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What does the death of IS leader al-Baghdadi mean for Boko Haram?

On 25 October, the “caliph” of so-called Islamic State (IS) Abubakar al-Baghdadi was killed in a US-led military operation in Syria. Soon after, IS...

How I fell in, out, and back in love with the leso

The story of the leso is fairly well-documented. There was once a kerchief, something like a bandana, its roots—and routes—traceable to the Portuguese. Six...

Why you shouldn’t write off e-cigarettes, despite the headlines

Vaping has been getting something of a bad name of late. Countries worldwide are considering restrictions and bans. But, as a way to help...

Drug experts on the new guidance for medicinal cannabis

It’s now one year since the government announced they would allow access to cannabis-based products for medicinal use, and guidelines advising doctors how to prescribe have now...

Are working-class students and academics avoiding top universities?

When it comes to university choices for both students and academics, it might seem like everyone wants to study and work in the institutions...