Posts with the category “education”

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Former Pope Benedict XVI dies at 95
December 31st, 2022
Former Pope Benedict XVI dies at 95 Former Pope Benedict XVI has died at his Vatican residence, aged 95, almost a decade after he stood down because of ailing health. He led the Catholic Church for le...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Canada polar bears declining at alarming rate study finds
December 24th, 2022
Canada polar bears declining at alarming rate, study finds Polar bears are disappearing fast from the western part of Hudson Bay, on the southern tip of the Canadian Arctic, according to a new governm...  Read More
by James Koroma
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7 Startling And Life-Changing Health Benefits Of Beets
September 23rd, 2022
7 Startling And Life-Changing Health Benefits Of Beets While beets may look quite ordinary, they are a source of great nourishment for the human body. Once you start looking at beets as fantastic vege...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Nakba Day: What happened in Palestine in 1948?
May 15th, 2022
Nakba Day: What happened in Palestine in 1948? Every year on May 15, Palestinians around the world mark the Nakba, or catastrophe, referring to the ethnic cleansing of Palestine in 1948. Having secure...  Read More
by James Koroma
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11,536 Schools Closed Over Insecurity in Nigeria
April 18th, 2022
11,536 Schools Closed Over Insecurity in Nigeria United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has disclosed that 11, 536 schools were closed in Nigeria since 2020 over abduction and related security issues. ...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Amazon workers win battle to form first US union
April 1st, 2022
Amazon workers win battle to form first US union A team of Amazon workers has forced the technology giant to recognise a trade union in the US for the first time. Workers at a New York warehouse voted...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Russians liquidating crypto in UAE in hunt for safe havens
March 12th, 2022
Russians liquidating crypto in UAE in hunt for safe havens Crypto firms in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are being deluged with requests to liquidate billions of dollars of virtual currency as Russia...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Kenyan Public Health Expert Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
March 2nd, 2022
Kenyan Public Health Expert Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and Quaker Peace & Social Witness (QPSW) have nominated Dr. Miriam Were of Kenya for the 2022 ...  Read More
by James Koroma
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First woman reported cured of HIV after stem cell transplant
February 16th, 2022
First woman reported cured of HIV after stem cell transplant A patient with leukaemia in the United States has become the first woman and the third person to date to be cured of HIV after receiving a ...  Read More
by James Koroma
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African Countries Are Stuck On the Free Movement of People
January 16th, 2022
African Countries Are Stuck On the Free Movement of People Most African countries signed onto the Free Movement of Persons protocol in Addis Ababa in January 2018. Its rationale was set out clearly: t...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Sidney Poitier: Hollywood trailblazer dies aged 94
January 7th, 2022
Sidney Poitier: Hollywood trailblazer dies aged 94 Sidney Poitier, the first black man to win a best actor Oscar, has died at 94. The Hollywood star's death was confirmed to the BBC by the office of F...  Read More
by James Koroma
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James Webb Space Telescope ready to make history
December 24th, 2021
James Webb Space Telescope ready to make history The biggest space telescope ever conceived is scheduled to go into orbit in the coming hours.The $10bn James Webb Space Telescope will be launched on a...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Stolen Nepali statue returns to its temple after decades in US
December 4th, 2021
Stolen Nepali statue returns to its temple after decades in US A centuries-old sculpture of two Hindu gods has been re-installed at its temple in the Nepali capital Kathmandu, nearly 40 years after it...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Gene edited sex selection may spare animal suffering
December 3rd, 2021
Gene edited sex selection may spare animal suffering Scientists have used gene editing technology to create female-only and male-only litters of mice. Their technique could prevent the destruction of ...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Tanzania to lift ban on pregnant schoolgirls
November 27th, 2021
Tanzania to lift ban on pregnant schoolgirls Tanzania announced this week the lifting of a controversial ban prohibiting pregnant girls from returning to school, a decision that came after years of su...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Italy’s Altamura Man Reveals The Oldest Neanderthal DNA Ever Found
November 19th, 2021
Italy’s Altamura Man Reveals The Oldest Neanderthal DNA Ever Found In 1993, a group of cave explorers in southern Italy stumbled across a grisly find: a human skull covered in a thick layer of calcite...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Africans Weigh Green Energy Switch and Fossil Fuel Cash
October 31st, 2021
Africans Weigh Green Energy Switch and Fossil Fuel Cash As crucial U.N. climate change negotiations get underway in Glasgow Sunday, seeking steep global emissions cuts to protect people and nature, ma...  Read More
by James Koroma
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US heating bills set to surge as energy costs jump
October 15th, 2021
US heating bills set to surge as energy costs jump US heating bills are set to surge this winter as energy prices soar, the US Energy Information Administration says. About half of households use natu...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Kraft Heinz says people must get used to higher food prices
October 10th, 2021
Kraft Heinz says people must get used to higher food prices Miguel Patricio said the international food giant, which makes tomato sauce and baked beans, was putting up prices in several countries.Unli...  Read More
by James Koroma
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The Silk Road: 8 Goods Traded Along the Ancient Network
September 20th, 2021
The Silk Road: 8 Goods Traded Along the Ancient Network The Silk Road wasn’t a single route, but rather a vibrant trade network that crisscrossed central Eurasia for centuries, bringing far-flung cult...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Thousands of migrants camp under US-Mexico bridge
September 17th, 2021
Thousands of migrants camp under US-Mexico bridge Thousands of migrants have set up a makeshift camp on the United States side of the southern border, under a bridge that connects Texas with Mexico. L...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Twins conjoined at head separated after rare surgery in Israel
September 5th, 2021
Twins conjoined at head separated after rare surgery in Israel One-year-old twin girls who were born conjoined at the back of their heads have seen each other for the first time after undergoing rare ...  Read More
by James Koroma
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In Namibia Giraffes Fitted With GPS Technology
September 1st, 2021
Giraffes Fitted With GPS Technology Namibia has been known for its unspoiled natural beauty and fascinating wildlife, which led to the inclusion of protection of the environment and nature conservatio...  Read More
by James Koroma
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20 African Countries Meet in Uganda Over IPR Promotion, Protection
August 22nd, 2021
20 African Countries Meet in Uganda Over IPR Promotion, Protection Copyright experts from at least 20 African nations, including Uganda are currently negotiating possible ways through which member cou...  Read More
by James Koroma
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12 Ways To Survive Off-Grid Without Air Conditioning
August 13th, 2021
12 “Cool Ways” To Survive Off-Grid Without Air Conditioning Heat can be a killer. Heat waves kill more people each year in the United States than all of the other natural disasters combined. According...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Power of Conservancy Shines As Green Turtle Numbers in Seychelle Increase
August 8th, 2021
Power of Conservancy Shines As Green Turtle Numbers in Seychelle Increase Since the Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF) started monitoring green turtles' nesting in the early 1980s, there has been an ...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Nigeria's hipster herders - the funky Fulanis
July 24th, 2021
Nigeria's hipster herders - the funky Fulanis Bling earrings, shaved eyebrows and funky hairstyles are not what many would normally associate with Nigeria's Fulani herders, who spend most of their tim...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Using plastic waste to help solve sand shortages
July 18th, 2021
Using plastic waste to help solve sand shortages Does the world have a shortage of sand? At first, that might sound like a peculiar question.After all, sand covers vast expanses of beaches and deserts...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Common Household Items That Make For Great Garden Fertilizer
July 10th, 2021
Common Household Items That Make For Great Garden Fertilizer 1. Coffee GroundsDo you start the day with an overflowing cup of coffee? Those dried coffee grounds add nitrogen, potassium, and magnesium ...  Read More
by James Koroma
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India's Dowry Payments A Sense Of Stability
July 4th, 2021
India's Dowry Payments A Sense Of Stability Dowry payments in India's villages have been largely stable over the past few decades, a World Bank study has found. Researchers looked at 40,000 marriages ...  Read More
by James Koroma
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The Journey Of Lady Liberty To New York
July 2nd, 2021
The Journey Of Lady Liberty To New York From sea to shining sea, one lady leads the way as a symbol of freedom, independence, and opportunity. The Statue of Liberty represents far more than just an ic...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Tax Deal Set Bar Too Low, Campaigners Say
June 5th, 2021
Tax Deal Set Bar Too Low, Campaigners Say A landmark deal struck by rich nations to make multinational companies pay more tax has been criticised by campaigners for not going far enough. G7 finance mi...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Rwanda Opens Borders to Thousands Fleeing Volcano in Eastern DRC
May 23rd, 2021
Rwanda Opens Borders to Thousands Fleeing Volcano in Eastern DRC Some people are returning home a night after Mount Nyiragongo erupted, sending dangerous lava flows in the direction of the nearby city...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Fears Over U.S. Fuel Shortage Amid Cyber-Attack
May 9th, 2021
Fears Over U.S. Fuel Shortage Amid Cyber-Attack The US government issued emergency legislation on Sunday after the largest fuel pipeline in the US was hit by a ransomware cyber-attack. The Colonial Pi...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Posidonia Seagrass, Nature's Climate Defense Faces Uncertain Future
March 13th, 2021
Posidonia Seagrass, Nature's Climate Defense Faces Uncertain Future A hectare of this ancient, delicate plant can soak up 15 times more carbon dioxide every year than a similar sized piece of the Amaz...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Thousands of Indian women join farmers protests against new laws
March 8th, 2021
Thousands of Indian women join farmers’ protests against new laws Thousands of women have joined protests by farmers on the outskirts of New Delhi to mark International Women’s Day, demanding the scra...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Most pheasants sold for food contain lead shot
February 23rd, 2021
Most pheasants sold for food contain lead shot Almost all pheasants sold for food in the UK contain toxic lead shot, scientists have found. The discovery comes one year into a five-year transition to ...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Gold To Worst Start Of Year Since 1991
February 19th, 2021
Gold To worst Start Of Year Since 1991 Gold began the year with lofty expectations on the back of a record high and its biggest annual gain in a decade. Instead, the precious metal is off to its worst...  Read More
by James Koroma
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How To Heat Your Home With Solar Heating
February 13th, 2021
Solar power is a hot topic these days. With energy costs increasing and expected to keep on increasing, many are seeing solar power as the way to go. While expensive, it’s possible to add solar power ...  Read More
by James Koroma
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UAE Hope Probe Makes History Orbiting Around Mars
February 9th, 2021
UAE Hope Probe Makes History Orbiting Around Mars The United Arab Emirates is celebrating its first mission at Mars. It has put a probe called Hope in orbit around the planet, making it only the fifth...  Read More
by James Koroma