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Zambian President Michael Sata Has Died

“It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing on of our beloved president,” cabinet secretary Roland Msiska said on national TV. He said that Mr Sata’s wife and son were at his bedside.

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Will Eastern Superstition Kill Off the Elephants? Or African Greed?

Tighter controls in China, combined with tighter controls and policies in African countries could save the elephants from extinction… Shouldn’t they?

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A killing in Ferguson, Missouri

USA Today reported that on average there were 96 cases of a white police officer killing a black person each year between 2006 and 2012, based on justifiable homicides reported to the FBI by local police.

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Which is the World’s Poorest Country in 2014? Zambia

ow can Zambia be on this list? Its economy depends on the copper, which is one of the world’s leading producers. Could it be that the government is just plain useless?

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World Media on The Gaza Crisis

The Weekly World thrives on finding a truth burred deep inside an issue, but in this case we simply need to know much more. Here is a selection of articles and comment from the mainstream and social media that might help.

WHY HAS THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT FAILED TO DEAL WITH BOKO HARAM?

Try was they might, Nigeria has not been able to deal with Boko Haram. Now that the world’s eyes are focus on their internal problems, can they handle the scrutiny?

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PROSTITUTION IN BRAZIL: ANYTHING GOES?

In Brazil, adults over the age of 18 can legally sell their bodies, but prostitution by younger teens and children is illegal. Despite this, there has been a 30 to 40 percent increase in child prostitution during the World Cup.