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13th January 2020 On World Stroke Day in 2019, Nigerian media reported on the toll of the life-threatening condition, which is caused by the sudden interruption of... →
9th January 2020 When Wenzile Madonsela Msimanga tweeted about the prevalence of depression among women in Africa, a number of Twitter users wanted to know where... →
More than 15 female vice-chancellors have led Nigerian universities, but higher education still a man’s world
6th December 2019 The recent appointment of Prof Lilian Salami as the vice-chancellor of the University of Benin in Edo state was widely praised. Salami becomes the... →
5th December 2019 Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa hosted Mashujaa Day celebrations for the first time in 2019. One of three annual national days in Kenya and... →
4th December 2019 South Africa’s government had “successfully increased the contribution of clean energy from 0% in 2010 to over 4.5% within five years”, energy... →
21st November 2019 A strike at cash-strapped South African Airways (SAA) led to all local flights being cancelled. Employees are demanding higher pay and for planned... →
19th November 2019 On World Mental Health Day on 10 October 2019, Qatar-headquartered news organisation Al Jazeera focused on Nigeria. In an online report with the... →
14th November 2019 How has South Africa fared since its first democratic elections in 1994? That’s the question a new government report released by the country’s... →
12th November 2019 The “Sh800-billion minister with few answers”: That is how Kenyan daily the Standard recently described transport and infrastructure minister James... →
7th November 2019 Nigeria’s information and communication technology (ICT) sector contributed more to gross domestic product than the oil and gas sector, Dr Isa... →