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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Nigeria reports a steady decline in the number of confirmed Lassa fever cases

Through the 10th week of 2018, Nigerian health officials have reported a total of 1386 suspected cases reported across 19 affected states, of which 365 were laboratory confirmed. Image/CIA In addition, 90 deaths More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 19th, 2018

Monkeypox increases in Africa raise concerns

The recent apparent increase in human monkeypox cases across a wide geographic area, the potential for further spread, and the lack of reliable surveillance have raised the level of concern for this emerging zoonosis. Monkeypox/CDC In More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 16th, 2018

‘Invisible Killers’ highlights dangers of Influenza, Ebola, Smallpox: premieres on March 29

Viruses have shaped our health and our history, and, despite all the tools of modern medicine, they continue to kill millions of people every year. Influenza, smallpox, and Ebola are among the three most lethal More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Five Things Likely to Get More Expensive in 2018

Today’s economy is a global economy. No longer to countries run independently from one another; markets are networked and connected like never before. A poor wheat crop in the U.S. can cause hunger and price hikes More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

3 Healthcare Certifications You Can Take with You Around the World

If you have thought about eventually relocating to a different country, you have to be concerned about what you’re going to do for a living. Business owners might not be as concerned if they can operate their More...

By Guest Author On Friday, March 9th, 2018

Good News for Renewable Energy: 101 Cities Sourced at Least 70% of Their Electricity from Renewable Sources in 2017

2018 hasn’t got off to a good start for renewable energy and climate change advocates: President Trump’s tariff increase on imported solar panels and the surge of arctic air that hit Europe end-February were More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, March 8th, 2018

CNN exposes Facebook abortion ads in Africa which allows illegal pills to be sold, Catholics blamed

“Women who have abortions in Lesotho face being outcast from their communities, or arrested,” CNN stated in their shocking report on abortion and the purchase of illegal abortion pills via ads on Facebook. CNN reports that More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamic terrorists kidnapped over 90 school girls

Just when you think that Boko Haram has been crushed or quelled, the Islamic terrorist group in Nigeria strikes with a horrific results: “Parents and school authorities have revealed that at least 94 school More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

The History of St Valentine, creation of the holiday

While cards, candy, flowers and romance take center stage to celebrate Valentine’s Day, it was on February 14 around the year 278 A.D., Valentine, a holy priest in Rome in the days of Emperor Claudius II, More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Black student Wylliam Smith calls for segregation at University of Iowa

Wylliam Smith begins his call for segregation at the University of Iowa: “Black students need black-only or all-black events in which there are other black men and women as a means to help them feel comfortable. More...

By Guest Author On Monday, February 12th, 2018

What Does Nigeria Offer its Young People? A Review by Nenadi Esther Usman

In 1960, Nigerians decided that they would be in control of their own lives, gaining independence. Yet, since then, the younger generation has been neglected, with the ruling classes enriching themselves. For Nenadi More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Barbara Lee follows Hillary Clinton on ‘sexist’ climate change with ‘Women And Climate Change Act’

Yesterday, Congresswoman Barbara Lee introduced the Women and Climate Change Act of 2018, H.R. 4932, to develop coordinated strategies to mitigate the impact of climate change on women and girls around the world. More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 29th, 2018

Nat Geo WILD kicks off ‘Safari Live’ after the Super Bowl

Ever dreamed of going on a real African safari? Here’s your chance! Nat Geo WILD kicks off a special week of the popular series Safari Live on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 4, at 10 p.m. EST. Tune in to experience More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 27th, 2018
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‘Samson’ Producer Brittany Yost discusses the script, adapting the scripture, shooting in South Africa and Taylor James

Pure Flix’s Samson film arrives next month and the film’s producer, Brittany Yost, spoke on The Brandon Jones Show, detailing the project and offering up great insights into the new film version of a More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 27th, 2018

Somalia: Government officials detail rescue of 35 boys recruited by Al-Shabaab Islamists

The Somali government confirmed Wednesday its security forces rescued 35 male children who had been taken as recruits by the Islamist militant group, Al-Shabaab. The government’s ministry of information confirmed More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Fifteen Syrian refugees found frozen to death trying to cross into Lebanon

Seventeen Syrian refugees, some of them children, have been found frozen to death while trying to cross the mountainous border into Lebanon. Two bodies were found Saturday after the area was hit by a severe snowstorm, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

‘Samson’ trailer puts Taylor James in action with a great cast in Pure Flix’s next Biblical film

Pure Flix released the first trailer for Samson sets up the new film retelling of a champion’s calling, betrayal and redemption. Check out the trailer below. “If you’ve ever faced adversity and wondered if More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Infinix Zero 3 vs. Infinix Zero 4: What’s New?

One of the highly anticipated smartphone competitions this year happened between two devices from the same model lineup – Infinix Zero 3 and Infinix Zero 4. Both smartphones were warmly received by the buyers More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

Egyptian journalist Ismail Alexandrani, Ismail Al Sayed Mohamed Omar Toufic, jailed two years, still no trial

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates its call for the immediate and unconditional release of Ismail Al Sayed Mohamed Omar Toufic, a respected Egyptian journalist and researcher who was arrested by the Egyptian More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

‘Mully’ returns to cinemas for encore event, November 9

After three strong play dates with growing audiences each night and ranking fourth at the box office with the number one per-screen average attendance on the third play date, audiences will now have another More...

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