BUSINESS

Liberia’s Defense Ministry has recommended a fine of about US$1.5 million to be imposed on a vessel for engaging in illegal fishing within Liberia's Exclusive Economic Zone. The ministry said in a dispatch that this...

RELIGION

As gloomy as it may seem here and there, Africa is indeed rising. Africa is rising not because its governments have suddenly woken up from their slumber. It is rising not because the benefits...

SPORTS

Akwa United Football Club of Uyo, established only in 1996 has regained the Nigerian Football Association (FA) Challenge Cup after beating Niger Tornadoes of Minna 3-2 in a penalty shootout at the Agege Stadium...

ENTERTAINMENT

A 2017 drama film about a Xhosa initiation has been selected as South Africa’s Oscars bid. "The Wound", directed by John Trengove and stars Nakhane Touré, was screened in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition at...

A father from Texas realised there were no theme parks where his disabled daughter could play. So he decided to build one. Gordon Hartman had just got out of the swimming pool on a family...

Krystyna Farley is a 92-year-old beauty pageant queen from the US state of Connecticut. Although she grew up in a loving home in rural Poland, her childhood was cut short by the outbreak of war. "My...