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Nigerians In Diaspora Making Positive Waves – Dabiri-Erewa

Nigerians In Diaspora Making Positive Waves – Dabiri-Erewa

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said that Diaspora Nigerians are making positive waves all over the world because Diaspora people has become a global force to reckon with.   Dabiri-Erewa made the assertion in a keynote speech in Abuja at a one-day Diaspora Innovation […]

Suspected assassins kill woman in Yola

Suspected assassins kill woman in Yola

Suspected hired assassins have killed a middle age woman, Mrs. Amina Dauji of Unguwan, in Yola town of Yola South Local Government Area in Adamawa State. The deceased was said to have been murdered at her residence by the assailants while asleep. According to the Village Head of Bole, Alhaji Abdulmumini Bakari Bole, “the assassins […]

More Women Susceptible to Danger During Child Birth in Oyo

More Women Susceptible to Danger During Child Birth in Oyo

From the researches conducted by the Development Communication Networks (DevComs) in conjunction with Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI), Oyo State, came a revelation that pregnant women in the state still face grave dangers during delivery unless urgent attention is put in place to arrest the ugly trend. The two bodies at a workshop for […]

Mozambique: Over Eight Thousand Children Show Signs of Tuberculosis

Mozambique: Over Eight Thousand Children Show Signs of Tuberculosis

More than 300,000 children between the age of six months and five years old were screened for tuberculosis during Mozambique’s National Health Week which ended on 29 July. According to figures released by the Ministry of Health on Tuesday, over eight thousand children presented signs of tuberculosis. The Deputy National Director of Public Health, Quinhas […]

ISIS Leader Killed In Sinai, Egypt Says

ISIS Leader Killed In Sinai, Egypt Says

The Egyptian army announced Thursday it had killed a key ISIS-allied leader in the Sinai Peninsula. Dead is the head of the Ansar Bait al-Maqdis movement, identified as Abu Duaa al-Ansari, and a number of his aides in airstrikes targeting the ISIS affiliate’s strongholds, the army statement said. “They managed to destroy a number of […]

South Africa: Gauteng Health Commemorates World Breastfeeding Week

South Africa: Gauteng Health Commemorates World Breastfeeding Week

In an effort to reduce growth of chronic conditions and ensure healthy development of babies in the province, the Gauteng Department of Health has this week joined the world in commemorating World Breastfeeding Week. Under the theme: Breastfeeding: a key to a sustainable development, the World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) which runs annually from 1 to […]

Russian Diplomat In Rio Shoots, Kills Robber During Mugging

Russian Diplomat In Rio Shoots, Kills Robber During Mugging

A Russian vice-consul shot and killed a robber who attacked him on Thursday afternoon in Rio de Janiero, according to Brazilian state run news agency Agencia Brasil. Media reports said the diplomat struggled with the robber during the attempted mugging, before managing to take the assailant’s gun and shoot him. Russian state news agency TASS […]

Let’s Talk About Air

Let’s Talk About Air

Somethings are salient but neglected. We tend to exalt the big names that we forget the very mi-nute but important things. For instance, everybody talks about healthy living; emphasis on food, hygiene. They are important but sometimes emphasis should be made on the connecting source of it all. We sometimes feel like we own it […]

Kenya: More Women Needed To Hold Top Jobs In Banks

Kenya: More Women Needed To Hold Top Jobs In Banks

Women hold about 29 per cent of top jobs in the banking sector, showing there is room for more gender inclusion. A survey by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) further shows that women occupied 20 per cent of board positions with only two serving as chairpersons. The survey included 20 banks. Low gender diversity […]

Malawi: Police Arrest 2 After Death of Boy in Circumcision Camp

Malawi: Police Arrest 2 After Death of Boy in Circumcision Camp

Malawi Police in Kasungu have arrested an 85 year old man and his 69 year old accomplice following the death of a 13 year old boy in a Yao circumcision camp popularly known as Ndagala. Kasungu police spokesperson Edna Mzingwitsa confirmed the arrest of Jeke Weremu and Asina Asauka suspected to have been people behind […]