• Akon invests in solar projects in Sierra Leone

    Akon invests in solar projects in Sierra Leone0

    Senegal’s international music star Akon is planning a solar investment programme for Sierra Leone as part of plans to support the government of president Julius Maada Bio. Akon, real name Aliaume Damala Badara, met with the president in the United States on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations General Assembly, UNGA. Local media reports

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  • Limiting screen time of children yields better cognition

    Limiting screen time of children yields better cognition0

    Children aged eight to 11 who used screens for fun for less than two hours a day performed better in tests of mental ability, a study found. Combining this with nine to 11 hours of sleep a night was found to be best for performance. Researchers said more work was now needed to better understand

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  • Nike ‘proud’ of Kaepernick campaign

    Nike ‘proud’ of Kaepernick campaign0

    Nike’s controversial ad campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick has sparked “record” engagement and is driving sales, chief executive Mark Parker told financial analysts. He made the remarks on a conference call after the release of the firm’s quarterly results. But the firm had yet to offer its own description of the response since the ads launched

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