• Six reasons why buildings collapse

    Six reasons why buildings collapse0

    After a building collapsed in the Nigerian city of Lagos, killing at least 20 people, including several schoolchildren attending a school on the building’s top floor, we look at some reasons why such tragedies seem to occur so often in some African countries. While investigations are still underway into the cause of this collapse, engineers

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  • 5 times you should absolutely say no when someone asks you for a favour

    5 times you should absolutely say no when someone asks you for a favour0

    Saying no is hard. Hell, even Oprah Winfrey confessed she struggles with “the disease to please” in her book What I Know for Sure. But between carpool and work deadlines and never-ending laundry, we’re pressed for time to whittle down our own to-do list, let alone help with someone else’s. So, next time Judy from

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  • Why too much smoothies should be avoided

    Why too much smoothies should be avoided0

    The consumption of smoothies globally and in Ghana has increased in recent years. This may be due to health messages encouraging consumers to take in more vegetables and fruits. The term “smoothie” has been used since the 70s mainly in North America and United Kingdom. It was, however, in the 2000s that smoothies re-emerged as

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  • Top 100 Stories that have shape generations globally

    Top 100 Stories that have shape generations globally0

    BBC Culture asked writers around the globe to pick stories that have endured across generations and continents – and changed society. 22 May 2018 “I rarely find someone, really anyone, who doesn’t know some part of this story – the idea of the lost man who can’t get home after the war… the woman at

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  • Simple tips for a healthy living

    Simple tips for a healthy living0

    If you are contemplating a new year’s health kick, you could be forgiven for feeling a little overwhelmed. Do yoga, run, lift weights, cut the carbs, or the fat (depending on the particular diet that’s in vogue), ditch the booze, reduce your stress. It is easy to feel like your life needs to be overhauled

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  • Nobel Peace Prize winners prove survivor stories matter

    Nobel Peace Prize winners prove survivor stories matter0

    Awarding the Nobel Peace Prize to Dr. Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad says one thing: survivor stories matter. Mukwege, a gynecologist who set up a hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has treated thousands of rape survivors who suffered traumatic injuries at the hands of warring militias, while Murad is an Iraqi Yazidi human

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