Awka is currently the capital city of Anambra State. All major government parastatal offices are located in Awka. We lived in Amikwo for a while, a small street off Works Road. A short distance away is the popular Ukwu Oji bus stop, can be taken as the entry point to […]

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Ever wondered what your favourite fruit is called in the Igbo language? Because the Igbo language is heavily anglicized, it is sometimes difficult to get the local names of certain fruits found over here. The major reason for this is that the fruits are rarely referred to by their local […]

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Two weeks ago, President Andry Rajoelina of Madagascar endorsed a locally produced herbal remedy for COVID-19 disease. The magic ‘cure’ marketed as Covid-Organics (CVO) is currently being handed out free of charge in the country’s streets and schools despite growing questions about the safety and efficacy of the herbal medicine. […]

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Hope it is not strange sharing this story here. I mean all the other stories I’ve read on this platform appear to come from young people, and the owner of this platform too, I presume, is a young person. I noticed many of the writers prefer to share their stories […]

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Beijing-resident, Cameron Liu, wrote this article. The image you see below was taken on a subway train in Beijing two days ago. It is the middle of the day on a working day so there aren’t many people on the train. Of course, since the lockdown was lifted, public transportation […]

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