Virtual Summit Aims To Bridge Health Gaps In Sub-Sahara Africa

  A virtual summit that will bring about 2,000 delegates including global policymakers, health professionals and representatives from civil society together aims to explore how...

Health

Tech

COVID-19: NITDA Cautions Against Fake Websites

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has warned Nigerians using the cyber space to beware of fake websites leveraging COVID-19 pandemic to defraud unsuspecting citizens. Mrs...

Health

Nigeria Set For Expedited Clinical Trial of Chloroquine In COVID-19 Treatment

  The stage seems set for Nigeria to commence expedited clinical trial of Chloroquine as a possible treatment for the novel corona virus, COVID-19. This follows...
1FansLike
7FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe

African Countries Scramble to Ramp up Testing for COVID-19

  On April 26 Chikwe Ihekweazu, head of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, put out a desperate call on Twitter for tests that detect...

Nigeria To Boost Automotive Industry Research Capabilities With 10–Year Action Plan

  Nigeria’s lower legislative arm, the House of Representatives has mandated it Committees on Tertiary Education and Services, Land Transport, Environment and Science and Technology...

WHO, Africa CDC, Others Partner To Boost Vaccine Production In South Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO) and Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) have formed a consortium with the  Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa...

Nigeria Set For Environmental Release of Tela Maize Variety

By Ahubi Ugbagwu Buoyed by the impressive results from the third confined trial of Tela Maize variety, Nigeria is set to conduct environmental release of...

Other news

Africa To Get Drought, Insect Resistant Maize Variety

  A new variety of maize that will solve the twin problem of drought and destructive insects specifically stemborers and fall armyworm that has caused...

Workshop Seeks New Ways of Controlling Lassa Fever In Nigeria

Prioritises infection prevention and control among health workers By Bukola Afeni The World Health Organisation and the Government of Nigeria are to share expertise and...

Rural Nigerian School May Be Africa’s Next Tech Solution Hub

  By Onche Odeh Africa’s next technology hub may just be tucked away in Yangoji, a village settlement that is about 80 kilometers and one hour...

AATF Constitutes Team to Monitor PBR Cowpea in Nigeria

Over 2,000 farmers targeted in full commercialization programme By Onche Odeh Ahead of the full commercialization of the Pod Borer Resistant (PBR) Cowpea in Nigeria,...

Ugandan Inventor Seeks End to Malaria Deaths With His “Matibabu”

After three blood tests failed to diagnose his malaria, Brian Gitta, a 24-year-old Ugandan innovator is leading a team of innovators to develop the...

Africa

COVID-19: Nigeria releases guidelines to re-open places of worship

Nigeria has released fresh protocols to guide reopening of worship centres, as government eases weeks of lockdowns over novel coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19. The country’s Centre...

The Budget Store

Recent Comments

UPCOMING EVENT