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LOUD WHISPERS:  Cold, Alone And Forgotten

LOUD WHISPERS: Cold, Alone And Forgottenarray(3) { [0]=> int(17486) [1]=> int(19601) [2]=> int(20640) }

Years ago, when I was still living in London, I was on an underground train one day with an old black lady.  Let…

Popular British TV Drama to Feature Female Genital Mutilation Plotline

Popular British TV Drama to Feature Female Genital Mutilation Plotlinearray(3) { [0]=> int(17486) [1]=> int(19601) [2]=> int(20640) }

Popular British period drama “Call the Midwife” is to feature female genital mutilation (FGM) in a storyline about a pregnant Somali woman living…

Liberia: ‘Increase Women’s Participation By 35 Percent’

Liberia: ‘Increase Women’s Participation By 35 Percent’array(3) { [0]=> int(17486) [1]=> int(19601) [2]=> int(20640) }

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called on political parties in the country to increase women’s participation and go beyond what was agreed to…

At Cape Town Forum, UN Women And Partners Seek Ways To Close Gender Data Gaps

At Cape Town Forum, UN Women And Partners Seek Ways To Close Gender Data Gapsarray(3) { [0]=> int(17486) [1]=> int(19601) [2]=> int(20640) }

With only 41 per cent of countries regularly producing data on violence against women and only 13 per cent of countries having a…

Woman Commits Suicide Over Argument With husband

Woman Commits Suicide Over Argument With husbandarray(3) { [0]=> int(17486) [1]=> int(19601) [2]=> int(20640) }

The wife of a Naval Rating officer committed suicide over a misunderstanding with her husband at Igando area of Lagos State. The deceased,…

Kenya Bans Importation of Poultry From Uganda Over Bird Flu

Kenya Bans Importation of Poultry From Uganda Over Bird Fluarray(3) { [0]=> int(17486) [1]=> int(19601) [2]=> int(20640) }

Kenyan authorities Wednesday announced a ban on the importation of poultry and poultry products from Uganda, where an outbreak of avian flu was…

Panic As Lassa Fever Resurfaces In Rivers State

Panic As Lassa Fever Resurfaces In Rivers Statearray(3) { [0]=> int(17486) [1]=> int(19601) [2]=> int(20640) }

The people of Rivers state were, on Wednesday, thrown into panic as rumours gave way to the confirmation of a case of the…

Gambian Vice President Resigns As Jammeh Remains Defiant

Gambian Vice President Resigns As Jammeh Remains Defiantarray(3) { [0]=> int(17486) [1]=> int(19601) [2]=> int(20640) }

In what is clearly the biggest indication that the President of The Gambia, Yayha Jammeh, has lost control of his government, the country’s…

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Why Eating Right and Exercise May Not Be Enough

Why Eating Right and Exercise May Not Be Enough

In high school, I was known as the healthy one because I ate well and exercised a lot. This always made me wonder, Then why do I feel…

A Good Diet Matters More Than Bad Genes

A Good Diet Matters More Than Bad Genes

  Whether you are a vegetable lover or a vegetable hater, there is another — and more powerful — reason to eat your veggies: chemicals naturally found in plant-based foods, called phytochemicals,…

The Power Of Cold Water

The Power Of Cold Water

Every morning, Tony Robbins starts his day off by plunging into a 57-degree Fahrenheit pool of water. It’s not exactly a gentle way to wake up, but that’s…