We drink crude oil to cure malaria, typhoid – Nigerian community
30 July 2019 | 6:00 am
We drink crude oil to cure malaria, typhoid - Nigerian community
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22 Apr 2020
Zimbabwe's health system is being stretched even further by malaria outbreaks that have killed at least 131 people. Also, Burkina Faso and Ghana have started to ease coronavirus lockdown measures but the number of cases continue to rise in both countries and there are fears that the changes have come too early. And finally, in Gabon, masks are now compulsory but the majority of poeple still lack equipment and are struggling economically.
23 Apr 2020
With the global economy grinding to a sudden halt because of the Covid-19 pandemic, oil prices are going through the floor with suppliers fast running out of room to store the stuff. That’s terrible news for oil producers the world over, particularly in countries who rely on hydrocarbon handouts to keep regimes afloat. But if you’re dreaming of free fill-ups, don’t hold your breath. It might not be such great news either for cash-strapped consumers: for one, much of the price at the pump is tax and it will only fall so much.
23 May 2020
In an interview with FRANCE 24, former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf discussed the Covid-19 pandemic and its consequences on Africa. Sirleaf, who was president during the deadly Ebola outbreak of 2014, voiced concern about the forthcoming economic crisis. She also called on world leaders not to overlook the fight against malaria.
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The WHO is worried that it will fail to reach the goals set in the fight against malaria. Death rates are expected to rise sharply again in 2020 because resources are being diverted to fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
23 Apr 2021
Ahead of World Malaria Day on April 25, the WHO announced plans to stamp out malaria from 25 countries in five years such. The agency had supported 21 countries to bring their malaria caseloads to zero by 2020.
2 May 2021
Luz Martínez has contracted malaria three times in Venezuela, the last time when she was six months pregnant with her fourth child in a low-income neighbourhood. She lives in Los Montones, a community in the eastern Anzoategui state, where many local residents fear malaria more than the Covid-19 pandemic, which has overwhelmed hospitals in the South American country.
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1 Jul 2021
China has become the 40th country to be declared malaria-free. An expert team traveled in May this year to verify China's malaria-free status. It has not had an indigenous case for four years.
27 Jul 2021
After developing a coronavirus vaccine in record time, the German pharmaceutical company aims to start trialing a malaria shot next year using the same breakthrough mRNA technology.
13 Sep 2021
BioNTech wants to continue the success of its COVID-19 vaccine and use mRNA technology to develop shots against malaria. But is production in Africa realistic?
7 Oct 2021
The World Health Organization on Wednesday endorsed the RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine, the first against the mosquito-borne disease that kills more than 400,000 people a year, mostly African children.
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From May 29, 2023, our nation’s eyes once again turned toward public leadership for a new direction and meaning. And so as most governments, especially in the last 24 years have appeared to us as unprepared for governance, we need to encourage the new administration in Abuja and 28 states to begin to manage priorities in the public sector as if it were in the organised private sector
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Under growing pressure from the West, China has been doubling down on its close partnership with Russia in recent weeks. But experts say Beijing is still trying to use a "double-track approach" to maximize its interests.
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Abductions are a new fundraising method used by separatists, analysts say. Over 30 women were taken last week for "allowing themselves to be manipulated by Cameroon's government," according to the insurgents themselves.
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A divided U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to suspend the $31.4 trillion debt ceiling on Wednesday, with majority support from both Democrats and Republicans to overcome opposition led by hardline conservatives and avoid a catastrophic default.
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For the first time in nine years, leaders from the regional bloc formerly known as the Union of South American Nations have convened this week in Brazil. The gathering of these 11 countries has demonstrated a renewed spirit of cooperation. A notable highlight is Brazilian President Lula da Silva's meeting with Venezuela's authoritarian President Nicolas Maduro, a significant move, as diplomatic relations were severed under Lula’s predecessor, Jair Bolsonaro.