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The Pain Of Being A Widow In Africa

The Pain Of Being A Widow In Africa

“We got a letter from the mine telling us that the mine was going to close and my husband was to stop going to work with immediate effect.” When their spouses die women tend to suffer the most. Housewives are the most affected, when their working spouse die they are left with nothing and sometimes […]

The Ordeals Of Women Living In Slums

The Ordeals Of Women Living In Slums

 Today, across the globe, nearly one billion people live in slums and informal settlements in about 100,000 cities – about a quarter of the urban population. The thought of getting old, retiring and still living in a slum used to scare Emma Ochieng. Now the 55-year-old primary teacher has a new house on an estate […]

Justice Department Opens Criminal Probe Into Uber

Justice Department Opens Criminal Probe Into Uber

The Department of Justice has launched a criminal investigation into Uber’s use of a secret software that was used to evade authorities in places where its ride-hailing service was banned or restricted, according to a person familiar with the government’s probe. The investigation is in its early stages, but deepens the crisis for the embattled […]