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Women Left Behind: Gender Gap Emerges in Africa’s Vaccines
October 15, 2021
the women in Sare Gibel already had heard the rumors on social media: The vaccines could make your blood stop or cause you to miscarry. Women who took it wouldn't get pregnant again. ... read more »
Africa Detecting Just 1 in 7 COVID-19 cases, Says WHO Study
October 15, 2021
Only one in seven COVID-19 infections in Africa are being detected, meaning the continent's estimated infection level may be 59 million people, according to a new study by the World Health Organization. ... read more »
Nigerian Doctors Call off 2-month Strike Despite Pay Arrears
October 5, 2021
Doctors in Nigeria's government hospitals have suspended a two-month strike for payment of salaries owed to many and improved working conditions. ... read more »
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Nigeria faces one of its worst cholera outbreaks in years
September 15, 2021
Nigeria is seeing one of its worst cholera outbreaks in years, with more than 2,300 people dying from suspected cases as Africa's most populous country struggles to deal with multiple disease outbreaks. ... read more »
A Journey From Nigeria to Neurosurgery
September 9, 2021
With a drive for excellence and a motivating mentor, Oluwaseun Omofoye, MD, MS, completes his Neurosurgery training after 19 years ... read more »
Nigerian police say 19 abducted from school in northwest
August 17, 2021
Gunmen have abducted 15 students and four staffers from a school in northwest Nigeria, police said Monday. ... read more »
Ogwumike files appeal to play in Olympics
July 19, 2021
Nneka Ogwumike and Elizabeth Williams have filed appeals to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in a last-ditch effort to play basketball for Nigeria in the upcoming Olympics, said two people familiar with the situation. ... read more »
Family of Black Doctors has Social Media Buzzing
May 20, 2021
Dr. Herbert Oye is a Board Certified Endovascular and Vascular Surgeon and his four children have followed in their father’s footsteps ... read more »
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Basketball Africa League To Tip Off Historic Inaugural Season In May
March 29, 2021
Inaugural BAL Season Will Take Place May 16-30 in Kigali, Rwanda ... read more »
Africa: Dissecting the Continent’s Model for Managing a Viral Pandemic
January 7, 2021
The COVID-19 outbreak has globally left its mark. There's been different results and reactions to the virus throughout the world. Africa has an environment already painted to have a fragile healthcare system. However, it’s been recorded to have the least quantity of cases and deaths when the virus began to spread in March. Africa is now beginning to prepare for the second wave of the viral transmission.  ... read more »
Te’a Cooper Shares Basketball Knowledge at Jr Sparks Virtual Clinic
December 24, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks recently hosted a Jr. Sparks virtual clinic featuring rookie guard, Te’a Cooper. During the clinic, youth participated in shooting and footwork drills, they also competed in challenges to get prizes. ... read more »
Family of Black Doctors Has Social Media Buzzing
January 3, 2020
Dr. Herbert Oye is a Board Certified Endovascular and Vascular Surgeon, specializing in invasive and non-invasive treatment of vascular diseases. ... read more »
Advocates for Biafra and Journalists Against Corruption Face Gov’t Crackdown
October 11, 2019
In September, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), announced a meeting with world leaders at the United Nations to present the grievances of the Igbo community including unfair treatment by successive governments. ... read more »
Violence Rains Down on Nigerian and Other African Businesses in Johannesburg
September 6, 2019
As state-sponsored violence threatens Latinos in the U.S., xenophobia is again threatening Nigerians and other Africans whose shops in Johannesburg  are being targeted for looting and destruction by unknown groups. ... read more »
Former NNPA Chairman Dorothy Leavell Reflects on the Black Press
August 2, 2019
“The chairman has a direct responsibility for their membership and to be speaking for them in every way to make sure that their rights, their names, and all, are brought to the forefront of other publishers that comprise the board, and to develop policies,” Leavell said. ... read more »
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