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Catholic Blessing for Same-Sex Couples, Gay Rights and African Church Resistance

By Leo Igwe In a significant shift in the position of the catholic church on same-sex marriage issues, the catholic pontiff, Pope Francis, has authorized the blessing of same-sex couples. This piece of news has sent a shock wave across the catholic Christendom in Africa because many have vehemently opposed the legalization and normalization of gay marriage in the region.… Read More
China Global News 

China’s Economic Growth- From Poverty To A World Powerful Economy

By Burnett Munthali Through progressive industrialization, more and better jobs have become available in China. With the surplus of agricultural laborers, the country started the consumer goods and services sectors, thus opening many job opportunities and generating global investments. During its fight against poverty, China has taken five measures, including boosting the economy to provide more job opportunities, relocating poor… Read More
Global News OP-ED 

 Religion and Unfolding Genocide in Nigeria?

  By Leo Igwe Nigerian humanists welcome the British All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) report “Nigeria Unfolding Genocide? Three Years On”. All Party Groups, informal groups of members of both Houses, publish reports on issues of particular interest. This report, compiled to assess the nature of FoRB violations in Nigeria and discern policy priorities, codifies… Read More
Global News 

Women Transform their Horizons in Rural Morocco

By Yossef Ben-MeirMarrakech A research study reveals the positive community impact of sustainable agricultural initiatives when preceded by women’s empowerment workshops, leading to participatory action, enhanced community well-being, and decentralization. Since 2016, the High Atlas Foundation has implemented self-discovery workshops that encourage and equip women to recognize their intrinsic value, identify their goals, and strategically consider their plans for the future.… Read More
Global News Nigeria News and Headlines 

An Alleged ‘Witch’ Boy in Rivers State

By Leo Igwe An advocate brought to the attention of the Advocacy for Alleged Witches(AfAW) a Facebook post on an alleged witch boy in Rivers state. The post had this headline: “I Am A Witch: I Have Killed Many People- Alleged Little Witch Confesses in Rivers State”. The post further states: “My mission today is to walk through Mbiama Community. I am… Read More
Global News Lifestyle 

Has Witchcraft Become Forbidden Topic in African Schools?

 By Leo Igwe This question has become pertinent given recent developments in the course of arranging a lecture for a guest professor from the US. This professor who holds a master’s degree in public health and another in education is visiting Nigeria and agreed to deliver some lectures for free on witchcraft accusations and public health in Africa. I thought… Read More
Entertainment Global News 

Le Soleil à Madagascar

By David P Carroll. Le Soleil à Madagascar Le soleil brilleSi lumineux et leLe ciel est si bleuEt la rivière ses rivesSont si pleins de etAntananarivo est telleUn bel endroit chaud et ensoleilléEt je sens la chaleur dansCe bel endroit chaudEt Madagascar est l’endroitÊtre comme le soleil brilleSi brillamment sur moi etje suis si heureux je suisA Madagascar aujourd’huiEt j’espère… Read More
Development Global News Latest 

Merck Foundation Calls for Application for Scholarships for Doctors in critical and underserved specialties in Africa and Developing countries

LILONGWE, Malawi, November 3, 2021/ — Merck Foundation (, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany announced the call for applications for medical training scholarships for healthcare providers in critical and underserved specialities for medical graduates from Africa and developing countries. Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation explained, “We strongly believe that building professional healthcare capacity and train healthcare providers is… Read More
unvaccinated Indians Global News Lifestyle 

UK’s decision to consider vaccinated Indians as ‘unvaccinated’ stinks of apartheid, lacks scientific merit

Bobby Ramakant – CNS Recent decision of the United Kingdom (UK) to consider fully vaccinated Indians along with some other nationalities as ‘unvaccinated’ lacks scientific merit and instead stinks of white supremacy and apartheid era. It is important to mention that 90% of the vaccines rolled out in India are Covishield. Covishield vaccine, is Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine, whose research was… Read More