COVID-19 and the culture of eating wild animals in Central Africa

THE COVID-19 pandemic and other zoonotic outbreaks relating to the eating of wild animals are global challenges with local origins. Without addressing...

COVID-19: Anambra shows the light again

The Anambra State administration has become exemplary in formulating a policy to fight the Coronavirus by combining the best elements from the...

The other COVID-19 pandemic: Fake news

FALSE information in Nigeria is undermining medical advice, proffering fake cures, inciting panic and being used for political point-scoring.

Covid-19: Africa must act locally, but keep thinking globally

A DANGER perhaps graver than the disease itself is the collapse of our economies, mortally wounded by a world turning in on...

COVID-19: An open letter from African intellectuals to Africa’s leaders

100 leading academics and writers call on leaders to govern with compassion and see the crisis as a chance for a radical...

The infection silently killing coronavirus patients

I HAVE been practicing emergency medicine for 30 years. In 1994 I invented an imaging system for teaching intubation, the procedure of...

COVID-19: Lessons for history in a crisis

WRITING in the heady days of new antibiotics and immunizations, esteemed microbiologists Macfarlane Burnet and David White predicted in 1972 that “the...

Africa on COVID-19 path

IN South Sudan, all schools and churches have been closed to promote social distancing. In South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a...

How religion affects global pandemics

PEOPLE sometimes see religion as an unwelcome infection affecting the secular politics of international relations. Such attitudes easily present themselves in consideration...

‘Mororomoros’ brings the best in us

WHAT is in a name?  A rose by any other name will smell as sweet, according to Act-II, Scene-II of Shakespeare's play,...

Clarifications on Anambra’s COVID-19 relief accounts

1. Since the launch last week of the Anambra State COVID-19 account in the determination to fight the spread of the coronavirus...

Anambra Health Insurance and solidarity with human family

SINCE its re-launch on September 14, 2018, and subsequent enrolment which started on November 5, 2018, over 81,000 persons have registered with...

Sometimes, landlords do not have all righ to property

A LAND agent, Samson Idike, narrated a story about a female landlord in Awka, Anambra State, who decided to lease her property for either...

Tears, tension as gunmen kill two tourists in Kaduna, 11 in Benue

SUSPECTED kidnappers in the early hours of Saturday invaded a resort in the Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State and shot dead two...

Strengthening hospitality industry to boost tourism in Anambra

HOSPITALITY industry, if well harnessed, will boost state revenue effort and increase internally generated revenue (IGR).This is crucial at this time the president has...

Lofty expectations of Nigerians from the new IGP

THE President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, last week appointed a former Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), Mr. Abubakar Mohammed...

Anambra innovation centre: Brainchild of Obiano

IT was a very arresting sight to behold as Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State paced about under the sweltering afternoon sun. The all-action...

Godfatherism and financing in Nigerian politics

If NIGERIANS are determined to nurture their nascent democracy, it's expected of them to keenly and extensively look inwards to unearth ‘built-in’ encumbrances that...

Crowther Memorial School: Beyond the many lies

THE Office of the Governor of Anambra State has noted, with dismay, the recent protest by some priests from the Anglican Diocese on the...

Godfatherism and financing in Nigerian politics

If NIGERIANS are determined to nurture their nascent democracy, it's expected of them to keenly and extensively look inwards to unearth ‘built-in’ encumbrances that...

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