Abuse by UN peacekeepers a “cancer”

In war-torn countries, women and girls are raising children, fathered by UN troops who abused or exploited them.

Deployed to protect and rescue, instead troops are accused of rape and sexual exploitation.

A Washington Post investigation states the UN even has a name for these children: Peacekeeper babies.

A 14-year-old in Bangui, Central African Republic tells the Post a Burundian soldier dragged her into his barracks and raped her, leaving her pregnant with the baby boy.

Since the UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic began in 2014, its employees have been formally accused of sexually abusing or exploiting 42 local civilians, most of them underage girls.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called sexual abuse by peacekeepers “a cancer in our system”

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According to the “Chop Kiss” hitmaker, his wife understands his business so it doesn’t bother her.

Ghanaian Dancehall musician Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr. aka Shatta Wale has divulged that he has cheated on his wife, Michelle Diamond aka Shatta Michy ‘a couple of times’.

The 31-year-old singer and sound engineer made this revelation during an interview with Delay on ‘The Delay Show’.

According to the “Chop Kiss” hitmaker, his wife understands his business so it doesn’t bother her.

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“Jupitar linked me to Sarkodie” – singer reveals

Nigerian Afro-Dancehall/Reggae artiste, Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, who is known in the showbiz circles asPatoranking, has disclosed that his fellow Afro-Dancehall artiste Jupitar, connected him to Sarkodie for “No Kissing”collaboration.

The 26-year-old singer made this revelation during his “GOE” album launch which took place at the Best Western Premier Hotel in Accra on Saturday, August 6.

According to the “Girlie ‘O’” hitmaker, Jupitar was the one who introduced him to Sarkodie when he needed him for his new popular song “No Kissing”.

“When ‘No Kissing’ was ready, I wanted Sarkodie on it and Jupitar linked me to him. He contacted him and said he should collaborate with me,” Patoranking said.

“Jupitar is like a brother to me and I thank him so much,” he added.

Patoranking’s “GOE” (God Over Everything) album features great musicians including rapper Sarkodie, Wizkid, Olamide, Phyno, Elephant Man, Konshens and Kwam 1 the ultimate.

The album also got production works from top African producers including Ghana’s Ball Jay, Ekally, Wizzypro, Jazzwad, Dr Amir, Sapiano, Sarz, and Major Bangz.

 

 

Pokemon Go Crosses 100 Million Downloads in a Month on Google Play

The world is not the same as it was a month ago. If you don’t believe us, just look outside your window. You will see people roaming around, staring at trees and roads, and then back down at their smartphones. All thanks to one game – Pokemon Go – and its success continues to grow.

The augmented reality game based on a decades-old franchise has achieved another record feat and that too in such a small time frame that all rival app developers will be left feeling envious. The game has crossed 100 million downloads on Google Play in month. It should be noted that these figures do not take into account those users who sideloaded the app, and only those that downloaded the app when it officially arrived for their region.

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AMD Radeon RX 460 Launched in India Starting at Rs. 11,990

Just days after making the Radeon RX 470 officially available, AMD has released its smaller sibling, the Radeon RX 460. Graphics cards based on this new GPU will be available in phases, with 2GB models hitting markets from the 15th of August onwards and 4GB versions in early September. AMD’s suggested retail prices for India are Rs. 11,990 for 2GB cards and Rs. 13,490 for 4GB cards, however board partners will set their own pricing and are likely to offer models with custom fans and circuitry at somewhat higher prices.

Unlike the RX 470 and RX 480 before it which are both based on the Polaris-10 GPU design with different amounts of resources enabled in hardware, the new Radeon RX 460 uses a smaller chip called Polaris-11. As a result, Radeon RX 460 cards do not need any auxilliary power connectors and can run on nothing more than the 75W provided by any motherboard. Radeon RX 460 cards from board partners including Asus, MSI, XFX, Gigabyte and Sapphire are expected to have smaller coolers and be able to fit comfortably into small-form-factor PCs.

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