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NIGERIA COVID 19: UBA redeems $2.6m donation to Lagos

Nigeria’s commercial hub of Lagos is at the center of the country’s coronavirus combat. Lagos has the highest number of confirmed cases (as at March 29) and the state government has continued to roll out multiple measures to deal with the disease. Lagos has in the past weeks suspended schools

NIGERIA: Adenuga donates 1.5 billion naira, Seneators donate 50% salaries

More private sector donations continue to pour into Nigeria’s coronavirus combat efforts. The latest is from Mike Adenuga a billionaire businessman who is into telecoms industry. Adenuga on Monday announced a 1.5 billion contribution to be shared between the federal government and Lagos State government. One billion to the federal government and 500 million to […]


Throughout this COVID-19 crisis, most people have referred to the need to FLATTEN THE CURVE. That curve usually refers to the high number of infection cases that will keep rising IF we do not carry out any interventions like mass testing, isolation, and lockdowns. It is these interventions that flatten the curve. BUT… there is […]

GHANA: Mahama signs a social contract with Ghanaians

The former president and the Presidential candidate for the National Democratic Congress – NDC  John Dramani Mahama has unveiled plans to remove the indemnity clauses in Ghana’s 1992 constitution when re-elected as the president of the Republic of Ghana in December 2020. In what appears to be a strategic policy announcement trending on social media […]

KENYA: Peeing cup for women to prevent infections

A Kenyan woman is providing a solution for those battling with infections after using unhygienic public toilets. Njeri Muthaka sells peeing cups that help women urinate while standing, consequently preventing them from sitting on public toilet bowls. Ms Muthaka told the media Swahili-language health programme, Maisha (meaning “life”), that she imported a peeing

The Property Hour: The rising costs for tenants and landlords

There has been a sharp rise in the number of tenants experiencing rent rises following the introduction of the tenant fees ban, new data shows. The average number of tenants experiencing rent hikes year-on-year for the month of June 2019 rose to the highest figure on record in June, according to ARLA Propertymark’s latest PRS […]
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