Africa Featured World 

Family spent 9 years in secret room ‘waiting for end of time’

A father and six adult children in the Netherlands have been found in a secret room after nine years waiting for the end of time. Police discovered the family on Tuesday, saying they had hidden in the basement of a remote farmhouse. The father of the family, and his children aged between 18 and 25 were retrieved near the village of Ruinerwold in the northern province of Drenthe. According to local media reporting the family were discovered after one of the sons went to a nearby pub. At the said…

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Africa East Africa Featured World 

Foreigners in Kenya banned from adopting children

Foreign nationals in Kenya have been banned from adopting children. The Kenyan government announced that ban saying it takes immediate effect until new regulations are put in place. President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday directed the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection to enact new policies to regulate the practice of adoption. The activities of the Child Welfare Society of Kenya (CWSK) are also to be streamlined. There have been several media reports citing ambiguities in the adoption process. There were fears that could led to human trafficking. Kenya does not…

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OP-ED West Africa 

Approval Rating From Family, Friends and Clergy Won’t Guarantee A Good Wife!

Wife hunting, has interestingly been modified from a mere romantic craving, into a more complex form of informal recruitment. Candidates who scale through the first series of selection (from episodes of friendship, casual dating and even hookups) are ushered into the next round, with the accompanying tag name- “Wife Material.” This is often the most crucial stage, as these ‘Wife Materials’ are thoroughly expected to come correct on their best behaviour! At this deciding stage, a lady (the wife material) is bound to undergo a secret vetting process from her…

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