Mom terrifies kids with scary halloween makeup
20 April 2018 | 9:26 am
This mom decided to scare her two young girls after painting her face in scary makeup for a party. As she walked into their room, the kids loudly screeched and cowered away in fear.
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14 Oct 2019
The world commemorated the International Day of the Girl Child on Friday, October 11, 2019, to highlight and draw attention towards the challenges that girls face. We spoke to some teenage girls on what it means to be a girl child in Nigeria. Some of the responses would shock you.
24 Oct 2019
Nusrat Jahan had reported the principal of a religious school for attempted rape but was then burnt alive for not withdrawing the complaint. Her death sparked public outrage and mass demonstrations.
12 Dec 2019
On the night of 14–15 April 2014, 276 female students were kidnapped from the Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State by Boko Haram extremists. Since then, a number of the girls have either been rescued by the Nigerian Army or freed by the extremist terrorist organization. 112 students remain missing though, and Yana Galang, the mother of one of the girls who has been missing since 2014 remains hopeful of someday seeing her daughter again.
9 Mar 2020
Anja Blacha, Lhakpa Sherpa and Dawa Yangzum Sherpa celebrate success in extreme mountaineering or in the eternal ice. Again and again they have to contend with prejudices in the male-dominated adventure scene.
7 Jun 2020
The suspect in the disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann may have been involved in a similar crime in Germany. A 5 year-old went missing near her home in 2015.
7 Jun 2020
On May 26, the Ezekwe family was thrown into turmoil after a trigger-happy policeman, Theophilus Otobo, shot into a crowd, hitting young Tina. The teenager, who aspired to become a medical doctor and was preparing for her secondary school certificate exams, died two days later. Today would have been Tina's birthday. Now, her family, as well as her community in the Lagos suburb of Oworo, are experiencing a pain that has become all too familiar among Nigerians: the pain of losing loved ones to police brutality.
23 Jul 2020
With anti-racist protests erupting in Europe and the United States, Jean-Pascal Zadi and John Wax's film on the particularities of French racism is a timely release. "Tout Simplement Noir" brings together a star-studded cast who manage to find the humour in some serious social questions.
4 Nov 2020
A 3-year-old girl is rescued from the rubble of destroyed buildings in western Turkey 91 hours after a large earthquake hit on Friday 30 October. At least a hundred people have been killed in the quake and two people were rescued from the debris.
4 Jan 2021
Bond girl and 'Charlie's Angels' actress Tanya Roberts has passed away at the age of 65.
13 Jan 2021
18-Yr-Old girl dies in Yobe govt guest house, police arrest suspects
1 Feb 2021
A nine-year-old Black girl was handcuffed and pepper-sprayed by police in the US city of Rochester, footage shows, sparking new outrage over excesses committed by the country's law enforcement. Deputy Police Chief Andre Anderson said Sunday the girl -- who has not been named -- had been suffering from a serious mental health emergency, reportedly threatening to take her own life and that of her mother. The incident is the second time in a year that Rochester has come under national scrutiny for police violence against African-Americans, following the killing last March of Daniel Prude, who died after police hooded and forced him face down on the road.
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