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In boost for Africa, Senegal aims to make COVID shots next year

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra. Senegal could begin producing COVID-19 vaccines next year under an agreement with Belgian biotech group Univercells aimed at boosting Africa’s drug-manufacturing ambitions, a source involved in funding the project told Reuters. As wealthy countries begin to reopen after securing vaccine supplies early, African nations are still struggling to acquire shots. On Read More…

Featured Notes Wole Olaoye

Dangote Doesn’t Need This Kite

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja. WHEN THE HEADLINES caught fire with news that four oil firms including the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) were planning to acquire a stake in Dangote refinery which goes into operation soon, many tongues started wagging. The interest of international companies is understandable, after all Dangote himself has interests in other Read More…

Featured Notes Owei Lakemfa

Perpetrators, apologists and heirs of genocide

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: AFP. They were five days that began to reset the world. Days  in which significant steps were taken to redress years of senseless and mind boggling genocide against hapless peoples while the rest of humanity watched unconcerned. The five days of May 27 to June 1, 2021 provided some relief, and assurance that humanity Read More…