Alarm sounded over progress towards key climate summit

International talks regarded as a key milestone towards a new global climate deal are due to end on Thursday, amid concern that progress has been slow. Negotiators have been accused of spending too much time on detail and ”not getting around to any actual homework” at interim talks in Germany. Countries are working towards options to limit More...

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By RNSnews On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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Mother of 7, ex-soldier’s wife arrested with hard drugs inside private part

NIGERIA – Operatives of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, yesterday at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, arrested two housewives for ingesting about 2.635 kilogrammes of cocaine More...

By RNSnews On Friday, May 15th, 2015
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Woman, 50, gives birth to twins after 14 years of childlessness

Mrs. Akinsola with her twins AFTER waiting on the Lord for the fruit of the womb for 14 years, a 50-year-old woman has been blessed with twins. It has been celebration and joy in the home of Mrs Roseline Akinsola, More...

By RNSnews On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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Nigeria’s Goodluck Jonathan, profile of a defeated president

Defeated in his bid for re-election in the 28 March poll, Nigeria’s Goodluck Jonathan had a rapid and highly improbable rise to power, Until November 2009, he was serving out his time as a low-key deputy from More...

By RNSnews On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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Over 90% Nigerian fuel consumers buy products above approved price – Poll

Amid continuing debate on whether or not the Federal Government should remove fuel subsidy, Nigerians backing the proposal may have support if the result of the opinion poll conducted by NOIPolls in March 2015 More...

By RNSnews On Monday, May 11th, 2015
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Emmanuel Adebayor fights back: How my mother, siblings ‘ruined’ me

Obviously all is not well with the Adebayor family as Togo and Tottenham Hotspur striker, Emmanuel Adebayor continues his family story series. The Togolese striker on Sunday again took to a social media platform More...

By RNSnews On Sunday, May 10th, 2015
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Why do we still put kids in shackles when they go to trial?

Murder suspects come to court in suits. Kids who steal gum arrive in leg irons and belly chains. (Steve Liss/for The Washington Post) Juvenile court judge Mark Ciavarella won popularity in Pennsylvania for his no-nonsense More...

By RNSnews On Sunday, May 10th, 2015
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3 Unsung Women Who Changed Science Forever

Marie Tharp (1920-2006) Big Deal: A keen mapmaker, Tharp worked to plot the ocean floor, still uncharted territory in the first half of the 20th century. By the late 1950s, her relief maps revealed a massive rift More...

By RNSnews On Saturday, May 9th, 2015
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Once the baby comes, moms do more, dads do less around the house

There have been times in my marriage when I’ve been so fed up with the unfair division of labor in my home that I have mentally divided up the furniture about who would get what in the inevitable divorce. These More...

By RNSnews On Saturday, May 9th, 2015
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Why most of the world’s jobseekers will be from one continent

No matter what job you’re applying for, one thing is almost always true — someone else will be applying for that role too. Competition may bring nerves to the interview room, but it also keeps applicants More...