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Bleeding risks may offset aspirin’s benefit vs heart disease

Tampa, United States | Afp | Should healthy people take aspirin to ward off heart disease?

The Independent , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

Construction without coordination: how ants build megaprojects

Paris, France | Afp | Leaf-cutter ants build super highways to transfer food and building materials hundreds of metres without communicating with each other, scientists claimed Wednesday, in findings that could prompt a rethink about how some insect communities organise themselves.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

10 years after crisis, bank CEO pay swells again

New York, United States | Afp | Ten years after Wall Street recklessness helped lead to the Great Recession, compensation for top bank CEOs is soaring even as pay flattens at junior levels.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

Emiliano Sala: I’m on a plane that looks like it’s going to fall apart

“The water is very cold at the moment, the sea conditions are very rough out there, the wind is very strong,” John Fitzgerald, chief officer of Channel Island Air Search, to Afp.

IOL , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

Zimbabwean Afro-Jazz Legend 'Tuku' Dies | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

Zimbabwean musician Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi, a star of Afro-jazz who won a following across the continent and beyond, died on Wednesday at the age of 66, his agent told Afp.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019

Dangerous Chemicals Found In Baby Diapers

But “we cannot exclude a risk… because we have recorded some substances that are above healthy limits,” the deputy director of the Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (Anses), Gerard Lasfargues, told Afp.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019

The Gambia River bridge set to end 'centuries' of trade chaos with Senegal

Words by Omar Wally, pictures from Afp.

BBC Africa , Africa Jan 23, 2019

UPDATED: Marseille complete signing of Italy striker Balotelli

The impending arrival of the former AC Milan, Inter and Liverpool forward, who has scored 14 goals in 36 games for Italy, had been confirmed to Afp on Tuesday by sources close to the deal.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019

Mother faces trial for racism against teacher

The spokesman for the prosecutor’s office, Murad Turki, told Afp the woman was being held in custody pending trial next week on racism charges under the law passed in October 2018 and for insulting a public sector worker.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019