North America

Obamacare: Because Mom said so

Advocacy groups from “Moms Rising” to AARP are working to reach the healthy, young adults who don’t think they need insurance — and their mothers who think they do. The groups plan to use everything from paid advertising — to guilt. “We’re going for the heartstrings,” said Nicole Duritz, vice president of health and family […]

Africa

Egypt Prepares For Worst Ahead Of Sunday Protest

CAIRO — As the streets once again fill with protesters eager to oust the president and Islamists determined to keep him in power, Egyptians are preparing for the worst: days or weeks of urban chaos that could turn their neighborhoods into battlegrounds. Households already beset by power cuts, fuel shortages and rising prices are stocking […]

Nigeria News

NIGERIA: Yuguda Advocates Constitution Review for More Funds to States, LGs

 The Governor of Bauchi State, Mallam  Isa Yuguda,  Thursday called for the review of the nation’s constitution such that would make more funds available for the states and local governments from the federation account. Speaking in Ado-Ekiti  Thursday as a guest speaker at a programme organised by the National Coalition of Yoruba Youth Summit, Yuguda […]