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Northern Ghana Stinks In Poverty Despite NGOs Presence

Northern Ghana Stinks In Poverty Despite NGOs Presence

Ghana’s northern region is known for the concentration of NGOs located there. But despite this strong presence of aid organizations, the region continues to be plagued with endemic poverty. All the NGOs that come to northern Ghana, come with one perceived mission. To serve the people and help them fight poverty. But despite this, poverty […]

Fadekemi Wins Lagos Women Run

Fadekemi Wins Lagos Women Run

Youngster, Fadekemi Olude at the weekend made history as she becomes the first Nigerian long distant runner to emerge champion at the inaugural 10km Lagos Women Run The Ogun State born runner overcame all the oppositions from the over 1000 runners in the race to breast the finishing tape at 40 mins: 30 secs to take […]

Gov Ishaku Recruits 101 Nurses Across 16 LGAs In Taraba

Gov Ishaku Recruits 101 Nurses Across 16 LGAs In Taraba

In a bid a address shortage of medical personnel across the 16 local government areas of Taraba State, the state governor, Arc. Darius Ishaku, has disclosed that his administration since assumption of office has recruited 101 nurses. Ishaku, who spoke to LEADERSHIP yesterday in Jalingo through his senior special adviser on media and publicity, Mr. […]

Biotechnology For SnakeBite Victims

Biotechnology For SnakeBite Victims

Snakebite is a major public health burden for low-income countries in tropical parts of the world. There are around 5 million bites and 150,000 deaths every year. And about 400,000 victims become permanently disabled annually. In Africa, the most notorious of snake species is the black mamba (Dendroaspis polylepis). It is feared for its potent […]

NSCDC Rescues 18-Year-Old Pregnant Girl From Committing Suicide

NSCDC Rescues 18-Year-Old Pregnant Girl From Committing Suicide

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps,(NSCDC) Abia State Command Umuahia has rescued an 18 years old pregnant girl Miss Deborah (surname withheld) for attempting to commit suicide. According to the Commandant said the girl was rescued at a forest in Ossah Mission Hill, Umuahia while trying to commit suicide adding that the victim hails […]

BRECAN Holds Breast Cancer Awareness In Ondo

BRECAN Holds Breast Cancer Awareness In Ondo

The Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN) founded by Mrs Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu, wife of Ondo state APC governorship candidate had its annual WALK FOR LIFE in Akure, Ondo state capital a fortnight ago. The city of Akure was painted pink when women and men adorned in pink shirts, caps and wristbands, turned out in […]

America Set To Imitate Rwanda Drone Delivery System

America Set To Imitate Rwanda Drone Delivery System

When the Rwanda government, in partnership with the American company Zipline launched an emergency medical supplies system on Oct.13, nobody could have anticipated the interest it would generate, writes The Independent Correspondent. The latest information is that the American government now wants to copy the Rwanda system and use it to deliver medical supplies to […]

Trump Names Priebus Chief Of Staff, Bannon Chief Strategist

Trump Names Priebus Chief Of Staff, Bannon Chief Strategist

 President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, the favourite of the party’s establishment and a low-key Washington insider, to serve in the influential position of White House chief of staff. He also named Stephen Bannon, Trump’s campaign chairman and former head of the conservative Breitbart News, as his chief strategist and […]

Zimbabwe: Chombo Loses Bid To Evict Ex-Wife From Farm

Zimbabwe: Chombo Loses Bid To Evict Ex-Wife From Farm

HOME Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo has lost his bid to elbow out his ex-wife Ms Marian Mhloyi from Allan Grange Farm in Raffingora before her appeal on their divorce settlement after the High Court found no merit in his application. Minister Chombo, who successfully divorced his wife in 2012 through a consent order, was now […]

South Africa: Divers Find Body of Pregnant Woman Missing After Flash Floods

South Africa: Divers Find Body of Pregnant Woman Missing After Flash Floods

The body of a pregnant woman who disappeared during flash floods in Edenvale this week has been found, Gauteng police confirmed on Saturday. The woman, in her thirties, had been in a car which was swept away, said Captain Kay Makhubele. It was believed she had been six-months pregnant. Her empty car was found in […]