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Proverb of the week: “Dogs do not actually prefer bones to meat; it is just that no one ever gives them meat.”

Dogs do not actually prefer bones to meat; it is just that no one ever gives them meat. ~ Akan (Ghana) Are you meant to be poor? Is your social condition “normal” and permanent? These are perhaps some of the questions you might ask yourself. With the above proverb, the Akan people of Ghana try to create that sense of consciousness amongst themselves and discourage one from accepting their negative social situation without trying hard to change it positively. To…

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That Silent Killer Called Hepatitis

Often when we talk of deadly diseases or sicknesses, our minds go to cancer, Aids, stroke, and the rest; hardly, do we think of hepatitis. Hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver, which can be self-limiting or can progress to fibrosis (scarring), cirrhosis or liver cancer, is often caused by hepatitis viruses. Other infections, auto-immune diseases, toxic substances such as alcohol and certain drugs also play a major part in causing hepatitis. What makes hepatitis deadly is the fact that…

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Interior: The Beauty of Moulding and Trim

The finishing touches on any design are often the end product of normal, ordinary piece of work metamorphosed into a piece of greatness. Moulding is a wall or door trim; a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing. Photo: Royal Garden Hotel, Ozamiz City Moulding , when combined well with other elements, gives a unique characteristic to a setting. For example, if you were to look at the kitchen counters, they are simply a raised ground of space, but with the…

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Food: Saffron Spiced Beef with Beans and Chapati – From Niger

    Ingredients : 400g cow meat, 500g haricot (green beans), half piece of garlic, 1 pepper, 100g Saffron, 4 chapati (or 4 slices of Turkish bread), 1 beef bouillon cube, 2 EP oil, salt. Preparation Time: 10 Minutes Cooking Time: 35 minutes   Preparation Method Cut the meat into very small pieces. Wash the meat and fry it with oil in a pan. Set the gas temperature low. Peel and crush the garlic. Add the garlic to the…

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Fashion: The return of au naturel

Is it not surprising that most ladies are now making a mad rush to the salon to have their hair chopped? Well, the Alpha male is now dictating that Femme fatale is short natural hair. The flair says less is more! We were once told that a woman’s hair is her crowning glory, fashion critics say no woman should be caught red-handed with a bad hair day, it is the make or break of a personality. Good thing it…

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Power And Knowledge: Let God Talk To Me Directly

USENI (on the phone): Hello! Hallo!! Alooo!! Eeee even network problem reach heaven. Me, I don understand dis MTN, Airtel or Safaricom bad-bad network nonsense. VOICE FROM HEAVEN: Hello! USENI: Aloo!!  Is dat God? VOICE FROM HEAVEN: No! This is Peter! USENI: Eee! Oga Peter, how your end? Me, I wan’ speak to your Oga PETER: Who? USENI (angry): You don’ know your master again? Which kind nonsense “who” question is dat one? You servants can annoy person too…

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Why You May Need a Therapist

 Ironically, what makes life, which is enmeshed in problems, meaningful, is its ability to act as our teacher in the tempestuous journey of maturity. Problems are inevitable in life. We learn from them in order to make our lives worth living and purposeful. However, not everyone can cope with these inevitable problems in life. While some people can successfully take care of their life obstacles, others are overwhelmed by them. A good reason to go online and seek a…

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Breaking all the obstacles as a group

As I child, I once asked my father who was happily married for sixty years, what the secret behind his happy marriage was. He studied me for a long time. The expression on his face made me a bit uncomfortable; it left me wondering whether I had asked the most stupid question. Or could it be my father considered me incapable of having a long happy relationship like him? What an arrogant old man he was, I thought, although…

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To ban or encourage the second-hand clothes trade?

Worldwide the second-hand clothes trade has generated about $3.67 billion in revenue, according to the 2016 estimate. From this figure, Africa has a 35% total value of the trade, while Europe, Asia and the Americas and others have 27%, 26%, and 12% respectively. The lives of many Africans have been positively changed due to the income from this business; many Africans have either ventured into the business or benefited indirectly from it. More than that, with the quality advantage…

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Sometimes It has got to be real Or nothing

Imagine you embarked on a journey! Yes, on a journey without knowing your destination! It would be a mere aimless journey, wouldn’t it? Envisage a situation, where you want to change your life, yet you do not actually know what exactly you want to change. Definitely, life can be fruitless and perhaps, dangerous a mission, if one does not know what they want. Sadly, unless you are able to know or identify your wishes in life, you definitely may…

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The Torch: Being Equal To the Task

Life is full of opportunities and choices. If you make a good choice, you reap the profits; however, if your choice is bad, you bear the consequences. More often than not, we have opportunities to positively change our lives and those of others. Think of our educational, political, relationship choices. A wrong decision could drastically lead to unbearable hardship or even destroy lives altogether. Have you really taken into consideration the quality and acumen of the candidates you want…

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Al Hassan case: Confirmation of charges hearing postponed to 6 May 2019

On 20 July 2018, Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) decided to postpone the commencement of the confirmation hearing in the case The Prosecutor v. Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud to 6 May 2019. The hearing was initially scheduled to take place on 24 September 2018. Having considered the submissions and requests of the parties, as well as a number of factors, including the time required for the disclosure of evidence to the Defence and…

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