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Talcum Powder May Cause Cancer, Experts Warn

Researchers are unanimous that talc or talcum powder can cause lung, ovarian, stomach and endometrial (uterine) cancers. They said talc consisting of asbestos is generally accepted as being able to cause cancer if it is inhaled or/and used regularly...

Nigeria Ranked 3rd Most Unsafe Country for Mobile Users

A report by Kaspersky Lab has placed Nigeria third among countries where the highest number of mobile malware threats were detected in 2018. Kaspersky Lab’s mobile malware evolution 2018 report ranked Nigeria 3rd on its top 10 list of most...

South Africa Named Most Unhealthy Country in the world

A new global health ranking has identified the world's healthiest - and most unhealthy - countries in 2019. The Indigo Wellness Index, compiled and led by Richard Davies at economics consultancy Bloomsbury Economics and published by investment business LetterOne in...

The World’s Smallest Church is in Uganda and it Only Accommodates Three

The chapel has no known or given name yet but it’s popularly known as the Chapel on Biku Hill. Established in 1996, it was founded by now-retired Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, His Lordship Henry Luke Orombi in...

10 Bizarre Facts About Sex You Probably Didn’t Know Until Now

Sex as a unique expression of intimacy appears to have numerous benefits for one’s life and health (and also risks), as many studies have shown: it’s a stress reliever, it reduces the risk of cancer (especially prostate cancer in...

Kenya: Rare Black Leopard Caught on Camera for First Time in 100 Years

An incredibly rare black leopard has been caught on camera in Kenya by a British photographer for the first time in a century. These remarkable images, said to be the first clear ones in 100 years of the creature, show...

Report: Nigerians Spend Over 3 Hours A Day On Social Media, Ranked 6th in the World

Now ranked number one in the world for time spent online, Nigeria far exceeds the global average of 2 hours and 16 minute. We Are Social and Hootsuite have published the latest Global Digital Yearbook for 2019, showing how the...

One in Seven Nigerians Uses Hard Drugs, New Federal Survey Shows

One in seven Nigerians uses drugs, more than twice the global average, according to the country’s first major national drug-use survey published on Tuesday. The survey, conducted by the Nigerian government, the European Union and the United Nations Office on...

Nigeria Received The Most Startup Funding in Africa in 2018

African tech publication, Disrupt Africa has released its 2018 funding report for African startups. And as any one would expect, 2018 was by far the biggest year for African startups so far. According to the report, African Startups raked in...

People With Very High IQ Have This In Common, According to Psychologists

According to a study published in the journal Learning and Individual Differences, Being conscientious is linked to having a high IQ, but only among females. Among males, however, those who are more careless and indifferent have higher IQs. The aim...

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TIME 100: Tony Elumelu, Three Other Nigerians Makes Time’s list of 100 Most Influential People Of 2020

Tony Elumelu, is among four Nigerians named by the Time Magazine International in their 2020 list of 100 most...

Zambia’s Namwali Serpell Wins UK’s Top Prize For Science Fiction

Zambia's Namwali Serpell has won the UK’s top prize for science fiction, the Arthur C Clarke award, for her first novel "The Old Drift". The...

African Tribe: The Artistic Ndebeles of Southern Africa

The Ndebeles are an African ethnic group living in South Africa and Zimbabwe known for their artistic talent, especially with regard to their painted houses and colorful beadwork. Not much is known about these people except that they originated from the larger Nguni tribes who make up almost two thirds of the black population in South Africa.

Matriarchal Communities in Africa: African Communities Where Women Reign Supreme

From the Umoja community in Northern Kenya to the small rural community of Arnado Debbo in Niger state, Nigeria. These here are three African communities with long-standing traditions where to be a woman is superior.

African Tribe: The Dinka People Of South Sudan

The Dinka are a pastoral-agricultural people that make up the largest ethnic group in South Sudan. They vary their lifestyle by season – in the rainy season they live in permanent savannah settlements and raise grain crops like millet,