Tuesday, 19th October 2021
To guardian.ng
Search

500kg Egyptian sheds half her weight after India surgery

By AFP
21 April 2017   |   11:16 am
The "world's heaviest woman" has shed half her weight -- around a quarter of a tonne in the two months, she's been in India for treatment.

Related

2 days ago
The ruling BJP party has been left without any serious challengers to its power as the Indian National Congress faces a leadership crisis in several states.
2 days ago
We head to northern Mali, where French forces are preparing to close a base used by the Barkhane force as France decides to reduce its presence in the country. Also, Botswana's court of appeal starts hearing a government attempt to overturn a landmark ruling that decriminalised homosexuality in 2019. And Cape Verde gears up for elections, with the revival of the tourism industry a key campaign issue.
3 days ago
Egyptian female soccer coach, Farida Salem, started her own academy to help aspiring women footballers achieve their dreams and challenge stigma and social boundaries in a male-dominated sport.
14 Oct
Military attacks are once again punctuating the ongoing crisis in Ethiopia. But government officials have not acknowledged a fresh offensive, which Tigray forces say began last week.
4 days ago
From planting trees to raising awareness and developing new solutions for waste, three young environmental activists in Abidjan are looking for inclusive ways to stop global warming.
1 day ago
A young Congolese designed a wind turbine in his parents’ backyard in Kinshasa. It generates enough electricity for his household. Now, Francy Kalonji plans to expand production to supply his neighbors with electricity.
4 days ago
Saiga antelopes were one of the world's most threatened animals following a mass die-off in 2015. But with signs of a saiga baby boom on the steppes of Kazakhstan, it appears conservation efforts have paid off.
4 days ago
The ex-apartheid fighters locked the ministers in a hotel room after failed talks over a compensation deal. Police arrested a total of 56 people after the incident.
1 day ago
Authorities in western Cameroon appealed for calm after a policeman killed a schoolgirl in the troubled region and was lynched by an angry mob.
1 day ago
One year after #EndSARS protests rocked Nigeria, police have warned against a repeat to mark the anniversary. The largest protest in Nigeria's history ended after the army reportedly killed at least 12 demonstrators.
2 days ago
The ex-apartheid fighters locked the ministers in a hotel room after failed talks over a compensation deal. Police arrested a total of 56 people after the incident.
1 day ago
As the world marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we examine the rising rates of breast cancer in Nigeria, Uganda and Malawi. Lifesaving information is often scarce and many patients lack access to adequate treatment.