Killing pests and diseases with egg shells
29 January 2022 | 10:48 am
Organic farming is rapidly gaining momentum in East Africa given its importance in safe food production. In Uganda, particularly, there is a shift to organic pesticides and some farmers now use eggshells as an organic pest control for tomatoes.
28 Apr 2021
Lawyers representing the family of slain Black man Andrew Brown Jr. have accused police of carrying out an "execution."
4 May 2021
The body of a pregnant woman was found in a lagoon on the US territory of Puerto Rico days after she went missing. The FBI has charged boxer Felix Verdejo with her murder.
6 May 2021
Residents in Benue State have called on the international community to beam its focus on the state to unravel and prevent further attacks by militia groups.
7 May 2021
An Italian court has handed life sentences to the pair after they were convicted of murdering an Italian police officer while they were on vacation in Rome.
3 Jun 2021
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16 Jun 2021
The 28-year-old, who could face life in prison, refused to speak as her trial began. Defense attorneys rejected the court's psychiatric assessment as "fundamentally flawed" and demanded a new one.
26 Jun 2021
A Singaporean woman was sentenced to 30 years for starving, assaulting and eventually killing her domestic worker. The judge said the case was "among the worst types of culpable homicide."
15 Jul 2021
The fragile peace existing at the Ladipo multi-billion naira auto parts market was threatened on Tuesday, July 13 as soldiers and traders clashed. The fracas left several people injured and vehicles destroyed.
27 Jul 2021
Students protest at the University of Kinshasa campus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, after a police officer shot a student over the weekend for not wearing a mask while filming on the streets of the capital.
6 Aug 2021
Authorities said the van was carrying as many as 30 people, mainly migrant workers, at the time when it crashed on a highway in southern Texas after the driver lost control of the vehicle.
25 Sep 2021
French President Emmanuel Macron has hailed the killing of Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi, the leader of the "Islamic State in the Sahara," as a "huge success." But analysts warn that the terror threat is far from over.
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Argentina is struggling to deal with spiraling food inflation, driven by soaring commodity prices worldwide, the war in Ukraine and the lingering effects of the pandemic. Millions in Argentina are relying on food aid.
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Tiger Woods says he is feeling “stronger” than he did at the Masters ahead of the PGA Championship. Woods is still recovering from injuries he sustained to his foot and leg in a car crash last February. Woods made his return at the Masters in April but found the hilly terrain of Augusta tough, and he faded after two rounds.
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The Chinese economy is slowing down markedly as strict lockdowns send big cities into hibernation. Repercussions will be felt in Germany, too.
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Earlier this month, a leaked draft majority opinion suggested that the US Supreme Court was set to strike down the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling, which affirmed the legality of a woman's right to an abortion under the US Constitution. The news sparked protests in cities across the United States, with hundreds of demonstrations taking place again over the weekend. Gail Sredanovic, a member of the Raging Grannies activist organisation, joined us on Perspective to express her concerns.