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Special Correspondent — Sky News
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Sky News Special Correspondent, currently based in South Africa. Author of Colonel Gadaffi's Hat

Mandela Prison Island Enters The Digital Age

news.sky.com — The prison island where South Africa's first democratically leader Nelson Mandela was incarcerated for nearly two decades is entering the digital world. Interested students, historians or tourists can now take a virtual tour via the internet of the prison cells plus the canteen where the inmates ate and the quarry where they were made to work.

Nigeria Challenger Demands 'Free And Fair' Count

news.sky.com — The man who has taken a significant early lead in Nigeria's closest-ever presidential election has told Sky News he does not even know the official timetable for any run-off, such is the quiet confidence in his camp. But the APC's Muhammadu Buhari cautioned an outright win would only happen if the count was "free and fair".

Nigeria Goes To The Polls Amid Boko Haram Threat

news.sky.com — Nigerians go to the polls today in the most hotly contested campaign since the end of military rule. The election has already been postponed once - for six weeks. Officials, encouraged by the military, said they were worried about security concerns caused by the terror group Boko Haram.

Boko Haram Fight Intensifies In West Africa

news.sky.com — The battle against Boko Haram is intensifying in the run-up to the delayed Nigerian elections. The terror group appears to be mounting more attacks especially on neighboring border towns along the country's frontier. Authorities who put back the elections by six weeks because of the threat from the extremist group, have vowed to crush all Boko Haram camps between now and polling day on March 28.

On The Front Line Of Battle Against Boko Haram

news.sky.com — The terror group Boko Haram is "perpetually mutating" according to Cameroon military leaders - and it has a well-organised structure with constantly changing tactics. Sky News has been given rare access to special forces in Cameroon who are at the forefront of the battle against the extremist militant group.

On The Frontline Of Battle Against Boko Haram

news.sky.com — The terror group Boko Haram is "perpetually mutating" according to Cameroon military leaders - and it has a well-organised structure with constantly changing tactics. Sky News has been given rare access to special forces in Cameroon who are at the forefront of the battle against the extremist militant group.

Plight Of Refugees Fleeing Terror Of Boko Haram

news.sky.com — The terror of Boko Haram has forced a six-week delay for Nigeria's presidential elections - but few Nigerians who have escaped the extremists believe their power will be curbed in that time. Safety has come at a heavy price for tens of thousands of Nigerians who have run away from the Islamic militant group and are now sheltering in neighbouring Cameroon.

Harrowing Stories From Rape Capital Of World

news.sky.com — The room is crowded with women, all of whom have been raped. If that's not horrifying enough, many of the women have been raped multiple times and are pregnant as a result. Their terrifying stores of torture and terror are not even unusual.

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Legend of the Giant Killers Official Trailer

vimeo.com — In 1967, a bunch of Pacific Northwest kids took down the Goliaths of college football and captured the spirit of a state and a university. This is the Legend of the Giant Killers. Coming Soon Stay up to date on our Facebook page: facebook.com/legendofthegiantkillers or at legendofthegiantkillers.com
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May 14, 2015

RT @MatogSaleh: 7 dead including at least 3 children in HayAlSalam as a shell lands in the area in Benghazi East of Libya

May 14, 2015

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May 11, 2015

RT @Skypaulbromley: Congratulations to all the @SkyNews text producers on reaching 1.5 million followers for @SkyNewsBreak pic.twitter.com/khbN7lV4To

May 10, 2015

RT @DrAlexConcorde: dralex: Totally wanting the awesome @AlexCrawfordSky & @SkyNews to win on #ebola coverage. Jawdropping proximity to theā€¦

May 10, 2015

RT @SkyNewsThomas: Nominated for a #BAFTATV news award tonight with lovely @AlexCrawfordSky Dave Rees and Nick Ludlum Star struck! pic.twitter.com/WpWx9weW3D

May 10, 2015

Good luck @grahamnorton and @skynews at the @baftatv awards tonight. pic.twitter.com/pDCj1pSdR4

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