Opinion & Analysis

Jan 02, 2019
No one said tracking the movements of a patient, suspected to be a carrier of the deadly Ebola virus, through the dense forests of the eastern region of the Democratic…
Jan 01, 2019
Global streaming service Netflix set its eyes a few years ago on Nigeria’s film industry, better known as Nollywood. Distribution of Nigerian movies on Netflix started around 2015. At the…
Jan 01, 2019
Affectionately known as big brother to various countries of the world (especially the third world), the voice of the International Monetary Fund speaks loudest in times of dire distress. Their…
Dec 06, 2018
Two of the largest banking and financial services institutions in the world, HSBC and UBS, have recently closed their local representative offices in Nigeria. There’s also trouble brewing elsewhere in…
Dec 03, 2018
Aloe vera is a succulent cactus plant species of the genus aloe, belonging to the family Liliaceae. It is widely known as “the Miracle plant” for its various medical, cosmetic…
Nov 28, 2018
The population of unauthorised immigrants in the United States fell to 10.7 million in 2016, its lowest level since 2004. It was so largely due to a decline in the…
Nov 24, 2018
It’s no easy task to hold an election in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Just ask the country’s electoral commission, which started 2017 by publicly announcing that the general election,…
Nov 21, 2018
Reductions in malaria cases have stalled after several years of decline globally, according to the new World malaria report 2018.  To get the reduction in malaria deaths and disease back on…
Nov 20, 2018
There has been a sharp decline in the value of the pound with the rand strengthening to 17.97 to sterling on Friday.   UK Prime Minister Theresa May has been…
Nov 18, 2018
Reforms currently sweeping through Ethiopia under the new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed have implications for the relationship between Ethiopia and its neighbours. Ethiopia is seen as the de facto leading…
Nov 12, 2018
With an estimated volume of trade between countries in Africa currently valued at about $1 trillion every year, Executive Vice President, African Export-Import Bank (AFREXIMBANK), Amr Kamel, says there were…
Nov 07, 2018
One of the hallmarks of a thriving economy is found in the social blend where entertainment unfolds in varieties within its suburban settlements. From local events that employs the theatrics…
Nov 06, 2018
At first sight, three fundamental ruptures occurred in modern Rwandan history: colonisation, starting at the end of the 19th century; the revolution of 1959-1961 followed by independence in 1962; and…
Nov 03, 2018
South African researchers say they have made bricks using human urine in a natural process involving colonies of bacteria, which could one day help reduce global warming emissions by finding…
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