AP: As Kanye West Qualifies to Appear on More 2020 Ballots, Will It Hurt Joe Biden?

The Biden campaign did not respond to messages seeking comment Thursday. Still, the former vice president enjoyed strong support among African American voters during the Democratic primary and is counting on topping Trump by wide margins with them, as well as young voters, in November. Having West, who is Black and a hip-hop icon, on […]

Why Nigerian armed forces can’t fight terrorism—Tony Nyiam

First, the ‘General Staff’ under the chairman of the Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) needs to provide the Armed Forces with a long overdue actionable military strategy on how to do away with the military threat the Boko Haram insurgents, the AK47 Fulani militia and the bandits, pose to the North East and North West […]

10 of Britain’s best wild beach walks

Marloes Sands, Pembrokeshire I once tried to visit all of Pembrokeshire’s beaches in one trip, and failed. For a start, there are a lot of them. Second, there are several that are only accessible by sea, or with some serious abseiling. Barafundle is a well-known beauty spot and liable to attract visitors on sunny days […]

Tina Tahiliani Parikh on the anatomy of a fundraiser

With Baradari launching on National Handloom Day, the core team is optimistic. Also, Khan’s interviews on social media and in print seem to be galvanising fans into action. “If there is anything this lockdown has shown us, it is how unequal we are as a society. Baradari is about giving everyone a fair chance,” the […]

Coronavirus R rate up for second week in a row – as UK hits 1

Dr Kyrychko explained: “As the number of confirmed cases becomes smaller, the estimates of the growth rate and the R number become more sensitive in a sense that even a relatively small local outbreak can have a major effect on increasing the R number.”

Report: 100 Children Shot in Democrat-Controlled Philly in 2020

The Chicago Tribune quoted Trump noting the cities “are out of control.” He lamented they are run by “liberal left-wing Democrats,” adding, “and it’s almost like they think this is going to be this way forever.”

2023: A competent southerner must emerge

Mallam Mamman Daura is a senior colleague who is not given to flippancy. As a journalist, he let his pen do talking. As a prominent member of the famed Kaduna Mafia, he let the mafia’s intervention in national policies do the talking. As an ‘adviser’ to his uncle, he let the direction of government do […]

What is WeChat and why is Trump banning it?

WeChat is Facebook, WhatsApp, and Google Pay all rolled into one WeChat (called Weixin in China) started out in 2011 as a messaging service, but it expanded to include payments, e-commerce, utility bills, and so much more. WeChat is often dubbed a super app just because of the sheer variety of services it offers. It […]

One night in Akane has lasted me 15 hours

I can’t find that many impressions of Akane, a game I bought on a whim from the Switch’s eStore, but it seems people are surprised that there’s only one level. Or that there’s no explanation for the intro animation of Akane herself, stood like Oldboy in a lift full of corpses, before the sounds of […]