Author: Kendrick Lebron

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  Louise Achieng Juma’s life changed abruptly in 2012 when her husband Yusuf was tragically killed in a car accident. Pregnant and mother to six other children between the ages of two and fifteen, Louise was left to fend for herself. Devastated by the loss, at least she had the land on which to grow […]

  GENEVA, Dec 4 (Reuters) – The United Nations said on Tuesday it was procuring food assistance for 4.1 million Zimbabweans, a quarter of the population in a country where shortages are being exacerbated by runaway inflation and climate-induced drought. Zimbabwe, once the breadbasket of southern Africa, is experiencing its worst economic crisis in a […]

  By Thu Thu Aung YANGON, Dec 4 (Reuters) – Bangladesh is blocking hundreds of thousands of Rohingya children from accessing meaningful education, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday, urging authorities to lift restrictions on schooling in refugee camps. In a report called ‘Are we not human?’, Human Rights Watch accused Bangladesh of violating the […]

By Sarah Shearman LONDON, Dec 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – With average funeral costs edging toward 4,000 pounds ($5,100), dying in Britain has become an expensive proposition – at least for those left behind to pay the bills. When Laura Cunningham’s brother died this year, she was still paying for her mother’s funeral from more […]

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU, Dec 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A Nepali village will give cash rewards to women who refuse to be isolated in illegal ‘menstrual huts’ during their periods, an official said on Tuesday after the custom led to another death. Parbati Buda Rawat, 21, was on the third day of her period on […]

  Bain Turo steps onto the scene with his first single as a lead artist with Empire Avenue titled ‘Finya‘.   Listen Here

2019 is close to over. This allows time to reflect and Gigi Lamayne does exactly that through her ‘The Rap-Up 2019‘ freestyle.

  The artist formerly known as Anto Neosoul now solely goes by first name basis. Anto officially drops his first single under this re-branding. It is called ‘Kanyagia‘, which means put the breaks on it. The dancehall-infused track was produced by Dillie.   Listen Here

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 3 (Reuters) – The United Nations Security Council called on all countries on Monday to implement an arms embargo on Libya and to stay out of the conflict after U.N. sanctions monitors accused Jordan, the United Arab Emirates and Turkey of repeated violations. The 15-member council urged all states “not to intervene […]

  By Emma Batha LONDON, Dec 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A Ukrainian model has launched a legal challenge against the Miss World beauty contest after she was banned from the competition for being a mother. Veronika Didusenko, 24, who has a five-year-old son, was crowned Miss Ukraine in September last year, but was stripped […]

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