Attacks from Boko Haram militants are hurting the economies of Chad and northern Cameroon. The militants often attack trucks and kill drivers who are bringing goods to the two central African nations. Some of the products come from Borno state in nearby Nigeria.
Dying of a broken heart sounds like the ending of a sad love story. But, it actually happens. The “broken heart syndrome,” usually affects people who have received very bad news. Recently however, researchers discovered that a joyful event can also weaken your heart.
A newspaper says Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen might have paid for “likes” on his Facebook page. Cambodian politicians are using the social media site to show the public their popularity. A spokesperson for the prime minister dismisses the claim that Hun Sen paid for Facebook “likes”.
A non-governmental organization is bringing teaching technology to students in Kenya who are blind or visually impaired. Some students say it much less costly than braille books. But the program manager says student may be challenged if they do not have the technology at their university.
Doctors and hospitals are constantly battling respiratory viruses ranging from pneumonia and the common cold to a host of recently emerged viruses, including those responsible for the deadly illnesses MERS and SARS. Now, doctors have a new way to battle these deadly infections.