Opinion

Age, Finally, Got Some (COVID) Respect, By Bunmi Fatoye-Matory

It is a small step, but the kind of mindfulness and consideration about age displayed by grocery stores and pharmacies must be commended. In spite of the vanities and denials of a youth-glorifying society, it shows that some humanity and care for old age still lies somewhere. In the end,…
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Opinion

Africa: An Unsung  Continent In the Fight Against  COVID-19, By Solomon Zewdu

The story of this pandemic is far from over, and Africa’s leaders and citizens must continue to chart a course that protect lives as it rebuilds economies. Still, the continent’s performance so far is an early bright spot. Africa deserves the world’s recognition and is a reason to be hopeful…
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Opinion

COVID Is Horrific But Affluenza Poses the Greatest Threat To Humanity, By Kumi Naidoo

The test of our mettle to fight affluenza with the same energy as we will seek a vaccine for COVID-19 is a matter of survival. The voting public, rediscovering birdsong and flowing streams in urban oases, may just be waking up to the fact that all of our durability depends…
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Opinion

Healthcare Collaboration With America: Africa Facing Existential Threat, By Danny Domingo

...African countries are facing huge threats and challenges as the result of their fragile healthcare systems, insufficient public health prevention and control capacity. Some African countries would like to rely on Western countries such as the , but the problem is that these Western powers always play cards of dominance…
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Columns

What COVID-19 is Telling Us About Right-wing Populism, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The problem about right-wing deniers is that they not only do terrible harm to their own people but also to others who become collateral victims of their senseless acts. For them, human lives have no value, what has value is their image and the imperative of forcing everyone to accept…
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Opinion

Lockdowns Have Changed Us — And It Is Not All Wretched, By Muazu Jibril Muazu

Today is not yesterday. -- We ourselves change -- How was - then, can our habits, works and thoughts? Change, indeed, is inevitable and painful. All great changes are disagreeable of long continuance to the human mind, especially those changes that are attended with calamities, difficulties and uncertain situations. Even…
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Opinion

COVID-19: Battling Health Behaviours In Africa through Communication, By Adebayo Fayoyin & Akin Jimoh

...as COVID-19 is creating a new norm, it behoves development communication professionals and experts to help government, first responders, researchers and scientists, to think and plan ahead on how to promote changes in social norms and the desired health behaviour of the future. A creative health communication approach would be…
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Opinion

Crass Individualism: The Coup Against the Nigeria of Our Dream, By Osmund Agbo

Like everything good, we cannot just wish our dream country into existence. It’s the duty of every citizen to make the sacrifices necessary to build a better nation. A strong and prosperous Nigeria will be of greatest service to Nigerians as well as offer a ray of hope to the…
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