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How breast cancer stays ‘quietly’ in other parts of the body –Scientists

How breast cancer stays ‘quietly’ in other parts of the body –Scientists

Scientists have identified the mechanism that allows breast cancer cells to lie dormant in other parts of the body, only to reemerge years later with lethal force, according to a study published on Tuesday. In experiments with human cells and live mice, researchers showed that disabling the mechanism — with drugs or gene manipulation — […] …

Ex-President Zuma’s son fined $5,000 for hate speech

Ex-President Zuma’s son fined $5,000 for hate speech

Former South African President Jacob Zuma’s son, Edward, on Tuesday agreed to pay $5,000 while he also apologised for an insulting letter. In 2017, Edward wrote an open letter in which he labeled the then finance minister, Pravin Gordhan; and tourism minister, Derek Hanekom, two critics of Zuma, as “sellouts.’’ On Tuesday, Edward reached an […] …

Kenya seeks Russia’s help to recognise Al-Shabab as ‘Global Threat’

Kenya seeks Russia’s help to recognise Al-Shabab as ‘Global Threat’

Kenyan Authorities hope that Russia will use its diplomatic influence to assist in recognising the Al-Shabab terrorist group, operating in East Africa, as a global threat. Dido Rasso, a member of the Kenyan National Assembly Committee on Defence and Foreign Relations, said this in Kenya on Tuesday. “One of the issues we look forward to […] …

We were raped and abused, Nigerian prostitutes testify against their traffickers in Paris

Sixteen members of a mostly female network of Nigerian human traffickers operating forced prostitution rings in France went on trial last week in Paris, facing their accusers as the trafficked women testified to being lied to, beaten and raped. According to France 24, plaintiffs at the High Court of Paris began giving testimony on May […] …

Soldier kills wife, children, commits suicide

Soldier kills wife, children, commits suicide

A Zambian soldier, Pathias Mwape, has killed his wife, Esther, 33,  after discovering that two of their children were not biologically his. The children were allegedly fathered by one of his superior officers. The incident happened at the Kabwe Chindwin Barracks in Zambia, where the deceased wife reportedly had an affair with her husband’s boss. The soldier […] …

Harry and Meghan Markle donate wedding flowers to charities

Harry and Meghan Markle donate wedding flowers to charities

Unlike what obtains in regular weddings where the bride usually tosses her bouquet to her maids of honour, with the belief that whoever catches it would be the next to marry, Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, have opted to donate their wedding flowers to charities. Perhaps to confirm their philanthropic spirits, the couple […] …

Texas residents seek spiritual aid as mass murder rocks school

  Grief-stricken families in southwestern Texas gathered in churches throughout Santa Fe on Sunday seeking spiritual succour following a massacre at the town’s high school, the nation’s latest mass shooting. As federal investigators search for a motive in the assault by a student who murdered eight of his classmates and two teachers, and wounded 13 […] …

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