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Emirates celebrates African artistes in new brand advertising campaign

In a bid to take the message of ‘New Africa’ to the world, multiple award winning and fastest growing airline, Emirates is celebrating the talent, energy, creativity and global appeal of Nigerian and African artistes in its new pan-African brand advertising campaign. The campaign video...

Friday, April 5, 2019, 2:26 AM

China makes proposals on tech in trade talks - U.S. officials

China has made unprecedented proposals in talks with the United States on a range of issues including forced technology transfer as the two sides work to overcome remaining obstacles to a deal to end their protracted trade war, U.S. said on Wednesday. U.S. President Donald Trump imposed tariffs on...

Friday, March 29, 2019, 1:24 AM

The dangers of being an older mother: Risk of a miscarriage spikes to 54% for over-45s

The risk of suffering a miscarriage soars for older mothers, a study suggests. The number of older mothers has increased in recent decades, as more women concentrate on their career first and turn to family later. Women now have their first child five years later on average than they did four...

Sunday, March 24, 2019, 10:36 PM

Cancer tumours in the gut feed off sugary drinks, new study shows

Sugar could be fuelling cancer by speeding up the growth of tumours in the body, according to a new study.   Scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York, found that mice consuming high-fructose corn syrup, used in biscuits, ice cream and energy drinks, saw intestinal tumours grow...

Sunday, March 24, 2019, 10:16 PM

Africa lags behind in global ICT goods trade, UNCTAD

Africa lags behind in the international trade of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) goods earning just a small percentage from the lucrative sector. The continent’s share of the USD 2.1 trillion in 2017 remained negligible despite the demand for electronic components used in...

Thursday, March 21, 2019, 10:25 PM

Kenyan film ‘Supa Modo charms New York audience

Supa Modo, an acclaimed Kenyan film starring a 10-year-old girl, was screened on Saturday before a receptive audience in New York. Director Likarion Wainaina’s 74-minute feature made its eastern United States debut at the New York International Children’s Film Festival. In a question-...

Monday, March 18, 2019, 12:07 AM

Herbs & spices with the most powerful health benefits

TUMERIC First and foremost, turmeric is an incredible inflammation fighter. It can even make a significant difference in individuals who suffer from rheumatic pain. This is because of constituent curcumin – its active constituent and yellow bioactive compound, lending turmeric its colour....

Sunday, March 17, 2019, 11:01 PM

UCL Draws: City face Spurs as United draw Barca in last eight

Manchester United will face Barcelona in the Champions League quarterfinals while Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur clash in an all-Premier League tie following Friday's draw. Liverpool were drawn to play FC Porto in the knockout rounds for the second year in succession, as Ajax's...

Friday, March 15, 2019, 3:21 PM

R. Kelly pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting teens

Grammy-winning R&B star R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that he sexually assaulted three teenage girls and a woman in alleged incidents dating back to 1998, weeks after a television documentary leveled new accusations against him. The 52-year-old performer, whose real name is...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 10:38 AM

Is waking up early good or bad?

Being successful means waking up early – or so we’re constantly told. It makes you more productive. Celebrities and CEOs do it. You’ll be healthier and happier. You’ll feel in control of your life. But despite the deluge of such stories, waking up at an ungodly hour isn...

Sunday, February 24, 2019, 12:00 AM

Tributes pour in for German fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld

Reaction to the news of Karl Lagerfeld’s death at the age of 85, has prompted an outpouring of tributes. Lagerfeld, who passed away yesterday, was a German creative director, fashion designer, artist, photographer and caricaturist who lived in Paris. Instantly recognisable in his dark suits...

Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 10:36 AM

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