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Bride, 33, fights for life after suffering a ‘heart attack’ during her wedding

The bride, from Sadot Negev in south Israel, collapsed during the ceremony. Some of the guests were medical professionals who were able to administer CPR. The woman remains in critical condition in Soroka Medical Centre in Beersheba  A 33-year-old woman is fighting for her life in hospital after suffering what doctors believe was a heart attack at her own wedding.

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‘Hotel Rwanda’ film hero, Paul Rusesabagina arrested on terrorism charges

Paul Rusesabagina whose true life story of saving hundreds of Rwandans during the genocide in the country by sheltering them in the hotel he managed inspired the 2004 Hollywood film ‘Hotel Rwanda’, has been arrested on terrorism charges.   The Hutu native who became well known after Hotel Rwanda, is wanted for a score of serious crimes. He is said to be …

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Full list of winners at the MTV VMAs 2020

The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards held last night, August 30, 2020, with performances that aired from different locations in New York City due to the Covid-19 pandemic.   Keke Palmer who hosted the event from an outdoor set near the Empire State Building kicked off the ceremony with a pre-recorded video honoring Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman, who died …

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Lagos health commissioner recovers from COVID-19

Akin Abayomi, the Lagos state commissioner of health has recovered from Coronavirus.   The state’s commissioner for information and strategy, Gbenga Omotoso made the announcement and also revealed that Abayomi’s PCR test returned negative on Sunday evening, August 30.   Omotoso added that the Lagos state commissioner will return to his full duties gradually. He said;   “It is with gratitude to God …

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Nigeria will break if we release list of those who have received contracts from NDDC- Cairo Ojougboh

The executive director of projects at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Cairo Ojougboh, says Nigeria will break if the commission releases the list of highly placed Nigerians who have benefitted from contracts awarded by the commission.   The NDDC has been in the spotlight after the National Assembly launched an investigation into allegations of financial recklessness in the commission. The …

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George Floyd’s killer, Derek Chauvin reportedly asks a judge to dismiss his case

Former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin has reportedly asked a judge to dismiss murder charges against him in the death of George Floyd.   In court papers, defense attorneys for Chauvin said there is no probable cause to support charges of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter. They asked a judge to dismiss the murder charges against him, arguing that …

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