Category Archives: Social

13Aug/17

Virginia governor: “We need to call it out for what it is”

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe says current political rhetoric has bred “bigotry and hatred” and urges people to “call it out for what it is.” Continue reading

12Aug/17

State of emergency declared in Virginia amid ongoing clashes during counter rallies

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA , UNITED STATES (AUGUST 12, 2017) (REUTERS) – White nationalists clashed with counter-demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday (August 12) ahead of a rally to protest the planned removal of a Confederate general’s statue that critics say glorifies the era of slavery. Continue reading

01Dec/15

Mark Zuckerberg’s wife gives birth to daughter; family to give 99 pct of shares to charity

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan announce the birth of their daughter and say they will give away 99 percent of their Facebook shares to a new charity.

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27Nov/15

Number of African child brides to soar by 2050 as population grows: U.N.

In a new report released by U.N. Children’s Agency (UNICEF), the organisation warns that the number of child brides in Africa could more than double to 310 million by 2050, if current practices continue. Just over one in three African girls marry before the age of 18, most commonly in poor, rural families which often receive a bride price or dowry in exchange for their daughter.

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