Nigeria's minister of health, Osagie Ehanire said the federal government is setting up a mechanism to engage Nigerian doctors and nurses abroad and connect them with universities and hospitals in the country to address the brain drain in the sector.
Russia has sentenced a former star journalist to jail and revoked the license of a Kremlin-critical newspaper, further tightening the screws on independent media. Getting uncensored information is harder than ever.
1 Jul 2022
Migration has become the major option of survival for many Nigerian youths. Many reasons have been argued to be the cause for youth migration abroad. One of such reasons is the extreme rate of poverty. And as poverty keeps biting hard on the population, Nigerians especially the youths tend to seek various creative means to go in search of greener pastures abroad. Guardian TV was out to speak with young Nigerians on why migration is an option.
13 Nov 2021
Chinese property developers have met with a government think tank, amid increasing concern over the real estate sector's heavy debt burden. The liquidity crisis goes well beyond the high-profile firm Evergrande. Also, Australia unveils a €114 million investment aimed at boosting sales of electric vehicles, and Virgin Galactic sells another 100 tickets for sub-orbital space flights.
26 Sep 2021
In Nicaragua, President Daniel Ortega has imprisoned all opposition candidates who were set to run in the November 7 presidential polls. Meanwhile, dozens of public figures, party heads and student leaders have been arrested for "treason to the country". Ortega's critics now have only two options: exile or prison. Many are fleeing to Costa Rica, which over the past three years has seen an influx of some 100,000 Nicaraguans. Our regional correspondents report.
4 Jun 2021
The new center would likely be built in an African country and may eventually lead to the bulk of the country's asylum applications being processed overseas.
19 May 2021
"Our nation is going to be the arsenal of vaccines for the rest of the world," US President Joe Biden tells reporters as he announces the country will release an additional 20 million doses of Covid vaccines abroad, bringing the total being shipped out to 80 million.
24 Nov 2020
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19 Sep 2020
The Federal Government has approved the establishment of a new anti-corruption agency that will have the responsibility of properly managing and coordinating all assets seized domestically or returned from abroad, following anti-corruption probes.
27 May 2020
Our struggle with coronavirus: Nigerian students abroad