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COVID-19: UAE lifts travel ban for Nigerian passengers

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday relaxed travel restrictions for passengers from Nigeria. The Middle-Eastern country lifted the restriction for six countries, of which...

Poor diet can make children 20cm shorter – Report

Poor diets for school-age children may contribute to an average height gap of 20cm (7.9in) between the tallest and shortest nations, an analysis suggests. It...

IMF approves aid for world’s 28 poorest countries

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved new emergency aid for 28 of the world’s poorest countries to help them alleviate their debt and...

875 people commit suicide during lockdown

At least a total of 875 people have committed suicide during the lockdown period in Nepal to curb the spread of COVID-19. The country has...

Ghana traditional chiefs ban menstruating girls from crossing river

Traditional chiefs in central Ghana have banned menstruating girls from crossing a river. The chiefs said they are enforcing a directive from the river god,...

Reality TV show, Integrity Idol celebrates honest civil servants in Nigeria

A reality TV show, Integrity Idol, that celebrates honest civil servants in corruption-plagued countries like Nigeria is reaching new audiences and rewriting the narrative...

3-year-old girl named Nepal’s new living goddess

A 3-year-old girl became Nepal's new living goddess Thursday, revered by both Hindus and Buddhists in the Himalayan nation. Trishna Shakya was carried in a...

120 persons killed in Nepal flood, landslide

At least 120 people have been killed and tens of thousands affected by floods and landslides triggered by monsoon rains across Nepal, the government...

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