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August 20, 2019

“Bubbly Bob”, a modern day African and Caribbean success story

Kenyan leaders and members of the public are mourning the passing of Africa’s top CEO, as Marc Wadsworth, a regular visitor to the country, reports. Guyanese-born British businessman Bob...

Iranian president 'the target of an x-ray death plot'

President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was the target of an X-ray radiation plot during his trip to Rome for the UN food summit, a senior diplomat has sensationally claimed. Iran's ambassador to Italy, Abolfazl Zohrehvand, said that the would be assassi ...

Unedited: What Mandela really said about Zimbabwe

What the Muslims say

BEIRUT BLOG : Lebanon Counts The Grim Cost Of War

Special Report - Jonathan ErasmusPolitical relations in the Middle East are extraordinarily tense, with a fragile ceasfire now in place, following the war between the Israeli army and the Shiite militia Hizbollah in Lebanon. The war has left the Lebane ...

'Best Dads In The World'

 It's official. The Aka people of central Africa have been named the world's best fathers. Researcher say that the group, called 'Pygmies' by colonisers because of their small stature, dedicate the most time of all the globe's peoples to active fa ...

Roll Call of US 'Prisoners of War'

American authorities have released the most comprehensive list yet of  the men being held indefinitely without trial at the notorious Guantanamo Bay concentration camp in Cuba. The-Latest is revealing the names exclusively to our members. Pentagon off ...

Prince Charles: "I'll Help Repatriate Indian Booty"

The-Latest  -  EXCLUSIVE Milo Wakelin Britain's heir to the throne Prince Charles was at the centre of an international row in April over Indian treasures – including the world famous Kohinoor diamond (pictured atop Queen Elizabeth ...

More Women's Voices Welcomed in SA

Jacqui Hlongwanein Johannesburg, for The-Latest South Africa has made substantial progress in having women's voices heard in the media, says a study released to coincide with International Women's Day on Wednesday.Titled 'Who Makes the News?', the report w ...

Bigots Faced Down in JA

Hollywood's Oscar-winning Brokeback Mountain is facing a frosty reception in Jamaica, where religious leaders are outraged by a government decision not to ban it. Directed by Ang Lee, the film's tale of closeted gay love in a macho American Mid-West movie ...

Kenya's Blooming Success

Britons spend more than £1.5bn a year on cut flowers, and Kenya has nearly a quarter of the market, which peaked as millions of Britons gave flowers to loved ones on Valentine's Day. As many as 50,000 people now work in Kenya's flower industry, and ...

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