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After Four Decades Of War, Afghan Widows Battle For Homes

After Four Decades Of War, Afghan Widows Battle For Homes

– After her husband was killed and their home in Baghlan province torched in Afghanistan’s long-running war, Nasim Gul fled nearly 200 miles to Kabul with her four children and moved in with her cousin, sewing clothes to eke out a living. As a widow, Gul could not claim the small plot of land her […]

Kenyatta Secures U.S.$1,6 Billion Investment Deals at UK-Africa Summit

Kenyatta Secures U.S.$1,6 Billion Investment Deals at UK-Africa Summit

President Uhuru Kenyatta has secured major investment deals worth over Sh170.8 billion in the ongoing UK-Africa Investment Summit in London. On Monday, the country also set history after its first-ever green bond, called the “Simba Bond”, was listed on the London Stock Exchange. The bond is the brainchild of Acorn Holdings Ltd, a residential real […]

Katerina Sakellaropoulou becomes Greece’s First Female President

Katerina Sakellaropoulou becomes Greece’s First Female President

High court judge and human rights advocate Katerina Sakellaropoulou has been elected Greece’s first female president by parliament on Wednesday. Sakellaropoulou was nominated by the ruling conservative New Democracy party, but also managed to secure the backing of the main opposition party Syriza and the centre-left Movement for Change. Breaking through gender barriers is not a new thing […]

Catholic Church To Build Cathedral At 1930 Prison In Rwanda

Catholic Church To Build Cathedral At 1930 Prison In Rwanda

After years of speculation about what next for the premises formerly occupied by Nyarugenge Prison, popularly known as ‘1930’ the expansive prime property is set to accommodate what could be the country’s biggest Catholic cathedral. Located in Kigali’s Central Business District, the facility is one of the oldest buildings in Kigali and among the oldest […]

British Prime Minister, African Leaders Urge Investors To Accelerate Economic Role On the Continent

British Prime Minister, African Leaders Urge Investors To Accelerate Economic Role On the Continent

UK companies must leap at the chance to deepen economic ties with Africa, a continent with unmatched investment opportunities, several African leaders said at a high-level panel. At an oversubscribed opening ceremony for the 2020 UK-Africa Investment Summit, Monday, attended by dignitaries and delegates from 16 African countries, including President El Sisi of Egypt, British […]

Rwanda To Scrap Visa Fees For Over 90 Countries

Rwanda To Scrap Visa Fees For Over 90 Countries

Rwanda is considering scrapping visa fees for citizens of the Commonwealth, as well as the African Union and La Francophonie member countries, President Paul Kagame has announced. President Paul Kagame made the announcement yesterday at the International School for Government at King’s College in London, while speaking about Rwanda’s transformation journey. The conversation was moderated […]

High-Profile El Salvador Femicide Case Exposes Deadly Gender Violence

High-Profile El Salvador Femicide Case Exposes Deadly Gender Violence

A Salvadoran man accused of murdering his girlfriend faces a possible 50 years in prison if convicted in a closely watched trial that started this week highlighting the widespread violence women face in the Central American nation. The killing of journalist Karla Turcios, whose beaten body was found dumped on a roadside in 2018, made […]

Kenyatta Secures U.S.$1,6 Billion Investment Deals at UK-Africa Summit

Kenyatta Secures U.S.$1,6 Billion Investment Deals at UK-Africa Summit

President Uhuru Kenyatta has secured major investment deals worth over Sh170.8 billion in the ongoing UK-Africa Investment Summit in London. On Monday, the country also set history after its first-ever green bond, called the “Simba Bond”, was listed on the London Stock Exchange. The bond is the brainchild of Acorn Holdings Ltd, a residential real […]

7 Clutch Bags You Will Absolutely Love

7 Clutch Bags You  Will  Absolutely Love

7 CLUTCH BAGS YOU WILL ABSOLUTELY LOVE!   Clutch bags started as objects used to carry items. Now it is a major fashion accessory and also used as an organiser within a big bag. With a clutch bag, you can carry stuff without damaging your slay.   Awesome right?   Permit us to interrupt your […]

Door-knocking Neighbors Help Avert Home Seizures In Detroit

Door-knocking Neighbors Help Avert Home Seizures In Detroit

When Delores Orr was going door-to-door helping her Detroit neighbours deal with the effects of one of the nation’s worst tax foreclosure crises, she was shocked at how many people didn’t know their homes were in danger or what to do about it. As it turned out, that included her. Orr, 72, was working with […]

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