.m. He was hospitalised last week with h

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Racial justice activist ousts veteran congressman in Missouri primary

Racial justice activist ousts veteran congressman in Missouri primary

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A RACIAL justice activist who led protests against the police shooting of Michael Brown has defeated a veteran congressman in Missouri’s Democratic primary.  Cori Bush, a pastor and nurse, beat congressman William Lacy Clay 49 per cent –

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Zimbabwe: President Mnangagwa issues warning to critics

Zimbabwe: President Mnangagwa issues warning to critics

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ZIMBABWE’S PRESIDENT has pledged to “flush out” those seeking to “divide” the country as anger over corruption and human rights violations grow. Dozens of people have been arrested and detained in the past few weeks over protests against governmen

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Rwanda uses robots to help fight COVID-19

Rwanda uses robots to help fight COVID-19

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ONE OF the key challenges being faced by public health authorities in countries all over the world in the face of COVID-19 is the infection of health professionals while treating patients. According to figures released earlier this year by the Int

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Michelle Obama says she has 'low-grade depression'

Michelle Obama says she has 'low-grade depression'

Michelle Obama

FORMER US First Lady Michelle Obama has said that racial injustice, the COVID-19 pandemic and the ‘hypocrisy’ of President Trump’s administration have led to her suffering from “low-grade depression”. Obama was speaking during the latest episode o

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Africa’s governments urged to take action on gender equality in the wake of COVID-19

Africa’s governments urged to take action on gender equality in the wake of COVID-19

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AFRICA’S GOVERNMENTS are being urged to speed up their commitment to gender equality and the empowerment of women to help address the impact of COVID-19. Following a recent virtual  meeting between the African Union Commission (AUC) and civil soci

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Somali human rights activist and doctor Hawa Abdi dies

Somali human rights activist and doctor Hawa Abdi dies

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SOMALI HUMAN rights activist and doctor Hawa Abdi has died aged 73. She died on Wednesday at home in Mogadishu, according to The New York Times. Abdi, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, helped tens of thousands of people after she built a hospital, s

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