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Virus pushes Pakistan’s transgender dancers out of their homes

Transgender people in Pakistan are largely shunned by society Before the virus shutdown, dancer Adnan Ali had carved out a comfortable living performing at parties for newlyweds and newborns, avoiding the financial hardship faced by many in Pakistan’s transgender community. But the closure of wedding halls and scrapped celebrations where she would twist and twirl in front of applauding crowds ...

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Nigerians commend Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, for humanitarian aid

Nigerian fans have commended a popular Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, for her humanitarian aid to patients. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Dikeh in conjunction with her foundation disbursed food items in Gwagwalada Teaching Hospital in Abuja. The fans, who appreciated the actress for her kind gesture, took to her Instagram page @tontolet to hail and prayed for her for helping ...

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Spain sex workers left to fend for themselves under lockdown

Beyonce, an Ecuadoran sex worker in Madrid, says the pandemic has brought business to halt and left her wondering how to pay the bills With the coronavirus pandemic emptying the streets of Madrid, life has become even more precarious for sex workers Evelyn, Alenca and Beyonce under the lockdown. Already extremely vulnerable and with an ambiguous legal status, many of ...

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Build fan base not negativity on social media – artiste tells celebrities

A Nigerian musician,  Jack Idopise-Emmanuel, has advised  Nigerian celebrities to use social media to model properly and build fan base. The 25-year-old artiste gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos. He said that artistes and other celebrities should live exemplary lives and avoid misleading their fans. “I use this opportunity to emphasise the use of ...

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Tom Cruise aims higher with movie shot on space station

Action star Tom Cruise is working on a movie shot in outer space, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has said. “NASA is excited to work with @TomCruise on a film aboard the @Space_Station!,” NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine wrote on Twitter. “We need popular media to inspire a new generation of engineers and scientists to make @NASA’s ambitious plans a reality,” Bridenstine added. ...

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BREAKING: Fela’s Ex-drummer, Tony Allen, Dies In France Fela once stated that, “Without Tony Allen, there would be no Afrobeat.” Allen has also been described by Brian Eno as “perhaps the greatest drummer who ever lived”.

ormer drummer, composer and songwriter of Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Tony Allen, has passed away.  Allen died in Paris, France, on Thursday.  He was born in Lagos in 1940 and was regarded as one of the founders of Afrobeat.  Fela once stated that, “Without Tony Allen, there would be no Afrobeat.” Allen has also been described by Brian Eno ...

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EXCLUSIVE: How Ondo Governor, Akeredolu, Is Shielding Olugbo Of Ugbo, Obateru, After He Sent Thugs To Rape, Kill Residents In Ilaje Community “Akeredolu relies on his support for his second term ambition and that is why he had refused to condemn him openly for using thugs to attack the people,” a traditional ruler in the state said.

Residents of Ode Ugbo area of Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State have cried out for help after their houses were invaded and many of them killed by thugs on the instructions of Oba Akinruntan Obateru, the Olugbo of Ugbo. Findings show that around 2:00am on April 16, the thugs arrived the community and started destroying anything within sight ...

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COVID-19: Emir Of Kano Asks Residents To Observe Personal Hygiene, Social Distancing

Emir Ado Bayero is the 15th Emir of Kano The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero has called on residents to continue to observe all the necessary preventive measures and obey all instructions from health practitioners to prevent being infected by the Coronavirus. While addressing the people on Wednesday, the Emir expressed concern over the rising cases of COVID-19 in ...

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How Do I Make What My Husband Did Go Away?

I’m very much depressed right now and need advice on this issue. I don’t know how to make how I feel about what my husband did to me go away. It’s been so hard. A few months ago, my husband took me to go see a pastor friend of his. When we got there, the Pastor first of all spoke ...

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