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20 Jul 2022
To mark the 2022 World Public Relations Day held every July16, a reputation management company, GLG Communications hosted a cocktail and fireside conversation in Lagos. The global event, being celebrated by professionals, agency founders, heads of organisations, press members, and business leaders honored Ivy Lee, one of the pioneer PR professionals, born on the same date, 145 years ago.
14 May 2022
Extreme stress has been part of life for many people in Ukraine since the beginning of the war. In pregnant women, anxiety and stress often cause health problems. Jan-Philipp Scholz visited a maternity clinic in Lviv.
8 Jan 2022
Despite being born just 15 minutes apart, twins Aylin and Alfredo Trujillo have completely different birthdays, with each baby arriving in the world on a different day, month and year.
11 Dec 2021
Born and raised in Canada, Nigerian singer-songwriter Falana has crafted a unique soundscape mixing afrobeat, pop, soul and dancehall influences. Her self-produced 2019 EP "Chapter One" was described by The New Yorker as "changing the sound of global pop". Recording in Jamaica, England, Canada, the US, Portugal, Ghana and Nigeria, Falana has a uniquely global perspective. She recently dropped her hotly anticipated sophomore EP, entitled "Rising". The singer-songwriter told FRANCE 24's Florence Villeminot about the new release, which explores themes like female empowerment.
22 Apr 2020
A baby born on Wednesday in Moyobamba, San Martín, has become the first case in Peru where contagion through the placenta was confirmed. The birth occurred in the early hours of the morning on April 15th via C-section with strict biosecurity measures in place for the surgical intervention.
24 Mar 2020
Cameroon-born singer Manu Dibango, best known for his 1972 hit 'Soul Makossa', passed away in France on Tuesday having been diagnosed with COVID-19 earlier this month.
29 Jul 2019
Kenya will include intersex category, along with 'male' and 'female', in the section on gender in her next month's census. Intersex is a term that describes people who are born with a variety of characteristics that do not fit into traditional conceptions of female or male bodies.

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