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The National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Emeka Rollas has revealed that the kidnappers of two Nollywood actors, Cynthia Okereke and Clemson, mocked him when they communicated on Monday. Speaking in a video shared on social media, Mr. Rollas said he was laughed at after he told the abductors they have raised […]Continue Reading
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A one-year-old boy died after being raped by two Russian soldiers, the Ukrainian Parliament’s Commissioner for Human Rights said on Thursday. The accusation is one of the most horrific from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but is not unique. Denisova Liudmyla Leontiivna said in the statement that it gets reports of sexual violence against Ukrainians every […]Continue Reading
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Russia’s actions at the Chernobyl power station in Ukraine are “irresponsible” and present a “very serious threat”, Ukraine’s deputy prime minister has said. The site of the world’s worst nuclear accident is currently occupied by Russian forces. Iryna Vereshchuk said Russian forces were “militarising” the site and Continue Reading
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Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky issued a warning to CNN’s Fareed Zakaria Sunday, saying that if negotiations with Russia were to fall apart, we could be at the precipice of World War III. “I’m ready for negotiations with him [Russian president Vladimir Putin]. I was ready for the last two years. And I think that without […]Continue Reading
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Border guards who died defending Snake Island will be awarded the title “Hero of Ukraine.” The guards reportedly died after refusing to surrender to a Russian warship.”May the memory of those who gave their lives for Ukraine live forever,” President Volodymyr Zelensky said. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Thursday he will issue posthumous honors to […]Continue Reading
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The Zimbabwean government has welcomed the European Union (EU) decision to lift travel and financial sanctions imposed on Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga, former First Lady Grace Mugabe and military chief Valerio Sibanda. The EU took the decision despite acknowledging that Zimbabwe’s human rights record had not improved and could worsen. The sanctions were first Continue Reading