Nigerian church burned after brother weds sister

Image result for incestAngry villagers in the eastern Nigerian state of Anambra have set a church ablaze after its pastor conducted a wedding between a man and his teenager sister, the website of privately-owned daily Nigerian Tribune has reported.

The local community in Agba, Ekwulobia, termed the siblings’ union as an abomination.

“In an apparent reaction to the unusual wedding, Agba Village youths who saw the marriage as an abomination set ablaze the church where the wedlock took place,” the newspaper said. Read more

Salah: I dream of Liverpool title win

Mohamed SalahLiverpool forward Mohamed Salah says he dreams of winning the Premier League and wants to do “something special” in this season’s Champions League.

The Anfield club can go second in the league by beating West Ham on Saturday and lead Porto 5-0 after the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.

Egypt international Salah has scored 22 goals in 26 league games since signing from Roma for £34m ($47m) last June.

“I came to here to win titles,” the 25-year-old told Football Focus.

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Government says Maths and English not mandatory for some courses in Tertiary college

Amon MurwiraZimbabwe government through the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education has advised tertiary institutions that they can enrol students without Ordinary Level Mathematics and English Language for certain courses, where they are deemed not necessary.

According to Minister Amon Murwira, the colleges and universities are free to use their own discretion on who to enrol without the government stipulating the minimum entry requirements.

Speaking to State media, Murwira said:

It remains the institution’s responsibility to revise entry requirements. As a ministry, we leave such decisions to the colleges.

Our role is to give direction and not directives on academic matters. We leave academic boards to exercise their independence and rights. Read more

Quote of the day – Nelson Chamisa

Image result for chamisa“IF (President Emmerson) Mnangagwa wins the next election, I will quit. We are ready to form the next government and in September we will. (Former President Robert) Mugabe failed to plan his succession, but our president (Tsvangirai) did. God has a plan for everything. When a great leader dies, his protégé takes after him. When I was appointed vice-president, people did not understand him.” MDC-T interim leader Nelson Chamisa

Tisha Campbell to divorce husband after 21 years of marriage

Tisha Campbell files for divorce from husband Duane Martin after 21 years of marriage‘Martin’ star, Tisha Campbell, 49, has filed for divorce from her husband, actor Duane Martin, 52, after 21 years of marriage and 27 years of being together.

Tisha announced the news in a statement this week, saying,

“After 27 years of being together and two amazing children, it pains me to announce that I’ve filed for divorce. It’s an emotional time” and “I graciously ask for privacy for me, our children and the rest of our family Read more

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