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2008-10-07 12:00:35

THEATRE-GOERS with a conscience should be on the look-out for a new musical set to hit Glasgow. Mother of All The Peoples is coming to the Mitchell Theatre and all proceeds from the show will go to the Mary Slessor Foundation in Calabar in Nigeria. The musical can be seen on October 17 and 18.

2006-03-29 08:24:48

By Ibrahim Mshelizza MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria captured fugitive former Liberian President Charles Taylor on the border with Cameroon on Wednesday and deported him to Liberia, easing its embarrassment at his escape earlier in the week.

2006-03-28 08:54:22

By Felix Onuah ABUJA (Reuters) - Former Liberian president Charles Taylor, wanted for war crimes by a court in Sierra Leone, has disappeared from his residence in southeastern Nigeria, the presidency said on Tuesday.

2006-03-26 06:25:23

By Pascal Fletcher DAKAR (Reuters) - Nigeria, other West African governments and the U.N. must quickly deliver former Liberian President Charles Taylor to his war crimes trial and prevent any violence by his allies, Human Rights Watch said on Sunday.


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Calabar Angwantibo, Arctocebus calabarensis
2012-06-19 11:39:12

The Calabar angwantibo (Arctocebus calabarensis), or Calabar potto, is a primate that is native to West Africa. Its range includes Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, and Nigeria, from where it derives its name from the city of Calabar. It prefers habitats within rainforests, specifically where trees have fallen, and it has even been spotted residing on farmlands. The Calabar potto can weigh an average between 9.3 ounces and 1.4 ounces. Its dorsal coat is creamy orange, while the underbelly is...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.