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Ruby and the sugar daddies!

March 4, 2011
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In a the latest act of limelight ‘steal’, ‘Ruby, the heart stealer’, who is involved in a sex scandal implicating Italian ’embattled’ Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, appeared at the Vienna Opera Ball alongside Viennese entrepreneur, Alfred Lugner.

Lugner is 78, and hmm!, it seems this Moroccan nymph has a thing for old geezers. The only problem is that the women activists in Italy stand to lose and Silvio of course has successfully diverted his perceived unpopularity with people in the past couple of years with a bogus court case and will certainly get his vanity filled political career back on track.

Deduction; people especially young women seem to be obsessed with old styled playboy men, and old Silvio, knows this in his latest bid to keep his grip on power.

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Big man syndrome and rape in Cameroon!

March 1, 2011
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Cameroon has distinct regional cultural, religious, and political traditions as well as ethnic variety. The division of the country into British- and French-ruled League of Nations mandates after World War I created Anglophone and Francophone regions.

Polygyny and fertility rank high in the nations culture design. Power and the ‘big man syndrome’ are also deeply imprinted in this nation’s fabric, what, with the country’s leader, President Paul Biya being at the helm since 1982.

Not so much has been heard about this footballing powerhouse and yet the alarming figures about rape victims (1 out of 20 girls is a rape victim) are a cause for concern as they vie to outfox the nation’s footballing exploits. (more…)


The herb threatens to dry up

March 20, 2009
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medicinal-plants

Medicinal plants are on the verge of extinction thanks to the exploitation that is reaching alarming levels according to Sara Oldfield, secretary general of the NGO Botanic Gardens Conservation International. With this applying to the plants that are used to manufacture malarial and cancer drugs, it promises a lot of trouble.

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