Everard Lewars

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A Brief Understanding of Why Africans Are Hailing Fidel Castro As a Hero

This weekend the world woke up to the news that Fidel Castro, revolutionary and former Cuban president, was dead at 90.<p>The reaction has been swift as …

Cuba

Indian police detain pigeon carrying note that threatened Narendra Modi

Bird ‘taken into custody’ after it was found carrying a warning to the prime minister near the heavily militarised border with Pakistan<p>Indian police have taken a pigeon into custody after it was found carrying a warning note to Prime Minister Narendra Modi near the nation’s heavily militarised …

DNA from ancient skeletons reveals cause of London's Great Plague

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 1665, the Great Plague of London killed more than 75,000 people in the space of a year, almost a quarter of the city's population back then. It caused 8,000 deaths per week during its peak in September 1665.<p>To date, scientists and archaeologists alike have been unable able to state …

Swansea City v Chelsea: match preview

Borja Bastón, Swansea’s record signing, could make his debut for the hosts (assuming the striker has sufficiently recovered from a thigh injury) and will immediately be tasked with getting the better of David Luiz. The Brazilian’s return to Chelsea caught many by surprise but Antonio Conte thinks …

Four alternative places you can eat and drink before an Arsenal match

It’s hardly a secret that Arsenal fans shell out the highest prices in world football. The value for money of the tickets is debatable, but no-one …

Where will wild things go once their land is gone?

In just two decades, the world has lost about a tenth of its wilderness, according to an investigation in Current Biology. The study compared an …

Central Africa

What Serena Williams' Loss to Karolina Pliskova Means for Australian Open 2017

Serena Williams couldn't follow up her Wimbledon conquest with a victory at the U.S. Open, losing to Karolina Pliskova in the semifinal in New York on Thursday.<p>But this latest disappointment, coupled with a poor showing at the Rio Olympics, has folks questioning if Williams is losing her dominant …

One of Africa's Leading Female CEOs, Olatorera Oniru, Championing the Mobile Fashion Industry, Shares Growth Agenda

The African Fashion scene has continued to grow tremendously over the years with an industry potential worth billions of dollars. As we experience the rise of new designers, retailers, tech entrepreneurs and path finders changing the face of the fashion industry, there's no doubt that Africa's …

‘Democracy’ and ‘terrorism’ and the parameters of thinkable thought

At a recent academic conference devoted to the historical analysis of culture, I spoke to a young Israeli colleague about the highly problematic …

USMNT falls in latest FIFA world rankings

The U.S. national team rose back into the top 25 in the world for a few weeks but now they’re just outside it again.<p>Jurgen Klinsmann’s side slipped …

China will never advance as a society if it remains obsessed with playing the victim

Many hoped a better future was on the horizon after Chinese president Xi Jinping promised in the beginning of his tenure to usher in a new era by cracking down on corruption in the Communist Party of China (CPC). But in the four years since his ascension, the central tenor of his “reform”-focused …

The Latest: Trump calls Clinton campaign funds 'blood money'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT):<p>7 p.m.<p>Donald Trump is suggesting that Hillary Clinton's commanding …

West Brom manager Tony Pulis targets Queens Park Rangers' £4m winger Matt Phillips

West Bromwich Albion have made a £4 million bid for Queens Park Rangers winger Matt Phillips and are close to agreeing a new contract with James Morrison.<p>Tony Pulis has stepped up his summer recruitment drive with a firm offer for Phillips, a long-term target, and is hopeful of completing a deal …

How much it costs to hunt the Big Five in South Africa

A new report compiled by the US Democrats Natural Resources Committee outlines how hunting is hurting wildlife populations more than helping save …