Hypertension is synonymous with a busy lifestyle. Modern lifestyle factors associated with affluence, physical inactivity, salt-rich diets with processed and fatty foods, and alcohol and tobacco use are responsible for a growing burden of hypertension.
Of all the ethnic groups in Cross River State, the Efiks are most famous for their cuisine and, by extension, their hospitality. Their principal city, Calabar, is described by locals as ‘Canaan Land’ (The Land of Milk and Honey) - a place of peace, harmony and natural riches (in this case, the land itself).
''Who wishes to speak?'' So began each session of the Athenian Assembly. The Assembly, comprised of adult Athenian males, gathered to debate, discuss and vote on issues that affected practically every facet of Athenian life, matters of peace and war, of public interest and private, diplomatic relations and religious activities.
I love wandering round markets, particularly food markets - it does not matter which country I find myself in, I almost always find time to visit a street market. I love the informality of the experience and looking at the ways in which they display their goods - each country seems to have its own style.
The Interview is a niche publication, targeting leaders and aspiring leaders in business, politics, entertainment, sports, arts, the professions and others within society’s upper middle class and high-end segment.