“IN THE GULF the ladies want a big butt and a big vagina. Not the Lebanese
[Deutsche Welle] Vaccinations save lives, but African countries almost always have to import the necessary serums.
One way of keeping people off the grass EVER SINCE the six-day war of 1967, most of the western bank of the River Jordan, the eastern limit of land occupied by Israel, has been off-limits to humans.
A needle in Egypt’s eye FOR two millennia Europeans have prized ancient Egyptian obelisks.
[News24Wire] The ANC Youth League (ANCYL) is blaming its former leaders for the organisation’s liquidation.
[Monitor] President Museveni has criticised judges of the Constitutional Court for nullifying the extension of the term of Parliament from five years to seven and described their decision as an “undemocratic age limit nonsense” which focuses on form and procedure rather than substance.
[Premium Times] Nigerian authorities are issuing warnings about planned attacks on viewing centres across the country, charging security personnel to be vigilant throughout the month-long World Cup.
[WRI] Washington, DC -Informal workers — from street vendors and waste pickers to home-based workers that manufacture garments and other goods — represent 50 to 80 percent of urban employment worldwide. In the global south, where urbanization is happening most rapidly, they generate up to half of non-agricultural GDP.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -Researchers looking to steal a march on a maize-eating pest that has infested millions of hectares of crops in Africa over the past two years are deploying an app as part of their efforts to combat it.
[News24Wire] The Constitutional Court is expected to hand down judgment on Friday in the case brought by the EFF, UDM and COPE against the Speaker of the National Assembly to compel the House to carry out its constitutional functions and scrutinise President Jacob Zuma’s conduct.