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How Ohafia-Born Ugonma Olugu Ukpai Broke Academic, Sports Records In Canada

How Ohafia-Born Ugonma Olugu Ukpai Broke Academic, Sports Records In Canada

A Nigerian teenager, Mercy Ugonma Olugu Ukpai, has continued to set Canada on fire with record-breaking achievements in education and sports, with more than forty-six medals to her credit. The eighteen years old Mercy from Ohafia, Abia State in the South-Eastern part of the country was born in Nigeria but joined her father in Canada before her second year birthday. Meanwhile, Mercy while speaking to journalists recently, said she had through dint of hard work, broken a lot of records in her education and sports – two focal points of her pursuit in Canada. Among her, numerous achievements are medals…
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Breaking: Canada Honours Goodness On 15th Aniversary, Declare March  Malaria Awareness Day

Breaking: Canada Honours Goodness On 15th Aniversary, Declare March Malaria Awareness Day

A BLESSING IN DISGUISE Today, the 20th of March, 2021 mark exactly 15 years that we lost our precious baby girl - Goodness Olugu Ukpai Her death led to the formation of CHAMA – to “prevent other children from needless death” and “ to prevent parents from passing through the psychological trauma that we passed through and keep passing through” after losing our own Goodness. After 15 years, the best way to describe the journey so far is Blessing in disguise It’s a blessing because lives have been touched, changed and transformed. It’s a blessing because over 600 100% free…
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Silence Over Orlu Massacre By FGN, An Open Letter To South East Governors.

Silence Over Orlu Massacre By FGN, An Open Letter To South East Governors.

Dear South East Governors,According to the Holy Book, there is a time for everything under heaven - “A time to be silent and a time to speak” (Eccl 3:7b). I feel that this isn’t time to keep quiet, but time to speak. I was constrained to write you this open letter after carefully watching your salience over the ugly ongoing massacre and wanton destruction of life and property in Orlu –Imo State. Many of us, Igbo sons and daughters across Europe, America, Canada and elsewhere are worried over your silence. When I first read, “In the end, we will remember…
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Fighting Malaria, HIV/AIDS In Africa: The CHAMA Example

Fighting Malaria, HIV/AIDS In Africa: The CHAMA Example

 CHIBUIKE CHUKWU explores the activities of a Canadian based organization, CHAMA, in rural African countries with the mandate to eliminate poverty and fight diseases. With huge interventions in Nigeria, Uganda, and Tanzania the organization is transforming lives.  Malaria has remained one of the major killers of men and women, particularly children in the world today. The fatalities of malaria are particularly worse in Sub-Saharan Africa given the continent’s poor healthcare system.  According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to humans through the bites of infected female anopheles mosquitoes. The latest World Malaria Report from the WHO released on 30…
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Over 25 Eye Surgeries Carried Out By CHAMA Ophthalmologists, 100% Free

Over 25 Eye Surgeries Carried Out By CHAMA Ophthalmologists, 100% Free

"I, the LORD, have called you in righteousness; I will take hold of your hand. I will keep you and will make you to be a covenant for the people and a light for the Gentiles, to open eyes that are blind, to free captives from prison and to release from the dungeon those who sit in darkness. "I am the LORD; that is my name! I will not yield my glory to another or my praise to idols."(Isaiah 42:6-8). “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing…
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