Covid-19: From health crisis to food crisis
As cases of Covid-19 continue to increase, Nigeria risks another major battle, the food crises as a result of post-harvest losses by farmers.
Coronavirus triggers mental health crisis in India
India's coronavirus crisis has pushed millions into forced isolation and unemployment. Health experts warn that anxiety, depression and suicide are on the rise and that mental health could be the country's next crisis.
Covid-19: 'Bolsonaro is disrespecting the victims,' Brazil's ex-health minister says
Luiz Henrique Mandetta, a doctor by training, was President Jair Bolsonaro's health minister at the start of the Covid-19 crisis in Brazil. Amid a dispute with the president over social distancing measures, he was fired in April. In an interview with FRANCE 24, Dr Mandetta strongly criticised the Brazilian leader: "His management of the situation... has shocked people. The underplaying of the crisis from the beginning has shocked the world, because other countries put the crisis ahead of the economic consequences. He's out on a limb saying that he does not want to stop the economy."
The taboo of menstruation in Madagascar, an obstacle to women's emancipation
For women in Madagascar, having their monthly period is more than just an inconvenience. Having access to toilets, clean water or even disposable sanitary protection is a luxury out of reach to most of them. Our reporters went to investigate on the island, where due to a lack of access to basic infrastructure and necessities – but also because of beliefs, taboos and humiliation – menstrual hygiene is a battle for millions of women, with serious consequences for their empowerment, education and health.
Abba Kyari's funeral: Lessons to learn
The chief of staff to the Nigerian president, Abba Kyari passed away a few weeks ago from Covid-19 complications and buried in Abuja in controversial circumstances. Here are a few lessons to learn from his funeral.
How the coronavirus has altered Iranians' view of faith
The Iranian government's handling of the COVID-19 health crisis is contradictory, as the statements of the mullahs are fueled by religion, but their decisions are often pragmatic. This is unsettling to many believers.
COVID- Reviewing the low confirmed cases in Ogun
In this report, Bukola Samuel-Wemimo engages the commissioner of health in Ogun state, Tomi Coker, on the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.
Coronavirus: Trump dumps World Health Organisation (WHO)
President Donald Trump recently announced that the United States would temporarily cut off funding to the World Health Organization, stating that the organizations have failed in its basic duties and its response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Governor Nyesom Wike's unfortunate detention of pilots
Today, on ‘Inside Stuff,’ multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja speaks on the detention of Pilots by the governor of Rivers State, Wike. Stating that, Nigerian workers flying into the city to do their jobs shouldn’t have led to them being detained.