Lifestyle

Eclipse of the heart

“Prepare for my mid-semester exams.” It covers everything we have done. My duty is to give you the big picture so that young intellectuals like you will search for the rest.   I can’t give you everything here. We shall meet again on Monday. Have a fruitful weekend.” Those were the words of my Political […]

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Durex recalls condoms over durability issues

British condom-manufacturer Durex has announced a recall of its products from shelves in Germany and Singapore over concerns they do not meet the required standards for protection. In Germany, the recall of certain latex-free condoms was posted on the company’s website a week ago along with similar recalls in Britain and elsewhere. If customers have […]

Lifestyle

How to help an introverted partner thrive in your relationship

After a long, stressful day at work, you’re ready for some quality time with your significant other. What you do doesn’t matter; you just want to be around someone who loves and understands you. And then, your partner walks in the door, visibly exasperated from an equally high-stress day at the office — and desperate for some time alone. What just happened? […]

Lifestyle

Habits that are making you lose muscle, not fat

You know the routine: losing weight means chowing down on fewer calories than you’re burning. But if you’re not smart about it, even the best-intentioned plans can backfire. That’s because dropping pounds always means shedding a mix of both fat and muscle. Since muscle burns more calories than fat, having less of it slows down […]

International News

MP dismantles community boreholes after losing election

A disgruntled politician who suffered a defeat in Uganda’s parliamentary elections has reacted by removing boreholes he commissioned while in office. The boreholes have been a major source of water supply for residents in Nebbi Municipality, a district in northern Uganda, for over two decades, local media reported. Patrick Okumu-Ringa was reported to have dismantled […]

International News

Zimbabwe election crisis: MDC’s Tendai Biti in court

Zimbabwean opposition politician Tendai Biti has appeared in court in handcuffs on charges of inciting violence after he was deported from Zambia. Zambia’s government rejected Mr Tendai Biti’s request for asylum on Wednesday.   Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Mr Biti had been released on bail following his intervention. Prosecutors accuse Mr Biti of fuelling […]