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Be Your Child’s Parent, Not Their BFF

Be Your Child’s Parent, Not Their BFF

We see it all over social media, at the mall, and around town.  Moms and daughters arm-in-arm, shopping, gossiping, lunching … just like BFFs. The male counterpart can be just as alluring: the “cool” Dad, always the hit of the party, the lenient Dad who can be counted on to bend the rules. DON’T DO IT […]

Jordan’s Azraq Becomes World’s First Clean Energy Refugee Camp

Jordan’s Azraq Becomes World’s First Clean Energy Refugee Camp

Thousands of Syrian families will light up their homes, charge their phones and chill their food by solar power tonight, as Jordan’s Azraq camp becomes the first refugee camp in the world to be powered by renewable energy. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has switched on Azraq’s new two-megawatt solar photovoltaic plant on. It will […]

South Africa’s Rand Firm As Central Bank Keeps Interest Rates On Hold

South Africa’s Rand Firm As Central Bank Keeps Interest Rates On Hold

South Africa’s rand inched up in early trade on Friday after the Reserve Bank kept rates on hold, and despite a less dovish than expected policy statement from the central bank as well as a global retreat in other commodity-dependent currencies. At 0640 GMT, the rand had firmed 0.14 percent to 12.9075 per dollar, slightly […]

Militia Violence In Central African Republic Leaves 300 Dead

Militia Violence In Central African Republic Leaves 300 Dead

Militia violence in Central African Republic has killed around 300 people and displaced 100,000 in the last two weeks, the United Nations and the government said on Thursday, in the worst displacement since a 2013 civil war. The violence marks a sharp escalation in the long conflict that began when the mostly Muslim Seleka rebel […]

Everything You Need To Know About The Liver

Everything You Need To Know About The Liver

Why is the liver important? The liver is the second largest organ in your body, weighing about three pounds. It is located under the right rib cage and is shaped like a football flattened on one side. The liver performs many jobs in your body, including processing what you eat and drink into energy and […]

This Is The Truth: Only You Can Make Yourself Happy

This Is The Truth: Only You Can Make Yourself Happy

There are some things that, as adults, we can only rely on ourselves for. Nobody is going to put food into our mouths. Nobody is going to bathe us. And I’m pretty sure that next time I’m on the toilet, I can yell, “I’m finished! Wipe my butt!” until out of breath — but I’ll […]

Kenya Airways’ Full-Year Pretax Loss Narrows 60.9 pct

Kenya Airways’ Full-Year Pretax Loss Narrows 60.9 pct

Kenya Airways Ltd’s pretax loss shrank 60.9 percent in the year to end-March to 10.2 billion shillings ($98.84 million), the company said on Thursday. The carrier, which saw losses mount after a slump in Kenyan tourism and an expensive fleet renewal exercise, swung to an operating profit of 897 million shillings from a loss of […]

High Noon for President Zuma as Key ANC Leaders Seek Ouster

High Noon for President Zuma as Key ANC Leaders Seek Ouster

South African President Jacob Zuma faces a key battle for his political survival this weekend when senior members of his ruling party say they’ll push for its decision-making national executive committee to order him to step down. Zuma, 75, goes into the meeting of the committee facing an unprecedented level of opposition from within the African […]

OPEC Wants To Carry On Pumping Less And Earning More

OPEC Wants To Carry On Pumping Less And Earning More

IEA Head of Oil Market Division Neil Atkinson weighs in on OPEC’s attempt to extend oil production cuts and talks about and compliance. He speaks on ‘Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe.’ (Source: Bloomberg) At first glance, OPEC’s cuts haven’t worked — global oil inventories remain well above normal levels. But the policy’s made a difference where it […]

Sudan Accuses Egypt Of Backing Rebels Ahead Of Foreign Minister’s Trip

Sudan Accuses Egypt Of Backing Rebels Ahead Of Foreign Minister’s Trip

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir accused Egypt on Tuesday of supporting rebels at war with Khartoum, a week ahead of a visit to Cairo by Sudan’s foreign minister that is aimed at easing tensions between the neighbouring states. Egypt and Sudan have been at odds in recent months on a range of issues from disputed land […]

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