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Hundreds Of Girls, Women Have Disappeared During Pandemic In Peru

Hundreds Of Girls, Women Have Disappeared During Pandemic In Peru

More than 900 women and girls have gone missing in Peru during its coronavirus lockdown, a top women’s rights official said on Tuesday, calling for the creation of a national missing persons register to address the “alarming” number of disappearances. Records must be kept to track those who go missing, whether they are found alive […]

Ammonium Nitrate Stored In A Warehouse Linked To Catastrophic Beirut Explosion

Ammonium Nitrate Stored In A Warehouse Linked To Catastrophic Beirut Explosion

A warehouse storing thousands of tons of unsecured highly explosive material has emerged as a possible source of the massive blast that ripped through the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, killing at least 100 people, injuring 4,000 and sending a shock wave across the city that damaged buildings and blew out windows up to 10 kilometers (6 miles) away. Lebanon’s […]

Continent Nears 1 Million Covid-19 Cases, With 21,100 Dead

Continent Nears 1 Million Covid-19 Cases, With 21,100 Dead

As of August 5, the confirmed Covid-19 case total from 55 African countries has reached 978,527. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 21,100 and recoveries 652,077. South Africa has the most reported cases – 521,318, with deaths numbering 8,884. The next most most-affected countries are Egypt (94,752, Nigeria (44,433), Ghana (37,812) and Algeria (32,504). The numbers […]

In Her 30’s : That’s Why You Cannot Keep A Man

In Her 30’s : That’s Why You Cannot Keep A Man

‘In her 30s’  This is the place where I share my daily ordeal with y’all on a weekly basis. I try to talk to you cos I feel y’all can relate with me or will be able to relate with me. You are welcome! Let me formally introduce myself; My name is Miriam. I am an […]

Natural Remedies Of Pumpkin Leaves(Ugwu)

Natural Remedies Of Pumpkin Leaves(Ugwu)

If you’ve been following our posts, you’ll see that we’ve been discussing how relevant plants are to our health and today we’ll be discussing the last in the series Telfairia occidentalis. I personally love using this vegetable to cook delicacies including various soups and even my noodles. Little did I know I was doing my […]

Singapore To Make Travellers Wear Electronic Tags To Enforce Quarantine

Singapore To Make Travellers Wear Electronic Tags To Enforce Quarantine

Singapore will make some incoming travellers wear an electronic monitoring device to ensure that they comply with coronavirus quarantines as the city-state gradually reopens its borders, authorities said on Monday. From August 11, the devices will be given to incoming travellers, including citizens and residents, from a select group of countries who will be allowed […]

Widowhood Practices And The Long Way To Healing

Widowhood Practices And The Long Way To Healing

The African culture is rich in cultural and religious practices with rules that govern every aspect of the lives of its people. Despite the differences in these practices across various cultures, there are similarities in practices regarding widowhood. Without a doubt, the African culture is rich and has for decades served as the source through […]

Landslides Kill 10 In Nepal As Heavy Rains Take Toll In South Asia

Landslides Kill 10 In Nepal As Heavy Rains Take Toll In South Asia

Heavy rain in Nepal triggered landslides on Monday that killed eight labourers at a construction site and two members of a family, taking the toll in floods and landslides to 177 since late May. Elsewhere in South Asia, the annual rainy season brought more misery with at least 135 people killed in Bangladesh since late […]

South Africans Go Online To Document Police Brutality

South Africans Go Online To Document Police Brutality

Strict enforcement of South Africa’s coronavirus lockdown by police and the army has placed the spotlight on official brutality, a cause of anger among the majority Black population for decades. Now a coalition of human rights organisations called C19 is seeking to document those abuses, hoping the data gathered will drive reform. A new website […]

Dany Garcia, Dwayne Johnson and RedBird Capital Buy XFL For $15 Million

Dany Garcia, Dwayne Johnson and RedBird Capital Buy XFL For $15 Million

Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia strike again: The power duo (and Entrepreneur cover stars) are partnering with RedBird Capital Partners to purchase the XFL for $15 million. The XFL, founded in 2018 by WWE chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, started its inaugural season in February before halting play due to the global health crisis. The league filed for bankruptcy protection […]