ENUGU – As 16-year-old Maria strained under the anguish of labour in southeastern Nigeria, a midwife repeatedly slapped her across the face – but the real ordeal began
LONDON – One girl under 15 is married every seven seconds, according to a report by Save the Children released on Tuesday, with girls as young as 10 married off – often to
A LITTLE girl protected by the embrace of her dead father was the last survivor pulled out of the rubble of collapsed multi-storey buildings in China, reports said Tuesday.
IMAGINE seeing your child suffering from malaria, one of the biggest killers of children across the world. Symptoms include high fever, sweating, vomiting and convulsions.
MAPUTO— Illegal logging on a massive scale in the central Mozambican province of Zambezia has led to the loss of two thirds of the precious hardwood “Pau ferro”
THE presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was watched by 84 million people on US TV, breaking a previous record set 36 years ago.
BRITAIN’S intervention in Libya and the chaos and bloodshed that ensued sparked a “violent reaction” fuelling conflicts across Africa and the Middle East, as well as strengthening Isis, experts have said.
MAPUTO — The Joint Commission between the Mozambican government and the rebel movement Renamo, meeting in Maputo on Monday, made no advance in
Farmers in this poverty-mired region of north-west Cameroon used to watch their vegetable patches dry up and die in drought periods, even though nearby rivers and streams offered a steady flow of water.