Ramadan Fast Imposes Difficult Choice On Diabetic Muslims

AMMAN, Jordan  — For years, diabetic Shawkat al-Khalili ignored his doctor’s orders not to fast during the holy month of Ramadan when most of the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims abstain from food and water from sunrise to sunset. Islam exempts the sick from fasting, but the 70-year-old al-Khalili...

Kenyan Women March For Mini-Skirts

Nairobi – Nearly 1 000 people have marched through the streets of Kenya’s capital to protest a recent rash of attacks by mobs of men on women who have been deemed too provocatively dressed. Mobile phone videos show the attackers stripping the women naked. In response, the phrase #MyDressMyChoice is...

Angelina Jolie’s Wedding Dress

We have so many questions about Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie‘s wedding, but the biggest one has to be: What did her dress look like?! Quickly followed by: Did she even wear a dress?! This is Angie, after all, she’s a big fan of menswear. Well, thanks to new details we’ve got the answer. A source...

Teen Weight Loss

  A  low-key, long term approach to teen weight loss produced modest benefits in a clinical trial, Australian researchers report, though a version of the program that added texts and emails didn’t help kids slim down any further. The study, by Binh Nguyen at the University of Sydney and colleagues,...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

Come July, Miami’s temps are about to get a lot hauter. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim, which will be held from July 17th to July 21st. IMG Fashion first brought their catwalk expertise to South Beach in 2004. By offering a platform for swim designers to debut their Resort...

The Japanese Royals On Five-Day State Visit To Zambia

Visiting Japanese Prince Fumihito and Princess Kiko Akishino are in Zambia for a five-day state visit during which they are expected to meet acting President Wynter Kabimba and other senior government officials, APA learnt here Sunday.According to the itinerary released by the Zambian government, the Japanese...

President Jonathan Of Nigeria, Approves 3,050MW Power Plant For Taraba

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the construction of the 3,050 megawatts Mambilla power plant in Taraba State, the Minister of State for Power, Mr. Mohammed Wakil, has said. According to Wakil, the move by the President was in order to uplift the North-East by boosting power supply and infrastructural...

United States Citizen, Robbed While With Police

Senior police officers in Nairobi are investigating two of their colleagues who were present when a US national was robbed at his home. The two officers attached to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations were at Mr Henry Atikisow’s house in Hendred Place off Mbaazi Road in Lavington, around 10pm on Saturday,...

Hundreds Of Nigerians Languishing In UK Prisons

A report by the Committee on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora Matters at the ongoing national conference on Tuesday in Abuja disclosed that more than 752 Nigerians were languishing in UK jails.The report also said that about 700 Nigerians were also serving various jail terms in China, 500 in India and 96 in Indonesia...