Month: Mar 2020

Sierra Leone overturns ban on pregnant schoolgirls

Sierra Leone overturns ban on pregnant schoolgirls

Sierra Leone has overturned a five-year law barring pregnant girls from going to school. The ban was introduced in 2015 as schools reopened after the Ebola crisis, which saw a rise in pregnancies among school-age girls. West Africa's top court ruled in December that the girls were discriminated against and their human rights violated. Teenage … Continue reading Sierra Leone overturns ban on pregnant schoolgirls

Coronavirus: Spain surpasses China COVID-19 cases as deaths rise to 7,340

The country's healthcare system struggles to cope, with convention centres turned into hospitals and an ice rink into a morgue.   Spain went into a stricter lockdown on Monday to help alleviate its struggling healthcare system Spain has become the third country to confirm more cases of coronavirus than China - as its number of … Continue reading Coronavirus: Spain surpasses China COVID-19 cases as deaths rise to 7,340

 Seek God’s Applause, not Human Approval

“As for human approval, this means nothing to me… How can you believe since you look to one another for approval and are not concerned with the approval that comes from the one God?” (John 5:41-44) If we are only concerned about human approval, we could end up like Aaron who bowed to the people’s … Continue reading  Seek God’s Applause, not Human Approval

When There is No One to Defend You, God Steps in For Your Sake

  “You judge according to the flesh, I judge no one. Yet even if I do judge, my judgment is true, for it is not I alone that judge, but I and he who sent me.” (John 8:15-16) The story of Susana is a very touching story; a story that teaches us how God will … Continue reading When There is No One to Defend You, God Steps in For Your Sake

How the $2 trillion deal came together — and nearly fell apart

How the $2 trillion deal came together — and nearly fell apart

It was going to cost $1 trillion. Late on March 16, five days after the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus a pandemic, Larry Kudlow — the one-time cable news talker turned top economic advisor to President Donald Trump — was in the Senate’s historic Mansfield room, telling a group of senior GOP senators … Continue reading How the $2 trillion deal came together — and nearly fell apart