Manitoba founded by Métis but oppressive history soon made Indigenous premiership impossible

Manitoba has existed as a province for 153 years and, in that time, has had 19 premiers lead it through rewarding and turbulent times, marking milestones and influencing history.Despite its lengthy resumé, the province comes up short in two significant measures. It has never elected a premier who is female or First Nations.Depending how Manitobans cast their ballots on Oct. 3

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Sudan: U.S. Announces Sanctions on Former Sudan Foreign Minister Ali Karti

Harare — The U.S. State Department has announced sanctions on Ali Karti, the former foreign minister of Sudan, accusing him of thwarting efforts to end the civil war there. Karti, who served as ousted leader Omar al-Bashir’s administration’s foreign minister from 2010 to 2015, is currrently the Sudanese Islamic Movement’s secretary general. In his description of the

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Top pairings, tough holes and more to look out for on Day 1

Tom HamiltonCloseTom HamiltonSenior Writer• Joined ESPN in 2011 • Covered two Olympics, a pair of Rugby World Cups and two British & Irish Lions tours • Previously rugby editor, and became senior writer in 2018Mark SchlabachCloseMark SchlabachESPN Senior WriterSenior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of GeorgiaSep 28, 2023, 03:47

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Putin’s talks with the head of South Sudan

In this pool photograph distributed by Sputnik agency Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir (L) prior to their meeting   –   Copyright © africanews VLADIMIR ASTAPKOVICH/AFP By Africanews with Agencies Last updated: 28/09 – 20:10 South Sudan Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said relations between Russia and South

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Usher, Summer Walker & 21 Savage’s ‘Good Good’ Rules Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay

It’s Usher’s 17th No. 1, 21 Savage’s sixth and Walker’s first. Usher performs onstage during his residency at La Seine Musicale on Sept. 25, 2023 in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. Kristy Sparow/Getty Images In its eighth week on Billboard’s Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart, Usher, Summer Walker and 21 Savage’s “Good Good” rises to No. 1, jumping 3-1

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Russia Hosts The Taliban For Talks On Regional Threats And Says It Will Keep Funding Afghanistan

Published By: Sheen KachrooLast Updated: September 29, 2023, 19:19 ISTIslamabad, PakistanMoscow will keep helping Afghanistan on its own and through the UN food agency, Russian officials (Reuters)Russia had worked for years to establish contacts with the Taliban, even though it designated the group a terror organisation in 2003 and never took it off the listMoscow

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Castlevania: Nocturne’s Opening Explores the Bloody Belmont Legacy

Screenshot: NetflixNetflix’s new Castlevania show, Nocturne, is set hundreds of years after the events of the original series, with a long-line descendant of heroes Trevor Belmont and Sypha Belnades, Richter, headlining the cast. What better way to connect the Belmont Clan bloodline across shows than immediately giving the poor young lad tragedy, violence, and monsters

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PH, EU against use of force in South China Sea

THE Philippines and the European Union urged countries with conflicting claims in the South China Sea to refrain from using force that fuels uncertainty in the region.They expressed serious concern over actions that endanger peace, security, and stability, and the rules-based international order, including recent incidents in the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ).The Department of

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Hy24 invests in InterContinental Energy’s portfolio of green hydrogen projects

Home Hydrogen Hy24 invests in InterContinental Energy’s portfolio of green hydrogen projects September 28, 2023, by Ajsa Habibic Hy24, the world’s largest clean hydrogen fund, has made a new investment in InterContinental Energy, a company developing large-scale green hydrogen projects, to accelerate the deployment of the company’s portfolio of projects and contribute towards its vision

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Publishing Briefs: WCM Hosts Annual Vegas Camp; Primary Wave Buys P.F. Sloan and Eddie Rabbit

This week in publishing news: Multimedia Music has acquired STX’s music library and Position Music signs Joe Kearns. Las Vegas Getty Images Warner Chappell Music recently wrapped a Las Vegas-based songwriting camp, featuring 300 songwriters, artists and producers from around the world. The annual event was held in partnership with YouTube Music, Warner Records, Atlantic

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Malians react to election postponement

Following the announcement that Mali’s presidential election will be postponed, the reactions of locals in Bamako were mixed. Monday’s announcement by the ruling junta that the presidential election originally scheduled for February 2024 would be delayed to a later date has led some Malians to voice their dismay.  “”For us, each extension will always lead

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Update: With a New Commissioner, FCC Will Finally Try to Reinstate Net Neutrality

Update 9/26/23 at 6:06 p.m. ET: On Tuesday afternoon, Federal Communication Commission chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced the agency would indeed be rolling up its sleeves and would finally attempt to reinstate net neutrality rules. Meet Microsoft’s New Surface LaptopsRosenworcel said she shared a proposal with her fell commissioners that would potentially reestablish many of the

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Mozambique: President Nyusi Visits Pentagon, Signs $537 Million Deal

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin applauded Mozambique’s President Nyusi for a “partnership to counter violent extremist groups in northern Mozambique,” and for working with SADC. US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin before embarking on a tour of Djibouti, Kenya, and Angola, met with Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi to recognize his efforts in promoting women’s roles

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A must-win, a dominant D and red-hot Aces: What to watch in the WNBA semifinals

Michael VoepelCloseMichael VoepelESPN.comMichael Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996.Alexa PhilippouCloseAlexa PhilippouESPNCovers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native

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South Africa FM Naledi Pandor received in Washington by secretary of state Anthony Blinken

Naledi Pandor, South African Foreign Minister (L), Antony Blinken, Secretary of State (R)   –   Copyright © africanews MANDEL NGAN/AFP Last updated: 4 minutes ago South Africa South Africa’s Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor on Tuesday was welcomed in Washington for bilateral talks. Pandor was received by US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken who hailed the partnership

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Michael Bibi ‘Tired But Happy’ as He Leaves Hospital: ‘My Fight Against Cancer Is Not Over’

“When I first came into hospital I was barely able to walk,” the British producer wrote on Instagram with a photo of him standing outside the hospital smiling. Michael Bibi Jonny Rios Michael Bibi is temporarily out of the hospital amid his ongoing cancer treatment, the British producer announced Tuesday (Sept. 26) on social media.

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Darius Rucker Discusses New Album ‘Carolyn’s Boy’ & Ed Sheeran Collab: ‘I Hope I Get to Write With Ed Again’

Carolyn’s Boy releases Oct. 6. Darius Rucker is opening up about his career and his latest album, Carolyn’s Boy, which releases Oct. 6. In an interview with Tetris Kelly for Billboard News, the nine-time Country Airplay chart-topping artist discussed how he decided on the title of the new project, which honors Rucker’s late mother. “It

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TikTok’s Favorite 12-Foot Skeleton Is Back for Halloween: Where to Buy It Online

Need Halloween decorations? We’ve put together a list of spooky and terrifying options, including a 12-foot skeleton and alternatives. A house outfitted with Halloween decorations. Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via GI All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the

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Namibia: Census 2023

The 2023 Population & Housing Census enumeration officially starts today and will conclude on 3 November. The census enumeration is where all households and dwelling units are enumerated. The information that is sought consists of demographic, social and economic nature. The demographics part concerns itself with how many people are in Namibia, how old they

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Kourtney Kardashian & Travis Barker Host Disney-Themed Baby Shower: See the Pics

The parents-to-be threw a lavish Disney-themed baby shower over the weekend. Get all the details. Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian attend The 2022 Met Gala Celebrating “In America: An Anthology of Fashion” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2022 in New York City. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue Kourtney Kardashian

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Tour-Approved Duffle Bag: Shop Beyoncé’s Backup Dancer’s Favorite Travel Brand

The singer’s backup dancer took to TikTok to show off what she takes with her to every stadium — including a Lululemon duffle bag. Beyoncé performs onstage during the “RENAISSANCE WORLD TOUR” at MetLife Stadium on July 29, 2023 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Kevin Mazur/WireImage for Parkwood All products and services featured are independently

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Somalia: Wounded Victims of Beledweyne Truck Bomb Attack Airlifted to Mogadishu

Mogadishu, Somalia — At least 16 of the most severely wounded people from Saturday’s truck bomb attack in Beledweyne city have been airlifted to Mogadishu for treatment, senior officials said. Two small chartered planes brought the injured people to Mogadishu’s Aden Abdulle International Airport and were admitted to local hospitals for medical attention. Saturday’s explosion

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Berlin Marathon: Ethiopia’s Assefa sets new women’s world record, Kipchoge bags 5th win

Ethiopia’s Tigst Assefa crosses the finish line as the first woman to finish the Berlin Marathon, in Berlin, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2023.   –   Copyright © africanews Andreas Gora/(c) Copyright 2023, dpa (www.dpa.de). Alle Rechte vorbehalten By AP Last updated: 6 hours ago Germany Tigst Assefa broke the women’s world record by more than two minutes

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Jung Kook & Jack Harlow Join Forces for New Song ‘3D’: Here’s the Release Date

Get all the details about the BTS member’s second solo single. Jung Kook performs during Global Citizen Festival at Central Park on Sept. 23, 2023 in New York City. Noam Galai/Getty Images for Global Citizen Jung Kook‘s “3D” promotion at Global Citizen Festival didn’t remain cryptic for long. BIGHIT Music confirmed Saturday night (Sept. 23)

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Jung Kook Hints ‘3D’ Is Coming, Brings Out Latto & Performs ‘Still With You’ Live for the First Time at Global Citizen 2023

The ARMY was in full force supporting the BTS member for his solo performance that included “a few surprises” at Central Park in New York City. Jung Kook attends Global Citizen Festival 2023 at Central Park on Sept. 23, 2023 in New York City. Rob Kim/Getty Images for Global Citizen A lot happened in a

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Ed Sheeran’s ‘Mathematics’ Tour Is An Impressive One-Man Spectacle: Five Best Moments From The Last Los Angeles Show

The superstar broke SoFi Stadium’s one-day ticket record, performing to over 80,000 fans. Ed Sheeran performs during the Heart and Armor Foundation benefit concert at The Wiltern on September 19, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. Timothy Norris/Getty Images “My dream is to play small theaters in England… This has gone way beyond,” says Ed Sheeran

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Bob Dylan Suprises Crowd at Willie Nelson’s 2023 Farm Aid Festival in Indiana

In July 1985, the singer’s remark onstage at the Live Aid charity mega-concert inspired Nelson to create his first benefit for America’s family farmers in September of that year. Bob Dylan Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS via GI Bob Dylan astonished thousands of fans at Willie Nelson’s sold-out Farm Aid festival with a surprise late-night performance Saturday

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Seychelles: Majority Support Gender Equality, Think Greater Efforts Are Needed

Most citizens report equal opportunity to get a job and own land. In Seychelles, the principles of gender equality are grounded in the Constitution and the National Gender Policy of 2016 (Southern African Development Community, 2022). Seychelles’ society is generally considered to be matrifocal, with women wielding significant influence at home and in the public

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Niger: letters of credence, a bone of contention between the junta, Bazoum’s govt and the UN

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres addresses the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023 at United Nations headquarters.   –   Copyright © africanews Mary Altaffer/Copyright 2023 The AP. All rights reserved. Last updated: 23/09 – 12:40 USA The military leaders who overthrew Niger’s president criticised late Friday (Sep. 22) the “perfidious

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Senators Demand White House Fly Pro-Life Flag to Honor Respect Life Month

Senators Demand White House Fly Pro-Life Flag to Honor Respect Life Month prolifeflag/Instagram Republican lawmakers are demanding the Biden administration fly the pro-life flag on the White House lawn during October’s Respect Life Month. A letter signed by Sen. Pete Ricketts (R-NE), Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), and Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) challenges President Joe Biden

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Libya: eastern authorities announce reconstruction conference in Derna

Nearly two weeks after deadly floods swept away entire neighbourhood in eastern Libya, authorities in the said region announced an international reconstruction conference. The spokesperson for the Libyan national army leader also reacted Friday to protests organized in the flood-hit city of Derna. On September 18, hundreds of protestors gathered outside the city’s grand mosque, chanting

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BLACKPINK Contract Renewal Uncertainty Caused YG Entertainment Stock to Drop 16% This Week

The Billboard Global Music Index fell 1.9% but outperformed the S&P 500, Nasdaq composite and South Korea’s KOSPI composite index. Lisa, Jisoo, Rosé and Jennie of BLACKPINK perform onstage at the 2023 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on April 22, 2023 in Indio, Calif. Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for Coachella Shares of YG Entertainment plummeted

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Nicki Minaj on Husband’s House Arrest, New Music From Doja Cat, Troye Sivan, Blink-182 & More | Billboard News

Doja Cat, Kylie Minogue, Troye Sivan, Blink-182 and Lady A release new music. Nicki Minaj speaks out after her husband, Kenneth Petty, is put under house arrest. Ryan Hurd is defending his wife, Maren Morris, as she announces her departure from country music. Noah Kahan stops by the studio to chat about working with Post

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Congolese journalists call for the release of colleague Stanis Bujakera

Journalists demonstrating in Kinshasa   –   Copyright © africanews AFP Last updated: 20/09 – 22:29 Democratic Republic Of Congo Journalists in the Democratic Republic of Congo have handed a memorandum to the Ministry of Justice demanding the release of their colleague, Stanis Bujakera. The Jeune Afrique and Reuters correspondent was arrested on 8 September, on suspicion

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“Not even in the ballpark”: Judge dismisses three “obviously unqualified” Kari Lake witnesses

Kari Lake Roy Rochlin/Getty ImagesA Maricopa County, Arizona judge on Thursday rejected three of Kari Lake’s witnesses and their testimonies at the Republican’s third trial related to her 2022 defeat in Arizona’s gubernatorial race.As RawStory reports, Lake’s latest lawsuit’s trial kicked off with a Thursday hearing, for which her attorney, Brian Blehm, sought to have the

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UN: Kagame looks to help refugees

The President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, spoke on the second day of debate at the United Nations General Assembly. Kagame denounced the injustice that conflicts inflict on innocent people, taking as an example the migration crisis that drives refugees to undertake dangerous journeys every year in search of a better future: “Rwanda remains determined to

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