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The Outrageous Tweet about Africa that ought to get someone Fired

Justine Sacco, the communications director for InterActiveCorp, better known as IAC based in New York, tweeted what you see above from an airport in London on her way to board a flight to an African country. How a cringe-worthy statement like this is ‘Just kidding’ is beyond me. Unfortunately for ...

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The Woolwich killers, Michael Adebolajo and Adebowale are found guilty

The verdict is in, and the Woolwich killers, Michael Adebolajo (left) and his friend, Michael Adebowale (right) have been found guilty of the murder of British soldier, Lee Rigby. 25 year old Rigby was attacked by the Muslim extremists on May 22 outside his military barracks in Woolwich South London. ...

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Snow falls in Cairo, Egypt for the first time in over 100 years

Seems some people are going to be having themselves a white Christmas this year for the first time in so long. For the first time in over 100 years, a winter storm has brought snow to Cairo, Egypt, a city known for its heat and sand. According to local reports, ...

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Tweet Of The Day VIII

LOL! Ladies, is that true?

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‘Obasanjo’s Letter Is Highly Unbecoming, Mischievous And Provocative…’ – Presidency responds

The presidency has responded to former president Obasanjo’s letter to President Jonathan where he accused the current president of taking actions calculated in destroying Nigeria. See the State House press release below… ‘We have noted the publication on several websites today of a letter recently written by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo ...

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‘You have betrayed God and Nigerians.’ – Olusegun Obasanjo blasts President Goodluck Jonathan | Read Excerpts from the 18-Page Letter

The former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Olusegun Obasanjo reportedly sent the present Head of States President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan an 18-page letter, accusing him of ineptitude and taking actions calculated at destroying Nigeria. Premium Times is reporting that it has exclusively obtained the letter dated Monday 2nd ...

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‘I was obeying the command of Allah.’: Michael Adebolajo tells court why he murdered British soldier Lee Rigby

Michael Adebolajo, the Nigerian/British man accused of killing Lee Rigby, told the jury that he was “obeying the command of Allah” when he murdered British soldier in cold blood. Saying he is a “soldier of Allah” himself, Adebolajo told the court: “…as I’ve explained, part of fighting jihad sometimes means ...

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Tweet Of The Day VII

Preach!

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Nigerian Senate set to pass bill seeking 7-year jail term for Government Critics

Watch out, critics! The long arm of the law is stretching out towards Facebook and Twitter. According to a report by Daily Trust, the Nigerian Senate is set to pass a law seeking a 7-year jail term for social media critics who are found guilty of inciting the public against ...

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‘Science’ is the word of the year, according to Merriam Webster Dictionary

‘Selfie’ may have been named word of the year by Oxford University Press last month, but today, Merriam-Webster announced ‘science’ to be their word of 2013. The publisher of Oxford dictionaries tracked a huge jump in overall usage of selfie (“a qualitative selection meant to embody a shift in culture,” ...

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