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Selena Gomez goes blonde, flashes her underwear at her Performance for #AMAs 2017

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Selena Gomez hit the stage for the first time since her kidney transplant at the 2017 American Music Awards on Sunday night

The 25-year-old star debuted blonde locks as she performed her song Wolves in a sexy white nightgown.
During her performance which saw her looking bruised especially on her forehead, thanks to special effects,she flashed her white underwear as she writhed on the ground, which only added to the emotions being portrayed through the music

Selena Gomez goes blonde as she flashes her underwear at 2017 #AMAsSelena Gomez goes blonde as she flashes her underwear at 2017 #AMAs

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University of Ibadan History Department Produces First Class Graduates after 69 Years

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For the first time in 69 years, the University of Ibadan (UI) has produced its first graduate with a First Class honours degree in History.

Vice-Chancellor Prof. Idowu Olayinka said Ozibo Ekele of the Department of History was one of the 186 students who made First Class at the 2015/2016 convocation ceremonies, which began yesterday in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

Prof. Idowu opined that 5,629 students graduated in various academic programmes from 12 faculties, including the Distance Learning Centre.

According to him, 186 passed with First Class honours, 1,538 finished with Second Class Upper, while 3,133 finished with Second Class Lower.

Also, he said 434 students made Third Class, while 81 others graduated with Pass degrees.

The vice chancellor urged the graduates to be good ambassadors of the university, saying they should impact positively on their world, noting that the students would have graduated a long time ago but for the strike embarked upon by the academic and non-academic workers’ unions.

Following his observations, the breakdown of the graduating list showed that 3.5 per cent and 28.6 per cent finished with First Class and Second Class (Upper) honours.

Prof Olayinka then hailed Ekele for breaking the jinx as the department had never produced a first-class student since inception.

He said: “We warmly congratulate Ozibo Ekele, who is graduating today with a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 6.6 out of a maximum of 7.0.

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CNN shades Donald Trump with their hilarious ‘facts only’ campaign ad

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CNN threw major shade at US President, Donald Trump with their new ad campaign.

The news website and other news networks have constantly been accused by Donald Trump of carrying fake news and they decided to set him right with their new campaign.

One of the videos was shared a few weeks ago and it features an apple and a voice over which said;

“This is an apple, Some people might try to tell you that it’s a banana. They might scream ‘Banana. Banana. Banana.’ over and over and over again. They might put ‘banana’ in all caps. You might even start to believe that this is a banana. But it’s not,. This is an apple.”

The video received mixed feelings from the public.

However, this didn’t stop CNN as they also released another video featuring an apple and Dentures as distractions. Watch the two videos below

Don’t let anything distract you from the facts. #FactsFirst ?

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Full List of Winners at Afrima 2017

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The 2017 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) took place on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos Nigeria.
Nigerian music acts for the fourth time in a row dominated the West African class of the regional nomination categories of the All African Music Awards (AFRIMA).
 Wizkid scored in two categories; where he won the prestigious Artiste of the Year, and also Song of the Year. The likes of  Tiwa Savage, Simi, Ycee and filmaker Adasa Cookey also went home with an award.
African stars from all over the continent graced the event which celebrated their achievements in music. Check below the full list of winners at Afrima 2017.
ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
Wizkid (Nigeria) – WINNER
AFRICAN FANS FAV.
The Dogg (Namibia) – WINNER
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Eddy Kenzo – “Biology” (Uganda) – WINNER
BEST AFRICAN COLLABORATION
Alikiba – ‘Aje’ ft M.I Abaga (Tanzania) – WINNER
BEST AFRICAN CONTEMPORARY
Wande Coal – ‘Iskaba’ ft DJ Tunez (Nigeria) – WINNER
BEST AFRICAN ELECTRO
Nsoki – ‘Africa Unite’ ft DJ Maphorisa, Paulo Alves (Angola) – WINNER
BEST AFRICAN GROUP/DUO/BAND
Toofan – ‘Tere Tere’ (Togo) – WINNER
BEST AFRICAN HIP HOP
Ycee – ‘Juice’ (Nigeria) – WINNER
BEST AFRICAN JAZZ
Nduduzo Makhatini – ‘Igagu’ (South Africa) – WINNER
BEST AFRICAN POP
Toofan – ‘Tere tere’ (Togo) – WINNER
BEST AFRICAN REGGAE,RAGGA,DANCE-HALL
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2baba – ‘Holy holy’ (Nigeria) – WINNER
BEST AFRICAN RnB AND SOUL
Alikiba – ‘Aje’ ft M.I Abaga (Tanzania) – WINNER
BEST AFRICAN ROCK
Gilad – ‘Angel Uriel’ ft Omer Millo (Kenya) – WINNER
BEST AFRICAN TRADITIONAL
Halmelmal Abate – ‘Harar’ (Ethiopia) – WINNER
BEST FEMALE INSPIRATIONAL
Asikey – ‘Earth Attack’ (Nigeria) – WINNER
BEST MALE INSPIRATIONAL
Gilad – ‘Angel Uriel’ ft Omer Millo (Kenya) – WINNER
MOST PROMISING ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
Neza – ‘Uranyica’ (Rwanda) – WINNER
SONG OF THE YEAR
Wizkid – ‘Come closer’ (Nigeria) – WINNER
REVELATION OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENT
Shyn – ‘Resim Pitia’ (Madagascar) – WINNER
PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
DJ Coublon – ‘Yolo Yolo’ by Seyi Shay (Nigeria) – WINNER
SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Simi – ‘Smile’ – WINNER
AFRICAN LEGEND AWARD:
alif Keita (Mali) and Oliver ‘Tutu’ Mtukudzi (Zimbabwe) – WINNER
VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Adasa Cookey – ‘Cooking Pot’ by Orezi – WINNER
Central Africa (Best Female)
Montess – Love Witta Gun Man (Cameroon) – WINNER
Reniss – Mamamuh (Cameroon)
Ewube – Fall On You (Cameroon)
Nsoki – Africa Unite ft DJ Maphorisa & Paulo Alves (Angola)
Daphne – Calee (Cameroon)
Mimie – Dance Fi You (Cameroon)
Merveilee – Toi (Cameroon)
Bussine – All Africa Party (Gabon)
Central Africa (Best Male)
Maitre Gims – Tout Donner (DRC)
Hiro – Ton Pied, Mon Pied ft Chidinma (DRC)
Big Nelo – O Legado Da Lenda (Angola)
Locko – Supporter ft Mr Leo (Cameroon) – WINNER
Fally Ipupa – Eleko Oyo (DRC)
Jovie – Ou Meme (Cameroon)
Anselmo Ralph – Casas Comigo (Angola)
Ke Black – Bazardee (DRC)
East Africa (Best Female)
Juliana Kanyamozi – I Am Still Here (Uganda)
Chess Nthusi – Give It to You (Kenya)
Victoria Kimani – Giving You ft Sarkodie (Kenya)
Lady Jaydee – Sawa Na Wao (Tanzania)
Vanessa Mdee – Cash Madam (Tanzania)
Wayna Wondersonn – You Are Not Alone (Ethiopia)
Nandy – One Day (Tanzania) – WINNER
East Africa (Best Male)
Diamond Platnumz – Eneka (Tanzania)
Sinishaw Legesse – Selam Ethiopia (Ethiopia)
Qritiqual – Malika (Kenya)
Kibrom Birhane – Eskista ft Nassmbu Burasa (Ethiopia)
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Henok & Mehari Brothers – Firkir Yishala (Ethiopia) – WINNER
Alikiba – Aje ft MI Abaga (Tanzania)
Octopizzo – TBT (Kenya)
Mure K.E – Excuse my Language (Kenya)
Southern Africa (Best Female)
Sally Boss Madam – Bimbim ft Busiswa (Namibia)
Babes Wodumo – Family ft Maphorisa & Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
Busiswa – Inggongo (South Africa)
Lebo Segobela – Lion of Judah (South Africa)
Amanda Black – Amazulu (South Africa)
Ru – Down (Zimbabwe)
Thandiswa – Nontsokolo (South Africa) – WINNER
Southern Africa (Best Male)
Hugh Masekela – Shango (South Africa)
AKA – The World is Yours (South Africa)
Nasty C – Down South ft Seyi Shay & Ma E (South Africa)
Tay Grin – Tola ft Vanessa Mdee (Malawi)
Emtee – We Up (South Africa) – WINNER
Jah Prayzah – Watora Mari ft Diamond Platnumz (Zimbabwe)
Nduduzo Makhathini – Igagu (South Africa)
 West Africa (Best Female)
Oumou Sangare – Yere Faga ft Tony Allen (Mali)
Aramide – Why So Serious (Nigeria)
Viviane Chidid – Lon Kelen (Senegal)
Yemi Alade – Tumbum (Nigeria)
Seyi Shay – Yolo Yolo (Nigeria)
Tiwa Savage – All Over (Nigeria) – WINNER
Becca – Na Wash ft Patoranking (Ghana)
Zeynab – Noctambule ft Shadow Chris (Benin)
West Africa (Best Male)
Runtown – Mad Over You (Nigeria)
Sarkodie – Pain Killer (Ghana)
Wizkid – Come Closer ft Drake (Nigeria)t – WINNER
DJ Arafat – Agbangnan (Ivory Coast)
Mr Eazi – Leg Over (Nigeria)
MHD – La Puissnace (Guinea)
YCee – Juice (Nigeria)
Davido – Fall (Nigeria)
Tekno – Rara (Nigeria)
North Africa (Best Female)
Ibitssam Tiskat – Menak Wla Meni (Morocco) – WINNER
Zaho – Tant De Choses (Algeria)
Assma Lmnawar –  3ndou Zine (Morocco)
Sherine – Koul Maghani (Egypt)
Zina Daoudia – Sayidati (Morocco)
Cheba Maria – Kheltini (Algeria)
North Africa (Best Male)
Fnaire – Ngol Mali (Morocco)
Shayfeen – Wach Kayn Wader (Morocco) – WINNER
French Montana – Unforgettable (Morocco)
Balti – Wela la (Tunisia)
Tasmer Hosny – Ya Maley 3eny (Egypt)
L’algerino – Les Monetess (Algeria)
Saad Lmjarred – Ghaltana (Morocco)
Lacrim – Collonel Carillo (Algeria)
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We Are Not The Worst Police Force In The World -Nigerian Police Reacts To Report

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The Nigerian police force has reacted to a viral report stating that it is the worst rated Police outfit in the world. In a statement signed by Police PRO, CSP Jimoh Moshood, obtained by PoliticsNGR, the Nigerian police counters the report stating that it is ‘One of the best in the world and the best in Africa’. The statement read;

 

· Nigeria Police Force is the best in UN Peace Keeping Operations, Best in Africa, One of the Best in the World. The Force rejects the report as unempirical and absolute falsehood, should be disregarded and discountenanced.

· IGP Assures Nigerians, International Community and Stakeholders Of Policing with Integrity and International Core Values and World Best Practices.

The attention of the Nigeria Police Force has been drawn to The Cable News Online of today, 10th November, 2017 captioned “NIGERIA POLICE RATED WORST IN THE WORLD”, on the 2016 World Internal Security and Police Index (WISPI) credited to two (2) bodies, The International Police Association and the Institute for Economics and Peace. The report claimed to have measured the ability of the Police to address Internal Security Issues in 127 Countries in four (4) key areas of Capacity, Process, Legitimacy and Outcomes.

2. The Nigeria Police Force after a careful study of the report and the news items emanating from it, wishes to state categorically that the report is entirely misleading, a clear misrepresentation of facts and figures and essentially unempirical, considering the area of coverage of the report which was said to have been carried out in 2016 by the above-mentioned associations.

3. The report did not take into cognisance the significant improvement in the areas of Capacity Building, Training and Re-training of the entire personnel of the Force as provided for by the current Federal Government of Nigeria and other Foreign and Local NGOs which has greatly improved the efficiency and service delivery of the personnel of the Force throughout the country.

4. It is pertinent to state that the instruments used to evaluate the performance of the Force vis-à-vis that of other countries is absolutely incorrect and grossly inadequate and therefore a plain distortion of facts and figures. The strength of about Three Hundred and Seventy Thousand (370,000) Police Personnel in the country stands at around One (1) Policeman to less than Six Hundred (600) people in population estimates of One Hundred and Eighty Million (180,000,000) Nigerians.

5. It is equally significant to state that the current recruitment of additional Ten Thousand (10,000) Police Personnel into the Force by the Federal Government of Nigeria and the request by the Inspector General of Police to Government for approval of the recruitment of Thirty One Thousand (31,000) Police Personnel yearly for a period of 5years will definitely increase the strength of the Force to meet up with the UN ratio of One (1) Policeman to Four Hundred (400) citizens.

6. Furthermore, in the UN Peace Keeping System, the Nigeria Police Force is rated as the best in UN Peacekeeping operations in the world. This clearly shows that the Nigeria Police Force is not and cannot be the worst in the world under any known scientific yardstick or measuring instrument.

7. Currently, the Nigeria Police Force is one of the only two African Delegates representing the whole of Africa continent on the executive committee of Interpol, a position the Force attained based on high performance, merit and sustained good track records.

8. For avoidance of doubt, since the inception of the present Police administration in July 2016, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris NPM, mni, he has introduced and implemented diverse internal reforms aimed at improving capacity building and efficient service delivery of the personnel of the Force, which is yielding positive results in the standardization of the capability of the Nigeria Police Force to deal with violent crimes and terrorism throughout the country. The establishment and take-off of a world-class Terrorism Investigation Bureau for the Force with state-of-the-art equipment and technical support from foreign partners has greatly improved the capacity of the Force to deal with threats posed to internal security in this regard.

9. However, it must be pointed out that the Nigeria Police Force sees the report as a clear demonstration of mischief, ignorance and calculated attempt to distort the feat being recorded by the Force in ensuring adequate security and safety of Nigerians. Nowhere in the report were references made to either the improved capacity or achievements recorded by the Nigeria Police Force across the country in the recent time, the Force, therefore, implores all Nigerians and international community to disregard the report as unfounded and misleading.

10. The renewed determination of the Force to adhere to Internal Police Reforms for greater efficiency in service delivery and conform to standard principles, building trust and confidence in the citizenry for their safety remain unequivocal and unwavering.”

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Robot Sophia; The First Robot In History To Become A Citizen Of A Country

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Sophia is the first robot in history to be granted robot citizenship of a country.  the robot became a citizen of Saudi Arabia less than a week ago.

Sophia was created by Hanson Robotics and she’s said to be one of a kind, the focus area is currently on her intelligence. The other parts of her body such as her legs and hands (though her hands work pretty well already) have not been fully developed, but are being improved upon in later upgrades.

Sophia is a humanoid robot that was granted the first ever Saudi citizenship for a robot. The CEO of Hanson Robotics explained that the idea behind Sophia is to build the full human experience in a robot, pushing boundaries and making robots that can really understand us and care about us.

Her AI (Artificial Intelligence) was made using SingularityNet, the AI is basically the brain of the robot, and the work put into SingularityNet is simply amazing. She’s currently able to express over a thousand human emotions, and she can engage in intelligent conversations with humans effortlessly.

Sophia was designed to look like Audrey Hepburn. Audrey Kathleen Ruston (full name) was a British actress and humanitarian who died at the age of 63 due to Appendiceal cancer. Sophia embodies Hepburn’s classic beauty: porcelain skin, a slender nose, high cheekbones, an intriguing smile, and deeply expressive eyes that seem to change color with the light.

Sophia was also interviewed by the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed. This interview took place at the UN General Assembly Second Committee and the Economic and Social Council joint meeting on “The future of everything – sustainable development in the age of rapid technological change.”

Speaking at the 2017 future investment initiative in riyadh, sophia demonstrated her quick wit, when questioned about the threat of artificial intelligence.

‘you’ve been reading too much elon musk and watching too many hollywood movies,’ retorted the robot. ‘don’t worry, if you’re nice to me, I’ll be nice to you. treat me as a smart input output system.’

Elon Musk shot back replying on twitter: ‘just feed it the godfather movies as input. what’s the worst that could happen?’

Retrieved from: Designboom.com

See photos and videos here:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgBIt7lOEEs
Amina Mohammed Interacts With Robot ‘Sophia’ At UN Summit. Photos/video

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South African Students Do “Birth Pose”,Photos Go Viral, Parents Show Concern

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According to South African Daily Sun,first it was the death pose, followed by the sex funeral and sangoma poses. Now the birth pose has taken over social media, with South African school kids leading the pack.

But this new pose has outraged parents. The most disturbing part is  that most of the pictures taken are of pupils in uniform and has many questioning the culture of learning in some of these schools. Some are now calling for the pupils to be disciplined as the pose is seen as being in bad taste.

In one of the pictures circulating online, a pupil’s head is seen sticking out from under another pupil’s skirt. A group of pupils can also be seen posing as doctors and nurses helping to deliver a baby.

Thandi Molekoa (54), a mother of two from Soweto, told Daily Sun children taking part in this
trend are possessed.

These children act like they are bewitched,” said worried Thandi. “What are they hoping to achieve with such pictures? “The sad thing is that most of them are school kids.
“They are supposed to focus on their studies and nothing else. “Such things are the reason we have such a high rate of teenage pregnancy.”

Mjay Dinoge wrote on Facebook: “This is madness.” Tefo Tladi wrote: “I don’t know if I should laugh or be sad.” Oba Gaebonwe posted: “These kids are out of line and such things are unacceptable. They should be taught the basics of ubuntu.

“I’m sure even pastors don’t want to dwell much on their behaviour. Eish!” Sania Mpho Swaratlhe: “Is this what freedom and democracy looks like?”

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American Journalist Jailed In Zimbabwe For Insulting Zimbabwe’s President Mugabe On Twitter

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An American woman in Zimbabwe has been jailed for ‘insulting’ President Robert Mugabe by allegedly tweeting an image of him which suggested he has a catheter from an anonymous account which was still active as she languished behind bars on Saturday.

 

According to DailyMail, Martha O’Donovan, aged 25 was arrested on Friday morning at her home near Harare, the country’s capital, and was taken into custody on a charge of insulting or undermining the president and trying to overthrow an elected government.

 

Her crime ,according to the police, being that on October 11, O’Donovan tweeted that Mugabe, 93, is a ‘very selfish and sick man’ and claimed that he was surviving on a catheter. They claim to have traced the anonymous Twitter account @matigary, which allegedly posted the tweet, to her address through its IP address.

 

On Saturday, O’Donovan was held in custody after a brief court hearing and she must now wait until November 15 to return to court. Her lawyers say they will appeal for her to be granted bail at the High Court on Monday.

 

The Twitter account police say she was behind was still active on Friday and Saturday despite the fact that Martha, who is from Martinsville, New Jersey, was in custody, i.e, she might not be the culprit.

 

Nearly 200 people have been criminally charged with insulting Mugabe, 93 in recent years, according to human rights lawyers.

Martha O’Donovan, is a graduate of NYU and has been in Zimbabwe for a year working for the local TV network Magamba and bar tending.

 

Before she was remanded in custody on Saturday, O’Donovan posed for photographs with her lawyers and with others inside the court.
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Teenage Armed Robbers Nabbed In Lagos (Video)

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If you are taking them off the streets, give them legitimate work to do. Whether or not the social media has influenced the youth of this generation is not the point now. On an honest note, Nigeria has already gained a bad reputation across the world, being known for corruption and internet scams. Our youths are more interested in quick cash than hard work and now the virus has spread to teenagers and their nubile minds. When will we face the reality of what our country should be and work on it?

Two teenage armed robbers were recently nabbed in Lagos and paraded with their locally made pistols. The two boys revealed that they have gone on robbery operations several times.

The circumstances of their arrest however, were not made available. Watch the video below;


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tz6t0WNLO0

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Lagos State Unveils Fish Statue In Epe (Photos)

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The fish statue. Photo: State House

In a press release forwarded to the media, it was stated that the Special Adviser on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Hon. Adebimpe Akinsola, represented Ambode at the statue’s unveiling on Wednesday.

Titled ‘The Fish’, the statue is located at Lekki-Epe T-Junction in Epe Local Government Area.

Hon. Akinsola quoted Ambode as saying the iconic statue is a symbolic expression that celebrates the traditional disposition of the founding fathers of Epe as a generic community of fishermen, primarily because of its proximity to the lagoon.

The Fish statue is a celebration of the communal economic activities which revolve around the vast potentials available in the coastal area, including fishing, marine transportation and job opportunities,” Ambode said.

Earlier in his remark, Chairman of Epe Local Government Area, Hon. Doyin Adesanya, said the siting of the monument at the Lekki-Epe T-Junction did not only signify Epe as the fish basket of Lagos State, but also that of the nation.

Mr. Bale Olorunju who represented the sculptor, Mr. Hamza Attah, in his narrative of the artwork said the monument depicted modern Epe as the collecting point for the export of fish in Lagos, noting that fishing is the major occupation of the people in Epeland

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Olusegun Obasanjo Appointed Into UN High-Level Advisory Board On Mediation

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been appointed into the United Nations (UN) High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation along with 17 other current and former global leaders.

The Secretary-General, Antonio Gutierrez, in September, announced the establishment of the board to provide him with advice on mediation initiatives and back specific mediation efforts around the world.

The Board is composed of 18 current and former global leaders, senior officials and renowned experts who bring together an unparalleled range of experience, skills, knowledge and contacts.

Gutierrez explained that the establishment of the Board is part of the “surge in diplomacy for peace” he has consistently advocated, and gives due priority to the prevention and mediation work of the United Nations.

The said Board is expected to allow the UN to work more effectively with regional organizations, non-governmental groups and others involved in mediation around the world.

In the announcement of the appointments, the world body described Obasanjo as one of the most distinguished elder statesmen of Africa.It added:

“He served as President of the Republic of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007, and before that as the Head of the Federal Military Government of Nigeria and Commander-in-Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces from 1976 to 1979. Over his long career, Mr. Obasanjo has been involved in numerous international mediation efforts, including in Angola, Burundi, Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa.

“In 2008 he was appointed the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on the Great Lakes region.”

Kudos to him!

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