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Mangayamma Yaramati
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73-year-old woman becomes world oldest new mum after giving birth to twins

A 73-year-old woman in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has given birth to twin girls, the BBC reports. If Mangayamma Yaramati's age can be proven, she would become the oldest woman to give birth, according to Guinness World Records. The record was previously held bt Barcelona’s Maria del...
Speeding fine camera
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British man spends £30,000 fighiting £100 speeding fine

A British man has claimed he spent £30,000 of life savings, including his sons’ inheritance, fighting a £100 speeding fine, according to a report of by the BBC. Richard Keedwell, 71, says he was wrongly slapped with a fine for travelling at 35mph in a 30mph zone during a day...
Nigeria boycotts WEF meeting in South Africa
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Nigeria boycotts ongoing World Economic Forum meeting in Cape Town, South Africa

Nigeria has pulled out of the ongoing World Economic Forum in Cape Town, South Africa, over fresh xenophobic attacks, The Cable reports. The meeting is holding from 4 - 6 September 2019. The country has also recalled Kabiru Bala, its high commissioner to South Africa, according to a presidential source....
Botswana Government
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Botswana Government Cautions Citizens over Going to South Africa

Botswana Government Cautions Citizens The government of Botswana through its Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation has called on her citizens to exercise "caution" while travelling to and from South Africa. The call comes in the wake of the latest wave of xenophobic attacks that target other black Africans especially...
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73-year-old woman becomes world oldest new mum after giving birth to twins