Meet Magawa the hero rat retires from job detecting landmines

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Magawa the rat, who was awarded a gold medal for his heroism, is retiring from his job detecting landmines. In a five-year career, the rodent sniffed out 71 landmines and dozens more unexploded items in Cambodia. But his handler Malen says the seven-year-old African giant pouched rat is “slowing down” as he reaches old age, and she wants to “respect his needs”. There are thought to be up to six million landmines in the South East Asian country. Magawa was trained by the Belgium-registered charity Apopo, which is based in…

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Anyone caught watching foreign movies faces 15 years in prison – DPRK

Under a new law introduced by DPRK ( The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea), anyone caught watching foreign movies faces 15 years in prison.And owning large amounts of foreign media is punishable by death, BBC reports with sources from The Daily NK, an online publication in Seoul. The ban follows DPRK leader Kim Jong Un’s call for a crackdown on “unsavory, individualistic, anti-socialist behavior” in young people, including the “dangerous poisons” of foreign speech, hairstyles, and clothes  

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News : Suspected Nigerian peddler arrested with drugs worth over N10m in India

A 30-year-old Nigerian national has been arrested in Mumbai by the Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) with drugs worth over N10m.   The accused identified as Chikou Jerome Amen was nabbed when he had come to deliver the contraband substance on Thursday, May 20. A total of 150 grams of mephedrone (MD) worth ? 18 lakh was seized from him.   Acting on specific information, a team from the Bandra unit of ANC laid a trap at KC Road in Bandra west on Thursday afternoon and apprehended Amen at the scene.  …

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Museveni declared winner of disputed Uganda presidential election

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“The electoral commission declares Yoweri Museveni … elected president of the republic of Uganda,” said Chairman Justice Simon Mugenyi Byabakama. Uganda’s electoral commission has declared incumbent Yoweri Museveni the winner of the country’s presidential election, extending his 35-year rule as his main rival Bobi Wine alleged fraud and urged citizens to reject the result. Museveni secured 5.85 million votes, or 58.64 percent, of the total votes cast, while main opposition candidate Bobi Wine won 3.48 million votes or 34.83 percent, the commission said in a televised news conference on Saturday.…

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“I feel threatened” – Uganda’s Bobi Wine cry’s out

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Uganda presidential candidate Bobi Wine said in an interview at his home that soldiers had jumped the perimeter fence of his compound and beaten his security guard before taking up position around his house. “They jumped over my fence. They came inside my compound. They are here right now. I don’t know why they’re here. But I’m imagining they are here to harm me. I feel threatened,” said the 38-year-old, who described the invasion as unprecedented and “a siege”. He said he confronted the soldiers, who briefly cocked a gun…

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NEWS: Supporters of President Trump have breached the US Capitol.

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According to Capitol Police officers, as lawmakers count the Electoral College votes certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s win. Shortly after 1 p.m., pro-Trump protesters pushed through barriers set up along the perimeter of the Capitol, where they tussled with officers in full riot gear, some calling the officers “traitors” for doing their jobs. About 90 minutes later, police said demonstrators got into the building and the doors to the House and Senate were being locked. The House floor evacuated. The entire DC National Guard has been activated, and the DC mayor…

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“I’ll rather die broke than join illuminati” – Cardi B writes after her new photo sparked rumors she has joined illuminati

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The Superstar took to her social media page to share a photo of herself while reminding the world she’s now single. In the photo, Cardi is seen wearing a red latex jumpsuit with a red hairband in the form of horns. “Single, bad, and rich. I do the controlling,” she captioned the photo. However, the nature of the photo led to speculations she has been initiated into the Illuminati as fans commented, claiming she was indirectly announcing her entry into the Illuminati. She reacted by sharing another photo of herself…

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COVID-19 : Donald Trump and wife test positive to COVID-19

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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump test positive for Covid-19 The President of the United States Of America Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for coronavirus Thursday evening. The president tweeted: ‘Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!’   ‘Whether we quarantine or whether we have it, I don’t know,’ Trump, 74, said during a call-in interview with Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity on Thursday night. ‘I just went…

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Chadwick Boseman took a pay cut to increase actress Sienna Miller’s salary on ’21 Bridges’

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American-British actress, Sienna Mille in remembrance of the late Chadwick Boseman, has revealed the actor took a pay cut to increase her salary on ’21 Bridges’ In a new interview with Empire, Sienna opened up about working with the actor in the 2019 cop drama “21 Bridges” and how Boseman wanted her to be in the movie which he was also a producer. “He produced ’21 Bridges’ and had been really active in trying to get me to do it,” she said. “He was a fan of my work, which…

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EA SPORTS Unveils FIFA 21 and VOLTA FOOTBALL Soundtracks including tracks from Rema, Burna Boy , Fireboy, Ms Banks.

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Today, Electronic Arts Inc., (NASDAQ:EA) unveiled the official EA SPORTS™ FIFA 21 soundtrack with music from different cultures and sounds that represent global fans from all over the world. Featuring over 100 emerging and renowned artists from 23 different countries across the FIFA 21 and VOLTA FOOTBALL soundtracks, FIFA 21 is representing global culture like never before. International headliners such as multi-Grammy Award winning global superstar Dua Lipa, Brazilian pop sensation Anitta, Charli XCX, Disclosure, and Stormzy are celebrating the world’s game with the hottest artists-to-watch including Tkay Maidza, Madame…

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