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Friday, January 24, 2020

Youth getting high on dried human feces and sanitary pads – NACOB

The Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) has expressed worry about the youth’s gradual transition from traditional hard drugs like cocaine, heroine and marijuana to more disturbing yet equally intoxicating substances....

Lighthouse keeper had to wait two months to collect lottery jackpot

A British Columbia man said he had to wait two months to collect his lottery jackpot of over $700,000 because he couldn't get leave from his job as a...

Man fakes own kidnapping to get out of attending his wedding

When it comes to backing out of a wedding, faking your own kidnapping sounds like overkill, but that didn’t stop a Colombian man from using this technique to avoid...

Egyptian club registers 74-year-old player

The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) has announced the registration of what it believes is the oldest professional player in the world. Third-tier club 6th October have signed 74-year-old Eez Eldin Bahder. No details...

African Man Find Out His Wife of Two Weeks Is Actually a Man

In a news story you would expect to read on websites like The Onion, a Ugandan holy man was suspended from his duties as an imam, after it was...

Spanish Man Drives Through Doors of Church, Claiming He Was Possessed

A 35-year old Spanish man was recently arrested after ramming his SUV through the wooden doors of a church so he could gain access inside, claiming it was the...

Man arrested in Peru airport with 20 birds in suitcase

A Belgian man has been arrested at Lima Airport in Peru with 20 live birds stuffed into his suitcase. Hugo Conings, 54, was caught trying to smuggle the birds out...

JHS 1 student commits suicide

A 12-year-old first-year Junior High School (JHS) student last Monday morning shocked the residents of Aiyinabo in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region after he was found dead...

Man tries to smuggle 200 live scorpions from Sri Lanka

A Chinese man has been caught trying to smuggle around 200 venomous scorpions out of Sri Lanka. The live animals were discovered by security officials at Colombo airport, packed in...

Japanese billionaire to donate $9m to random Twitter followers to see if money makes...

A Japanese billionaire has announced plans to donate a billion yen (about $9 million) to 1,000 of his Twitter followers in an intriguing social experiment designed to show how...

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Africa

Africa’s richest woman plans to sue Angolan government

Africa's richest woman, Isabel Dos Santos, has denied fraud and plans to sue the Angolan government. Ms Dos Santos in a statement on Thursday said...

Nigerians ask for selfies instead of money – Dangote says

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has disclosed that, people only ask for selfies with him instead of money when they see him. Mr Dangote, speaking...

World

EU presidents sign UK withdrawal deal ahead of Brexit day

The presidents of European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, and the European Council Charles Michel, have signed the Brexit deal agreed in October and...

US imposes visa restrictions for pregnant women to limit ‘birth tourism’

The US Government is introducing a new rule to try to stop pregnant women travelling to the country to give birth for purposes of...