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Sicilian city cancels fireworks to mourn the death of 49 migrants

ROME — A Sicilian port city receiving the bodies of 49 migrants, as well as more than 300 fellow passengers rescued in the Mediterranean, on Monday canceled its annual fireworks show as it mourned the victims of yet another desperate voyage. Fleeing war, persecution and poverty,...
Posted On 17 Aug 2015

OPINION: Stealing Is Now Corruption — By Joe Onwukeme.

ENUGU, Nigeria — The immediate past prodigal administration would remain a reference point in the annals of our nation’s history as the most corrupt and insensitive government in our nations’ democracy. Corruption reigned supreme and became so pervasive among the...
Posted On 17 Aug 2015

Pastor Adeboye: “The Richest Man in the World” – By Femi Aribisala

Article written by Femi Aribisala. Read below: “I have houses in at least 188 countries in the world, so I am richer than Bill Gates.” (Adeboye). Recently, a friend took me to the jewel-in-the-crown of the Redeemed Christian Church of God; a glitzy parish called “City of David”...
Posted On 17 Aug 2015

VIDEO: Evangelist E.O. Adetoye in his new video “SQUEEZED”

What comes out of you when you are squeezed? Why do you lost so many opportunities in life? How are you encouraged to live daily? What is the fruit of the spirit? What are the Works of the flesh? All these and many other revelations you will find in this video. Apostle Paul the...
Posted On 17 Aug 2015

A VozAfric reader asks: “What is this ‘Málaga Feria’ all about?”

MÁLAGA, Spain — It’s true that many immigrants residing in the city of Málaga over the years will surely have heard about the Málaga Fair which comes up every year. Some immigrants don’t know what’s all about, or why the celebration. A VozAfric reader has sent...
Posted On 17 Aug 2015

Finally Okonjo-Iweala speaks about the $1bn rail loan accusations

ABUJA, Nigeria — After allegations that $1 billion loan sourced from China-EximBank for the construction of Kano-Lagos rail project was diverted under her watch, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, the former minister of finance in Nigeria, is now speaking through her media adviser, Paul...
Posted On 17 Aug 2015

Naira rain at National Assembly as senators collect N23.4m each

•Reps receive N17m each   •Two months gone, no bill passed ABUJA — Nigeria may have spent about N12,967,600,000 in two months to maintain National Assembly members, who were inaugurated on June 9, it has been learnt. The 109 senators got N36.4 million each; the 360 members of the...
Posted On 17 Aug 2015

Boko Haram leader calls Chadian president a hypocrite in new video

Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram sect, has broken his five months silence, refuting the report of his death in an audio posted on social media on Sunday. Describing President Idris Deby of Chad as a “hypocrite”, the notorious militant said infidels were behind reports of...
Posted On 17 Aug 2015

FOOTBALL: A look at top European league matches on Sunday

PARIS  — Manchester City showed Chelsea just how badly it wants to wrest back the Premier League title by handing the defending champion a resounding loss on Sunday. In France, Paris Saint-Germain’s title defense is off to a better start as the club moved to the top of the...
Posted On 17 Aug 2015