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At Least 15 Killed During Burundi Referendum Campaign: Rights Group

At Least 15 Killed During Burundi Referendum Campaign: Rights Group

At least 15 people were killed and six were raped during a referendum campaign in Burundi that could let President Pierre Nkurunziza hold power until 2034, Human Rights Watch said on Friday. Security forces and their allies the Imbonerakure youth militia created a climate of fear and intimidation ahead of Thursday’s vote and opponents were […]

It Was an Unlucky Week to Throw $8.8 Billion at the Stock Market

It Was an Unlucky Week to Throw $8.8 Billion at the Stock Market

One week doesn’t make a market cycle. Investors who just poured almost $9 billion into U.S. equities can take comfort in that. Not that this was such a bad one. Small-cap stocks, in particular, acquitted themselves well, even as 10-year Treasury yields soared to a seven-year high. But for most companies, the specter of rising […]

Mauritius 2017 Unemployment Falls To Lowest Since 2008

Mauritius 2017 Unemployment Falls To Lowest Since 2008

The unemployment rate in Mauritius fell to 7.1 percent last year from 7.3 percent in 2016, its lowest level since 2008, official data showed on Thursday.   Statistics Mauritius said the number of unemployed fell by 600 from 42,400 to 41,800. It said unemployment was now at its lowest since 2008 when the rate was […]

Fear Casts Shadow Over Burundi Vote On Extending President’s Rule

Fear Casts Shadow Over Burundi Vote On Extending President’s Rule

Burundians stood in long lines on Thursday to vote in a referendum that could let President Pierre Nkurunziza stay in power to 2034, deepening fears of political repression and ethnic conflict in the heart of Africa’s Great Lakes. Nearly half a million people have fled since Nkurunziza, a 54-year-old former sports teacher and ethnic Hutu […]

Things Parents Do That Undermine Relationship

Things Parents Do That Undermine Relationship

Parents can unknowingly undermine relationships when interacting with their children on a day-to-day basis. Over time the break down of the relationship will affect your child’s response to you, their behaviors, and their adherence to rules. You need to establish boundaries in relationship with your children, but it must be done in a healthy way […]

What Parents Need to Know About Kids and Asthma

What Parents Need to Know About Kids and Asthma

If you’re a parent of a kid with asthma, you know all too well the terrifying experience of seeing your child cough uncontrollably, gasp for air, or even double over and turn shades of purple while you scramble for the inhaler. Pediatric asthma attacks, most common in children ages 4 and under, are not for […]

Uganda Power Distributor Umeme To Spend $1.2 bln To Expand Grid

Uganda Power Distributor Umeme To Spend $1.2 bln To Expand Grid

Ugandan power distributor Umeme Ltd plans to spend $1.2 billion in the next seven years to revamp and expand the grid and has hired an adviser to explore options for raising the money, the company’s chief executive said on Wednesday. The investments will be used to prepare for an expected rise in power expected to […]

Burundi To Vote In Referendum That Could Let President Hold Power To 2034

Burundi To Vote In Referendum That Could Let President Hold Power To 2034

Burundians vote on Thursday in a referendum that would let President Pierre Nkurunziza stay in power until 2034, raising fears of deeper political repression and ethnic conflict in the Great Lakes nation only a generation after the Rwandan genocide. Nearly half a million have fled since Nkurunziza won a third term in a violent election […]

Love Wakes You Up To The Gift Of Life

Love Wakes You Up To The Gift Of Life

There is a lot of emotion around the area of our lives that we call relationships, and the reason for all that emotion is because we tend to make relationships life and death. We do that because whenever we enter into a relationship we come face-to-face with our deepest fears. Our partners, intimate and familial, […]

What a Baby’s Birth Weight Really Tells You

What a Baby’s Birth Weight Really Tells You

Get ready, dads-to-be: You’re about to be asked a million times over how much your baby weighed at birth. This is one of the most common questions new parents get from friends, relatives, even strangers on the street. Why the obsession with birth weight? “In general, it can be a good indicator of the baby’s […]

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