Clean environment, general hygiene help in prevention of Lassa Fever
Recently, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), confirmed seven Persons dead and 14 affected by the lassa fever virus in five states, which include Ondo, Edo, Delta, Plateau, Bauchi and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja. In the face of this, health experts have advised that families, communities and individuals protect themselves by avoiding…
Guinea accepts to host 2025 Africa Cup of Nations
Guinea has accepted to stage the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations instead of the 2023 edition, a move that confirms Cameroon as the 2021 hosts, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) president said Monday.
Osinbajo not EzeUzu
Dr. Okay in his article compared Osinbajo to EzeUzu, great blacksmith who abandoned his trade for lesser trade that brought him to ignominy. Okay missed the point that, even when yam farming is seen as the greatest of all farming by the Igbos they still believe that, when you see what is greater than yam…
Oradian, TAB Finance join forces to boost financial inclusion
TAB Finance, a new microfinance bank licensed by the Central Bank of the Republic of Guinea, joins Oradian’s global community of visionary financial institutions. With this strategic partnership, Oradian is expanding its presence in West Africa. TAB Finance is now enabled to boost financial inclusion in remote, hard-to-reach communities through Oradian’s toolset. Microfinance institutions in…
Nigeria named as global destination for illegal waste trafficking
Illegal activities that involve the environment, biodiversity or natural resources are becoming lucrative and involve comparatively low risks for criminals. Among them is illegal waste trafficking, which Nigeria is one of the main destinations A new study has fingered Nigeria and 15 other countries in Africa and Asia as the main destination for Environmental crimes,…
Son of Guinea's first president faces forced labor charges in Texas
The son of Guinea's first president and his wife face up to 20 years in prison if found guilty in Texas of holding a young woman as a domestic slave.
Fresh protests in Guinea after disputed elections
Thousands of people demonstrated in central Conakry on Monday while in several other districts of the Guinean capital youths erected roadblocks and set fire to tyres, in the latest wave of unrest after disputed local elections.
Promised Guinea local elections delayed again
Local elections in Guinea, expected since 2005, will not take place before the end of the year, an opposition party spokesman said Monday, a month after demonstrations calling for polls.
Senegal extradites Guinean soldier wanted over massacre
A Guinean soldier wanted over the massacre of more than 150 people in a Conakry stadium has been extradited, ending years on the run in neighbouring Senegal and paving the way for his trial.