5 Feb 2022
With a population of 1.4 billion people, many would find it hard to believe that India has a fertility problem. However, according to a new country-wide study, the fertility rate in the country has fallen below the replacement rate, and India's demography could stabilise. This will also mean better opportunities for Indian women who are now carrying the whole responsibility of birth control. For many women, sterilisation is preferred to regular contraception. A report by Anida Saifi and Thomas Denis.
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Nigerians marched in several states this week in an outpouring of grief and to press authorities to investigate the death last week of popular Afrobeats musician Mohbad, forcing the police to exhume his body on Thursday for an autopsy.
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Actor Shah Rukh Khan, known as the "King of Bollywood," happens to be a Muslim. Some analysts say his religion has become a painful thorn in the side of Narendra Modi's India, where Hindu nationalism is on the rise.
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A viral video that has been viewed millions of times shows two Republican state senators supposedly burning books in Missouri. It could seem credible, in a US state that has begun banning books deemed inappropriate from school and libraries. However, it’s not actually books being burnt, as we explain in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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The sites at Nyamata, Murambi, Gisozi and Bisesero in Rwanda commemorating the mass killings of mainly Tutsi victims were “just inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list”, the organisation posted on social media on Wednesday.
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Women are the latest victims of Ponzi schemes in Nigeria. In months past news made rounds on social media about how Millions of unsuspecting Nigerians looking to invest their money or double it had been swindled through a well-organized Ponzi scheme. Here is how it works?
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German Cardinal Franz Hengsbach is accused of having sexually abused three individuals in the 1950s and 60s. Victims groups want to know if Pope Benedict was involved in quashing an investigation a decade ago.