A 17-year-old Bangladeshi boy Sadat Rahman won the International Children’s Peace Prize for stronger global action against cyberbullying and online crime involving children.
The three-month educational project reached primary and secondary school goers across five Nigerian states of Abuja, Kaduna, Kano, Borno and Adamawa.
The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, one of the cultural highlights of the year, begins on Friday with an exceptional line-up featuring Nobel prize-winner Malala Yousafzai, Elif Shafak, Amin Maalouf and Lemn Sissay.
When good people are choosing not to stand again for parliament because of the poisonous state of politics, something is going badly wrong. And this isn’t just about politics.
Yousafzai informed her 1.3 million followers that she doesn’t know “what’s ahead” in her life as of yet, but “for now, it will be Netflix, reading and sleep”.
Indian actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has congratulated Pakistani education activist and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai on her graduation from Oxford University with a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.
The Nobel Peace Prize winner also became part of the popular YouTube lineup where stars such as Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Alicia Keys, Shawn Mendes, Katy Perry and Taylor Swift hailed the class of 2020 on this outstanding achievement.
"I nearly lost my life fighting against the Taliban's ban on girls' education. Thousands of Pashtun activists and notables lost their lives when they raised their voices against Taliban's horrors, while millions became refugees," said Malala.
It is human nature to write of that which interests us, of facts that are deemed essential at the time of inscription and that is why history as is documented, is as much an interpretation, as it is a collection of facts.