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Violence, instability and a rising number of deaths

In Guinea, a policeman and a protester were killed during  demonstrations against the proposed constitutional amendments, designed to allow the…

Deadly attacks

In Burkina Faso, an attack on a mosque killed 16 people In Cameroon, a world heritage site was attacked by…

Deadly diseases

Ebola in DRC has so far killed 1843 people. And everybody is talking about it. Measles has been phenomenally deadlier…

News from Africa: the good, the bad and the ugly

News from Africa can only be described by using the title of one of Sergio Leone’s best known movies. Some…

Poliomyelitis in Africa

Poliomyelitis can now be found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Niger and Nigeria…

Outbreaks and emergencies: week 17

Cholera Monitored in 7 countries as in the previous week Chikungunya Monitored in 2 countries as in the previous week…

Outbreaks and emergencies

Cholera (=) in week 13 cholera was monitored in 6 countries, in week 14 it was monitored in Cameroon, DRC,…

Nigeria: Lagos Theatre Festival is coming

From 8th to 14th April, the 6th Lagos Theatre Festival will be held under the theme “Imagine the Unimaginable”. The…

Nigeria: oral traditions should be preserved

The World Poetry Day was celebrated in Lagos Education District One together with the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC). 99…

Life Expectancy in Nigeria Now 55 Years

“The National Population Commission (NPC) has said that the current overall life expectancy of Nigeria stands at 55.2 years.” https://allafrica.com/stories/201904020083.html…

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