Pusha T Has Signed A Multi Million Dollar Adidas Deal

Pusha T has reportedly inked a deal with retail giant Adidas that’s worth millions of dollars. TMZ reports the G.O.O.D. Music president and Adidas will once again collaborate on products and content. Their relationship stretches back to 2014 when Push and the Three Stripes teamed up for the Chalk White EQT. In 2015, they followed up with the King… source: https://according2hiphop.com/pusha-t-has-signed-a-multi-million-dollar-adidas-deal/

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‘Spirit of Our Ancestors’: Descendents of Enslaved Africans to Gather In Alabama to Create New Ties In ‘Africatown’

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The years have been hard on Africatown USA. Established by the last boatload of Africans abducted into slavery and shipped to the United States just before the Civil War, the coastal Alabama community now shows scarcely a trace of its founders. Industrial development choked off access to the Mobile River and Chickasaw Creek, where generations caught crabs and fish. Factories now occupy land that once held modest homes surrounded by gardens, fruit trees and clucking chickens. The population has plummeted; many of the remaining homes are…

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Canada takes in hundreds of freed African migrants sold in Libya as slaves

Canada has resettled over 150 African migrants stranded in Libya since the 2017 CNN slave trade expose that showed smugglers auctioning migrants off as slaves outside Tripoli. Canada’s immigration minister, Ahmed Hussen, confirmed the country’s resettlement programme to local media Global News on Wednesday saying at least 600 migrants will be resettled in Canada over the next two years. After the 2017 CNN report, “Canada was one of the few countries to step up to work with the UNHCR to resettle these refugees directly from Libya and offer them a…

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South Africa: Gauteng Intern Doctors to Be Paid By Monday

The Gauteng Department of Health says it will pay medical interns on Monday – the last batch to be paid after the department failed to pay interns on time. Department spokesperson Khutso Rabothata told News24 on Friday that 803 medical interns received their salaries on Wednesday and the remaining 409 interns would be paid after the weekend. EWN reported last week that several Gauteng medical interns and community service doctors had contacted them, claiming that they had not received their salaries on January 28, as expected. It reported that it…

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Fish perish en masse in Libyan lake

Toxic marine fungi have been killing off scores of freshwater fish in Libya’s Wadi Kaam lake, located east of Tripoli, due to high levels of pollution, record-low temperatures and over-population. Scientists at the Asmaria Islamic University in the nearby town of Zliten have been running tests on fishes that have been washed up on the lake shore. “The problem is that there are mass deaths of fish here in the Wadi Kaam lake in massive numbers. After running tests and doing an initial inspection at the university, the reason for…

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 8th February 2019

Buhari targets 10,000 functional primary healthcare centres, says NPHCDA boss. Oyo Health Insurance Health Scheme Captures 100,000 Enrollees. Sign Pharmacy Council of Nigeria Bill into law, PSN tells FG. FGM: UN agencies call for new measures to end practice. Malnutrition: Ministry advocates scaling up high impact interventions. 130 people die of cholera in Zamfara in 2018 – Group. Civil Society calls for stringent measures to check sale of tobacco to Nigerian minors. Group Calls for Full, Timely Release of Healthcare Provision Fund. LASUTH recruits over 300 new resident doctors to address…

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Namibia: Feral Horses On The Brink of Extinction

Photo: Contributed The feral horses of the southern Namib are in danger of extinction. By Paulina Ndalikokule The Ministry of Environment and Tourism has come to the rescue of feral horses of the Namib-Naukluft Park which are on the verge of extinction because of predation by hyenas. The ministry’s chief public relations officer, Romeo Muyunda, yesterday told The Namibian that they have prioritised the safety of these horses since they became aware of their predicament through the Namibia Wild Horses Foundation. “We have committed ourselves to capturing and removing the…

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Sierra Leone declares rape a national emergency

Rape and sexual assault of young women have been a worrying trend in Sierra Leone in recent years. A five-year-old girl who has been left paralysed after being brutally raped by her uncle has finally called people and authorities to action. Starting off with a campaign against these sexual abuses, the president of the country, Julius Maada Bio, has finally been pushed to declare the prevalence of rape and sexual violence a national emergency. More about this The young victim’s case is among many others that have been left unpunished…

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Eritrea: Saving and Micro-Credit Program Improving Livelihoods of Beneficiaries

Massawa — At an assessment meeting conducted in Massawa on 4 February it was reported that the saving and micro-credit program is significantly contributing in improving the livelihoods of beneficiaries. According to the report presented at the meeting the number of beneficiaries is growing from time to time and as a result last year 14.6 million Nakfa has been distributed to 1763 beneficiaries through 85 village banks. The report further indicated that 50% of the beneficiaries are women and 80% of the beneficiaries are engaged in farming activity. The office…

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Africa: African launch of the EAT-Lancet report – Nourishing Africa through improved nutrition and sustainable food systems

press release Addis Ababa, February 7 2019 – Sustainable and healthy food systems are fundamental to reach a world without hunger and malnutrition, as well as to achieve the African Union’s Agenda 2063 vision and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. A high level event, Nourishing Africa through improved nutrition and sustainable food systems was held on the margins of the 32nd Ordinary Summit of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at which the African launch of the EAT-Lancet Commission Report on Food, Planet, Health, took place. The African…

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