archives : March 2011


United States
The producers of “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” are planning a significant overhaul of the $65 million Broadway musical that would involve shutting down performances for two to three weeks, as well as delaying its scheduled opening on March 15 for about three months, according to people who work on “Spider-Man” or were briefed on the producers’ plans. - Wednesday 9 March 2011

Do you bite your nails? It’s a bad habit, and it’s not without its dangers either. “Light onychophagy” (as doctors call it) is not of concern in itself, but if it becomes severe and a genuinely compulsive habit, it is essential to seek professional help. - Wednesday 9 March 2011

For children, every room in the house is a playground and ripe for exploration, and the kitchen is no exception. But with all the risks of cuts, burns and poisons, this “playground” can quickly prove to be a minefield. - Wednesday 9 March 2011

Up until the age of 12 months, the main allergens your child is likely to be exposed to are eggs, groundnuts and cow’s milk. Between the ages of 1 and 3, add fish. Eviction diets, i.e. the total removal from the diet of the allergens to blame, is really the only effective treatment for such allergies. In theory, one should be able to identify possible allergens from the labeling on industrially produced foods. - Wednesday 9 March 2011

Selenium is a trace element essential to our metabolism, a vital constituent of certain antioxidant enzymes that plays a role in the fight against free radicals that “attack” our cells and DNA. Selenium also stimulates the immune system and promotes proper functioning of the thyroid hormone. - Wednesday 9 March 2011

Between May 2007 and October 2008, an experiment was conducted in Kenya that involved sending a weekly text message to patients on antiretroviral drugs to ensure they were taking their medication properly. The scheme involved 538 people who were HIV-positive and this cheap, easy way of monitoring observance produced encouraging results. - Wednesday 9 March 2011

Ethiopia - Kenya
Three Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) leaders have been imprisoned for life by the Ethiopian High Court after they were found guilty of carrying out terrorist attacks on innocent Ethiopians. - Tuesday 8 March 2011

Police in Uganda has warned opposition presidential candidates against holding planned protests in Kampala city. - Tuesday 8 March 2011

Panafrica - Libya
Numerous Black African mercenaries, reportedly bankrolled by Muammar Gaddafi to quell Libya’s popular revolt, have taken part in the bloody crackdown by the north African country’s authorities. A situation that has seen many black African migrant workers in Libya bearing the brunt of the violence as Libyans continue to take them, voluntarily or involuntarily, for mercenaries. They have become the unfortunate victims of revenge. - Tuesday 8 March 2011

Libya - United States - International
The international community headed by Washington has considered arming the Libyan opposition to defend themselves against the Indifferent Muammar Gaddafi who continues to utilize violence in his bid to remain at the helm of the country. - Tuesday 8 March 2011

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