Madagascar at the verge of Making History as her drugs show signs of healing COVID-19 (pictures)

  ANKARA / ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar  Days after the US President Donald Trump suggested using disinfectant to combat the COVID-19 or coronavirus pandemic, Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina has recommended an organic concoction to cure the infected patients. His claim that the concoction named Covid Organics (CVO) – a form of herbal tea – is curing COVID-19 patients has divided public opinion in the island nation, some 400 kilometers (248 miles) off the coast of East Africa. Taking to Twitter, Rajoelina asked people to believe in the country’s ability. He said all…

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COVID-19 : Soludo Disagrees with the Government on Lockdown

COVID-19: Can Africa Afford Lockdowns Chukwuma Charles Soludo, CFR This piece summarizes my contribution to an African debate. From Johannesburg to Lagos, Cairo to Dakar, Kinshasa to Kigali, Nairobi to Accra, etc the debate on how Africa should respond to the global coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic is raging. At an African regional policy platform, I had expressed some of these (personal) views some weeks ago but have been encouraged by most members to circulate them in Africa beyond the platform. This year 2020 begins a new decade that promises to be…

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Africans rise against COVID-19 vaccine to be tested in Africa ( video)

A whole lot of controversies have surrounded the proposed Vaccine for COVID-19 to be tested in Africa. This would erupt after much more controversial news about 5G network in many countries being such an aid to COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. A belief which has been disproved however by some notable organizations in the internet broadband field. Meanwhile, The Nigerian government has come open to state their stance on the 5G network licensing in Nigeria.. See what they said HERE This proposal about the vaccine seems to be championed by the erstwhile Microsoft…

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UBA to provide N5 billion(U$14 million) to COVID-19 relief support across Africa

  United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) today announced a donation of over 5 billion Naira (USD14 million), through the UBA Foundation, to catalyse a comprehensive pan-African response to the fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. The donation will provide significant and much needed support to Nigeria and 19 other African countries, by supplying relief materials, critical care facilities, and financial support to Governments. The UBA support programme will be allocated as follows: N1 billion (USD2.8 million) to Lagos State Government in Nigeria N500 million (USD1.4 million) to Nigeria’s…

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JUST IN: Medical Supplies To Fight Coronavirus Donated By Chinese Billionaire, Jack Ma, Arrives Nigeria

  The shipment, which came in via an Ethiopian Airlines flight, carried 5.4 million face masks, 1.08 million detection tests, 40,000 sets of protective clothing and 60,000 sets of protective face shields. Medical supplies donated to African nations by Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group, have arrived Lagos. The shipment, which came in via an Ethiopian Airlines flight, carried 5.4 million face masks, 1.08 million detection tests, 40,000 sets of protective clothing and 60,000 sets of protective face shields. Receiving the donation on Tuesday in Lagos, Firihiewot Mekonnen, General Manager,…

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I Am Bigger Than Nigeria – Governor Rochas Explains

Governor Rochas Okorocha has declared that he is bigger than Nigeria and his state, Imo.He said this while giving reasons he appointed his sister as commissioner for happiness and purpose fulfilment. He explained further that he has gone beyond Imo State and Nigeria, adding that he is now African. He told Vanguard, “Rochas is bigger than Imo State. I am bigger than Nigeria. “No, when I say “bigger”, I mean that this is not the only place I belong to. I mean I have gone beyond being an Imo man,…

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Bride Price: White Man Slams African Parents, Says ‘I’m Not Paying’

  A foreigner has taken to his social media page to protest against an African family that tendered a huge bill before him as bride price. Twitter user, Stevie Que has taken to the platform to express his anger over the issue of bride price which he believes its a viable avenue for people to get extorted. He wrote; “Can somebody explain to me why the Africans have no class?? Why do they throw ones at people on their WEDDING they as if they are worthless strippers with no dignity…

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