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Journey of the Magi (Christmas Poetry)

A cold coming we had of it, Just the worst time of the year For a journey, and such a long journey: The ways deep and the weather sharp, The very dead of winter.” And the camels galled, sore-footed, refractory, Lying down in the melting snow. There were times we regretted The summer palaces on…
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Caged Bird by Maya Angelou

a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams
his shadow shouts on a nightmare scream
his wings are clipped and his feet are tied
so he opens his throat to sing.

There are nearly 150 COVID-19 vaccines – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that 150 COVID-19 vaccines have been made available, but only 19 are currently undergoing clinical trial. The organization made this known through its Regional  Office for Africa in Brazaville on Thursday night. The information which was passed on the official twitter account of the regional office @WHOAFRO disclosed…
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5 African proverbs about birds that explain life issues

African’s literary prowess has over time birthed sensitive proverbs that takes it bearing from nature to explain or correct life issues. Here are 5 of such African proverbs about birds that explain life issues: An eagle doesn’t go to the market place for nothing neither does a rabbit run in the day time for nothing.…
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Solemn sayings about our society (II)

Our society is portrayed by several traits as a result of our belief and differences. There is a narrow difference between good and evil. Below is the continuation of some social issues and what famous writers and researchers have to say. Work As soon as labor is distributed, each man has a particular, exclusive sphere…
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Strange Feeling

Why is love this vale
With sparks sometimes
In a cascade of process
Causing confusion in my head
Like separation of isotopes

How to go about choosing a pet

Pets are fun, but they also do work. Animals can be useful to have around. That’s why wild animals got tamed as pets. Dogs generally offer total and unquestioning love. Most dogs are loyal friends and great playmates. Dogs also require a lot of attention. They need to be walked and played with. They need…
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Why did humans begin eating meat?

It should have felt unnatural at first, to consume animal flesh. We’re not so far eliminated from animals ourselves. Maybe it even felt cannibalistic. There might not have actually been that much intellectual difference in between humans and other animals. When human beings were pure vegetarians, they were living in consistency with the earth and…
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Not everyone should wear nose mask – Expert

Are you wondering if wearing a mask pose a health risk? Do you feel uncomfortable while on the nose or face mask? Who shouldn’t wear a nose mask? Are children to wear nose mask? Experts have requested that babies and toddlers should not wear masks as they could suffocate as a result of insufficient air.…
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Iran reports 200 COVID-19 deaths in 24hrs

Iran has recorded 200 coronavirus deaths in a single day for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic. The country also confirmed 2,600 new infections, driving the total number of cases to 245,688, with 11,931 deaths. The Country’s Health Minister, Saeed Namaki, who likened the virus to a “bomb”, lamented that the country…
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COVID-19: Nigeria announce plans to impose total lockdown

Nigeria has hinted on plans to impose total lockdown on movements in the country. The chairman of the Presidential Task Force, Boss Mustapha made this known during a press briefing. Mustapha warned that there will be total lock down if the coronavirus cases in the country does not decrease in the next two weeks. In…
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Stop drastic dieting and start eating

The amount of energy you burn apart from any specific activities you undertake is variable and you can make a positive impact on it. You can also do the opposite. If you put your body on a starvation diet just to keep in shape, your body thinks it is starving and takes appropriate action. This…
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Coping with stress

One of the greatest causes of stress and mental ill-health can be a disparity between expectation and achievement, between hope and actual result. Happiness and mental wellbeing are not about playing out a fictitious role conjured up by authors and journalists. Happiness is about coming to terms with reality. Forget what you ought to do.…
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Magnum Opus, and Nothing Less

It is impossible to appreciate the sun without the sky We cannot appreciate breath without acknowledging air So is the story of my found love For how can I tell a story of an angel without God? God owns all things; He gave all to me in a woman A matchless beauty, incomparable comeliness An…
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Yeah I do

  I miss you, yeah I do Sitting on the fence all alone Wondering how good we are The blending of our taste. The last scene was watching you eat, And secretly smelling your skin As I sat next to you. God, save me from Karashika They’re everywhere during the holidays Spreading their wings around…
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COVID-19: World most expensive nose mask made out of gold

Amid the pandemic, several preventive measures have been generated; a golden nose mask is another. The new and world most expensive nose mask is made of gold and costs $4,000. An Indian businessman, Shankar Kurhade was seen wearing the 60 grams nose mask. Kurhade explained that the idea of a golden nose mask was birthed…
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WHO reports record rise in coronavirus cases

The World Health Organisation (WHO) reported a record daily rise in global coronavirus cases with the total increasing by 212,326 in the past 24 hours. The US, Brazil and India reported the highest increases. The previous record increase was of 189,077 on June 28. Also, see: COVID-19 Tracker: Check the spread of coronavirus around the…
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3 of 5 people who die of COVID-19 are 50 years and above

In Nigeria, it has been reported that 3 out of 5 deaths of COVID-19 cases are of people above the age of 50. The Director-General of the NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu made this known at the recent briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. Ihekweazu: “As more people are infected across the world, you…
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How to look after my asthma (asthma triggers)

The best way to look after your asthma is to follow these golden rules: Get the best treatment you can and take it regularly Try to avoid things that trigger your asthma A trigger is anything that irritates the airways and brings on the symptoms of asthma. There are many different asthma triggers and they…
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COVID-19: 361 recent cases and 103 deaths in Ghana

Ghana is one of the countries in Africa that has reopened more sectors of it economy including education regardless of the coronavirus situation. It has been reported that Ghana’s COVID-19 cases as at June 26, has reached 15,834, with 361 new cases were recorded. This was disclosed officially by the Ghana Health Service. Ghana has…
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Death stole from me again

Death has stolen from me again, This time death took a beloved mother,Murdered the mother of a beloved friend. Death has left me again with one more loss;I have no more tears left in me to shed, As the year wither away like life doesn’t matter. Death paid another visit just too soon, Left my…
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Abusive relationship: How I became miserable

My ex and I had a wonderful relationship has friends. He was the best friend I had till we got married. The hate was unexplainable. I thought maybe he was broke; I invested in his business, yet I was termed bossy.

Solving relationship arguments without a crack

A relationship is one of the most blissful experiences one can ever have. Relationship with humans – family, friends, colleagues, the spouse can be very complicated. This explains the human difference and the need for tolerance in a bit of finding peace. There has been no secret ingredient to a spicy relationship than understanding, acceptance,…
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Solemn sayings about our society

Our society is characterized by several attributes as a result of our belief and differences. There is a narrow difference between good and evil. Below are some social issues and what famous writer and researcher have to say. Abortion Abortions will not let you forget. You remember the children you got that you did not…
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Nightfall

Yet another day passes. Over hills, twilight presses. Moon already hung up high, Welcoming nightfall. Birds flying up to their nests, Chirping time to rest. Time for peace and stillness, Time to restore our minds and bodies. As all fades into night, A hollow of an absence of light. Only twinkling lights of stars, Sparkling…
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Understanding the true identity of unhappiness

Unhappiness is the direct opposite of happiness. Unhappiness can be as a result of any and so many things. Regaining happiness after a long period of unhappiness requires a lot of efforts and diligence. Happiness cannot be hidden; same is the case of unhappiness. Unhappiness causes you to be restless, sleepless, tired and depressed. Though,…
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Are hiccups dangerous; how do you get rid of it?

How do you get rid of hiccups? Do you hold your breath? Do you breathe into a paper bag? Maybe you have someone scare you? Or do you just wait until they go away? Everyone has a favorite cure for hiccups. But why we get them is a mystery to science. They seem to serve no purpose. WHAT ARE HICCUPS? Hiccups start from the diaphragm (pronounced…
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Why does wolves and dogs look so much alike?

From a distance you might not be able to tell a wolf from a dog. Wolves look very much like some dogs, such as German shepherds. The main difference is size. Wolves are bigger. They can be 6 feet (2 meters) long and weigh 200 pounds (90 kilograms). Wolves and dogs come from a common ancestor. Dogs were tamed…
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CAN WE SAVE ENDANGERED ANIMALS?

You can see still see blue whales, giant pandas, and tigers. But these animals are in danger of becoming extinct. There aren’t many of them left. Blue whales, giant pandas, and tigers are some of the endangered animals on Earth. There are thousands of others. WHY DO ANIMALS GO EXTINCT? Different kinds of animals have appeared and disappeared…
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George W. Bush: “Freedom is under attack”

George W. Bush, President of the United States of America as at the time of 9/11 attack on American soil addressed a joint session of Congress to discuss the tragedy. The incident which happened on September 11, 2001, saw the the hijacking of two planes and crashing of the twin towers of the World Trade…
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