Novelist Salman Rushdie hospitalised following stabbing incident in New York

Salman Rushdie, the Indian-born novelist who spent years in hiding under death threats from Iran because of his writing, was stabbed in the neck onstage at a lecture in New York state on Friday and airlifted to a hospital, police said. He was alive and “getting the care he needs,” New York Governor Kathy Hochul… Read More Novelist Salman Rushdie hospitalised following stabbing incident in New York

Actress & philanthropist Linda Osifo spends time with orphans as she turns a year older, donates computers for e-learning

It was a mixture of joy and happiness when actress and philanthropist, Linda Osifo visited the Living Fountain Orphanage in Lagos to celebrate her birthday on July 27, 2022. The beautiful actress who exuded grace and cheerfulness at the outreach in commemoration of her 31st birthday through her philanthropic organization — the LAO Foundation, donated… Read More Actress & philanthropist Linda Osifo spends time with orphans as she turns a year older, donates computers for e-learning

Publiseer commences distribution to China’s Lazyjoy

Africa’s digital content distribution company, Publiseer, has commenced distribution to Lazyjoy, a worldwide digital reading aggregator, producer, and provider platform, founded in 2019. This new store will bring more exposure to authors on Publiseer, as it helps their books reach major Chinese smartphones like Xiaomi, Vivo, Huawei, Oppo, Transsion, and TCL. “Distributing our ebooks and… Read More Publiseer commences distribution to China’s Lazyjoy

Three dead following shooting incident at university in Philippines

Three people died in a shooting at a university graduation ceremony in the Philippines’ capital region on Sunday, including a former mayor from the volatile south of the country, police said. Local Quezon City police chief Remus Medina said the shooting appeared to have been an assassination of the former mayor of the southern Lamitan… Read More Three dead following shooting incident at university in Philippines

Publiseer gets accepted into accelerator in New York

Africa’s digital content distribution company, Publiseer, has been accepted into the Starta Accelerator Batch 13 Spring 202 program in New York, a soft landing program designed to help international startups scale their US market presence and raise capital. Publiseer is no newbie to accelerator programs. Some of the accelerator programs the company has participated in,… Read More Publiseer gets accepted into accelerator in New York

Harvard University sets up $100million endowment fund for slavery reparations

Harvard University is setting aside $100 million for an endowment fund and other measures to close the educational, social and economic gaps that are legacies of slavery and racism, according to an email the university’s president sent to all students, faculty and staff on Tuesday. The email from Harvard President Lawrence Bacow included a link… Read More Harvard University sets up $100million endowment fund for slavery reparations

Three Chinese teachers, Pakistani killed following suicide bombing at Karachi University

A suspected female suicide bomber killed three Chinese teachers in Karachi on Tuesday, police and officials said, in the first major attack this year against nationals of long-time ally China working in Pakistan. The three were among passengers on a minibus returning to Karachi university after a lunch break when the bomb exploded at the… Read More Three Chinese teachers, Pakistani killed following suicide bombing at Karachi University

Savvy Prize winner Grace Amuzie offers low-cost educational services to low-income families

Through Isrina Schools, Grace Amuzie, who recently won the first position at the Savvy Prize for Impact Driven Entrepreneurs, is offering low-cost educational services to low-income families who can’t afford their children, basic quality education. Through her Recycle Pay Project Initiative, Grace is enabling these families to afford her inexpensive educational services and learning necessities.… Read More Savvy Prize winner Grace Amuzie offers low-cost educational services to low-income families