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A former health minister who led the fight to contain the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been sentenced to five years of forced labour for stealing more than $400,000 from funds intended to fight the Ebola epidemic.

Former head of the Manhattan District Attorney’s sex crimes unit when the five innocent black teens were wrongfully prosecuted for the brutal rape and beating of a female jogger in 1989, Linda Fairstein has taken legal action against Netflix and filmmaker Ava DuVernay.

On Feb. 15, 1978, 24-year-old underdog, Leon Spinks upset the boxing world when he survived a gruelling 15-round split decision win against Mohammad Ali.

Following his confirmed positive test to coronavirus, actor Idris Elba put out a video to denounce the myth that black people are immune to the virus, he also hinted on the possible contact that infected him.

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