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Remembering ex-Cameroon soccer star, Benjamin Roger Massing

Cameroon Word Cup 1990 with Massing first from left in backroll Benjamin Roger Massing was a great soccer star for the African nation of Cameroon.  Born 20 June 1962, Massing played as a central defender. On July 1, 2017, Massing signed for Diamant, a Cameroonian football club based in Yaoundé, and finished the 1986/1987 football season with the team. In the 1987/1988 season, Massing signed for French club US Créteil from where he was picked up for Cameroon’s squad for the 1990 FIFA World Cup,  where he was sent off in the opening game for a foul on Argentina’s...

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“Watch! for you do not know when the lord of the house is coming”

Father Peter Konteh is a Sierra Leonean Catholic priest, executive director of Caritas Freetown, and vice president of Caritas Africa, all affiliates of Caritas International. Caritas International is a confederation of 165 Catholic relief, development and social service organizations operating in over 200 countries and territories worldwide. Collectively and individually their claimed mission is to work to build a better world, especially for the poor and oppressed. The first Caritas organization was established by Lorenz Werthmann on 9 November 1897 in Germany. Other national Caritas organizations were soon formed in Switzerland (1901) and the United States (Catholic Charities, 1910)....

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The Speech that Made Obama President

Barack Obama 44th President of the United States Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from 2009 to 2017. The first and only African American to assume the presidency, he previously served as a United States Senator, representing Illinois from 2005 to 2008. He also served in the Illinois State Senate from 1997 to 2004....

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 What Causes Blindness? | Everyday Health

Cell Phone Use at night May Cause Blindness Blindness is the inability to see anything, even light. If you’re partially blind, you have limited vision. For example, you may have blurry vision or the inability to distinguish the shapes of objects. Complete blindness means that you can’t see… Blindness is the condition of poor visual perception. Various scales have been developed to describe the extent of vision loss and define blindness. Total blindness is the complete lack of form and visual light perception and is clinically recorded as NLP, an abbreviation for “no light perception.” Blindness is frequently used...

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Meet Ivorian (African) Musical Star Aicha Kone – Boroyassa

Aïcha Koné is an Ivorian singer born on May 21, 1957, in Abidjan.  Most of her lyrics are in Bambara or Malinké. Aicha had a difficult start due to her father. Dr. Moussa Y. Koné, opposition to seeing his daughter embrace a musical career instead of being a doctor or a banker. Aïcha began her musical career with the Ivorian Radio Television Orchestra ( ORTI ) where she worked as a chorist under the direction of, among others, Boncana Maïga. Aicha Koné says they helped her to “organize and organize herself.”  One of Aicha’s early influencer was South African...

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