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The Stories You Need To Know: Zimbabwe Donates $1 Million To The AU, Bald-Headed Men Target Of Ritual Attacks In Mozambique, And More

Mozambican police have warned the country that bald-headed men could be the target of ritual attacks.

MOZAMBIQUE–The murder of two bald-headed men, whose body parts are suspected to be used for witchcraft purposes, have led police to warn the country that bald-headed men could be the target of ritual attacks. Read the full story here.


ZIMBABWE–President Robert Mugabe donated $1 million to the African Unity Foundation to, in his words, end the donor dependency syndrome. Read the full story here.

NIGERIA–A diocese in Imo, south-eastern Nigeria, has rejected Bishop Peter Okpalaeke, a Catholic bishop appointed by Pope Francis. Rev. Fr Philip Jamang has described this rejection as a disgrace. Read the full story here.

SOUTH AFRICA–Google South Africa has announced that it will make major improvements to Google Translate. The app will now include full IsiZulu, IsiXhosa and Kiswahili translation functionality. Read the full story here.

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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