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Malaysia’s Sabah Aims To Win Big As World’s First Green Palm Oil State

Malaysia’s Sabah Aims To Win Big As World’s First Green Palm Oil State

For Ettol Kumpilon, the switch from growing rice to oil palm on his small family farm in Malaysia’s eastern state of Sabah has enabled him to renovate his home, send his eldest child to school and build up a healthy pot of savings. But with climate change fuelling rising temperatures that are hurting his yields, […]

Rafael Nadal Wins Australian Open — And Breaks Three-Way Tie For Most Grand Slam Titles

Rafael Nadal Wins Australian Open — And Breaks Three-Way Tie For Most Grand Slam Titles

Tennis star Rafael Nadal won a record 21st Grand Slam men’s single title after defeating Daniil Medvedev in the Australian Open final Sunday, breaking a three-way tie between him, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer for the most wins at the sport’s top four tournaments. KEY FACTS Nadal won 2-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 7-5, marking the […]

EFCC Detains VON DG, Osita Okechukwu

EFCC Detains VON DG, Osita Okechukwu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has detained the Director-General of Voice of Nigeria, VON, Osita Okechukwu. According to sources at the commission, Mr Okechukwu arrived at the headquarters of the anti-graft agency in Abuja at about 1.30 p.m. on Saturday to honour an invitation. Although the allegations he is being investigated for are still sketchy, […]

3 Types Of Shapewear That Can Be Worn Under Outfits

3 Types Of Shapewear That Can Be Worn Under Outfits

Shapewear is a type of undergarment that is tightly fitted and can provide your body with the support it requires as well as the shape it desires. Its purpose is to shape a specific part of the body into the desired shape. Shapewear can make a woman appear slimmer or with smoother, more defined curves. […]

Be Led By The Holy Spirit

Be Led By The Holy Spirit

The more areas of your life you involve the Lord in, the more you can experience His protection. You can even ask the Lord to guide you in something as seemingly natural as your travel itinerary. In fact, read the passage above. The apostle Paul allowed the Holy Spirit to lead them at every step. […]

Five Things You Should Know About Ngugi Wa Thiong’o

Five Things You Should Know About Ngugi Wa Thiong’o

Kenya’s most celebrated author Ngugi wa Thiong’o marked his 84 birthday on January 5. Having published his first novel – Weep Not Child – in 1964, Ngugi remains active in writing and teaching. His latest creative effort is Kenda Muiyuru (The Perfect Nine), a Gikuyu epic that was longlisted for the 2021 International Man Booker Prize. Kenyan […]

What Fetching Water Costs Women And Girls In Nairobi’s Informal Settlements

What Fetching Water Costs Women And Girls In Nairobi’s Informal Settlements

Fetching water is usually a “women’s affair”, as has been documented all over the world. The consequences of spending time and energy to get safe water are felt in women’s health and emotional wellbeing, as well as incomes. Existing research on water access by women in informal settlements tends to focus on their gender role, how they collect […]

What Makes Young People Accept Help To Stay Well

What Makes Young People Accept Help To Stay Well

Anyone who has ever tried to convince an adolescent to behave a certain way is likely to be familiar with resistance. So, when offering support to help young people stay healthy, happy and out of difficulty, it’s worth knowing what they are comfortable with. Interventions that young people find acceptable are more likely to work. […]

Women’s Rights Leader Detained in Sudan Capital

Women’s Rights Leader Detained in Sudan Capital

The head of Sudan’s No to Oppression of Women initiative, Amira Osman, was detained during a midnight raid by security forces on her home in Khartoum in the early hours of Sunday morning. Her detention has prompted condemnation from within Sudan, as well as from the United Nations mission in the country. The initiative said […]

Kenya Lifts Ban on Passenger Flights From UAE

Kenya Lifts Ban on Passenger Flights From UAE

The government has lifted the ban imposed on all inbound and transit passenger flights from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) two weeks ago. According to the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) Director-General Gilbert Kibe, the flight was lifted on Monday at midnight. “Kenya shall do a NOTAM lifting the suspension of flights to and from […]