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Boko Haram releases 21 Chibok girls to Nigerian government

LAGOS, Nigeria — Two and a half years after nearly 300 girls were kidnapped from a school in northeastern Nigeria, the government said on Thursday that 21 of them had been freed, the biggest breakthrough in an ordeal that has shocked the world and laid bare the deadly instability gripping large parts of the country. …

Do You Agree? Chimamanda Adichie says Barack Obama Would Not be President if Michelle had Worn her hair Natural

Nigerian author Chimamanda Adichie says Barack Obama would not be President of the United States if Michelle Obama wore her hair in its natural state, during his bid for the executive office. Adichie made her statement in an August 9 interview with Britain’s Channel 4 News while promoting her book ‘Americanah.’ “I’ve often said that …

#Rio2016– Simone Manuel Makes History, Becomes First African-American Female Swimmer to Win Gold in an Individual Event

Simone Manuel has just become the first African-American woman to win an Olympic gold medal in swimming, after her successful victory in the 100-meter freestyle at the Rios games. Manuel also overturned the previous world record held by Cate Campbell and tied with Penny Oleksiak of Canada at the games on Thursday, August 11, 2016. …

#Rio2016 — Simone Biles wins second gold medal: “I’m not the next Usain Bolt or Michael Phelps, I’m the first Simone Biles”

Congratulations to 19-year-old Texan Simone Biles, considered the world’s greatest gymnast, who led team USA to victory by winning the women’s individual all-around gold medal at the Rio Olympic games. Her win makes it her second gold medal for team USA so far. “I’m very excited and relieved because I’ve finally done it. You never …

Video: Watch President Barack Obama’s Full Speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Wednesday night, at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, President Barack Obama gave a brilliant speech endorsing Hillary Clinton as the next President of the United States. Some excerpts include: “You know, nothing truly prepares you for the demands of the Oval Office. Until you’ve sat at that desk, you don’t know what it’s like …