Daily Archives: Jan 2, 2013

For journalists and Internet, 2013 must not repeat 2012

The world in 2012 saw exceptional attacks on truth tellers. The number of journalists in prison reached a record high. An unprecedented 132 reporters were killed, either for exposing misconduct or in the line of duty. Most of all, 2012 … read more »

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Is Chocolate a Health Food?

“Chocolate: I try to stay away from it,” commented my client, a runner who described herself as having a rampant sweet tooth. For her, chocolate fits into the categories of junk food, guilty pleasure and ruiner of good intentions to … read more »

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Build Your Entire Core, Not Just Your Abs

Many exercise programs these days spotlight the ever-present abs (abdominal muscles) but pay little attention to the other muscles that form the body’s core. Yet building up all of your core muscles is essential for staying strong and flexible and … read more »

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Detox and Cleanse with These Juice Recipes

Hollywood’s hottest love to juice up with a cleanse – it’s their red-carpet-ready remedy when they need to lose weight and look their best. While detoxes and extreme diets like the Master Cleanse can be controversial, advocates say juice cleanses made from raw … read more »

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One woman in three Black women bleaches her skin…

South Africa is marketed to the world as Mandela’s rainbow nation, where everyone is proud of their race and heritage. But for some black South Africans there is such a thing as being too black. A recent study by the … read more »

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Kenya’s Blueprint for Prosperity

The East African country of Kenya is a dynamic place that has undergone many changes after gaining independence from Britain in 1963. Taking a 21st century look at the country, private and governmental sector figures have come together to create … read more »

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Diasporans advised how to invest in the construction industry

By Paul Watala Ugandans living in the Diaspora have been advised to invest in the construction industry in the country. State Minister for Industry, James Mutende made the call recentlyat the 6th home is the best summit, organised by Uganda … read more »

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Zambia resumes training for the defence of the Africa Cup

African champions Zambia resumed training 2nd January as they continued to shape up for the defence of the Africa Cup title they won last February. The reigning kings of African football, who took time off on January 1, were joined … read more »

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Leaving the farm: Africa’s rapid urbanisation

So says Standard Bank analyst Simon Freemantle in a recent research report on urbanisation in the continent. It is estimated that around 40% of Africans currently live in urban areas, making Africa more urbanised than India, and slightly less urbanised … read more »

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