A Normal Person’s Guide To Understanding A Fashion Week Runway Show

Designers want to move viewers, stir an emotion Interpretation of a runway show is up to the beholder (Representational Image) In one of the most dynamic runway shows last fall, Thom Browne ended his Paris presentation with a model dressed in white guiding an enormous unicorn puppet. Two dancers, padded like marshmallows, had opened the … Read more A Normal Person’s Guide To Understanding A Fashion Week Runway Show

Understanding Africa’s diverse gene pool can help fight lifestyle diseases

Africa is home to about 16% of the world’s population. That’s 1.2 billion people. But the continent is disproportionately burdened by a double health challenge: infectious diseases and a recent increase in non-communicable diseases. Non-communicable diseases such as hypertension, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes are on the march due to an ageing population, a transition to … Read more Understanding Africa’s diverse gene pool can help fight lifestyle diseases