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The Secret Hand Behind West Africa’s Regime Changes

Armed with AK-47s, the rebels sneaked into Liberia on Christmas Eve in 1989 to overthrow the country’s President Samuel Doe. As the ensuing civil war …

Africa

Port Harcourt: Why is this Nigerian city covered in a strange black soot?

<b>Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> For more than two years, Saatah Nubari has woken up covered in a strange black soot.<p>There's been a literal cloud hanging over the southeastern city of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. People's clothes have been covered in soot. The streets are covered in soot. Even residents' bed …

Africa

How the sushi boom is fuelling tapeworm infections

The good news, said A&E doctor Kenny Bahn, was that the patient who had turned up at the emergency department was not dying. That is about the only happy element of the story Bahn, who works at a hospital in California, went on to tell on This Won’t Hurt a Bit, a medical podcast, about a man who …

Medicine

19 Netflix Original Movies You Didn't Know Existed That Are Gonna Be Your New Obsessions

Did you know that there's more to Netflix original content than <i>Stranger Things</i> (staff writer: Jessie Nickson-Lopez) and <i>The Crown</i> (casting: Nina …

The hidden religious dimension to Nigeria's violence

<i>Photo courtesy Open Doors International</i><p>Nigeria has never been at ease with itself: social unrest has been one of the trademarks of the country. …

Trouble sleeping? Why adults need bedtime stories too

When I told George, my then six-year-old son, the title of my new book – Bedtime Stories for Grown-Ups – he just laughed.<p>“Dad, grown-ups don’t need bedtime stories!”<p>I smiled back and replied: “But they do, angel…”<p>A few weeks previously, once upon a time in 2014, soon after my anthology Poems that …

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Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Web Traffic

Nigeria's First Lady Put Her Husband On Blast For Hiring People He Doesn't Even Know

“If it continues like this, me, I’m not going to be part of any movement again,” Aisha Buhari told the BBC.<p>In an interview with the BBC, Aisha Buhari said that after receiving “complaints upon complaints” from people who approached her both individually and collectively, she decided to tell her …

Africa

Nigeria spends $2.4 billion to drag country out of recession-Buhari

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria has spent 720.5 billion naira ($2.4 billion) on capital expenditure this year to help drag Africa’s biggest economy out of recession, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Saturday.<p>Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari speaks during his meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama …

Africa

9 signs you'll never be rich

Contrary to popular belief, "Everyone has the same opportunity to acquire wealth," says self-made millionaire Steve Siebold. But is wealth in the cards for you?<p>To help you evaluate that, we've rounded up nine red flags to watch out for. While no one can predict the future, the following choices …

Self-improvement

Earn More: How to Create 10 New Income Streams Even if You Have no Money

<i>This post appeared first on Centsai</i><p>At any given time in life, I have always had several sources of income.<p>When I started working, as a teenager, I was teaching the piano to younger kids. I had five clients Monday to Friday. If I lost one, only 20 percent of my income was lost. Had I been a music …

#PanamaPapers: Africa's richest man, Dangote, his brother, Dantata, linked to shell companies in tax havens - Premium Times Nigeria

<i>Related News</i><p>With a staggering $15.4 billion wealth, Nigeria’s businessman and industrialist, Aliko Dangote, is on Forbes Rich List as the richest man …

Corruption

What is a miniaturized hydrogen bomb?

North Korea successfully tested a “miniaturized H-bomb,” an announcer on the isolated country’s state-run television station said Wednesday, weeks after leader Kim Jong-un said the country had successfully developed a hydrogen bomb.<p>The country’s claim is already being refuted by nuclear experts. If …

North Korea

101 quotes on success from some of the world's most accomplished people

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

There is a 'magic money tree' - and five other facts about money

Is there a magic money tree? Why does the amount of money matter? And why don't politicians decide on interest rates?<p>Money is the bedrock of the modern economy. But beyond our everyday interactions with it, it can be hard to understand why money matters.<p>These are the things you absolutely must know …

'We grew apart': Jeremy Kyle reveals reason behind split with his model wife Carla after 13 'generally happy' years together

• <b>Kyle married Carla Germaine in 2002 and they have three children together</b>• <b><br>Pair separated amicably and have been living apart since the summer</b>• <b><br>Talk show</b> …

Motorsport

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior is to reward ourselves. With motivation, we repeat the action again and again until it becomes ingrained.<p>How you go …

Happiness

You Won't Believe These Unexpected Uses for Vaseline

Vaseline has been my go-to beauty product since I was in diapers (<i>literally</i>). It’s the perfect remedy for healing my winter chapped lips and soothing …