Nigeria: Is Nigeria Prepared for the Next Big Global Epidemic?

[Nigeria Health Watch] Editor’s Note: This week’s Thought Leadership piece comes from Dr. Ibrahim Mamadu, Health Emergencies Programme, WHO Nigeria. He asks whether Nigeria is prepared with its population of 200 million people to detect, respond and prevent possible epidemic outbreaks and analyses what the country needs to do, to guarantee the health security of the population.

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Africa: The Cost Of Stopping Women Dying in Childbirth? 46 Military Aircraft

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Countries need about $264 billion – the equivalent cost of 110 military aircrafts – to end maternal deaths, gender based violence, child marriage, and provide family planning to all women by 2030, said a United Nations study.

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Nigeria: Fact-Check – Was Nigeria’s Per Capita Income Twice That of China’s?

[Premium Times] CLAIM: A presidential adviser, Doyin Salami, claims that China’s income per head is 5 times more than what Nigerians earn; as opposed to 30 years ago when Nigerians earned double of what the Chinese earned.

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Nigeria: What FG Is Doing to End Economic Woes – Siddiqui

[Leadership] Muhammad Talha Siddiqui is an entrepreneur with vast experience in business and global economy. In this interview with DAVID ADUGE-ANI, he highlighted some of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration’s policies to bolster the country’s economy and other sundry issues

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Namibia: Over 30 000 Drought-Related Cattle Deaths Recorded in Seven Months

[New Era] As fodder and pasture continue to decline and the dry season soldiers on, over 30 000 drought-related cattle deaths were recorded in Namibia between October 2018 and April 2019 — the normal rainfall season.

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