In pandemic, Nigerian teacher can ‘teach the whole world’

Basirat Olamide Ajayi, a math teacher in Lagos, Nigeria’s biggest city, came up with a solution. She began offering free mathematics classes online via Twitter, WhatsApp and Instagram. And now, after almost six months, more than 1,800 students at various levels are taking her classes -- across Nigeria and even internationally.

Mother accused of killing her 5 young children

German prosecutors said Friday they will charge a 27-year-old woman with murder after five of her young children were found dead at their home in the western city of Solingen.

Sons use e-books to help virus-stricken dad, other patients

Books for Dad is a boon to hospitals looking for ways to keep patients stimulated. Often patients are too sick to read a book, and some don’t have their own electronic devices. Even if they do, patchy WiFi can hamper audio and video streaming. From the initial donation, Books for Dad has kept growing, and the brothers plan to distribute 5,000 e-readers to British hospitals over the next six months and add books for children and young adults to their content.