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What’s Happening in World News

News of big needs and great hope. Fair warning, we’re pretty biased towards hope.

Women Empowerment

THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN IN NIGERIA Today, the issue of Women’s Rights has become a buzz word the world over. It is a great concern to many that women are deprived of their human rights. It has been a burning issue in different parts of the world, yet some think it is all a propaganda…

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8 inspiring quotes to celebrate resilience this International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day—like every day of the year for us at Global Fund for Women—is about celebrating the resilience of women around the world. Women are courageous and powerful change makers. As we face new challenges and threats, women are resisting rollbacks and standing up for human rights. Now more than ever, let’s lift…

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New malaria vaccine provides 100% protection in clinical trial

Scientists have discovered an effective vaccine that offers up to 100 per cent protection from malaria. German researchers at the University of Tübingen in collaboration with the biotech company, Sanaria Incorporated, have demonstrated in a clinical trial that a new vaccine for malaria called Sanaria PfSPZ-CVac has been up to 100 per cent effective when…

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The Top 10 Books for Teenage Entrepreneurs

Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs In so many parts of the world, entrepreneurship isn’t a luxury but the only choice to survive and get ahead economically. Developed countries raise their children to be key contributors and leaders in the work place because there is a high probability that barring all ill-luck, a child that stays in…

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This Is How Successful Leaders Spent Their Teenage Years

Note: I don’t think I have ever before been compared with Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, etc. I am no where near as successful or accomplished as most of the people on this list. But for what it is worth, I’ll give you a trait that I think is common among most of these people (including…

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UN: World facing greatest humanitarian crisis since 1945

The world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since 1945, the United Nations says, issuing a plea for help to avoid “a catastrophe”. UN humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien said that more than 20 million people faced the threat of starvation and famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria. Unicef has already warned 1.4m children…

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