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Rapper Nipsey Hussle shot dead, fans mourn

Abuja, April 1 – Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed outside his clothing store in south Los Angeles on Sunday, media reports said. Two other people were wounded in the shooting outside Marathon Clothing, the Los Angeles Times reported, citing law enforcement sources. According to reports, Hussle, 33, was shot multiple times and […]

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Pakistan PM blames Christchurch attacks on ‘Islamophobia post-9/11’

Islamabad – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has condemned the shootings at two mosques in New Zealand’s Christchurch, which killed at least 40 people. “Shocked and strongly condemn the Christchurch, New Zealand, terrorist attack on mosques. This reaffirms what we have always maintained: that terrorism does not have a religion,” Khan tweeted. “I blame these […]

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Jussie Smollett will be written off ‘Empire’

Los Angeles  – Jussie Smollett’s “Empire” character, Jamal Lyon, has been written off this season’s last two episodes of the Fox musical drama as Smollett is embroiled in legal woes stemming from an alleged January 29 attack on the actor that police believe Smollett orchestrated.Executive producers Lee Daniels, Danny Strong, Brett Mahoney, Brian Grazer, Sanaa […]

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President Ramaphosa congratulates Soweto Gospel Choir for its third Grammy award

CAPE TOWN, February 11 – President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday congratulated the Soweto Gospel Choir after it won its third Grammy award at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards ceremony held at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday. On his Twitter account, the South African president said: “Congratulations to the Soweto Gospel Choir for being […]

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Empire’s Jussie Smollett victim of suspected racist and homophobic attack in Chicago

Johannesburg – Empire star, Jussie Smollett was rushed to hospital after being physically attacked in Chicago on Monday night. According to E! News, Smollett was confronted by two men who gained his attention by shouting racial and homophobic slurs towards him. The men reportedly proceeded to assault Smollett before pouring an unknown chemical substance on […]

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Angola decriminalises homosexuality

JOHANNESBURG, January 25 – Angola has decriminalised homosexuality after shedding the divisive “vices against nature” provision in its law, widely interpreted to be a ban on homosexual conduct, Amnesty International reported. Taking things one step further, the government has also prohibited discrimination against people on the basis of sexual orientation. And so anyone refusing to employ or […]