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COVID 19: UNVEILING 13 FEMALE HEALTH MINISTERS IN AFRICA LEADING THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Across the world, the Coronavirus has not only become another disaster to wipe us all out of the earth but has also put the spotlight on the level of competence of our political leaders.
In Africa, the case is not different as governments are putting in draconian measures to halt the spread just like their counterparts in Europe and Asia.
With the eminent role health ministers are playing in fighting this global pandemic, I delved into a special finding to uncover the female faces leading the battle and definitely deserve commendation for the works, they have put in so far albeit sorrowful to know that, their works are faced with several challenges because of the under-resourced facilities they manage and how they will be risking their lives in the battle against the virus.

THE FOOD SECURITY IMPLICATIONS OF COVID-19 ON NIGERIA BY NANTS AND WAITAD

1.The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) and West African Institute for Trade and Agricultural Development (WAITAD) observe that the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic has gradually enveloped the global economy and the populations in fear, resulting in automatic and unwitting declaration of ‘State of Emergency’ on the Health sector by several Governments across the world where the disease has killed many and impacted negatively on the economies. We note that where many deadlier diseases which have even taken more lives have failed to attract respect and attention, the corona virus has seamlessly been saluted and gained more prominence with heavy budgetary allocations accorded thereto as a way of appeasing, pacifying or assuaging its ravaging popularity.
2.NANTS and WAITAD further note that COVID-19 has caused a serious depletion in the revenue of many countries, especially countries like Nigeria that are largely dependent on oil revenue for sustenance. The disease has literarily …

IT IS HAPPY NEW YEAR 2020 IN APRIL BY TNN AS COVID 19 RAVAGES

We did not want to ignore making you know that we are aware we have not brought any more news here since after December 11, 2019 by just posting. So HAPPY NEW YEAR is in order.
The TNN crew, small crew though, are happy to be back. It has been a while and we have taken time to think through what we offer here and we are excited for what is to come.