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UK Based Chef’s New Amazon Series Retraces Her Culinary Roots In Kenya After Dramatic Career Change

December 11, 2018

Chef Anita Kerai visiting a tea farm at Chaka Farms in NyeriPHOTO BY ANTHONY HINDHAUGH   Elizabeth Rushe Contributor After crunching numbers for over fifteen years for companies such as Sony Pictures Entertainment, London based chef Anita Kerai made a decade long dream come true last year when she left behind her financial accounting career […]

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South Sudan, a nation embracing its identity through its skin

December 11, 2018

In the world’s youngest country, skin whitening and the issue of colourism is linked to a complex history. Conservative estimates put the value of the global skin-whitening market at around $10bn annually [Jasmin Bauomy/Al Jazeera Juba, South Sudan – A swell of laughs and chatter fills the air as Jemma* greets familiar faces inside Juba’s cultural […]

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Raped, abused and harassed: Tale of female migrants in Morocco

December 3, 2018

third of female migrants were abused on their way, research shows. The suffering doesn’t end when they reach Morocco. By Al Jazeera Rabat, Morocco – Sitting on the pavement outside an NGO’s office in the Moroccan capital of Rabat, 18-year-old Juliet (not her real name) stared at the cars speeding past. Juliet had a look […]

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Coconut oil has more ‘bad’ fat than beef and butter-doctors

December 3, 2018

By Reuters Mkarimu Radio In Summary Studies in many populations showed that lower intake of saturated fat coupled with higher intake of polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fat is associated with lower rates of cardiovascular disease. For optimal heart health, the AHA recommends the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet or a Mediterranean-style diet. Both diets […]

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Study:ICU stay can lead to depression

December 3, 2018

Patients who are treated in an intensive care unit (ICU) and survive are at increased risk of depression, a new study suggests. And depression in ICU survivors was linked with a higher risk of death in the next two years, researchers found. More than half of former ICU patients reported symptoms of psychological disorders, including […]

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