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The hushed downside of Kenya’s quick mobile loans

By | 2 weeks ago

Over the past 10 years mobile-based lending has grown in Kenya. Some estimates put the number of mobile lending platforms at 49. The industry is large...

Should fruit juice really be part of your diet? Experts weigh in

By | 1 month ago

Fruit juice was once viewed as part of a healthy diet, but today it is often seen as supplying little more than a high dose of sugar. Increasingly, fr...

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Five animals that could help us beat human diseases

By | 3 months ago

Adam Taylor, Lancaster University As humans, we may feel rather lucky about our evolutionary lot. We live longer than many other animals, and lifespan...

How giving young people basic financial skills helps them find jobs

By | 4 months ago

Leila Patel, University of Johannesburg; Lauren Graham, University of Johannesburg, and Zoheb Khan, University of Johannesburg The picture in South Af...

Menopause? This is why you should consider early estrogen replacement therapy

By | 4 months ago

Glen Pyle, University of Guelph Prior to menopause, women have lower rates of death from cardiovascular disease compared to age-matched men, but after...

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Mohamed Morsi: death of Egypt’s former president shows deep state was always going to triumph

By | 4 months ago

Dina Rezk, University of Reading Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s first democratically elected president, died on June 17 in court in Cairo where he was on tr...

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