Daily Archives: August 5, 2019


Greater Food Insecurity Linked With Less Infant Consumption of Breast Milk, Study Shows

In a recent study by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), scientists in Kenya used isotopic techniques to associate greater food insecurity with a lower intake of breast milk. The results of the study were published last month in the Maternal and Child Nutrition journal. The study also found no correlation […]


El Salvador- Set To Be Uninhabitable In 80 Years If Water Crisis Continues

El Salvador, a Central American state lying beneath Guatemala, is undergoing a fight for natural resources of unprecedented extremes. Experts say that if the small country continues on this poor environmental trajectory, within the next 80 years results could lead to the complete exhaustion of the country’s water resources. El […]


North Korea Carries Out Third Missile Test In A Week

In the space of a week, North Korea has conducted its third missile test. The test in question took place on Friday morning, during which two short-range missiles were fired from the country’s South Hamgyong province into the Sea of Japan. The missiles are said to have travelled at a […]


Iran Deems British Plans For European Fleet In Gulf “Hostile” And “Provocative”

Iran condemned a proposal introduced by the UK for a European-led naval mission to accompany tankers through the Strait of Hormuz, the world’s busiest oil shipping lane. Britain ordered its Royal Navy, by way of warship, to escort British vessels in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday. Iran reacted in […]


Ugandan Academic Jailed For Online Comments About President Yoweri Museveni

Dr. Stella Nyanzi, a former lecturer and researcher at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for a series of online comments made about the long-serving President Yoweri Museveni. The sentence was handed to Dr. Nyanzi via livestream from Luzira Prison, where she has been […]