Subscribers consume 125,149.86TB of data as 4G coverage hits 37%
Fourth-Generation (4G) mobile network coverage in Nigeria currently hovers around 37 per cent, amid demand for improved and ubiquitous telephony services. 4G is the fourth generation of broadband cellular network technology, succeeding 3G, and preceding 5G. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), in the Draft Consultation Document for the Deployment of 5G Mobile Technology…
Virus toll surges in Madagascar, land of COVID 'cure'
Ambulance sirens wail almost incessantly, the hospitals are swamped and the sports stadium has been turned into a 250-bed field hospital.
‘No evidence Madagascar drug can cure COVID-19’
An investigation conducted by the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) has revealed that there is no evidence that the widely celebrated Madagascar
Madagascar re-imposes lockdown amid surge in virus cases
Madagascar has placed its capital Antananarivo under a fresh lockdown following a new surge in coronavirus infections...
Madagascar's 'green gold' against COVID-19 seeks nod beyond Africa
A drink made from a bright-green fern-like plant is being promoted in African countries as the go-to cure for COVID-19.
Experts divided over Madagascar’s COVID-19 drug
Medical experts in the country are divided over the Federal Government’s acceptance of the herbal tonic from Madagascar for the treatment of coronavirus patients in Nigeria
Buhari receives Madagascar anti-coronavirus drink
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday received the delivery of the country's allocation of the Madagascar anti-coronavirus drink. "President Buhari has received the Madagascan native formulation against the COVID–19 pandemic," Bashir Ahmed, a presidential spokesman tweeted. Ahmed said the president further "reiterated that he will listen to science before allowing traditional or any new medicines…
From Madagascar with herbs
The President, Muhammadu Buhari has given approval that the drug to fight the vicious Coronavirus may be brought in from Madagascar. He does not see any harm in bringing in the drug as long as it is validated and it works. It is not clear whether we are paying for it or not. Some believe the drug is an allocation and Nigerian is not placing orders for it. The President’s nod has predictably been engulfed in a controversy. The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria is aghast, describing bringing in what it calls COVID Organics as importing “coal into New Castle.” It fights shy of calling it a scandal, but does say it is a shame.
Madagascar virus potion scorned because it's from Africa - President
Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina on Monday batted away criticism for promoting a homegrown "remedy" for COVID-19, charging that the West has a condescending attitude