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

According to the World Health Organisation, a technique that sterilizes male mosquitoes using radiation will soon be tested as part of global health efforts to control diseases such as chikungunya, dengue, and Zika. The Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) is a form of insect birth control.  The process involves rearing large quantities of sterilized male mosquitoes in […]

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Dangote Cement

Dangote Industries Limited (Dangote.com) and the Government of Togo have concluded an agreement to develop and transform Togolese phosphate into phosphate fertilizers for the West African sub-region; in a bid to improve consumption of the product in Africa. With over two billion tonnes of phosphate reserves, Togo is one of the leading phosphate producers in […]

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Follow the money

Follow the money, an initiative by Connected Development (CODE), an organisation dedicated to empowering marginalised communities in Nigeria, wins the Council of Europe Democracy Award. This comes after winning the United Nations SDG award earlier this year. Taking to twitter, the founder of the organisation, Hamzat Lawal, announced the good news. He says the initiative, […]

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Commonwealth Scholarships

Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships are available for PhD candidates from low and middle income Commonwealth countries to spend 12 months at a UK university as part of their doctoral studies in their home country. The scholarships are for study starting in October 2020 and are aimed at high-quality graduates whose proposed research has a developmental focus […]

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Cameroon

I write to you today from Kondengui Principal Prison, where I am unjustly detained with a sizeable part of my cabinet and with thousands of other Southern Cameroonian prisoners who have run afoul of the repressive regime of Paul Biya, the long-ruling despot of Cameroon. We are in an increasingly dire state – overlooked and […]

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TREE PLANTING RECORD

A nation-wide tree planting initiative kicked off on the morning of Monday 29th July aimed at breaking the world record of planting 200 million saplings on a single day. India currently holds the world record. Officially launched by Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in May, the nation-wide reforestation program, also popularly known as green legacy, is […]

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Tam Tam Mobile Cameroon

Twenty years ago, a young man from the slums of Yaoundé founded a local waste collection service. Tam Tam Mobile is a community initiative founded in Melen. Like most informal settlements, this residential area is not connected to the city’s public garbage disposal system. So the slum dwellers had to improvise. The Tam Tam Mobile […]

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Quit Smoking Today

A new WHO report shows many countries are still not adequately implementing policies, including helping people quit tobacco, that can save lives from tobacco. Many governments are making progress in the fight against tobacco, with 5 billion people today living in countries that have introduced smoking bans, graphic warnings on packaging and other effective tobacco […]

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say no to sexual education

It is truly unbelievable that in this day and age, education has turned into brainwashing. science is corrupted. altered. changed ignore and swept under the rug just because it threatens the interests of a few powerful people and the corporations they hide behind Arjun Walia I watched the video on children’s sex education and fear […]

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Family friendly policies

UNICEF in a press release has urged businesses and governments to urgently invest in families to reduce poverty. These family friendly policies will lay the foundation for children’s healthy development and adults’ success at work. They also noted that policies such as paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks, child benefits, and affordable, accessible and quality childcare […]

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