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Gloria Steinem and Madeleine Albright Scold Young Women Backing Bernie Sanders

Gloria Steinem and Madeleine Albright Scold Young Women Backing Bernie Sanders

MANCHESTER, N.H. — As Democrats consider Hillary Clinton’s candidacy for the second time, women are wrestling with a difficult question: whether they have an obligation to get behind someone who is closer than anyone has ever been to becoming the first female president. And with her opponent, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, outdrawing her in […]

A Much-Needed Reality Check for People Over 50

A Much-Needed Reality Check for People Over 50

I’m a big fan of hope. I’ve stood on the edge of some grim and horrific precipices, and managed to avoid falling into them because of hope. I’ve experienced injustices and cruelty, and survived, even thrived, because of hope. But hope does intersect with reality, and sometimes, reality needs to win. Back in my most […]

Bugisu women to use bedrooms to convice husbands to vote Museveni

Bugisu women to use bedrooms to convice husbands to vote Museveni

Women in Bulambuli have pledged to use their bedrooms to convince their husbands to vote for President Yoweri Museveni and Irene Muloni. “We pledge to do what it takes to use our bedrooms to convince our husbands to vote for President Museveni, Muloni and other NRM candidates,” Veronica Namasaba said. She said that a number […]

Dispatches: Remembering Masika, One of Congo’s Heroes

Dispatches: Remembering Masika, One of Congo’s Heroes

The Democratic Republic of Congo lost a hero this week. Rebecca Masika Katsuva, a women’s rights activist who dedicated her life to helping rape victims in eastern Congo, passed away unexpectedly on February 2. Masika had a huge heart and incredible courage. She was raped herself – multiple times – and witnessed unimaginable violence against […]

Video: Minute Motivation with Doyin

Quiz Intro When my children were a lot younger and I was invited to birthday parties, I found the parties I enjoyed most were those with just one exit door – I simply sat near the door. I knew that as long as the kids didn’t go past me at that door, they were safe […]

Buhari as Good News for Europe

Buhari as Good News for Europe

Martins Schultz, the President of the European Parliament minced no words in describing why Europe is enamored of our President, Muahmmadu Buhari, so much as to give him the honor of addressing the continent’s  legislative arm. The big endorsement President Buhari got is on account of the outstanding wars he has waged so far on […]

Woman pulled alive from rubble two days after Taiwan quake

Woman pulled alive from rubble two days after Taiwan quake

A woman was pulled alive from the rubble of a collapsed building in the southern Taiwan city of Tainan on Monday and another man has been found alive trapped inside more than 48 hours after a deadly earthquake struck, officials said. The death toll from the quake rose to 35 earlier on Monday, with more […]

Nigerians have image problem abroad, hampers emigration to West: President

Nigerians have image problem abroad, hampers emigration to West: President

Nigerians have an image problem abroad which makes it difficult to emigrate to the West, but they can stay at home where their services are needed, President Muhammadu Buhari was quoted as saying by a British newspaper on Saturday. A former army ruler from the 1980s who returned to power as a civilian after winning […]

Workers begin protest against electricity tariff hike

Workers begin protest against electricity tariff hike

NIGERIA Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and other affiliate unions are planning a protest against recent increase in electricity tariff today. General Secretary of NLC, Peter Ozo-Eson, confirmed in a chat with The Guardian yesterday that there was no going back on the proposed protest nationwide. However, in a twist, electricity workers cautioned […]

Medical experts seek help to curb mother-to-child spread of HIV/AIDS

Medical experts seek help to curb mother-to-child spread of HIV/AIDS

THE vision of halting the spread of HIV/AIDS to the next generation of Nigerians can only be realised if the Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission (PMTCT) of the ailment is given utmost attention by governments at all levels. This was stated by medical experts yesterday at the 16 local councils of Taraba State when they hosted […]