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Why Covid-19 Quarantine Dreams Are Taking Over the Internet

A California woman in her seventies was dreaming of a grocery store. Her cat had instructed her to buy a specific brand of chicken, but it was too expensive. When she got to the register with her cheaper chicken in tow, the cashier told the woman she’d have to submit the proper paperwork for the chicken later because the system couldn’t find the correct part number. The woman apologized for her stupidity but had to ask: Where was she supposed to find a part number on a chicken carcass? Erin…

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Arts 

Mahraganat “more harmful than coronavirus,” states Egyptian parliament spokesperson

“This type of music is based on promiscuous and immoral lyrics, which is entirely prohibited, and as such the door is closed on it.” There might be more to this. Whenever I note that Islamic law prohibits music (aside from nasheeds, a cappella tunes encouraging jihad), I am excoriated as a greasy Islamophobe, but it’s however true: Hadith Qudsi 19:5: “The Prophet said that Allah commanded him to ruin all the musical instruments, idols, crosses and all the features of lack of knowledge.” (The Hadith Qudsi, or holy Hadith, are…

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NTV Uganda unveils Raymond Mujuni as Shawn Kimuli quits NBS Television

NTV Uganda has unveiled investigative journalist Raymond Mujuni who has made a return to the station two years after he had quit for Next Media Service’s NBS Television. NTV Uganda in a brief graphic said: “East or West, NTV is best”. Mujuni, one of the best Investigative journalists in the country, last week penned an emotional letter to Next Media staff. He said he has enjoyed working and building this dream mostly with the Investigations Desk and “our news profile.” Mujuni revealed that the decision to leave was not easy…

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