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Species Spotlight – Black Bear (U.S. National Park Service)

When tau proteins build up in human brains, they form tangles that progressively get worse causing memories and motor function to diminish. Hibernating bears also experience a massive accumulation of tau in the brain (the proteins may help protect neurons during inactivity), but hibernating bears can quickly clear out the tau-tangles upon wakening with their […]


Malaysia is unfazed by China, U.S. chip competition, minister says

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - 2018/01/24: A foreigner is seen with a Malaysia flag as a background. Kuala Lumpur or commonly known as KL is the national capital for Malaysia and is the fastest growing metropolitan regions in South-East Asia. The urban city is also well known to the world for tourism and shopping. Kuala Lumpur […]


Ohio’s minor gender-affirming care, sports ban on hold – Ohio

(The Center Square) – Supporters of an Ohio law that bans gender-affirming care for transgender minors and stops biological males from competing on female sports teams call a temporary restraining order a minor setback. Attorney General Dave Yost promised to continue to defend House Bill 68 after a Franklin County Common Pleas judge granted a […]


Paper checks are dead. Cash is dying. Who still uses them?

In a few years, comically oversized foam-board novelty checks will be the last remaining evidence of a 20th-century icon, as the paper check goes the way of the landline phone and the floppy disk. Even the most dubious cliché of the past century — the promise that the check’s in the mail — has


U.S. Black Friday shoppers tapered online splurge, as some returned to stores

By Arriana McLymore and Richa Naidu RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - U.S. shoppers spent slightly less online during Black Friday this year, with many venturing back to physical stores despite coronavirus fears, tight supplies, and retailers' efforts to encourage earlier holiday purchases. For the first time ever, spending online during Black Friday - traditionally one […]

Africa/Kenya News


5 Surprising Tech Skills Your Pet has Mastered

Our pets perceive us differently than we perceive ourselves. They pay no mind to social status or job titles; instead, they scrutinize our habits with intense focus. You might be amazed by how much they discern about the gadgets and technology we assume only govern our human world. Gordon shares the 5 skills: Understanding Smart […]


Tanzanian Singer Marioo Throws Lavish Gender Reveal Party With Girlfriend Paulah Kajala (Photo)

Tanzanian music scene is buzzing with excitement as singer Marioo and his girlfriend Paulah Kajala prepare to welcome their first child together. The couple recently held a star-studded gender reveal party on Wednesday night. In a heartwarming gesture, Paulah’s mother, Fridah Kajala, extended an olive branch to the baby’s father, P Funk Majani. “I apologize […]


Maandy Defends Arbantone Against Originality Criticisms

‘Bubbly bubbly’ hitmaker Maandy has delivered her harangue to critics who dismiss Arbantone music as unoriginal remixes. Taking to social media, Maandy argues that Kenyan music has been dominating the charts for weeks, unlike foreign music which often takes center stage. She points out the popularity of Kenyan music in clubs, backed up by DJs […]


Why Miss Trudy, a YouTuber, was arrested in the US

Miss Trudy, a Kenyan YouTuber married to Ghanaian YouTuber Wode Maya, shared her distressing experience after being detained at a US airport, causing her to miss her flight. This wasn’t the first time she faced such an ordeal. Expressing her frustration on her YouTube channel, Trudy recounted, “I was told to sit down, with no […]


After two years, Fathiya Nur, another prominent KTN news anchor, steps down

After two years, seasoned media personality Fathiya Mohamed Nur has parted ways with KTN Home, a station owned by the Standard Group. Announcing her departure on Wednesday, Fathiya expressed gratitude to KTN management for their trust and support during her tenure. Reflecting on her achievements, the accomplished news anchor and reporter highlighted the launch of […]

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Infatuation with English Soccer

The growing infatuation with English football in Africa; can the sport foster unity amongst the sports fans and citizenry at large? Since the inception of television in Sub Saharan Africa around the 1970s, the love for European sports like soccer, rugby and volleyball spread across the continent. Among those sports, soccer stands out with the […]

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Bassirou Diomaye Faye, Senegal’s Youngest President Ready to Tackle Corruption and High Unemployment.

In a whirlwind of political upheaval, Senegal made history by electing its youngest president, Bassirou Diomaye Faye, after a mere nine days of campaigning. This extraordinary rise to power caps a rollercoaster period in Senegalese politics, catching many off-guard and ushering in a new era of hope and change for the West African nation. The […]


Exploring Africa’s Culinary Diversity: The 10 Iconic Dishes Reflecting a Continent’s Richness

Africa, a continent of vibrant cultures and diverse landscapes, is not only known for its stunning scenery and rich history but also for its incredibly diverse and flavorful cuisine. From the spicy flavors of North Africa to the hearty stews of West Africa and the aromatic dishes of the East, African cuisine reflects the continent's […]


O.J. Simpson dies at 76 years after battle with cancer.

The world received sombre news on Thursday morning as reports surfaced of the passing of Orenthal James Simpson, better known as O.J. Simpson. At 76 years old, Simpson's battle with cancer came to an end, surrounded by his children and grandchildren. The family's request for privacy during this time underscores the complex and often tumultuous […]


Empowering Africa to Mobilise Food Security Solutions Urgently.

On the African continent, food security remains a critical challenge among many nations, with millions facing the specter of hunger amidst plenty. As we delve into the intricacies of food security across the continent, it's essential to acknowledge both the strides made and the challenges yet to overcome.In 2022, South Africa stood as a beacon […]


The Solar geoengineering proposed fix with more destructive effects than speculated merits.

In the quest for combating climate change, scientists have been exploring probable solutions, one of which is solar geoengineering. This concept involves deliberate interventions in the Earth's climate system to mitigate the effects of global warming by reflecting sunlight away from the Earth or removing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. Among various techniques proposed, solar […]

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