Unhealthy lifestyle may cause 17.6 million cancer-related deaths globally in 30 years – WHO

] The World Health Organisation (WHO) predicts that the world may record more than 17 million cancer-related deaths in the next 20 to 30 years if unhealthy lifestyle choices should continue. Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO Regional Director for Africa, said in a statement released in Abuja on Saturday that African countries would be the most affected by the disease. “Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, with approximately 8.8 million cancer-related deaths in 2015. “Within the next 20-30 years, the global death rate due to cancer is expected to…

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WhatsApp Saw 63 Billion Messages Sent Globally on New Year’s Eve

WhatsApp has revealed that New Year’s Eve saw 63 billion messages being sent globally. As we reported last week, a very significant part of that massive number was generated by India – which saw 14 billion messages being sent on the day. Both numbers set new single-day records for the messaging app. Of the 63 billion messages sent, there were 7.9 billion images, and 2.4 billion videos, the Facebook-owned messaging firm revealed, in a statement to Venture Beat. As we mentioned, New Year’s Eve saw 14 billion WhatsApp messages sent…

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