Cairo, Egypt’s timeless and enchanting city.

A place of physical contrasts, magnificent chaos and ancient lands, Cairo is an intricately woven landscape of history, religion and nostalgia. Known in the Middle East as Umm Al-Dunya or ‘The Mother of the World’, Cairo developed in a fan-shape with the city sprawling across both banks of Egypt’s impressive River Nile. Settled for over 6,000 years, it has served as the capital of numerous Egyptian Kingdoms over the eras. The 4,500-year-old Pyramids of Giza that stand at the southwestern edge of the megacity are an awe-inspiring sight, especially at…

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23andMe Genetic Study Found Significant DNA from Present-Day Nigeria, Overrepresentation of European Men In Descendants of Enslaved Africans

A groundbreaking study of the genetics of Black Americans highlighted lesser known aspects of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. The study, Genetic Consequences of the Transatlantic Slave Trade in the Americas, was spearheaded by consumer genetics company 23andMe and compiled genetic results from more than 50,000 volunteers, including 30,000 people of African descent, reported The New York Times. It was published in the American Journal of Human Genetics on Wednesday. A study by 23andMe scientists found unexpectedly high amounts of ancestry from the region that is present-day Nigeria in descendants of…

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Mozambique: Decades After Devastating Cyclone, Mangroves Are On the Rebound in Mozambique

In the lead up to International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem on July 26, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is running a series of stories on mangroves, and their impact on the environment and economies of countries across the world. Twenty years later, people are still talking about Cyclone Eline in Xai-Xai, Mozambique. The 2000 storm – the longest-lived cyclone on record in the Indian Ocean – hammered the local Mahielene community, which sits in the estuary of the Limpopo River about 225 kilometres north of Maputo,…

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Black Politics, Are Blacks welcomed in the conservative movement?

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) As we watch the violence and racial agitation happening across America, I have been pondering whether there is a place for Blacks within the conservative movement. So, why am I so pessimistic about Blacks and the conservative movement? With all the racial unrest going on in our country, conservative leaders have all come down with a sudden case of laryngitis. Where is Franklin Graham, Jerry Falwell Jr., Tony Perkins, Pat Robertson, Kenneth Copeland and Robert Jeffress, to name a few? You…

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I get insulted advising people on healthy living –Nutrition expert Emiko Kathy

I ventured into nutrition business after undergoing Caesarian Section twice Princess Kathy Emiko is a woman of many parts. Besides being a fashion enthusiast and owner of a popular boutique, she is also a nutritionist. But the wife of a popular Warri prince, Yemi Emiko, did not become a nutritionist by accident; it was a field she ventured into after she had to undergo Caesarian Section twice because of her weight. She spoke with PAUL UKPABIO about these and other issues concerning her private and public life. WHAT is it like to be married into the Warri royal family? Royalty in the…

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