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Penniless man carries wife’s dead body home for 7 miles from hospital

A penniless villager from the Indian state of Odisha says he carried his wife’s body on his shoulder for almost 7 miles after he could not get help from hospital officials to transport the corpse, Indian media reported. Dana Majhi used old sheets from a hospital bed to wrap the body of his wife, Amangadei, lifted her on his shoulder and started walking from Bhawanipatna to his home village, ...

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Breasts are for men; but they’re not chewing stick – Queen Mother

The Queen mother of New Edubiase in the Adansi South district of the Ashanti region, Nana Akua Dwum II, has urged men not to bite the nipple whilst sucking their wives’ breasts. According to her, the best way to go about it is for men to use their tongues to lick the nipples and not the teeth. The Queen mother ...

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Tanzania starts training tailors ahead of ban on second-hand clothes

Tanzania has started a programme to train tailors in anticipation of plans to implement a regional ban on the importation of second-hand clothes and footwear by 2019. The training is in accordance with the government’s industrialisation plan, and the East African Community’s plan to boost regional trade. Tanzania has started a programme to train tailors in anticipation of plans to ...

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Drunk man buys £30,000 bus in Ibiza, says island ruins lives

We’ve all been there – online shopping after a few drinks can be dangerous for your wallet. But this Brit who was out partying in Ibiza has managed to splash out on the most outrageous drunken purchase: a £30,000 bus. David Little, from Durham, was on a night out with pals near superclub Space in the party island when he ...

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Vietnam woman ‘cuts off limbs for insurance payout’

A Vietnamese woman has admitted to paying for her foot and part of her arm to be cut off in order to claim an insurance payout, police say. In May, the 30-year-old woman, named as “Ly Thi N”, pretended she had been hit by a train, the People’s Police Newspaper of Vietnam reports. But she has now reportedly admitted to ...

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Fake miracle syndicate nabbed, says pastor hired them

Members of a syndicate, which specialised in confirming fake prophecies for pastors, have been arrested by the police in Enugu State, Nigeria. The group also faked healings for some men of God, who contracted and paid them for their services. The suspected fraudsters were identified as Obi Ejike from Ubaho Okija in Anambra State; Mary Kuku from Ijebu Ode, Ogun ...

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Egypt state TV orders female hosts to lose weight

Egypt’s state broadcaster has suspended eight of its female TV presenters and told them to go on a diet, sparking uproar among women’s rights groups. The Egyptian Radio and Television Union (ERTU) has given the women one month to slim down before they can appear on air again with an “appropriate appearance”, the Al-Yawm al-Sabi website reports. The ERTU has ...

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Bride runs away after realizing groom is not a chevron staff

This is the trending story of an hilarious moment that a new bride reportedly taking to her heels from the venue of her wedding after realising that the man she was about getting married was not who he told her he was. The incident which was said have happened in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, according to ...

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Pole vaulter’s penis costs him Olympic medal [Video]

A pole vault hopeful missed out on his chance of an Olympic medal when the bar was knocked off its perch by his penis. Japanese pole vaulter Hiroki Ogita will be ruing the size of his manhood after it caused him to foul during the qualifying rounds in the men’s event in Rio. Japanese pole vaulter Hiroki Ogita sees Olympic dream ...

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Woman jailed for kidnapping SA baby

A South African court has jailed a woman for 10 years for kidnapping a baby from her hospital bed 19 years ago and raising her as her own. The 51-year-old woman was arrested in 2015 after people noticed an uncanny resemblance between the girl, Zephany Nurse, and another girl at school. DNA tests carried out by police then proved that ...

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