11th December 2019
  • 9:11 pm Through the Eyes of Ides Ofune – Women Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Motherhood and Higher Education
  • 4:56 pm Mosquito sterilization offers new opportunity to control diseases
  • 4:24 pm Togo partners with Dangote cement to transform phosphate into fertiliser
  • 3:25 pm Follow the Money wins Council of Europe Democracy Award
  • 3:17 pm Can we really afford not to be interested in Politics? Watch how to encourage politics in the family
  • 1:59 pm Apply for the Commonwealth Split Site Scholarship for Africans

Scientists have developed a genetically enhanced fungus that kills malaria causing mosquitoes. The fungus are enhanced to produce spider toxins which then kill the mosquitoes. During the trials, the toxins killed 99% of the mosquitoes within 45 days. Preliminary tests have shown that the fungus did not affect other insects but only killed the mosquitoes. […]

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Ultra Processed Food

According to recent study published in the British Medical Journal, eating processed food increases the risk for early death. The research shows that this risk could go as high 60%. Consuming processed foods which contain an added level of fat and sugar pose a risk of heart disease and stroke. The scientists in the research […]

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Childhood Index

According to the recently released 2019 Global Childhood Report and End of Childhood Index, at least 280 million children – or 1 child in 8 –are living better lives than they were in the past two decades. The report says that more children are having good food to eat, are healthy and are surviving past […]

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Capitalist

In 2014, I got a placement to work at The President Carter Center, USA set up by President Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the USA. I got it during the Ebola crisis in Nigeria so I was initially afraid that I wasn’t going to get it but I did. My joy knew no bounds. Ah, […]

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The World Health Education has appointed Her Excellency, the immediate Past President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as one of its Goodwill Ambassador. She will play the role of Goodwill Ambassador for Health Workforce. The announcement was made today by the WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in his speech to open the 72 World […]

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Igbo business system

According to Prof. Ndubuisi Ekekwe on Tekedia.com, the Igbo system of apprenticeship is the best business framework in the world. During his talk on the Platform, he explained his reasons for this conclusion. I have taken time to analyse and outline the following points on why I agree with him: Inequality is severely mitigated The […]

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Enjoy Your year study abroad

Studying in a different country can be an exciting time. It could also be damaging if not properly handled. I wrote about my experience of culture shock and how it affected my grades in the first semester during my Masters programme.  For me, studying abroad is only an opportunity to gain academic knowledge, it is […]

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Women Perform Better than MEN

According to this article by the Guardian UK, women work better in warmer temperatures. The news report quoted a study published in the journal PLOS On. The research, which studied 500 men and women was carried out in Germany. Men and women were required to perform a series of tasks in a variety of temperatures. […]

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When you hear organisations, Brands, men and women say they are empowering women to achieve their dreams, what does that really mean? In today’s world, “women empowerment and gender equality” have become buzz words. But when we break this down to see what it really means, it falls apart. Take the case of Nike for […]

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On Sunday I posted on my Facebook page about depression and what I could do to help sufferers. The post took me back to a time when I started living in Budapest during my postgraduate Masters’ studies. I experienced what I now know as culture shock. The weather was very cold. In short, everything was […]

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