WHO Warns 190,000 May Die Of COVID-19 In Africa

Around 190,000 people may die in Africa from about 44 million infections of coronavirus within the first year of the pandemic if containment measures...

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COVID-19: Kaspersky Offers Six-month Free Cyber Protection For Healthcare Institutions

  Cyber security service provider, Kaspersky, has announced that it is making its core endpoint B2B solutions available free for six months to medical organisations....

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Nigeria’s First Transgenic Crop Goes Commercial

The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved registration and release of a new Pod Borer Resistant (PBR) Cowpea variety for commercialization. The approval was granted...
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WHO Predicts Spike in COVID-19 Related Malaria Deaths Across Sub-Sahara Africa

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has predicted a spike in malaria-related deaths in Sub-Sahara Africa due to factors that are directly linked to the...

Researchers Find More Effective Route of Administering TB Vaccine

    Medical researchers have discovered a new route of administering the vaccine, Bacille Calmette–Guérin (BCG) that may confer more protection against tuberculosis when injected differently....

Another Pandemic Looms: Experts Warn Against Outbreak of COVID-Like Bird Flu in Nigeria

By Onche Odeh Another pandemic that could complicate current efforts to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic may just be around the corner, human and animal scientists...

COVID-19: Nigeria releases guidelines to re-open places of worship

Nigeria has released fresh protocols to guide reopening of worship centres, as government eases weeks of lockdowns over novel coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19. The country’s Centre...

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Nigeria Gets Handbook On Home Management Of COVID-19

  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday released a handbook to guide persons with mild cases of COVID-19 on how to manage...

Rapid Transmission of COVID-19 in Africa Worrisome – WHO

  The World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed worries over the rapid evolution of COVID-19, saying it is an indicator for action. According to the WHO,...

AGRF 2021 To Focus On How Africa Can Build Resilient Food Systems  

Accelerating progress towards the development of resilient food systems in Africa would be the focus as over 500 guests, including governments, private sector, youth,...

Nature Africa Unveils AfricaSTI’s Akin Jimoh As Chief Editor

Nature Africa, a digital magazine that reports on scientific research and issues of science policy across the African continent has unveiled Mr. Akin Jimoh,...

Maize Breeder Says Anti-technology Activism Holding Down Africa’s Smallholder Farmers

  Renowned maize breeder who manages the TELA Maize project at the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF), Dr Sylvester Oikeh, has expressed regrets at the...

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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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