Nigerian Government Unveils Microsoft Partnership Roadmap

The Government of Nigeria has unveiled plans to implement some technology backed initiatives it intends to deploy for improved governance with the support of...

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Researchers Link Higher COVID-19 Death Rates To Low Levels of Vitamin...

  Researchers have suggested that deaths from coronavirus are higher in countries where people have lower levels of vitamin D. A study from 10 countries showed...

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Nigeria’s Digital Economy: The Role of NIGCOMSAT Ltd

  The Nigerian Communication Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) has been identified as a strategic contributor in building a digital Nigeria, policy documents released by the Federal Ministry...
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Justice for Africa’s Sexual Violence Victims May Just Be a Click Away

Search for justice is one course many victims of sexual violence in Africa would never contemplate, reason being that the end may never be...

Coronavirus May Worsen Africa’s Food Crisis, Malnutrition-WHO

The World Health Organization has raised the alarm over potential effects of COVID-19 on food security and worsening malnutrition in Africa. Effects of the pandemic will be...

West, Central Africa May be Hit With Unprecedented Child Malnutrition, UN Warns

  Two United Nations Agencies, United Nations Children’s Funds (UNICEF) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have warned that children in West and...

Africa’s Rice Productivity Faces Severe Outcomes

Experts say continent’s rice fields losing 4.4 million MT of Nitrogen yearly Nigeria, Ghana and Uganda to begin next phase of trials...

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Nigeria To Monitor Lead in Paints, Micronutrients With Specialized Labs

Nigeria’s standards regulator has boosted the competence of its laboratories with additional facilities and competences aimed at monitoring and affirming the integrity of food...

Unlocking Africa’s Agricultural Mechanization Potential, The Value-chain Approach  

  In 2013, the World Bank published an action agenda titled, ‘Unlocking Africa’s Agriculture Potential’. In the foreword to that publication, Jamal Saghir, the World...

Akilimo: Mobile Technology That’ll Revolutionise Cassava Productivity in Nigeria, Tanzania

  African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) in July released its first field test version of the Akilimo, an ingenious system developed to provide site-specific recommendations...

Biotechnology Births New Opportunities For Nigerian Lawyers

  Most practicing lawyers may have done everything to escape the jargons that made science unattractive in their school days. But it seems the monster they...

Ban on Imports: AATF Urges Farmers To Cultivate New Variety of Cowpea

  The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) has urged farmers in Nigeria to take advantage of the recent push to ban food importation to cultivate...

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Ebola Outbreak Still Looms in Africa – WHO

  The World Health Organization has warned that Ebola is likely to re-emerge in Africa in the nearest future. Ebola response team for the agency noted...

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