Ensuring connectivity through rail transport: The BRI example in Nigeria

Director of Rail Transport Service in Nigerian Ministry of Transportation, Engr T Mohammed Babakobi felicitating with CCECC Boss during the event. As part of countdown to successful hosting of the forthcoming Belt & Road Initiative in Beijing this month, China and Nigeria look on the gains of BRI in Nigeria by assessing the impacts of Abuja-Kaduna More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Reforming, decongesting the prisons through Fast-Track Approach

Vivian Okejeme in this piece highlights the activities of the Presidential Committee on Prisons Reform and Decongestion as 119 inmates regain freedom when the committee visited prisons in Delta and Edo states. Vivian More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

Uncovering Nazi massacre of Jews on Belarus building site

Human remains were found as construction workers dug foundations for a new apartment block Slowly, gently even, young soldiers scrape away the dirt of decades from human bones. Tangled with the remains are shreds More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 1st, 2019

Lion Mama: The woman who fought off her daughter’s rapists

Nokubonga Qampi became known as the “Lion Mama” in South Africa after she killed one of three men raping her daughter and wounded the others. She was charged with murder – but after a public outcry the More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, March 29th, 2019

We provide better services for Hajj Pilgrims -Habib

Alhaji Nasir Habib Alhaji Nasir Habib is the General Manager of NAMIRA UMRAH and HAJJ SERVICES based in Abuja. In this interview with Abba Ekku Onyeka, he spoke on issues concerning intending pilgrims. Can you introduce More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 28th, 2019

Why is the Islamic State group still active around the world?

After months of fighting, the jihadist group Islamic State (IS) has finally lost Baghuz, a village in eastern Syria that came to represent the final chapter in its self-styled caliphate. While this is a major blow, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

Brexit debate: Do petitions ever work?

Laura Coryton (centre right) started her first-ever petition in 2015 More than five million people in the UK have signed a petition calling on the government to stop Brexit by revoking Article 50. It’s the most More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 25th, 2019

Cyclone Idai: How prepared was southern Africa?

Cyclone Idai, which struck the coastline of Mozambique on 14 March, has caused devastation and heavy loss of life. The UN says 1.7 million people in Mozambique lived in the path of the cyclone, with a further 920,000 More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, March 22nd, 2019

Cyclone Idai: What’s the role of climate change?

Unless a rich benefactor steps in, the role of human-induced climate change in Cyclone Idai is unlikely to be clearly determined. The scientists with the expertise simply don’t have the resources to do the large More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

How prevalent is far-right extremism?

The shootings at two mosques in New Zealand, which left 50 people dead and dozens wounded, have led to renewed questions about the extent of far-right extremism. The British security minister has said it is “perfectly More...