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My Improbable Graduation: From A Tiny Village In Ghana To Johns Hopkins

My Improbable Graduation: From A Tiny Village In Ghana To Johns Hopkins

When I was about 5 years old, my father passed away and life took a dramatic turn. My uncles from my father’s side took all his properties, per the custom in my village in Ghana, so each of my father’s seven wives had to find ways to provide and take care of their children. My […]

Liberia’s former leader’s ex-wife charged with torture

Liberia’s former leader’s ex-wife charged with torture

The ex-wife of Liberia’s former president has been charged with torture, the Metropolitan Police said. Agnes Reeves Taylor, who was married to Charles Taylor, is…

Local solutions, people-centred health systems key to ending AIDS epidemic

Local solutions, people-centred health systems key to ending AIDS epidemic

Fanaye Hailu says her daughter Betty was born HIV-free and is now eight years old and suggests that every mother, every pregnant woman must get…

Lethal Virus Attacks Tilapia Fish

Lethal Virus Attacks Tilapia Fish

A highly contagious disease is spreading among farmed and wild tilapia, one of the world’s most popular fish for human consumption, according to an alert…

Australia plans to ban convicted pedophiles from traveling overseas to protect vulnerable children in Southeast Asia from exploitation

Australia plans to ban convicted pedophiles from traveling overseas to protect vulnerable children in Southeast Asia from exploitation

Australia plans to ban convicted pedophiles from traveling overseas in what the government said Tuesday is a world-first move to protect vulnerable children in Southeast…

Tasmania Police officers take selfie with drunk man, social media approves

Tasmania Police officers take selfie with drunk man, social media approves

The actions of two Tasmanian police officers who delivered a drunk man home and babysat him until a…

Why young South Koreans are turning away from religion

Why young South Koreans are turning away from religion

Church leaders and experts point to unemployment, the hierarchical nature of organised religion and smartphones as reasons for…

Gay pair caned in Indonesia as crowd cheers and takes pictures

Gay pair caned in Indonesia as crowd cheers and takes pictures

Two men caught having sex in March were subjected to a public caning in the Indonesian province of…

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declares martial law after Mindanao attack

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declares martial law after Mindanao attack

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law on the southern island of Mindanao after about 100 Muslim…

Police in Australia Probe Case of Guinean Girl Held as ‘Sex Slave’

Police in Australia Probe Case of Guinean Girl Held as ‘Sex Slave’

The 17-year-old from Guinea told investigators she was flown to Sydney via Paris in early April after a…

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