A 6-year-old Chinese girl sets new Rubik’s Cube world record!
07 November 2023 | 3:10 am
Six-year-old Cao Qixian of China's Jiangsu Province set the new women's world record of solving the 3x3x3 Rubik's Cube in 5.97 seconds at the World Cube Association (WCA) Rubik's Cube International Open in Singapore.
10 Jul 2021
French street artist Invader's portrait of the Dalai Lama, made up of a mosaic of Rubik's Cubes, sold for $555,667 at a Paris auction.
The papers continue to headline on the Greek migrant drowning disaster as many dailies point the finger at Europe's indifference to the crisis. Also: Boris Johnson is lambasted in the British papers after a parliamentary committee report just about calls him a liar. In France, doctors hail results from the world's first successful brain surgery in-utero. Finally, a new Rubik's Cube world record is set in 3.13 seconds!
4 hours ago
The Group CEO of Metro Capital Advisory, Farouk Saleh says sustainable infrastructure Development needs to be anchored on healthcare, education, and other key services sector that add value. Speaking with CNBC Africa, he notes driving investments into the establishment of a 1,500 medical bed city in Abuja, Nigeria is a focal point in Nigeria’s health services trajectory.
5 hours ago
The Co-founder and Chairman of Waltersmith Petroman Oil Limited, Abdulrazaq Isa says the future of Nigeria’s oil and gas is value addition. In a chat with CNBC Africa, he notes expansion of the capacity of modular refineries, fertilizer production and increased gas-to power projects are vital to harness the prospects ahead.
5 hours ago
The Group President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina says Africa with about 6.2 trillion dollars worth of natural resources, 65 per cent of the world’s uncultivated arable land, and a vibrant youth population has no excuse to be poor. He reiterates the continent must look inward urgently to solve its many challenges and prompts citizens to hold governments accountable for poverty
1 day ago
Gabriella Bankova went on a hunger strike in the Bulgarian capital to be able to officially change her gender. Activists say the country is lagging when it comes to LGBTQ+ rights.
1 day ago
Users are spending more time online. Among children, social media consumption has skyrocketed compared to pre-pandemic levels. In the US, tech giants are on trial for endangering minors with addictive platforms.
Get the latest news delivered straight to your inbox every day of the week. Stay informed with the Guardian’s leading coverage of Nigerian and world news, business, technology and sports.