Benin, Nigeria join African Union continental free trade bloc


Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Leaders of African Union (AU) member states met in Niamey, Niger’s capital, for an AU summit where on Sunday Presidents Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria and Patrice Talon of Benin signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. Nigeria previously announced it planned to join the AfCFTA in the week leading […]

Learn How To Easily Remove Your Old Carpet Mold


Read An Opinion On: Kitchens Sydney By Niv Orlian In a natural environment you will usually encounter mold, which is a fungus. Mold lives, grows and thrives in areas that are moist, damp or wet. In a forest, mold is easily found on the ground because it will eat the decaying leaves that fall from […]

Camel Rock Festival held in Scilly


Wednesday, September 14, 2005 The August Bank Holiday weekend, as usual, played host to many festivals and musical events around the UK, not least the Camel Rock Festival held at Porthcressa on the Isles of Scilly. But will it be the last? Local bands included those formed at the Five Islands’ School, the members of […]

Microsoft claims 235 patent breaches by open source software


Tuesday, May 15, 2007 Software giant Microsoft’s chief lawyer Brad Smith claimed in an interview published in the magazine Fortune on Monday that open-source software products violate 235 of Microsoft’s patents. The main transgressors are claimed to be Linux (107 patents) and OpenOffice.org (45), with e-mail programs infringing 15 patents. Microsoft wants royalties to compensate […]

Hamsters As Pets Managing Expectations


Read An Opinion On: Marc Ching Hamsters as Pets – Managing Expectations by Matt Boreau Have you ever considered what it may be like to care for hamsters as pets? It is possible that this particular article should bring clarification to most of your problems. Both a pooch and a grimalkin expect lots of added […]

New Ghanaian currency introduced


Tuesday, July 3, 2007 New currency notes are being introduced in Ghana today. The new currency, to be called the Ghanaian cedi, replaces the previous cedi which has been in circulation since 17 February, 1967. The Ghanaian cedi will be exchanged at 10,000 old cedis to one new Ghanaian cedi. The exchange rate against the […]

Iranian International Master Dorsa Derakhshani discusses her chess career with Wikinews


Tuesday, April 14, 2020 In February 2017, the Iranian Chess Federation announced two teenage chess players, Dorsa Derakhshani and her younger brother Borna Derakhshani, were banned from representing the national team. The federation announced their decision although Dorsa Derakhshani had previously decided and informed the chess federation she did not wish to play for Iran. […]

Wikinews interviews Jeff Jacobsen, creator of LisaMcPherson.org


Tuesday, February 19, 2008 On Sunday, Wikinews interviewed creator of memorial site LisaMcPherson.org, former Lisa McPherson Trust employee and long time Scientology critic Jeff Jacobsen. LisaMcPherson.org is a memorial site created in 1997 containing information on her death and the resulting legal case against the Church of Scientology. Lisa McPherson died in 1995 while in […]

Timing Medicines To Resolve Erectile Dysfunction Problems.


Read An Opinion On: Erectile Dysfunction Medications TIMING MEDICINES TO RESOLVE ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION. Erectile dysfunction is a sexual disease or problem. Most of the males and females are conscious from erectile dysfunction but there are still some people who don’t know about this disease. Today our topic is to discuss the timing medicines in Pakistan […]

Edinburgh Building Services wins national award


Friday, March 16, 2007 Edinburgh Building Services (EBS) has won a national excellence award at a gala ceremony held in St Andrews last week (8 March 2007). Promises Into Action, an EBS project, won the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) award for “Securing a Workforce for the Future”. This award follows an innovative cultural […]