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The Plot To Exploit Girls, Sell Sex In Russia

The Plot To Exploit Girls, Sell Sex In Russia

 Human traffickers are planning to exploit relaxed Russian visa controls for next month’s World Cup to sell Nigerian women into sex work, state officials and anti-slavery activists said. Officials in Nigeria said they had intelligence showing plans were well underway to traffic local women into Russia for the football tournament, exploiting a move by Moscow […]

Kenyan Teen Breaks 16-year Old 10-K Race Record

Kenyan Teen Breaks 16-year Old 10-K Race Record

A Kenyan teenager, Rhonex Kipruto has broken a 16-year-old record to emerge winner of the UAE Healthy Kidney 10-K race in New York on Sunday. Kipruto beat other competitors to break the tape at 27:08 at New York City’s Central Park and rewrote history by breaking the 27:11 record that was set by Sammy Kipketer in New […]

#The Time Is Now : International Women’s Day

#The Time Is Now : International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities. It is also an opportunity to consider how to accelerate the 2030 Agenda, building momentum for […]

Overcome Your Fear Of Failure In 2018

Overcome Your Fear Of Failure In 2018

Achieving big goals usually requires you to do something you are afraid to do. Or think you can’t do. As my friend Tiffany Dufu likes to say “To get something you’ve never had, you need to do something you’ve never done.” And for many of us doing things we’ve never done is scary. And that […]

Personal Branding Is Non-Negotiable In Your Resolutions

Personal Branding Is Non-Negotiable In Your Resolutions

Why is everyone all of a sudden trying to become LinkedIn-famous? Is anyone else tired (like me) of reading about all of the branding “hacks” out there? After all, there’s a lot more to achieving great personal branding than tricking algorithms. And,make no mistake: Achieving great personal branding is important. In fact, when it comes […]

MAKING IT BETTER: New Year 2018, Make A Good Start!

Happy New Year readers!! I hope you managed to have a good if not great festive season. I know it was very stressful for many people for various reasons. I can only hope and pray that those stresses are completely removed or at the very least alleviated in the New Year.  We all know of […]

Freezing New York Welcomes 2018 With Tightest Security

Freezing New York Welcomes 2018 With Tightest Security

Some two million people braved New York’s coldest New Year weather for a century to welcome 2018 in Times Square, with police enforcing intensely strict security. Residents and tourists faced the worst New Year freeze since 1917, with temperatures of nine degrees Fahrenheit (minus 12.7 Celsius). After two attacks in the city inspired by the […]

Angola’s veteran leader Dos Santos says to step down in 2018

Angola’s veteran leader Dos Santos says to step down in 2018

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has been in power since 1979 and is one of Africa’s longest-ruling leaders, said on Friday he intended to step down in 2018 but gave no reason for his decision and did not name a preferred successor. Angola, a member of OPEC and Africa’s second largest oil exporter […]