Conflict Nigeria Top Story

Nigeria, West Africa face historic food crisis driven by conflict, price surge

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Some parts of Northern Nigeria and indeed, West Africa, are facing their worst food crisis on record driven by conflict, drought, and the impact of the war in Ukraine on food prices and availability, aid agencies said on Tuesday. There are about 27 million people suffering from hunger in the region and that number could Read More…

COVID19 Health Top Story

What it would take to get super-cold COVID-19 vaccine to West Africa

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hope is rising that a new vaccine could halt the COVID-19 pandemic – for some – but lessons learnt from past vaccine programmes in West Africa suggest millions more might miss out. The super-cold storage temperature required for the new vaccine will make it near impossible to deliver in rural parts of Africa, said public Read More…