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#FIFA: This is the Man Who Opened FIFA’s Yansh and the Scandal that Caused Sepp Blatter to Flee

“I know that they are criminal scum, and I’ve known it for years,” he said. “And that is a thoughtful summation. That is not an insult. That is not throwing about wild words.” Meet Andrew Jennings, the 71 year old reporter who blew the cover off the biggest sports scandal we’ve seen thus far. More on the click. Read more

THEY NO ‘GREE: 4000 People Want Yale Univeristy to Withdraw Ngozie Okonjo-Iweala’s Honorary Degree

On Friday, May 15th, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala – Nigeria’s Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy – was awarded with an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree by Yale University.  And not everyone is happy about it; in fact, 4000 people and counting have signed a petition calling for Yale to withdraw the degree. Read the petition after the click. Read more

Xenophobic Violence in South Africa

DEEPER ISSUES: CNN Explores the Causes Behind the Xenophobic Violence in South Africa

The photos coming of out South Africa right now are horrendous. Hundreds of foreigners – expats from Nigeria, Ethiopia and parts of Asia – are the objects of xenophobic violence in the country.  People are saying that it’s the Zulu king that started everything, but I agree with CNN’s findings – it’s a matter of economics. More on the click. Read more

Hillary Clinton Runs For President 2016

CLINTON 2.0: Hillary Clinton Declares Her Bid to Run for President of the United States

If Hillary Clinton does become President, does her husband Bill Clinton now become the ‘First Man’? Or ‘The First Gentleman/?  Lol non-important questions to ponder now that the former First Lady and Secretary of State has officially announced her run to be President come 2016. Watch her announcement video, after the click. Read more

Orekoya Kids Ransom

RANSOM: Orekoye Nanny Demands 15 Million Naira ($75,000 USD) for Kidnapped Children

The Orekoye family in Lagos is currently living every parent’s worse nightmare – having to negotiate the safe return of their 3 children after kidnapping. The person who kidnapped the kids – their newly hired 23 year old nanny, found on an online site, OLX –  is now demanding 15 Million Naira (75,000 USD). Full story on the click. Read more

South Africans Remove Rhodes Statue

VICTORY: South Africa’s University of Cape Town (UCT) Get Cecil Rhodes Statue Removed from Campus

Remember the story from last week – the one about how students at South Africa’s University of Cape Town (UCT) were protesting to have the statue of Cecil Rhodes removed? Well the students got their wishes yesterday. “We finally got the white man to sit down and listen to us,” said a student who had campaigned for it to be taken down. Details on the click. Read more

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