Penis enlargement goes viral in Papua New Guinea
Hospitals in Papua New Guinea are currently treating more men with penile disfigurement and dysfunction gotten from injection procedures gone wrong. Doctors say some of the men, usually aged 18 to 40, inject foreign substances to enlarge their phallus.
Investing In Women: 7 Wonder Women Awards
Investing In Women recently honoured 7 remarkable women at the ‘7 Wonder Women Awards.’ It was a night to remind the world that women have played and continue to play a very vital role in human progress and have a significant place in the society. It was also a night to remind the world, in the words of Guardian Angel editor, Anita Kouassigan, that “you can invest your hopes or emotions in a person. The money, time, or hope is called the investment.”
Five years on, Nigerians await the release of the remaining 112 kidnapped Chibok girls
Last Sunday marked five years since Boko Haram jihadists kidnapped 276 schoolgirls from their school in northeastern Nigeria. While some are back, 112 are still missing. The mass abduction sparked a global outcry and the #BringBackOurGirls social media campaign and remains Boko Haram's biggest publicity coup.
Dream-chasing Nigerians perish in the Mediterranean and the Sahara
Nigerians seeking a better life in Europe en-route Lybia have continued to die in their attempt to reach the promised land while thousands ended up been deported. In 2017, Nigeria was ranked highest among countries with irregular migrants in the world through the Agadez route.
Five things to know about the WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange
British police dragged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange out of Ecuador's embassy on Thursday after his seven-year asylum was revoked, paving the way for his extradition to the United States for one of the biggest ever leaks of classified information. Here are five things to know about the most wanted whistleblower of this century, Julian Assange.
In Venezuela, the dead no longer rests in peace, no thanks to tomb raiders
In Venezuela, the dead are no longer resting in peace as grave robbers, amid the South American nation’s economic and political crises, now rob graves, looting pieces of jewellery and other valuables. The tomb raiders also exhume bones to sell or use for rituals hoping for good fortune.
No justice for a rhino poacher trampled by an elephant, then eaten by lions
South Africa, which has about 80% of the world's remaining Rhinos just witnessed a gruesome murder of a poacher. After been killed by an elephant, the said poacher was then eaten by a pride of lions in Kruger National Park, South Africa.
Rwanda genocide: The unforgettable numbers that shaped Rwanda's history
On April 7, Rwanda observed the 25th anniversary of the 1994 genocide, which saw 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus killed in 100 days by the Hutu-led government and ethnic militias. Here is how the one-time failed state rose from the ruins of genocide to become one of Africa's economic powerhouses.