Author Archives: andrew sam

Health and traditional African belief systems

Last week The Star newspaper in its front page ran an article that a 15 year old Grade 10 pupil from Sunward Park High School in Boksburg, Ekurhuleni experienced victimisation and discrimination at school as a result of her wearing traditional African beads at school after she had undergone training in 2018 as a traditional healer. On her return this ...

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Millennial couple cuts commute and keeps lifestyle close by

Mary Llaneta can easily walk to one of her nursing jobs from her new home in Seton. When the 27-year-old and her 33-year-old digital marketer husband, Brandon Potts, were looking to purchase their first detached home, a key pre-requisite was a walkable, convenient location. “Spending your life in your car decreases happiness, and the amount of time we would have ...

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10 steps to kick unhealthy habits after 60

It takes moxie to flip an unhealthy lifestyle to a healthy one — particularly for folks 60 and older. Most baby boomers approach retirement age unwilling to follow basic healthy lifestyle goals established by the American Heart Association, said Dr. Dana King, professor and chairman of the department of family medicine at West Virginia University, referencing his university’s 2017 study ...

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Maintaining a healthy lifestyle

Supporting communities and ensuring a quality of life was behind a successful Kilcorney seminar that focused on the challenges of rural living. Rural Ireland can be beautiful and relaxing but it can also provide major issues, as highlighted under the banner ‘Managing the challenges of rural living and maintaining a healthy life’, which was organised by the Kilcorney Community Development ...

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Africa Top10 Lifestyle & Travel News

1IKEA to Launch ÖVERALLT Collection at Design Indaba Festival 2019 Two years in the works, IKEA is about to launch its new ÖVERALLT collection, a collaboration with some of the brightest talents in African design. IKEA approached Design Indaba to learn more about the creative doers in several cities across Africa. The design platform chose ten designers who are major ...

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In Iraq, political wrangling spawns debate over US troops

BAGHDAD: From the halls of parliament to the lightning-fast rumour mills of social media, pro-Iran factions are demanding US troops withdraw from Iraq in a challenge to the country’s fragile government. The political wrangling is another indication of Iraq’s precarious position as it tries to balance ties between two key allies — the United States and the Islamic republic of ...

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The conflict between Israel and Iran in Syria has just escalated dramatically

Israel has claimed responsibility for a series of attacks on Iranian military targets, in a rare move that risks escalating tensions between the two feuding countries. Israel said the latest strikes were in retaliation to Iranian forces launching a surface-to-surface missile from the Damascun area toward the northern part of the Israeli-held Golan Heights, The New York Times reported. The country made ...

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Israel sparks World War 3 fears with HUGE show of military force – ‘Complete success’

Officials said a dummy missile launched off the Israeli coast to simulate an enemy long-range ballistic rocket was successfully tracks and destroyed by the new system. The test was carried out by the Israeli Defence Ministry’s Missile Defence Organisation and the US Missile Defence Agency (MDA), with assistance from the Israeli Air Force and Israeli Aerospace Industries, which manufactures the ...

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Luis Gomez- Cuyahoga Arts & Culture Promotes Local Art & Artists

You can stay up to speed on Cleveland’s art & culture scene by keeping up with Cuyahoga Arts & Culture! Here are the questions Hollie and Joe asked Luis: What is Cuyahoga Arts & Culture?| How many organizations does Cuyahoga Arts & Culture support? Tell us about this resource you have: ClevelandArtsEvents.com There are some events for Martin Luther King ...

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Guest View: The arts and culture year ahead

Recently, I was reading a Year in Review article from one of the online arts newsletters I receive and was astounded by some of the entries ranging from new found antiquities to robotically created art work. Here’s a sampling of the articles: second sphinx discovered in Egypt; amateur art restorer in Spain botches the restoration of a centuries old religious ...

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