Monthly Archives: February 2015

British maggot farmer burrows into problem of world hunger

The Sunday Times – MOST of us feel a primeval urge to kill when confronted with a fly buzzing incessantly against a windowpane. But Jason Drew, a British entrepreneur, believes the humble housefly could hold the key to feeding the world’s burgeoning population. He is about to start what he calls the “largest farming operation […]

Powder-keg Nigeria delays ballot

The Sunday Times – THE battle for the Nigerian presidency threatened to turn violent yesterday after reports that elections scheduled to take place this Saturday could be delayed by six weeks. President Goodluck Jonathan is believed to have put pressure on the electoral commission to delay the poll. The move was ostensibly to give the […]