Here is Why Certain Towns in Nigeria still Worship Pythons

For some people, reptiles are one of the most dangerous animals in the world. There is another group who get excited not repulsed at the sight of snakes since they regard reptiles as nothing but exotic meat. Then we have the last group of people who see snakes as creatures to be respected and worshipped,…

‘Fantastic day for elephants’: court rejects ivory ban challenge

Antique dealers fail in high court bid to overturn world-leading blanket ban on trading Antique dealers have failed in an attempt to overturn a total ban on ivory trading being introduced by the government after the high court ruled the legislation did not breach European law. MEET ANTHONY NWEKE A VETERAN AUTHOR Conservation groups, who…

For better or worse, in sickness or health – Opinion

Weddings mark the presence of love, the passage of time and a future that awaits us all Weddings are always a time of optimism, where we all hope that things will run its course for the best MEET ANTHONY NWEKE A VETERAN AUTHOR I was at a wedding recently and met people I hadn’t seen…

Brazilian ‘forest guardian’ killed by illegal loggers in ambush

Paulo Paulino Guajajara was killed by armed loggers in the Araribóia region in Maranhão A Brazilian indigenous land defender has been killed in an ambush by illegal loggers in an Amazon frontier region. MEET ANTHONY NWEKE A VETERAN AUTHOR According to a statement by the Brazilian Indigenous Peoples Association, Paulo Paulino Guajajara was shot and…

Game Of Thrones: HBO Is Working On A “House Of The Dragon” Series

By Violet Johnson 30 October  2019.  It appears we will finally get a peek into the lives of Daenerys Targaryen ‘and her dragons – Drogon, Viserion and Rhaegal. Advertisement The Game of Thrones prequel spinoff series House of the Dragon is receiving a straight-to-series order for 10 episodes from HBO, programming chief Casey Bloys announced late…

Boosting competition for faster growth in Africa

Heightened trade and geopolitical tensions have resulted in a broad-based global economic slowdown. Sub-Saharan Africa is also feeling the consequences of this more challenging global environment. While growth in the region is expected to continue at 3.2 percent in 2019, it is weaker than what we projected at the time of our last forecast six…

‘Tom and Jerry’ Live-action Movie Release Date Set for 2020. 

 By Stephen N Charles Kenechukwu  October 27, 2019.  Warner Bros, an American entertainment company, has moved the release date of the live-action movie for ‘Tom and Jerry’, an animated series of comedy films, to December 23, 2020. The cat and mouse film, directed by Tim Story, had previously been scheduled for release on April 16,…

Where You Live Should Not Determine Your Health Care

In recent years we have witnessed incredible advances in science and technology that improve the care we deliver to patients. But if people can’t take their medication because they don’t have a home, or have to choose between buying food and medication, then this innovation means little. Health is about so much more than the…

How To Make Fitness And Health A Priority While Traveling

It’s a little too easy to throw in the towel when traveling and completely abandon any shred of heathy eating or exercise habits we try to maintain while on known soil. After all, a big part of immersing yourself into a different culture or a new-to-you destination is indulging in the food. We often eat…

Monkeys: Past social stress impacts genes, health

New research in rhesus monkeys shows that when they experience social adversity for a significant period, the long lasting effects remain in their genes. The findings shed light on how humans also respond to socially stressful experiences. Jenny Tung, a professor of biology and evolutionary anthropology at Duke University in Durham, NC, and Luis Barreiro…