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  • An Inequality Beyond Wealth: Gaps in Women’s Health
    While many often focus on wealth disparities, economic inequality is often a symptom and cause of other inequalities including women’s access to sexual and reproductive health. In a new report, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) explores the persistent, if not widening, inequalities in sexual and reproductive health around the world, holding back women and girls […]
  • To Eliminate Poverty, Better Understanding Needed
    Anis Chowdhury, a former professor of economics at the University of Western Sydney, held senior United Nations positions during 2008–2015 in New York and Bangkok. Jomo Kwame Sundaram, a former economics professor, was United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development, and received the Wassily Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought in 2007. […]
  • What Do You Really Eat When You Order a Steak, Fish or Chicken Filet?
    The world is running out of antibiotics to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) warned while announcing the World Antibiotic Awareness Week on 13-19 November. The reason, according to WHO, is that most of the drugs currently in the clinical pipeline are modifications of existing classes of antibiotics […]
  • Driven to Extremes–How Poverty Fuels Extremism, and How to Help Africa’s Youth
    Siddharth Chatterjee is the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Kenya. Follow him on twitter: @sidchat1The post Driven to Extremes–How Poverty Fuels Extremism, and How to Help Africa’s Youth appeared first on Inter Press Service.
  • The Road Out of Poverty Depends on Feeding Our Children Nutritious Food First
    Mercy Lung’aho is Nutrition scientist at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)The post The Road Out of Poverty Depends on Feeding Our Children Nutritious Food First appeared first on Inter Press Service.
  • Despite Odds, Women Gain Stature in African Politics
    Once in a while, Africa produces talented women politicians who, despite the odds, overcome the obstacles that impede their success in the political arena. Some of the African women who have shattered the glass ceiling include Liberia’s outgoing president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf; former president of Malawi, Joyce Banda; Mauritius’s president, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim; and former interim […]
  • Can the Kenyan Lion Kick High Enough to Be the South Korean Tiger of Africa?
    Dr Mary Kawar is Country Director of the ILO for Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Follow her on twitter: @mary_kawarMr Siddharth Chatterjee is the UN Resident Coordinator to Kenya. Follow him on twitter: @sidchat1The post Can the Kenyan Lion Kick High Enough to Be the South Korean Tiger of Africa? appeared first on Inter […]

RSS Daily Times Nigeria

  • Minority leaders in closed meeting with Ekweremadu, Akpabio
    *Predict PDP Will Dislodge Ruling APC By 2019 Olufemi Samuel, Abuja The Minority leadership of the Senate on Wednesday met with the Forum of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Minority Leaders of State Assemblies, assuring that the party was stronger and set to dislodge the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, from power in 2019. Briefing […]
  • Confessions: SARS commander accused of rape, kidnap others
    Amaka Agbu, Port Harcourt The Rivers government has again accused the state Commander of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Mr. Akin Fakorede, of using his men to perpetrate kidnapping, armed robbery, extra judicial killings, rape and other criminal activities in the state in order to create the impression of insecurity to outsiders and investors. In a […]
  • Fresh crisis looms in JUTH
    as resident doctors accuse CMD of ignoring court order Kingsley Chukwuka, Jos Fresh crisis appears to be looming at the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) as resident doctors have accused its Chief Medical Director (CMD), Professor Edmund Banwat, of ignoring the court order asking him to stop the sacking doctors in the health institution It […]
  • Dangote, others to accelerate Africa’s economic integration
    The AfroChampions Initiative has just taken a new step with the official creation of the AfroChampions Club, a new platform to mobilise African multinationals to accelerate the economic integration of the continent. At the invitation of Mr. Aliko Dangote, Founder and CEO of the Dangote Group and President of the Club, key business leaders, representing […]

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RSS Vanguard News

  • Atiku Abubakar condemns Twitter user
    The former Vice President, Mr. Atiku Abubakar, has condemned Adamu Hayat a Twitter user, who said he was 'deputize for Supreme Leader in Biafra'. The post Atiku Abubakar condemns Twitter user appeared first on Vanguard News.
  • Stakeholders tasked on training, retraining of teachers
    THE Director of Sunnydale School, Ikeja, Mrs. Folake Osisanya, has urged government and school owners to invest in training and retraining of teachers, adding that the academic success of the students lies in the teachers. The post Stakeholders tasked on training, retraining of teachers appeared first on Vanguard News.
  • Delta teacher Ariguzo emerges 2017 Maltina teacher
    A TEACHER with Mastercare International School, Asaba, Delta State, Mr. Felix Udochukwu Ariguzo, has emerged Winner of the Maltina Teacher of the Year for 2017. This was announced Thursday night during the highpoint of the competition’s grand finale held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos. The post Delta teacher Ariguzo emerges 2017 Maltina teacher appeared first […]

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