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COVID-19: How Niger govt bridged learning gap

The gap between schoolchildren in urban and rural areas and those in private and public…

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Policing in the face of COVID-19

Lance Corporal Daniel Kwofie is a policeman who survived COVID-19. He is now an avid…

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How Open-air markets are a weak link in the fight…

LOUD, raucous, congested, smells of ripe fruits, roast meat and food wafting in the air…

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COVID-19: A double tragedy for women and girls in refugee…

Meli, a single mother of seven, now grows vegetables in her backyard to make ends…

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Clinical Trials: Finding a Cure for Africa by Africans

The World Health Organisation during its online press briefing observed that Africa is one of…

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Biashara Mtandaoni Kinamama watoboa kipindi cha corona

Ni maneno ya Bertha Mmari ( 33) Mkazi wa jijini Dar es Salaam, akiwa na…

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'We didn’t see it coming’ — COVID-19 survivors in Delta…

“Hello”, he says. But his voice was raspy, his breathing labored. Theophilus Onojeghen, a notable…

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Battle for COVID-19 palliatives not worth the efforts

Laraba Shuaibu’s daughter had recently undergone a major surgery which cost her almost all of…

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Domestic workers in Ghana and COVID-19

Many organizations have laid-off workers with others slashing salaries of their workers due to the…

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Malnutrition and Covid-19

Malnutrition remains a silent pandemic ‘consuming’ children in Nigeria. It is mostly being fueled by…

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How open-air markets are weak link in fight against Covid-19

Open-air markets provide a means of livelihood for a majority of the population in Africa.…

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The forgotten women: Impact of Covid-19 on obstetric fistula patients

“I don’t know what Covid-19 is. All I can say is that it has come…

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HIV/AIDS in the age of COVID-19

When 23-year-old Ashley Nicole* first found out about her HIV positive status in 2013, she…

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No schools, no blood: How C0vid-19 closure has worsened the…

Blood transfusions are a strong pillar in modern medicine and they have saved the lives…

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Covid19 and Home-Based care: Is it working?

On June 21, 11 days after the Ministry of Health launched home-based care guidelines for…

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Covid-19: How the lockdown affected mental health services

On July 2, Hussein Walugembe came to the end of his life’s journey. On the…

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Corona inavyoacha somo kwa kinamama kujikinga magonjwa ya milipuko

WAKATI serikali imetangaza kupungua kwa maambukizi ya virusi vya Corona, bado wananchi wanahimizwa kuendelea kuchukua…

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Virus pandemic a financial tsunami for women

IN April, when Mrs. Chinyere Philips was sacked, it seemed like the end of her…

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Students in Tanzania walk long Distances to access water for…

Lack of access to clean water for hand washing during the Pandemic means that students…

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Back to school in midst of COVID-19 outbreak

It is 7 a.m. on a Monday morning, Miss Rebecca Dede Amankwa, a final year…

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Drugs, death, and doom ... The emerging fear in Covid…

About a month ago, doctors could give significant attention to each Covid-19 patient. Well, not…

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Protesting during a pandemic: Confronting civil rights abuses in Kenya

Kedolwa Waziri woke up at 4 am on 7th July 2020. It was bitingly cold…

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Blood scarcity looms for childbirth, malaria, sickle cell patients

The World Health Organisation (WHO) reports that Nigeria has some of the lowest blood donation…

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Coping with the pandemic in IDP camps

Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State is one of the places most hit by…

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Kagwe’s strategy for counties to take over the COVID-19 fight

The count-down to the national government handing over the management of the COVID-19 pandemic by…

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Ghana testing herbal medicines for use in the fight against…

Mark Tekyi Manu is a 43-year-old plumber in a facility management company in Accra who…

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How traditional birth attendants reduce maternal deaths in IDP camps

Expectant women in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have…

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Nigeria is using radio to provide support for SGBV survivors

HALIMA Aminu returned home from school one sunny afternoon in June and collected a bowl…

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In the Line of Duty – When Surviving COVID-19 Demands…

In the second week of June on a Sunday, Yecenu Sasetu, a health journalist in…

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Tanzania ilivyoishinda Hofu ya Corona

Mwaka huu, hofu ilitanda nchini Tanzania baada ya kuripotiwa mtu wa kwanza kupata maambukizi ya…

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Corona ilivyoinua Wanawake wajasiriamali Tanzania

Usafi wa mikono ambapo watu hutumia maji yanayotiririka na sabuni ni moja ya kanuni za…

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COVID-19’s impact on private school owners, teachers

As the year 2020 came to a close, thousands of students and parents were reflecting…

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Force fields and fake cures: Cashing in on the COVID-19…

As the number of those infected by the coronavirus disease continues to rise, concerned Kenyans…

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Agricultural processors bemoan COVID-19 losses

The impact of the COVID-19 lockdown instituted by the Federal Government at the end of…

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Teknohama ilivyoinusuru Elimu Tanzania na Corona

Virusi vya COVID-19 maarufu kama Corona, vilitangazwa kwa mara ya kwanza kuwa vimeingia nchini Tanzania,…

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The effects of COVID-19 on NCDs in Ghana

Governments around the world continue to focus their attention on the COVID-19, communicable disease while…

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Market vendors cold as COVID-19 research lists them most-at-risk populations

With her one-year-old baby stuck on the breast, Ritah Nakamya rises from a wooden stool…

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Dual burden of TB and COVID-19, the plight of TB…

It all started six months ago when Karima (not her real name) started coughing but…

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In Niger, COVID-19 protocols are dead

After the initial panic of being infected with COVID-19 and the people and government taking…

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Ghana’s depleted blood banks: A critical impact of Covid-19 restrictions

I went to the hospital with my wife and during the doctor’s interview, he asked…

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COVID-19: Kenya’s SGBV Survivors Support Systems Affected

Pauline Juma was just 16 years old when she was gang-raped as she walked to…

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Using Community Radio To Bridge Mental Health Gaps

Amisa Rashid walks through the streets of Kibera with her ear to the ground. She…