A new deal paves the way for the development of the first African-owned Covid-19 vaccines. Cape Town-based Afrigen is working with a Belgian biotech company to develop mRNA shots. Also, Kenya has no reproductive health legislation but the public is going to give its input on a regional bill that could make a big difference to sexual health services. Finally, in football news, Senegal's Sadio Mané is moving from Liverpool to Bayern Munich.
A new deal paves the way for the development of the first African-owned Covid-19 vaccines. Cape Town-based Afrigen is working with a Belgian biotech company to develop mRNA shots. Also, Kenya has no reproductive health legislation but the public is going to give its input on a regional bill that could make a big difference to sexual health services. Finally, in football news, Senegal's Sadio Mané moves to Bayern Munich.
No matter how an incumbent or ex-governor acts neutral and uninterested, his or her eyes are fixed on the process that will produce a successor. But before Ekiti goes to the polls to elect the next governor, here are a few questions the electorate needs to ask aspirants.
13 Dec 2021
A greenhouse made of solar panels could point the way forward for the whole agricultural industry. Yet the farming pioneers who came up with the idea didn't find much favor with the local authorities — at first.
22 Jan 2021
When a little girl finds herself in wildly unfamiliar territory, she encounters a band of highly unusual characters who change the course of her destiny forever. Chris Ihidero talks about how the animated movie 'Lady Buckit and the Motley Mopsters' was produced.
15 Jan 2021
Nigeria, Africa's largest country by population is also forced to depend on the limited amount of Covid-19 vaccines produced internationally. Here are the reasons why Nigeria can’t produce COVID-19 vaccines now.
22 Sep 2020
The food index rose to 15.18% compared to 15.04% recorded in May 2020 while core inflation, which excludes the prices of volatile agricultural produce that stood at 10.13% in June 2020 compared to 10.12% recorded in May 2020. If prices continue to sow, it will continue to have a devastating effect on the poor households by making it difficult to afford food.
1 Sep 2020
Sacha Jafri, a British artist, has taken over the ballroom of a luxury hotel in Dubai to produce the largest painting ever created on canvas. The 1,980-square-meter (over 21,000 square feet) artwork will be cut into separate panels, which the painter is auctioning off in the hope of raising $30 million for charity.
Police debunk falsehood of Enugu River turning into blood, NPA expects 27 ships with petroleum products, food items
3 Apr 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Saturday.
19 Feb 2020
With Dawn of Thunder set for release in 2020, Nigeria could get its first animated feature highlighting the growth in the country's animation industry. Funding and manpower are major challenges but animation studios continue to produce animated projects despite different disappointments.
8 Sep 2019
There's a reason Spider-Man is a superhero; the creatures that served as inspiration produce a super material. The silk they make is unique in how strong and stretchy it is and has intrigued scientists for years. Replicating it could have huge implications for the products we will use in the future.
22 Jun 2019
The proper produce-washing protocol can be a highly contentious issue. So what's the right way to wash your fruits and veggies? Always wash your hands first to avoid the spread of microbes onto the produce. Use running water to remove dirt from the surface of the produce. A vegetable brush is a useful tool for scrubbing anything with a hard peel or skin. Baking soda will help wash away any pesticide residue. Experts advise against using produce wash, because it may not be safe for consumption.