Opinion

Goodbye Mama Gogo – Mother, Friend, Prayer Warrior, By Henry Seriake Dickson

My mother was a kindhearted, soft-spoken, decent, loving and caring woman. Everyone in my father’s household and community, to her father’s household, family, community and indeed all who encountered her even for a brief moment, felt her positive infectious personality. Her community here at Angiama fondly calls her Ebikomboere (meaning…
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Opinion

Africa Is Now In Serious Danger of Sleepwalking Into a Cancer Crisis, By Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

...prioritising HPV vaccination will not only contribute to the social and economic development of countries and help governments meet the Sustainable Development Goal of reducing premature deaths from non-communicable diseases, such as cancer, by one third, but it will also go a long way towards addressing the terrible gender gaps…
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Ebeneezer Obadare

A Country Not Worth Dying In? By Ebenezer Obadare

Take a look at the table below. It’s a simple five-cell affair with the names of twenty-five recently deceased Nigerians drawn randomly from various walks of life, including ages at time of passing, countries where each death took place, the causes of death (where available), and the year of transition.…
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