Social media addiction is not natural or normal – but is it really a disease?

Is social media addictive? The issue is complex, and probably generational. It’s obvious that what social media does to us, especially those of us who are heavy users, is not natural, or normal. It’s not normal to submit opinions for approval every day to an online crowd, nor is it normal to consume the opinions

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Kassala Court Sentences 12 Human Traffickers To Life Iimprisonment

SMC- The Court in charge of smuggling and human trafficking in Ksala has been sentenced to life imprisonment for 12 human traffickers arrested in a case of detention of foreigners in order to obtain ransom from their relatives in Ksala the end of last year. According to (SMC), the accused held 84 foreigners hostage in

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Economic Policies for Social Justice (1)

Social Justice with its political and economic relevance are at the core of politics in the Arab world today. The uprisings of 2010/11, while not bringing about lasting political change to the region, have nonetheless exposed the ultimate need for political and especially economic reforms. Since the uprisings it has become more and more obvious,

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Jordanian Barber Injured in Christchurch Terror Attack Recovering,

“One of the reasons I decided to live in New Zealand is that they don’t pay attention to who you are, and they treat you as a human being. You can do what you want.” These are the words of 36-year-old Jordanian Wasseim Alsati, a barber who made Christchurch his home. He is injured and

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Canada’s Top Civil Servant to Quit as Scandal’s Toll on Trudeau Mounts

The head of Canada’s federal bureaucracy said on Monday he was quitting over his role in handling a corporate corruption case, dealing another blow to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as he battles the biggest political crisis of his tenure. Polls suggest that Trudeau’s Liberals — who a few months ago looked certain to be re-elected

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Mumtaz: Sudan Open towards Regional and International Organizations on Trade and Industry

Minister of Industry and Trade Hamid Mumtaz has stressed importance of the ministry for developing the national economy, saying that Sudan has big human and economic resources, which need will and determination besides good management for utilizing them for the welfare of the country. This came during the handing over ceremony between the minister and

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Tax Authority Warns it Will Name Corrupt South Sudan Officials

The South Sudan National Revenue Authority is threatening to publicly shame government and bank officials who steal tax revenue. The Authority said it collected more than $9 million in February 2019 compared to $4.7 million dollars the month before, but Authority Commissioner Olympio Attipoe says a few, corrupt tax officials are still steering a significant

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Hong Kong to build one of world’s largest artificial islands

Hong Kong plans to build one of the world’s largest artificial islands, city officials have announced. The government’s HK$624bn (£60bn) proposal to reclaim 1,000ha of land around the territory’s largest island, Lantau, has been touted as a solution to the pressing housing shortage in the city, which is notorious as one of the least affordable

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AFCON U23: Sudan v Kenya match officials named

The match officials that will be overseeing the clash between Kenya U23-the Emerging Stars- and their counterparts from Sudan on Wednesday 20 March in Sudan has been named.The Confederation of African Football decided to appoint Egyptian Ibrahim Nour Eldin as the Center Referee where he will depend on the assistance of countrymen Samir Gamal Saad

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Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Djibouti to restore over 3 000 hectares of land in 2019

Countries in Eastern Africa have committed to restore over 3 000 hectares of degraded land this year. The pledge was made in Khartoum where experts and partners of countries supporting Africa’s Great Green Wall initiative discussed ways to boost land restoration in 2019. The experts convened at a meeting from 3-7 March 2019, organised by

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