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Ethiopian rains fail – fears grow of new Band Aid single

DJs and shops across the country have already begun clearing time on their playlists for the as yet unwritten and unrecorded single to confirm their support of the unconfirmed campaign, lest they be considered as unchristmassy as someone who doesn’t care for the Coca-Cola advert.

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Posted: Nov 11th, 2015
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Starving children don’t want schoolboy’s broccoli

Africans really quite ambivalent about it‘Malnutrition does many terrible things to you but it doesn’t destroy your sense of taste. Get it away from me!’

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Posted: Aug 5th, 2009
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Aid agencies slam TV news report of happy Africans

Aid agencies have damned a Channel 4 news report that depicted Africans as contented, happy human beings, going cheerfully about their daily lives

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Posted: Jul 31st, 2009
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Somalia laments another year of Wimbledon frustration

Advantage: Scrap dealer‘It’s difficult when the only two tennis courts in Somalia are given over to grazing cattle.’

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Posted: Jun 23rd, 2009
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Pestilence denies Four Horsemen of the Apocalyse reunion

Pestilence has scotched growing rumours regarding an impending reunion of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. In a prepared statement, Mr Pestilence said: ‘despite recent global events, I can confirm that there are absolutely no plans for a reunion.’

War, Famine, Death and Pestilence have not toured together since their acrimonious split in 2007.The breakup was attributed to ‘artistic differences’ …

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Posted: May 5th, 2009
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