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Jeevan Vasagar

Jeevan Vasagar

    Better jobs for bookworms
    Better jobs for bookworms
    Frequently playing computer games appears to reduce a teenager's chances of going to university, whereas reading enhances the likelihood that they...
    Gaming 'reduces chance of being graduate'
    Gaming 'reduces chance of being graduate'
    Frequent playing of computer games appears to reduce teenagers' chances of going to university, whereas reading enhances the likelihood that they...
    Uganda bombings: Who was behind them?
    Uganda bombings: Who was behind them?
    This is a grim epilogue to Africa's joyful first World Cup. As a beaming Nelson Mandela was hailed by a Soccer City crowd ahead of Spain's victory,...
    Life after the LRA
    Life after the LRA
    Like many children in northern Uganda, Omony has witnessed boys and girls committing terrible crimes. But he can talk about his experiences in a...
    Tsunami relief swept locals aside, study finds
    Tsunami relief swept locals aside, study finds
    Western aid agencies "brushed aside'' the work of local community groups in a rush to spend the record-breaking donations raised after the December...
    Islam Expo on 7/7 anniversary sparks controversy
    Islam Expo on 7/7 anniversary sparks controversy
    It must count as one of Britain's trickier public relations jobs. Europe's biggest Muslim cultural event opens in London this week and it will...
    Hollywood Bollywood Nollywood
    Hollywood Bollywood Nollywood
    It is late afternoon, and the crew and cast of a film called American Dream are on location in an office block in suburban Lagos, Nigeria....
    Top officials charged in fraud scandal
    Top officials charged in fraud scandal
    Kenya's attorney general recently signalled his willingness to tackle the country's biggest corruption scandal by charging five men, including the...
    Caught on the thorns
    Caught on the thorns
    Clasping a bouquet of roses, Paul Nyaga smiled. "Yes,’’ he said, "there is someone I want to give flowers to on Valentine’s...
    Children of the night
    Children of the night
    Mary has spent the day gathering sheaves of grass to feed the cattle, weeding the vegetable patch and helping her mother cook dinner over a...
    Pipes dry after water sell-off
    Pipes dry after water sell-off
    Water used to flow through the taps in Tabata, a sprawling suburb of whitewashed bungalows in Tanzania's biggest city, Dar es Salaam.
    Corpse that points the finger of guilt
    Corpse that points the finger of guilt
    On a shallow slope between two hills of orange rock and sand, a man's body lies curled in a foetal position. His hands are thrown up as if to...