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President Barack Obama’s Speech in Selma Alabama, still Yes We Can

March 9, 2015

President Barack Obama’s Speech in Selma Alabama, still Yes We Can

President Obama spoke before thousands on Saturday during a commemorative ceremony for the 50th anniversary of the events of “Bloody Sunday” when over 600 non-violent protesters were attacked by Alabama state troopers as they attempted to march from Selma to Montgomery for voting rights. Here is the full text of Saturday’s speech, as prepared for more...

News , Youth

Ghana, Africa and the world as a whole is mourning Komla Dumor, The Africa shining star

January 20, 2014

Ghana, Africa and the world as a whole is mourning Komla Dumor, The Africa shining star

Tributes have been paid to BBC TV presenter Komla Dumor, who died suddenly at his London home on Saturday at the age of 41. It is thought he suffered a heart attack. A Ghanaian, Dumor joined the BBC in 2007 and became a presenter for BBC World News and its Focus on Africa programme. Here are a selection of comments sent in by readers or posted on Twitter. FROM GHANA more...

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South Africa’s Nelson Mandela dies,

December 5, 2013

South Africa’s Nelson Mandela dies,

South Africa's first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died, South Africa's president says. Mr Mandela, 95, led South Africa's transition from white-minority rule in the 1990s, after 27 years in prison. He had been receiving intense home-based medical care for a lung infection after three months in hospital. In a statement on South more...

Community , Youth

Statement by the Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini on the occasion of media briefing on the repatriation of South African children in distress in foreign countries, Tshwane

July 29, 2013

Statement by the Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini on the occasion of media briefing on the repatriation of South African children in distress in foreign countries, Tshwane

Good morning everyone.   Ladies and Gentlemen of the media,   I am pleased to welcome you here this morning for the briefing on the repatriation of two babies whose mothers are serving prison terms in Brazil for illicit drug trafficking.   This morning I want to highlight the extent and threat of transnational organised crime, in more...

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Job opening for the position…

June 3, 2013

Job opening for the position…

1. Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons with a professional qualification in Marketing. This is an exciting opportunity for a secured job and career development with valuable opportunities. Duties and Responsibilities of Marketers include the following:       Marketing company services to companies & individuals       Recruit more...

Agenda Link , Jobs , Youth

Almost 40% youngsters have ‘inadequate or poor’ hearing

May 28, 2013

Almost 40% youngsters have ‘inadequate or poor’ hearing

The hearing of Dutch youth is deteriorating and almost four in 10 under-25s have inadequate or poor hearing, according to the hearing foundation Nationale Hoorstichting. The organisation bases its claims on 17,000 online check-ups. In 2011, three in 10 youngsters were said to have suffered some form of hearing damage. ‘We see trends emerging,’ spokesman Paul more...

Environment , Health , Living , Youth

May 21, 2013

Between 2001 and 2011, Niger’s overall rate of enrolment for girls rose from 29 to 63 percent, according to the Ministry of Education. Credit: Alessandro Vannucci/CC BY 2.0 NIAMEY , May 20 2013 (IPS) - A decade ago, less than a third of school-aged girls in Niger were in class. Today, though significant cultural and religious opposition remains, nearly two-thirds of more...

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Bodies in ditch are missing brothers aged nine and seven – why this tragedy…

May 21, 2013

Bodies in ditch are missing brothers aged nine and seven – why this tragedy…

Two bodies found in a drainage pipe near the river Rhine on Sunday are that of missing brothers Ruben, 9, and Julian, 7, police confirmed on Sunday evening. The boys have been missing since May 7 when their father picked them up for a holiday. He killed himself in woods near Utrecht and was found 13 days ago. Since then police and volunteers been involved in a massive more...

Living , News , Youth

New Policies for the Youth of Today and Tomorrow: The European Commission View

April 11, 2013

New Policies for the Youth of Today and Tomorrow: The European Commission View

By Koos Richelle. In February 2013, the youth unemployment rate in the EU was more than twice as high as the adult rate, at 23.5%. The problem has been exacerbated by the crisis, but there is also a structural issue to be resolved. There are 8.1 million Europeans aged 15-24 who are neither in employment, education or training1. In December 2012, the Commission adopted more...

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Lung specialists launch ‘name and shame’ tobacco lobby website

March 11, 2013

Two lung specialists have launched a website listing the names and jobs of people it says work for the tobacco industry lobby in the Netherlands. The list on tabaknee.nl also includes health minister Edith Schippers, whom it describes as the ‘minister of tobacco employers’, as well as several other prominent politicians. Schippers, an ex-smoker, relaxed the more...

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