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24 Mar 2021
Yuval Noah Harari, the author of Sapiens and Homo Deus in his outlook on Coronavirus published in the Financial Times of March 20, 2020, noted in ways critical...
17 Mar 2021
“Our post human future; consequences of the biotechnology revolution” published by Profile Books Limited, Frances Fukuyama warned about the danger that biotechnology poses to the human species.
24 Feb 2021
I have previously discussed the COVID-19 variants. But matters are arising, and that is the pre-occupation of this piece. It is about the vaccine dilemma in relation to Covid-19 and its variants. I
3 Feb 2021
This installment focuses on vaccine hesitancy among Africans. Those without the misfortune of what Professor Wole Soyinka calls partial amnesia...
6 Jan 2021
In part 21 of this serial, I had observed that: “There was a dose of conspiracy theory and ill-fated moves to accuse the US of being responsible for the outbreak of COVID-19 to destabilize its rivals...
4 Nov 2020
It is all gloom and grim in the world of COVID-19. On Thursday, November 29, the U.S. reported 1000 deaths, and on Friday, November 30, reported 90,000 plus new coronavirus infections...
10 Jun 2020
This instalment is nuanced to pay tribute to one of our new ancestors, George Floyd, who was brutally murdered by racist white American police officers in Minneapolis, United States.
6 May 2020
We are still in the middle of the COVID-19 nightmare. Experts say it might be around for a long time. While longing for an end to it and consoling ourselves that it is perhaps a dream that will soon go away


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Kanye 'Ye' West has called out Netflix, requesting that he does final edits on his Netflix docuseries before it's presented to the masses. Taking to Instagram on Friday, Ye wrote that he would like to ensure all T's are crossed and I's dotted before he green lights the three-part series Jeen-Yuhs. "I'm going to say this…
1 hour ago
Pfizer and BioNTech have begun enrollment for a clinical trial to test the safety and immune response of their Omicron-specific Covid-19 vaccine in adults aged up to 55, the companies said in a statement Tuesday. Pfizer's CEO Albert Bourla has previously said that the pharmaceutical giant could be ready to file for regulatory approval of…
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Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak has tested positive for Covid-19, the Spanish club announced on Tuesday. Oblak "has tested positive for COVID-19," Atletico said in a brief statement. "Our goalkeeper remains isolated, strictly complying with the recommendations of the health authorities," the club added. Oblak’s positive test has come during a break in the La…
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Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” has joined the one billion views club on YouTube. The 1983 smash single was from Lauper’s debut album “She’s So Unusual”  and has risen to become her first clip to cross the billion line 13 years after its debut.  “A lot of people don’t realize this, but…
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Stella Damasus has revealed on her Instagram page that her mother has passed on. The 43-year-old actress just celebrated the 11th anniversary of her father’s death in January 2021.  The actress who announced her mother’s death shared a  picture of her mother with a caption that read “This is not goodbye, it’s TILL WE MEET…