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ARGENTINA CALLS OFF RESCUE MISSION FOR MISSING SUBMARINE

Attempts will continue to find the wreck of the San Juan, which had a seven-day supply of air when it reported its last position on November 15. There is now no hope for families. Argentina has given up on rescuing 44 crew members on a submarine that disappeared over two weeks ago in the South Atlantic,...

UK LIFTS BAN AS HOMOSEXUALS, SEX WORKERS CAN NOW DONATE BLOOD

The UK on Tuesday lifted a ban on commercial sex workers donating blood, an official said. The Department of Health (DOH) announced new changes to rules on blood donation, saying it will maintain the safety of the blood supply and will enable more people to donate. The lifting of ban followed recommendations from the Advisory...

SLAVE TRADE IN LIBYA: NIGERIANS STAGE PROTEST

Slave trade of African migrants including Nigerians is currently ongoing in Libya. This, exposed by CNN in a video has brought the people to their consciousness, especially those who did not know that such barbaric practice is still in existence. It took a Nollywood actress Georgina Onuoha, who in a video decried the plight of...

CELEBRATION IN ZIMBABWE AS ROBERT MUGABE ‘FALLS’

Thousands of Zimbabweans flooded the streets of Harare on Saturday, waving national flags and singing and dancing in an outpouring of elation at the expected fall of President Robert Mugabe. “These are tears of joy,” Frank Mutsindikwa, 34, told Reuters, holding aloft the Zimbabwean flag. “I’ve been waiting all my life for this day. Free at...

Nigerian street pastor arrested in London for preaching Gospel, accused of “being racist” by police officer

A black street preacher, believed to be a Nigerian man, was arrested in London on 23 February apparently for an alleged “breach of the peace” as he preached the Gospel outside Southgate Underground Station. He was later “de-arrested”, according to a Metropolitan Police spokesman. The preacher pleaded peacefully with two white police officers not to take away his...

Photos: Pope Francis Kisses Feet Of Rival South Sudan Leaders

Onlookers were stunned on Thursday when Pope Francis knelt and kissed the feet of South Sudan’s rival leaders in an amazing act of humility aimed at promoting peace and to encourage unity among Africa countries torn by war.  The Popes gesture cames at the close of a two-day retreat in...

Free Church of England responds to CoE transgender liturgy

Statement in response to the House of Bishops of the Church of England “Pastoral Guidance for use in conjunction with the Affirmation of Baptismal Faith in the context of gender transition.”   Baptism is one of the treasures of the Church which Jesus gave as part of our mission to call all people to discipleship (Mat....

EIGHT SACKED CATALAN MINISTERS JAILED IN SPAIN

Eight sacked Catalan ministers have been jailed by a Spanish judge over the region’s push for independence. Prosecutors had asked the high court judge to jail eight of the nine former government members who turned up for questioning in Madrid. BBC reports that Spain’s state prosecutor has requested a European arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader...

PUTIN CRITICISES RESTRICTION ON RUSSIAN MEDIA

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said Russia would respond in kind to what he said were Washington’s measures to restrict the freedom of speech of Russian media organisations operating on U.S soil. Putin, however, said that possible plans to retaliate by declaring U.S media operating in Russia as foreign agents may be “a little...

Growing the Church in South East Asia

West Malaysia First published in December 2017 Britain’s land-swap with the Dutch, in the early 1800s, resulted in a peculiar anomaly: the Anglican church of Christ Church in Melaka is the oldest Protestant church in Malaysia; but not the oldest Anglican church. Christ Church was built by the Dutch Reformed Church in 1753, but handed over...

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