Half of the sugar in our children's diets comes from sugary drinks, sweets, biscuits, cakes, puddings, sugary breakfast cereals and higher-sugar yoghurts and puddings. But it's easy to cut back by swapping from higher- to lower-sugar products. Read more


Public Health England (PHE) has raised the alarm about the fact that children are currently consuming around 2,800 extra sugar cubes per year. Read more


Alpha Lounge Comedy Club hosts a show on Sunday 10 March in London. It will feature Comedians Akpos, Njambi, A.D.E. and Klinton COO. Read more


Jémima Masika was infected with Ebola and survived.

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Ms. Masika contracted the disease while taking care of her sick aunt. “I was helping my aunt, and she was vomiting a lot. I had to clean after her several times. Then, after, I began to feel unwell. I was having the same clinical signs as the ones Read more

DR Congo

If things had gone differently, Baby Siaka* might have been born in Spain or France. Or Mali. Or Algeria. Or even at sea. All could have been plausible birthplaces for the first child of a young Liberian couple who left home in December 2017 to Read more

Pan Africa

Two men in Kenya are rallying against the myths that perpetuate the violation of women’s and girls’ human rights through the centuries-old cultural tradition of female circumcision, more commonly known as Female Genital Mutilation. Read more

Pan Africa

A gospel concert to pray for the future of the Commonwealth takes place in London on Saturday 9 March 2019. The Commonwealth Gospel Concert which will feature a host of gospel artistes, youth groups and choirs will take place at the Emmanuel Centre, Read more


Emmanuel Chukwu, one time Liberia’s richest foreign businessman worth $89.405 million at the time, singlehandedly saved over 1000 Nigerians during the 1989 war in Liberia by sacrificing his two ships for their evacuation into Nigeria at the expense Read more


Surviving Ebola: I was so afraid to die Read more

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The new Sierra Leone High Commissioner to the UK and Ireland - H.E Tamba James Sylvanus Lamina, has presented his diplomatic credentials to the Queen. Read more

Sierra Leone

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