Daily Archives: April 26, 2017

UNICEF Highlights Boko Haram’s Growing Use Of Child Suicide Bombers

A recent report by UNICEF has highlighted the growing use of children as suicide bombers by the terrorist group Boko Haram in West Africa. The increased attacks developed in the wake of a military offensive conducted by the Multinational Joint Task Force, composed of troops from Cameroon, Chad, Niger and […]

Ongoing Humanitarian Crisis In Yemen Far From Solution

Yesterday, at a conference in Geneva, only half of the 2.1 billion dollar sum requested by the UN to aid Yemen was pledged by governments and humanitarian agencies. Despite this positive sign that the UN may meet its target by the end of the year, the ongoing violence is restricting […]

Controverisal Right Wing Candidate Wins Place In French Presidential Run Off

Voters went to the polls yesterday for the first round of the French presidential election. The top two candidates, independent centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right Marine Le Pen, will face off in the run-off on May 7. With 24.01% for Macron and 21.3% for Le Pen, neither candidate secured a […]

The Muslim Vote In The French Election

The first round of voting in the French presidential election has decided that Marine Le Pen, the far-right leader of the National Front, will face-off against Emmanuel Macron, the leader of the centrist En Marche! Party, in the final vote on the 7th of May. This is the first time […]

Serena Williams’ Powerful Response to Nast(ase)y Comments

Ilie Nastase is a two-time grand slam champion and former world number one who has recently landed himself in hot water. During a Fed Cup match between his home country, Romania, and the United Kingdom, Nastase was heard screaming at British player Johanna Konta and UK coach Anna Keothavong. After […]

West African Migrants Experience Cases Of Modern-Day Slavery In Libya

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has recently warned about the increasing phenomenon of human trafficking in Libya. The more worrying aspect of this cruel trade is that it has acquired an air of normalcy and has materialized into slave markets where people are bought and sold in public. The victims […]