Researchers have created a bandage that generates a gentle electrical current that helps heal wounds four times faster. The electronic bandage, which has yet to be named, was tested on a group of rodent animals recently.
Rwanda bans bleaching cream
The Rwandan government has banned cosmetics used for skin lightening or "bleaching". Rwandan president, Paul Kagame, had earlier raised concerns about the growing use of skin-lightening products on social media.
Nigeria's First Female Navy Admiral
Meet Nigeria's highest ranking female naval officer- Rear admiral Itunu Hotonu. Hutonu is Nigeria's first female Rear admiral and one of the first female architects in the Nigerian Navy. The 59 year-old navy chief has served as a staff college instructor in Nigeria and abroad.
Art X 2018 roundup
ART X Lagos is West Africa’s premier international art fair, designed to showcase the best and most innovative contemporary art from the African continent and its Diaspora.
Thailand’s impaling ritual
In Phuket, the southern province of Thailand, residents practice an unusual ritual called Tesagan Gin Je or the Vegetarian Festival.
Sierra Leone cancels Chinese deal
Sierra Leone has canceled a $400m Chinese-funded project that would have seen a new airport outside the capital Freetown. The cancellation is coming at a time many finance experts are querying some African nations for accepting huge loans from China.
Timesup: Sexist jokes are not funny
Sexist jokes are jokes that discriminate based on a persons sex or gender. Women and girls are often the subjects of sexist jokes. Though sexist jokes are presented as harmless humour, they have a hostile subtext that further validates Gender stereotypes and supports Patriarchal beliefs in our society.
Netflix getting 15% of internet traffic
Netflix is now the main attraction on the internet, accounting for 58% of all downstream content consumed online. According to a new Global Internet Phenomena Report, Netflix now records 15% of all internet traffic.
Donald Duke: Politics, family and music
It is often said a goldfish has no hiding place, but the real trouble is in getting the goldfish. Getting to pin down a dapper, personable young man for an interview is akin to catching a goldfish. And when the fine gentleman is a former governor and presidential candidate, it becomes a different matter altogether. That was what we found out trying to get Mr Donald Duke to cover the Life magazine.