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Colombian, Argentinian, Indian COVID-19 responses offer lessons to Nigeria, Kenya

By Odinaka ANUDU and Carey MULINDI  IN April 2021, President Iván Duque Márquez of Colombia proposed to increase taxes on food and utilities in order...

Kanu’s lawyer drags Nigeria, Kenya to African rights commission

SPECIAL counsel to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Aloy Ejimakor has dragged both Nigerian and Kenyan governments before the African...

BBC investigation exposes how children are stolen, trafficked in Kenya

A BBC Africa Eye investigation has revealed the existence of a secretive but thriving illegal market for babies and young children in Kenya.  
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REPORT: How Open-air markets are a weak link in the fight against COVID-19

LOUD, raucous, congested, smells of ripe fruits, roast meat and food wafting in the air as vendors cry out their wares. This is standard fare in an open-air market across Kenya and Nigeria.

Independence is at the heart of the African Development Bank’s ability to be effective

By Kalu Ojah, University of the Witwatersrand INDEPENDENCE is a cardinal pillar for organisations that are set up to deliver a public good. Their success...

Kenyan High Court rules that lawyers are essential workers during COVID-19 lockdown

A KENYAN  High Court in Nairobi, the country’s capital, has ruled that lawyers in the country be exempted from the curfew order imposed by...
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Ghana, Gabon and Kenya confirm first cases of coronavirus despite travel restrictions

GHANA, Gabon and Kenya have all confirmed they have recorded first cases of coronavirus despite imposing travel restrictions  within the week. Kwaku Agyemang Manu, Ghana's...

Former and longest serving president of Kenya Daniel Arap Moi dies at 95

FORMER president of Kenya, Daniel Arap Moi, has passed on at the age of 95. It was gathered that the autocratic leader who governed...


IATA slams Nigerian government over Emirates’ blocked funds

THE International Air Transport Association (IATA) has slammed the Nigerian government over its failure to help Emirates Airlines in...

Lagos State government extends ‘okada’ ban to four LGAs, five LCDAs

THE Lagos State Government has extended the ban on the activities of commercial motorcycles, popularly known as okada, to...

Opponents spreading fake news, blaming LP – Peter Obi

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate Peter Obi has accused his opponents in the 2023 presidential election of spreading misinformation...

Meedan offers grants to combat climate misinformation

MEEDAN is accepting applications for the Check Global Independent Media Response Fund, which addresses global challenges with hyperlocal communities.  The fund aims...

NLC slams Akwa-Ibom CJ, demands Inebehe Effiong’s release 

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has asked the Chief Judge of Akwa-Ibom State, Justice Ekaette Obot, to immediately release...
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