Quiz on people who straddled nations

Roxaanne | March 30, 2019 | 0

Iftikhar Ali Khan, the eighth Nawab of Pataudi, is the only cricketer to have played Test cricket for both England and India. On his birthday on March 16, a quiz on people who straddled nations.Sans borders1 He was born in Opole, Poland. His father was a professional footballer while his mother played for the national…

One in six students say they have no…

Roxaanne | March 29, 2019 | 0

More than one in six students say they have no “true friends” among their peers, according to a survey that has raised concerns about mental health at universities. Nearly a third of students feel lonely on a weekly basis, while 15.8 per cent feel that way every single day of term time, according to research published by higher…

In “The Curse of Bigness” Tim Wu makes…

Roxaanne | March 29, 2019 | 0

(Getty/Hulton Archive) The history of fascism teaches us about the ongoing rise of right-wing populism. But we must draw the right lessons Alec Stapp March 14, 2019 10:00PM (UTC) The recent increase in economic concentration and monopoly power make the United States “ripe for dictatorship,” claims Columbia law professor Tim Wu in his new book, “The Curse…

Bolsonaro’s Brazen Meeting With the CIA

Roxaanne | March 29, 2019 | 0

On March 18, Brazil’s extreme-right President Jair Bolsonaro made history. Outside the official agenda of his first official trip to the United States he paid a visit to CIA Headquarters, becoming the first ever Brazilian President to do so. In contrast, Bolsonaro has never visited ABIN, Brazil’s moribund equivalent of the CIA. On the agenda, it is assumed, were…

What’s On: Art, music and events in Porirua…

Roxaanne | March 29, 2019 | 0

Want to see your event in this list? Visit nbly.nz/kap and fill out the online form with your event details. Make sure you do this at least one week before your event. Inclusion is at the editor’s discretion. MUSIC & THEATRE A Night at the Proms: Trust Porirua City Brass Band and Virtuoso Strings Orchestra are…

MPs Now Support Bid to Halt Doctors’ Training…

Roxaanne | March 27, 2019 | 0

By Elizabeth MerabThe Health ministry is preparing to appear before a parliamentary committee, for the second time in a week, as pressure to bring back Kenyan doctors from Cuba mounts. Some members of the National Assembly committee on Health have thrown their weight behind doctors by asking the ministry to consider relocating 48 doctors on…

Probe Over Death of Kenyan Doctor in Cuba…

Roxaanne | March 27, 2019 | 0

Photo: Dennis Onsongo/Daily Nation Ouma Oluga, Secretary-General of the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Union, addresses a press conference at the Supreme Court Buildings (file photo). Mombasa — Investigations into the cause of death of one of the Kenyan doctors who travelled to Cuba for an exchange programme are ongoing. Dr Hamisi Ali Juma, a…

Japanese don’t have health problems of a 65-year-old…

Roxaanne | March 27, 2019 | 25

Japanese people don’t suffer health problems of a 65-year-old until they turn 76 – while those in Papua New Guinea start suffering at 46 (so how does your country fare?)Researchers evaluated how fast people get health problems of a 65-year-old30-year gap separates countries with the highest and lowest ages Heart disease showed to account for the…

Cuba after Castro: royal visit to Havana reflects…

Roxaanne | March 27, 2019 | 0

From Winston Churchill to the Rolling Stones, Cuba has hosted its fair share of famous Britons over the years. But the first official royal visit by the Prince of Wales and his wife the Duchess of Cornwall in 2019 heralds an important shift in Her Majesty’s Government’s longstanding policy towards the island. Until recently, little…