Before the pandemic, I was employed as a beverage manager in Boston. The restaurant where I worked closed in March of 2020, and I was subsequently laid off. As I reflected on my career, I realized I no longer wanted to work in restaurants. The hours and lifestyle had taken a toll. I began to… Continue reading These people moved to their dream destinations during the pandemic — here’s what life is like 1 year later
The pandemic has been tough for Eric Dossekpli. The 49-year-old farmer from Anfoin Avele, a town in the west African country of Togo, had trouble selling his peanuts, black-eyed peas, maize and cassava at the market. Customers couldn’t buy much because of their own pandemic income loss. Then he couldn’t afford fertilizer to keep growing… Continue reading The Pandemic Pushed This Farmer Into Deep Poverty. Then Something Amazing Happened
Guess 2020 isn’t complete trash after all! On Tuesday, Michael B. Jordan was officially named People‘s Sexiest Man Alive, and it feels like things are finally making sense this year! The Creed star obviously lived up to his new title for the cover, looking as jaw-droppingly gorgeous as ever. A post shared by Michael B. Jordan (@michaelbjordan) This is loooooong… Continue reading Michael B. Jordan Is FINALLY Named People’s Sexiest Man Alive!
People in England now face £200 fines on-the-spot from police if they leave their home without a ‘reasonable excuse’. So what are the reasonable excuses in lockdown? Here’s the full list according to the law People in England now face £200 on-the-spot fines for leaving their house without a ‘reasonable excuse’. New laws to enforce… Continue reading People face £200 fines for leaving home in lockdown – full list of ‘reasonable excuses’
LONDON — The key to improving compliance with coronavirus health measures lies in effective communication between policymakers and the broader population, infectious disease experts have said. It comes as several European countries seek to impose fresh lockdown measures to tackle the spread of the disease, almost eight months after the WHO first declared Covid-19 a… Continue reading Doctors share their ideas on how to get people to pay attention to Covid restrictions
Activist, Aisha Yesufu, says she has been informed that people now curse her at mosques. Yesufu, however, asked those cursing her why they had not done so when she was protesting against the government of former President Goodluck Jonathan. She tweeted, “I heard I am being cursed in mosques! People finish praying and take time… Continue reading People now curse me in mosques –Aisha Yesufu
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has lamented the wanton destruction of private and public assets as hoodlums under the guise of the #EndSARS protests looted and razed important government infrastructure and business premises in the state. Sanwo-Olu, who led some members of his cabinets to the vandalised sites across the state, said he won’t allow… Continue reading Enough is enough, we must stop those inciting people on social media —Sanwo-Olu
West Midlands Fire Service said the mystery substance was sprayed in Pizza Hut, McDonald’s and Tesco in Gornal in the Dudley area Fifteen people needed treatment after being sprayed by a mystery substance in a string of shops and restaurants. West Midlands Fire Service said the substance was sprayed in Pizza Hut, McDonald’s and Tesco… Continue reading Mystery substance sprayed in shopping arcade leaving multiple people needing treatment
Which are more effective, violent or non-violent protests? And how big does a protest have to be, to drive a political leader out of office? One researcher, who has studied these questions carefully, thinks 3.5% of the population will nearly always succeed. The Solidarity Movement in Poland in the 1980s, led by the unions; the… Continue reading How many people does it take to oust a political leader?
Viola Davis has previously said she has one major acting regret and it is starring in “The Help.” Now, Davis is speaking out about the film again. The actress slammed the movie in a recent Vanity Fair article and said it was “created in the filter and the cesspool of systemic racism.” Davis, 54, played… Continue reading Viola Davis says ‘The Help’ was created in ‘cesspool of systemic racism’: ‘I betrayed myself and my people’