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Albino Nollywood Star Gives Hope to Thousands

ABUJA, NIGERIA � Damilola Ogunsi, 40, � popularly known by his stage name, the Gold Fish � is an albino on a mission.As a teenager he suffered intense discrimination, but Ogunsi says acting gave him a voice.”My journey started when I was a young boy,” …

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Albino Nollywood Star Gives Hope to Thousands

ABUJA, NIGERIA � Damilola Ogunsi, 40, � popularly known by his stage name, the Gold Fish � is an albino on a mission.As a teenager he suffered intense discrimination, but Ogunsi says acting gave him a voice.”My journey started when I was a young boy,” …

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South African Musician Johnny Clegg Dies at 66

Johnny Clegg, a South African musician who performed in defiance of racial barriers imposed under the country’s apartheid system decades ago and celebrated its new democracy under Nelson Mandela, died Tuesday after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He w…

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Ugandan Singer Bobi Wine Plans to Run for President in 2021

Ugandan pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine said Monday he will challenge longtime President Yoweri Museveni in a 2021 election on behalf of the people.”But Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, said he is concerned about his safety after…

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Ugandan Singer Bobi Wine Plans to Run for President in 2021

Ugandan pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine said Monday he will challenge longtime President Yoweri Museveni in a 2021 election on behalf of the people.”But Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, said he is concerned about his safety after…

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DRC Refugees Flooding Into Uganda to Escape Armed Conflict

Aid workers in Uganda say armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has doubled the flow of refugees in past weeks, straining humanitarian funding. Many DRC refugees brave cold nights and risk big waves on Lake Albert to reach the Ugandan…

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DRC Refugees Flooding Into Uganda to Escape Armed Conflict

Aid workers in Uganda say armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has doubled the flow of refugees in past weeks, straining humanitarian funding. Many DRC refugees brave cold nights and risk big waves on Lake Albert to reach the Ugandan…

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President Weah Promotes Women’s Cause at Grand Launch of ‘She’s You’ Movement

Monrovia, Liberia – The President of the Republic, His Excellency Dr. George Manneh Weah, who is also ‘Feminist-in-Chief’ of the nation, has been rallying support for the defense and protection of the rights of women and girls in Liberia. President Wea…

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