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Before You Kiss Me

Before you kiss me

Tell me what you see

In my eyes

I know you can only guess

But you cannot read my mind

Because I don’t believe that love is blind

For many who believed have stumbled

Because they did look well
So they fell

But lest I forget

Before you kiss me

Promise me now

That you will not kiss and tell.

Read more from The Diary of the Memory Keeper by Oriknla Osinachi coming out December 3 on Kindle Fire of Amazon.

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Girls Are Like Apples On Trees

Girls are like
apples on trees. The best
ones are at the top of the tree.
The boys don't want to reach for
the good ones because they are afraid
of falling and getting hurt. Instead, they
just get the rotten apples from the ground
that aren't as good, but easy. So the apples
at the top think something is wrong with
them, when in reality, they're amazing.
They just have to wait for the right
boy to come along, the one
who's brave enoughto climb
all the way
to the top
of the tree. borrowed from megan

Kissing Can Spread Gonorrhea, Herpes and Chlamydia

What you do need to worry about, however, is what may seem like benign skin-to-skin or mouth-to-mouth contact. Kissing, for example, can spread herpes (and deeper kissing can even spread oral gonorrhea and chlamydia, Dr. Yen warns), while skin rubbing together can pass infections such as genital warts, herpes, scabies, and pubic lice.

Kim Kardashian's Sexy White Dress With Bizarre Cutouts


Only One Third of Gay Men Have To Access HIV Services

29 Nov 2012 15:15 Africa/Lagos

New Study Shows Structural Factors Play Major Role in Access to HIV Services for Gay Men Worldwide

Global survey finds homophobia, comfort with service provider, and community engagement make significant impact on access to condoms, lubricant, HIV testing, and HIV treatment

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A large-scale study of gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM), conducted by the Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF), indicates that only one third of MSM can easily access condoms, lubricant, HIV testing, and HIV treatment. Combining a multi-lingual online survey and focus group discussions, the study suggests that structural barriers like homophobia play a significant role in blocking access to HIV services for MSM, while greater comfort with health service providers and more community engagement are associated with higher levels of service access.

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Top Baby Names Of 2012

29 Nov 2012 15:00 Africa/Lagos

Photo Credit: Baby Phases.

The Results Are In ... BabyCenter® Reveals Top Baby Names Of 2012
Sophia and Aiden Hold Tight to Top Spots; Mia and Jack New to Top 10
50 Shades of Grey and One Direction Provide Inspiration; Female Comedians, the United Kingdom, and Space Among Top Trends

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BabyCenter® , the #1 pregnancy and parenting mobile and web destination worldwide, today released the results of its highly anticipated annual Baby Names Survey and the Top 100 Baby Names of 2012. Based on the names of 450,000 babies born in 2012 to moms registered on the BabyCenter website, Aiden tops the boys' list for the eighth consecutive year while Sophia holds tight to the lead for girls for the third year in a row. However, there was some movement within the top 10 as Mia and Jack joined the ranks. Moms also looked to new, unexpected sources for baby name inspiration this year.

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CAIR Rejects Death Sentence on Filmmakers of Anti-Islam Film "Innocence of Muslims"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CAIR Repudiates Egypt 'Blasphemy' Death Sentences
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 11/28/12) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil liberties organization, today repudiated death sentences handed down by an Egyptian court for charges linked to the anti-Islam film "Innocence of Muslims" that attacked the Prophet Muhammad. An Egyptian court reportedly found the defendants, most of whom live in the United States, guilty of harming national unity, insulting and publicly attacking Islam and spreading false information. Capital punishment decisions must be approved or rejected by Egypt's top religious authority. A final verdict is due on Jan. 29.
SEE:Egypt Court Sentences 8 to Death Over Film(USA Today) In a statement,CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awadsaid: "We repudiate this un-Islamic attempt to impose the death sentence for blasphemy, a sentence that the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) himself …

Delta Boys: The Film About Militant “Godfather” Ateke Tom and Chima

An American documentary filmmaker crosses the lines of Nigeria's oil conflict in order to bear witness to the lives of the militants engaged in the struggle, and the civilians caught in the crossfire.

Starring: Ateke Tom
Directed by: Andrew Berends
Runtime: 56 minutes
Release year: 2012
Studio: Sundance


Delta Boys: The Film About Militant “Godfather” Ateke Tom and Chima

An American filmmaker crosses the lines of Nigeria’s oil conflict to bear witness to the lives of the militants engaged in the struggle, and the civilians caught in the crossfire. With breathtaking cinematography DELTA BOYS offers a never before seen glimpse of life in the volatile Niger Delta.

DELTA BOYS follows the lives of militant “Godfather” Ateke Tom who rules over his rebel camp with an iron fist, and Chima, a 21-year-old who left his home to join the fight. The film also shows life in a tiny fishing village where Mama, a 22-year-old, struggles to give birth amidst the conflict…

South African Carnival Girls


Jaguar Reveals Casting For Ridley Scott Associates' Short Feature Film 'Desire'

28 Nov 2012 07:00 Africa/Lagos

Jaguar Reveals Casting For Ridley Scott Associates' Short Feature Film 'Desire' At The US Debut Event For New F-TYPE

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Golden Globe nominee and Emmy Award winning actor, Damian Lewis, to take the lead in a short feature film, created by Jaguar in association with Ridley Scott Associates and to be released early 2013
Jordi Molla named as the villain in the short film
American actor, Shannyn Sossamon , to play lead female role
The short film is to be filmed on location in the Chilean desert at the beginning of December
Jaguar will invite viewers to follow the filming of 'Desire' with a rare insiders view of the set and filming process throughout this unique production
The soundtrack to the film has been written by singer songwriter Lana Del Rey. The exclusive track named 'Burning Desire', was inspired by the Jaguar F-TYPE
The F-TYPE is the first two-seater sports car from Jaguar since th…

This is Nollywood By Franco Sacchi

Storytelling lies at the heart of African culture — and now it’s digital.

This Is Nollywood tells the story of the Nigerian film industry—a revolution enabling Africans with few resources to tell African stories to African audiences. Despite all odds, Nigerian directors produce between 500 and 1,000 movies a year. The disks sell wildly all over the continent—Nollywood actors have become stars from Ghana to Zambia.

We experience the world of Nollywood through acclaimed director Bond Emeruwa's quest to make a feature-length action film in just nine days. Armed only with a digital camera, two lights, and about $20,000, Bond faces challenges unimaginable in Hollywood and Bollywood.

Electricity goes out. Street thugs demand extortion money. The lead actor doesn’t show. During one crucial scene, prayers blast from loudspeakers atop a nearby mosque, making shooting impossible. But, as Bond says, “In Nollywood we don’t count the walls. We learn how to climb them.”

In Nigeria’s teeming ca…

Top Questions of 2012

Will Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart get back together?

From Snooki to Sandy, Sheds Light on the Year's Biggest Questions - and the Story Behind the AnswersOAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --,a leading online brand for questions and answers and an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI), today released the top trending search terms and corresponding questions for 2012 around celebrities, news and politics. This year, Ask takes its annual analysis one step further with its 2012: What's on America's Mind? survey, conducted online by Harris Interactive among over 2,000 adults in November, which sets out to surface the underlying consumer perceptions driving these questions to the top of Ask's annual list. In conjunction with the release, Ask also created a virtual flipbook, capturing some of the most notable moments of the year.

"With nearly half of the queries on in the form of a full question, we get a snapshot of n…