In 100 countries the state forbids women from working in some professions. In 18 nations husbands can legally deny wives permission to work, including Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, DRC, Gabon, Guinea, Mauritania, Niger, and Sudan.
Europe did not need Africa in order to become prosperous. Europe colonised Africa because Europe was prosperous and, consequently, more powerful.
In this year’s report Oxfam says that the eight richest people on Earth have as much wealth as the bottom half of the world’s population
If current trends continue, there will be more people in Nigeria than in the United States by 2050
Singer Seal, caused a stir a few days ago when he criticised his soon-to-be ex-wife, former supermodel Heidi Klum, for showing a lack of class by sleeping with “the help”, i.e. her bodyguard of four years, Martin Kristen. “I guess the only thing I would have preferred is that…Heidi show a little bit more class and at least wait until …