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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Philippines takes lead on ivory crisis

Friday, June 21 marks the day the Philippines will destroy five tons of seized ivory, becoming the world's first ivory-consuming nation to destroy its...

Girl, 18, beheads rapist father

Community leaders are protecting a teenage girl who decapitated her father with a bush knife after he raped her at their home in Papua...

Hospitals to face new “tougher and more rigorous” rating system

UK hospitals are set to be graded under a new “Ofsted-style” ranking system, based on frequent inspections of every department, in the latest shake-up...

Kanye proclaims himself the next Steve Jobs

Kanye West has declared himself the successor to deceased Apple boss Steve Jobs, explaining that “what Kanye West is going to mean is something...

Malian artists set to rock Glastonbury

A roster of musicians from Mali are set to take centre stage at the UK’s Glastonbury Festival next weekend, in tribute to the country’s...

Smiley Culture inquest hears evidence over controversial death

A police officer giving evidence at the inquest into the death of eighties reggae star Smiley Culture claimed that the singer used a kitchen...

Empowering minds and imparting lives in Osun

Mike Abiola, Editor in Chief of African Voice reports on his visit to the State of Osun in Nigeria to witness the official launch...

UK wages slashed more than ever

Two independent reports by the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) and Trades Union Congress (TUC) have claimed this week that wages in the United...

UK prepares to host G8 summit amid protests and security fears

The UK government is making the final preparations for the 39th G8 summit in Northern Island this week, due to take place between 17-16...

GTBank crowned African Bank of the Year

Guarantee Trust Bank Nigeria scooped the prize for African Bank of the Year at the biggest African Banker Awards ceremony to date. Michael Miebach,...

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