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Mar 18, 2023

Can yoga lower recidivism rates in the American prison system?

More than two million people are currently locked up in prison, making the United States the country with the highest incarceration rate in the world. However that’s not all: Despite growing evidence of social ...


Mar 4, 2023

Satellites, manta rays and a new president

Another week, another news round up of what happened these past seven days. So let’s dive into this new week and a new month. Welcome to March, which signifies spring, new life and new possibilities to start something new. In some news for democracy, Nigeria elected a new president with a record low turnout of only 27% of eligible voters going to the polls. Following the incumbent Muhammadu Buhari, who was known for his social welfare initiative and his strong stance against corruption, the president elect Bola Tinubu will be assuming office at the end of May. With the nickname “big boss”, he was previously Governor of Lagos State, where during his stint he managed to equalise fortunes in Lagos. A multimillionaire, officially through real estate, he often faced questions on the legitimacy of his riches, which seems rather paradoxical afte...

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Mar 15, 2023

Pearls in the current of time


Mar 8, 2023

She is You: A nod to Female Lawyers


Mar 2, 2023

Taiwan: An Island in Shadow


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