Five unique traditions that only people in Dominican Republic can relate to

The Dominican Republic was originally made of the indegenous Taino people and it is one of the most diverse Caribbean Islands with a rich cultural heritage curated from the Taino, Africans and Spanish influences that contributes the the unique traditions of Dominicans. These traditions might seem strange to others but to Dominicans it is a part of who they are. Many people flock to the Dominican Republic for vacations and to explore different cultures. Understanding these unique traditions before arrival will make your trip a more relaxed and memorable one.…

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South Africa: Opponent of Coal Mine Extension Murdered in Her Home

Fikile Ntshangase, a vocal opponent of plans to extend the Somkhele coal mine, was murdered in her home on Thursday night. This comes after threats and attacks have previously been made against those opposing the mine. Mine management says expansion is essential if the mine is to be saved. The Tendele mining company says the violence is linked to fears of mass retrenchments. A vocal opponent of plans to extend Somkhele coal mine, one of South Africa’s largest open coal mines, situated on the border of iMfolozi-Hluhluwe Game Park in…

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 23rd October 2020

FG targets 30 million persons for fever vaccination. EU-UNICEF spends N2.6bn on maternal, child healthcare in Bauchi. Treat malaria as National Health Emergency, NEMP Tells FG. Yellow Fever Immunization: Local councils affected by flood, children with fever exempted. FG approves bill for establishment of council for traditional, alternative and complementary medicine practice in Nigeria. UNICEF takes battle against FGM to Imo schools to commemorate Girl-child. Police brutality: We‘ve also been at the receiving end, say medical doctors. NMA advocates 15% budget allocation to health. Strong primary healthcare, key for pandemic…

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