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[Premium Times] Cholera - a diarrheal disease that can kill within hours if it is not treated - is endemic in Nigeria, with outbreaks reported as far back as the 1970s.
[Daily Trust] The Oxfam in Nigeria has said that beginning in mid-March 2020, three Nigerian billionaires had their wealth increased by $6.9bn while the majority of Nigerians got poorer in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
[Nigeria Health Watch] Nigeria was declared Polio free in August 2020, however despite Nigeria's wild polio virus free status, the country is still experiencing the transmission of circulating vaccine-derived polio virus type 2 (cVDPV2). The incidences of cVDPV2 are as a result of low vaccination rates and unvaccinated children coming in contact with excretions from children who have received the live attenuated (weakened) oral polio vaccine (OPV). This is exacerbated by poor environmental sanitation as the weakened virus is mos
[Leadership] Nigerian Singers P-Square has a announced that there will be a 'P- Square World Tour' coming up later in the year.
[Ghanaian Times] Six years ago, I published an article which asked the question; IS THERE A FUTURE FOR THE GHANAIAN GOSPEL MUSIC? I recounted the challenges the industry was facing then and how it can position itself to take on the world stage if its actors took the scientific management approach a bit more serious. Four years after that, I published an article that narrated the genealogy of the Ghanaian gospel music and the journey it took to arrive at what we describe today as contemporary Gospel music. In the article ti
[New Frame] Join Bands, Not Gangs offers music lessons to vulnerable teens in dangerous Western Cape neighbourhoods, encouraging those at risk to choose an instrument rather than a gun.
[Premium Times] Schools are resuming in Zamfara since the total shutdown of all schools on September 1, 2021, after bandits abducted 80 students and three teachers from Government Day Secondary School, Kaya, in Maradun Local Government Area (LGA).
[Nile Post] Police have arrested four people including the headmaster, school warden and teacher on duty to explain circumstances under which four pupils were burnt to death after a school dormitory in Kawempe caught fire on Saturday morning.
[SAnews.gov.za] Following the decision to stop the practice of publishing National Senior Certificate results on media platforms, the Department of Basic Education says it has received representations from a vast array of organisations and individuals as well as an urgent court application on the matter.
[Foroyaa] Passengers who ply the Brikama, Westfield, and Banjul route have lamented the irregular and inconsistent increase in transport fares, accusing commercial vehicle drivers of doing such on their own. The commuters call on the authorities to control transport fares across the country especially within the urban areas, where the people are exploited the most.
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi directed the government to swiftly finalize the new mass transport system across the country, given its importance to facilitating the movement of citizens in a prompt and safe way.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- An operational plan to promote the national culinary heritage and make it one of the priority objectives of the national tourism offer diversification strategy has just been devised by the Tunisian Federation of Tourist Restaurants (FTRT) and the Tunisian National Tourism Office (ONTT).
The BBC is facing a loss of billions in financing as the UK government plans to freeze the license fee. The decision has been accused of being ideologically motivated.
Film studio Miramax is suing the director as he auctions off the screenplay of "Pulp Fiction." Tarantino is just one of the stars jumping on the NFT bandwagon.
Investigators have identified a suspect who may have revealed the hideout of Anne Frank and her family to the Nazis. The clues lie in an unsigned note.
[Govt of SA] As South Africa continues to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) has noted a new study published in Obstetrics & Gynaecology medical journal, released on 05 January 2022, that has found that vaccines may cause a small change to the menstrual cycle length, but that this change is temporary. While health experts believe this finding is not clinically significant, the Commission would like to caution businesses and various institutions against forcing empl
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- Women's rights non-profit medica Liberia has announced its new Interim Country Director, Yah Vallah Parwon, to lead the organization as of January 2022.
[263Chat] Women and other socially and economically disadvantaged groups absorb the brutal impact of climate change. This is largely due to deeply entrenched social roles and economic exclusion. In addition, whilst women bear the brunt of climate change, they tend to be the least equipped to deal with its impacts due to exclusion in decision making and policy formulation.