Tuesday, 25 January 2022

Special Report: Transparency International's 2022 Corruption Perception Index Released

This year’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) reveals that corruption levels are at a worldwide standstill.

This year, the global average remains unchanged for the tenth year in a row, at just 43 out of a possible 100 points. Despite multiple commitments, 131 countries have made no significant progress against corruption in the last decade. Two-thirds of countries score below 50, indicating that they have serious corruption problems, while 27 countries are at their lowest score ever.

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Monday, 24 January 2022

Photonews: Lt. Col. Damiba, The New Helmsman In Burkina Faso

News Report: Burkina Faso's President Kabore Is Held By Mutinous Soldiers

Photo Credit: AP

Courtesy: Associated Press

Burkina Faso’s President Roch Marc Christian Kabore is being held by mutinous soldiers, two of the soldiers told The Associated Press by phone early Monday. They did not say where Kabore is being held, but said he is in a safe place.

Sunday, 23 January 2022

Article: Power And Influence Of Female Gender, An Islamic Perspective

By Abdulrazaq Hamzat

(First presented at Women Only program in Lagos State, Nigeria, on 25th January, 2015)

From time immemorial, women occupies a pride of place. She is uniquely created by Allah, spiritually elevated and given an unparalleled image of physical beauty. 

To underscore the power of women, one of the famous sayings of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) goes thus: "Paradise is at the feet of mothers".