4th February 2023
  • 9:11 pm Through the Eyes of Ides Ofune – Women Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Motherhood and Higher Education
  • 11:32 am Meet the 2022 shortlisted authors for the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing.
  • 5:13 am 6 African startups among World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers 2022 cohort
  • 1:01 pm Canadian Based NGO GoldenKes Foundation holds First Empowerment Program in Nigeria 
  • 5:38 am Meet the 6 Africans shortlisted for 2022 Commonwealth Short Story Prize
  • 7:49 am Facebook invests in fibre optic cables to improve internet access in Edo State
Women and Gender Equality

On March 2, six days before the International Women’s day, scores of Nigerian women converged at the National Assembly Complex in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. These women were protesting the Senate’s decisions at the constitution’s amendment session.  The Senate had reviewed some parts of the 1999 constitution for amendment and about five bills concerning women failed […]

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Togo will be the first landing of the ‘Equiano’ cable which will run from Portugal to South Africa. The Equiano cable is the new Google undersea internet cable connecting Europe and Africa. The announcement comes months after Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai announced a five-year $1bn investment on the continent. This transformation was reported to […]

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Moderna, on March 7, 2022 revealed its plan to develop a site in Kenya to manufacture COVID-19 vaccines. The company holds much of the key intellectual property relating to the messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines. Due to their higher efficacy, mRNA vaccines are the preferred option in developed countries. They account for 92% of all vaccinations […]

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Olayemi Amusile has an educational background in Pharmacy at Delta State University, Nigeria. She is currently interning at the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba, Delta State. The high level of drug abuse in her community sparked an interest in drug abuse prevention. Olayemi has championed campaigns offline and online to educate adolescents and women on ways […]

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On February 20, Russia invaded Ukraine. Over the past one week, Ukrainians and foreigners alike have been trying to leave the country. Many of them make the trip of over nine hours out of the country into Poland. Ukraine, according to the government information, is home to 76,000 foreign students. The East European country is […]

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A new study has revealed that vitamin D3 can strengthen and defend the immune system. Interestingly, D3 has been found to be more effective than vitamin D2 in fighting illnesses including COVID-19. The research was carried out by the Universities of Surrey and Brighton. The scientists tested two types of vitamin D supplements (D2 and D3) […]

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