August 30, 2017


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Houston airports reopen as Harvey moves out

Houston’s two major airports reopened Wednesday on a limited basis, as floodwaters receded and the skies over the Texas city cleared with monster storm Harvey moving to the east. The two airports, George Bush Intercontinental…



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What went down at #TEDGlobal2017 Session 5 – Repatterning

Session 5 at TEDGlobal 2017 kicked off with a beautiful performance from self-styled “wild woman” Thandiswa Mazwai and her band. The speakers and performers in this session are repatterning culture, identity, language” in Africa with their various…






Mimiko left over N220bn debt – Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says his administration inherited a debt burden of N220.58bn at its inception. Akeredolu made this known in Akure on Wednesday while swearing-in commissioners…


Harvard president issues clarion call to fight racism

It’s a time-honored tradition at Memorial Church, a brief service of reflection, song, and prayer that unfolds early weekday mornings during the fall and spring semesters. For close to 400 years, some students, faculty, and…





Netanyahu goes on offensive against 'fake news'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a joint press conference with UN Secretary General at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem on August 28, 2017. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres meets Israeli officials as he…




President Buhari arrives Daura amid cheers

Thousands of people thronged the Daura airstrip in Katsina State to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari, who has arrived his hometown for Eid-el-Kabir. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Airforce…


Tulle Skirt With Embroidery

What I Am Wearing:Skirt (here, more here) // Splendid tee (similar here and here) // Shoes (here, more here) // Bag (here/beige pair here) // Earrings (here)  // Lipstick “Lady Danger” (here)I am still enjoying the last days of…


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Floods in Asia leave more than 1,200 dead

Torrential monsoon rains have brought Mumbai to a halt, destroying homes and leaving thousands of people stranded. Police say a woman and two toddlers were killed after houses collapsed in the Indian city’s suburbs, while…


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B.C. forest fires likely cause of flaming-red Edmonton sun

Particles clouding the atmosphere are the cause of a red-glowing sun overseeing the Edmonton sky on Wednesday morning. “I’m suspecting that it’s due to the forest fire smoke in the atmosphere from Kelowna,” said Frank…