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FOOD

Stop Calling It Fufu Or Akpu In Public, Here Is The English Name

Fufu, an essential food in most of West Africa, refers to a dough made from boiled and pounded starchy ground provisions like plantains, cassava, or malanga—or a combination of two or more.It was brought to the Americas by enslaved populations who adapted it to Caribbean cuisines according to what was available.

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Stop Calling It Fufu Or Akpu In Public, Here Is The English Name

MILITARY

Top 10 Most Powerful Armed Forces In The World (Photos)

10.Pakistan Consistently, Pakistan has been ranked high for having one of the largest militaries in the world.Talking about weapons and armories, Pakistan boasts of about 582 fighting aircraft, 2,200 tanks, and also strong defense helicopter fleets.All these weapons cost a lot too, the country spends around $10.3 Billion on its armed forces, and estimations within the following decade suggest that Pakistan could also have the world’s third-largest nuclear arsenal.

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Top 10 Most Powerful Armed Forces In The World (Photos)

CULTURE

Read The Unpopular Affair Between An American President And His Black “Slave”, Sally Hemings

One of the dark side of history is the legality of owning humans as slaves, especially blacks in the past centuries, all over the world.Sadly, this practice knew no boundary as blacks enslaved fellow blacks before the European, American as well as Arabs and some Asian countries came.

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Read The Unpopular Affair Between An American President And His Black “Slave”, Sally Hemings

POLITICS

Story Of Yoruba Woman Who Led a Revolution In 1844 To Free Slaves In Cuba

The 1800s, in the Americas and Europe, was an intriguing and occupied period, which was loaded up with honorable opposition and rebellions from Black people everywhere in the world.

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Story Of Yoruba Woman Who Led a Revolution In 1844 To Free Slaves In Cuba

ENVIRONMENT

The Unknown Potentials In A Bamboo Tree.

One plant that has suffered the most rejection and under utilisation in our clime is bamboo.The farmer sees it as a weed that must be discarded at all cost.Bamboo grows freely and the most use that it is put into is as firewood or at best as scaffold for building purposes.

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The Unknown Potentials In A Bamboo Tree.

ENVIRONMENT

The history of the Nile crocodile which has killed more people than expected

Crocodiles are semi-aquatic reptiles, known to live in Africa, Asia, The Americas, and Australia. They are known to be very prolific serial killers with the ability to hunt both on land and in water. The physical traits of a crocodile give it the skill to be a successful predator.

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The history of the Nile crocodile which has killed more people than expected

HEALTH

Check Out The Benefits Of Corn Silk Tea

The homeland of the corn plant is the Americas. Corn, which first came to Europe and then to Africa, reached Anatolia through North Africa. Corn, which can be grown almost anywhere in the world, is mostly grown in the Mediterranean Region, followed by the Black Sea, Marmara and Aegean Regions in Turkey.

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Check Out The Benefits Of Corn Silk Tea

ENTERTAINMENT

Checkout The Interior of Rick Ross $5.8million House That Was Used In "Coming 2 Americas"

When it comes to luxury, most celebrities still lead the way as they spend so much to maintain a particular standard for their fans.

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Checkout The Interior of Rick Ross $5.8million House That Was Used In

JUSTICE

Did You know That You Can Be Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison If You Cut Down A Cactus In Arizona?

If you cut down one saguaro cactus in Arizona cactus without permission, you could go to jail for up to 25 years in prison and a hefty fine. This is not a mistake you want to make. Thieves have been taking these fragile plants for decades now, mostly native to the Americas, and selling them across the world.

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Did You know That You Can Be Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison If You Cut Down A Cactus In Arizona?

POLITICS

Reactions as Uebert Angel receives Government Appointment as an Ambassador

When you are bless with a unique gift people will seek after you in order for you to be in charge of their resources.

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Reactions as Uebert Angel receives Government Appointment as an Ambassador

RELIGION

Fathers Day: Check Out Some Photos Man United Shared Of Their Players With Their Kids

Fathers Day is a day set aside to celebrate fathers, honour fatherhood, paternal bonds and the role fathers play in the society. The customary day for the celebration is 19 March in Catholic Europe, and is known as the feast day of Saint Joseph, which dates back to at least 1508.

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Fathers Day: Check Out Some Photos Man United Shared Of Their Players With Their Kids

POLITICS

Jovenel Moise, the president of Haiti, has been killed

Interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph reported that Haiti President Jovenel Moise was slain at his house early Wednesday morning by a gang of armed individuals. Joseph said that he was now the ruler of the country. According to Joseph, Moise's injured wife was in the hospital, and he begged the public to remain calm, insisting that the police and army would secure the population's safety.

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Jovenel Moise, the president of Haiti, has been killed

LIFESTYLE

See The Weird Festival Where People Come From All Over The World To Play With Mud

Festivals seem to be a thing all over the world, with every country having one very special festival or another that the people celebrate. Festivals serve to bring people together in the country, and some festivals are so great they garner international attention, where people from all over the world join in the celebration of the festival, but such festivals are scarce but are hugely celebrated. One of the few big festivals as such from Asia is the Boryeong Mud festival. As the name suggests, this is a very

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See The Weird Festival Where People Come From All Over The World To Play With Mud

ENVIRONMENT

Check Out Only Known Birds That Fly Backwards

We look at birds and admire them especially how many of them fly around easily and beautifully.For their movement, the only birds known to be able to fly backwards are Hummingbirds Hummingbirds are birds native to the Americas,there are about 360 species and they are known as hummingbirds because of the humming sound created by their beating wings, which flap at high frequencies audible to humans.

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Check Out Only Known Birds That Fly Backwards

SPORTS

FLASHBACK: The First African Player To Have Ever Won The Ballon d'Or Is A President Now

The dream of many footballers is to emerge at the top and obtain this astonishing award of Ballon d'Or.In terms of football legendary and domination, Europe and the Americas happens to be the first in line.

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FLASHBACK: The First African Player To Have Ever Won The Ballon d'Or Is A President Now

POLITICS

The Need To Embrace Local Technology For National Development

It's so amazing that a country such as Nigeria has remained backward in terms of technical advancement since independence!One would have thought that at independence the nation would have advanced magnificently having removed the suspected limitations of colonial masters!

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The Need To Embrace Local Technology For National Development

CULTURE

The history of Valentine's day

Valentine's day is celebrated on February 14. Valentine’s day is a day when loved ones share gifts among themselves. In fact, to many people, Valentine’s day is the day of love. The festival is celebrated across the world, from Africa, Asia and Europe, to Australia, the Americas and even Antarctica. However, not many people know the origin of the famous celebration. The history of St Valentine and Valentine’s day is told in different ways by different groups. According to some, St Valentine was a priest

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The history of Valentine's day

ENTERTAINMENT

Some Things You Probably Didn't Know About Westlife

Westlife is one of the popular bands in human existence.They are mostly into pop types of music.They are professional singers, models, show promoters, and songwriters.

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Some Things You Probably Didn't Know About Westlife

POLITICS

Opinion: Africa's worthy woman

Africas glory of a worthy wife,mother and daughter.

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Opinion: Africa's worthy woman

MILITARY

Why are 330 million US citizens more powerful than 1.4 billion Chinese citizens?

In short, the wealth of the US is built by the labour of slaves, on the land they robbed from the natives, that is so fertile and free from all the wars in the old world.

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Why are 330 million US citizens more powerful than 1.4 billion Chinese citizens?