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Tanzania President Samia Suluhu Hassan. PHOTO/Courtesy
TIME: Suluhu on list of 100 most influential people in 2022

By | 3 days ago

Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan was featured in this year’s Times list of 100 most influential people in the world. Also on the list is Ethi...

Monkeypox likely spread by sex – experts

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Monkeypox is likely to be a sexually transmissible virus, experts believe, that may be driving the outbreak in Britain. Previously it was believed the...

Barbadian singer Rihanna. PHOTO/Courtesy
Rihanna gives birth to baby boy

By | 7 days ago

 Rihanna and A$ap Rocky are officially parents … welcoming a baby boy to the world. That’s right, it’s the couple’s first...

Thailand's Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul.
Thailand set to give its citizens 1 million free bhang plants

By | 1 week ago

The Thai government will distribute one million free cannabis plants to households across the nation in June to mark a new rule allowing people to&nbs...

President Emmerson Mnangagwa commissions U.S.$27 million Swiss medicinal cannabis farm and processing plant
Zimbabwe launches Ksh3B bhang farm, processing plant

By | 2 weeks ago

Zimbabwe has launched a USD27 million (Ksh3,137,400,000) medical cannabis farm and processing plant, to become one of the first African nations to sta...

Women to be offered 3 days 'menstrual leave' every month in Spain after approval of new plans. PHOTO/Courtesy
Working women in Spain to be offered monthly menstrual leave

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Spain is to become the first Western country to offer ‘menstrual leave’ for women suffering period pain while at work, set to be capp...

Illustration of an Indian wedding often seen to be a lavish affairs, with thousands of guests. PHOTO/CourtesyIllustration of an Indian wedding often seen to be a lavish affairs, with thousands of guests. PHOTO/Courtesy
India couple sue son for not giving them a grandchild

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A couple in the north Indian state of Uttarakhand are suing their only son and his wife for not giving them a grandchild after six years of marriage. ...

Kenyan Anna Qabale Duba named world’s best Nurse. PHOTO/Courtesy
Kenyan woman named world’s best nurse, wins Ksh29M

By | 2 weeks ago

Anna Qabale Duba from Marsabit County in Kenya has been named the winner of a prestigious award, which has prize money of $250,000 (Ksh29M). Sheikh Ah...

Picture of a man suffering baldness. PHOTO/Courtesy
Judge rules calling men bald is sexual harassment

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A panel of judges in Sheffield, United Kingdom have ruled that calling a man ‘bald’ is sexual harassment. Each of the three judges overseeing the ...

Shireen Abu Akleh was covering Israeli raids on Jenin in the occupied West Bank PHOTO/Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera journalist shot dead by Israeli forces

By | 2 weeks ago

Israeli forces have shot dead Al Jazeera’s journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in the occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian health ministry. She...

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