Online Attacks On Female Journalists Are Increasingly Spilling Into the ‘Real World’ – New Research

A journalist from Radio Bundelkhand in India conducts an interview. Credit: Stella Paul/IPS By External SourceNov 25 2020 – The insidious problem of online violence against women journalists is increasingly spilling offline with potentially deadly consequences, a new global survey suggests. Nearly three-quarters (73%) of female respondents to our survey – taken by 1210 international […]

Food as Prevention – Rising to Nutritional Challenges

Mothers and their children gather at a community nutrition centre in the little village of Rantolava, Madagascar, to learn more about a healthy diet. Credit: Alain Rakotondravony/IPS By Gabriele RiccardiNAPLES, Italy, Nov 25 2020 – The risks factors contributing to the dramatic rise in non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in recent decades have been known for a […]

CARE Offers Policies That Engender Success for Young People in Agribusiness

By Victor Manyong and Kanayo F. NwanzeIBADAN, Nigeria, Nov 25 2020 – Often cited as Africa’s greatest asset, its youth are also among the most vulnerable and volatile. A large and growing population of talented young people has the potential to drive economic growth and well-being of societies across the continent but, as the African […]

It’s Time for Results as Sudan Enters Second Year of NDC Partnership

Sudan, the largest country in Africa, is most vulnerable to climate variability and change with drought and flooding being the biggest climate challenges. This dated photo show displaced children fetching water following 2008 floods in Sudan. Courtesy: UN Photo/Tim McKulka By Reem AbbasKHARTOUM, Nov 24 2020 – Earlier this year, when heavy rains caused massive […]

Does WFP Deserve the Nobel Peace Prize?

By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Nov 24 2020 – On 10 December, representatives for the World Food Programme (WFP) will in Norway receive the Nobel Peace Prize at the Oslo City Hall. This is taking place while the COVID-19 pandemic is causing lock-downs and suffering all over world, limiting agricultural production and disrupting supply chains. […]

10kW+ Laser Cutting Machine Made a Sales Record of 260 Sets, Bodor Laser Constantly Surprises the Market

SHANDONG, China, Nov. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The spring of 2020 is different. A sudden epidemic has stopped us from all kinds of progress. The world is shrouded in the haze of the epidemic, and the COVID–19 epidemic has become a matter of concern to everyone. There is no doubt that the outbreak of […]

How UN Helped Benin Become World’s Fastest Place to Start a Business via a Mobile Phone

Credit: UN Conference on Trade Development (UNCTAD), Geneva By Ian RichardsGENEVA, Nov 24 2020 – Until recently, Benin was best known for its cotton exports and its vibrant clothing designs. Since this year it is also the fastest place in the world to start a company. By providing a full online service, the government helped […]

World Bank Urges Governments to Guarantee Private Profits

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis ChowdhuryKUALA LUMPUR and SYDNEY, Nov 24 2020 – The World Bank has been leading other multilateral development banks (MDBs) and international financial institutions to press developing country governments to ‘de-risk’ infrastructure and other private, especially foreign investments. They promote public-private partnerships (PPPs) supposedly to mobilize more private finance to […]

Clever Leaves Expands in Brazil Through Multi-Year Supply Agreement with GreenCare

NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Clever Leaves International Inc. ("Clever Leaves"), a leading multi–national operator and licensed producer of pharmaceutical–grade cannabinoids, announced today that it has entered into a commercial agreement with GreenCare, a leading pharmaceutical company in education and medicine, access, and distribution of products in the Brazilian cannabinoids market, to […]

SNOMED CT supports New Zealand’s Canterbury District Health Board realize vision of a data driven, connected and integrated health system

LONDON, Nov. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SNOMED International has released a series of videos that demonstrate the value that a healthcare system is deriving from implementing and using SNOMED CT, the world's most comprehensive clinical terminology. The first chapter of the SNOMED CT Value Series, which focuses on New Zealand's Canterbury District Health Board […]

RSS Daily Times Nigeria

  • Nigerian Women Are Fronting a System of Change
    Over the years we’ve seen the achievements of men paraded around leaving the ones of the women in the dust. The various contributions women have rendered to our societal growth and development, ranging from heights of politics to the tech industry, entertainment and societal change, are limitless. We take a look at a phenomenal woman […]
  • Columnist: The 21st century public administrator
    By Prof Tunji Olaopa Columnist, Just recently, the Government of Oyo State took a significant milestone in administrative history with the summit organized in honor of the recently departed icon, Pa Theophilus Adeleke Akinyele. Notably, Pa Akinyele’s death was devoid of the usual rancor that attends the funeral plans for a statesman; and second, the […]
  • Looming clash of Lagos godfathers over a senatorial seat
    By Felix Oboagwina The godfather of Lagos politics, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has always preached that his followers should not expect power to be served to them a la carte. But, his selection method has often faced condemnation for the singlehanded way it spoon-feeds anointed candidates with party tickets, to the frustration of sometimes more […]
  • Opinion: Striking at the future of the Nigerian youth
    By Dakuku Peterside A Google search of ASUU, the acronym of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, comes with the suggestions’ ASUU strike’, ‘ASUU strike update’ and ‘ASUU strike update today.’ The above are not surprising because most Nigerians have come to associate ASUU with ‘strikes’. ASUU is a union of teachers in the universities […]

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  • Nigerians excited, as Burna Boy bags second Grammy nomination with ‘Twice As Tall’
    By Juliet Ebirim Nigerian music superstar, Burna Boy has for the second time in a row, bagged a Grammy Award nomination. In the nomination list for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards released yesterday, the self-acclaimed African giant got a nomination with his new album, ‘Twice As Tall’. The 29-year-old singer was nominated in the ‘Best GlobalRead […]
  • I didn’t influence emergence of new UNIUYO VC ― Essien
    By Harris Emanuel, Uyo The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Uyo, Prof Enefiok Essien has finally put to rest insinuations that he picked his Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration, Prof Nyaudoh Ndaeyo to succeed him as the VC of the institution. Essien made the clarification during his end of tenure media chat, affirming that the process thatRead […]
  • NNPC targets 3million bpd oil production
    By Sebastine Obasi The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said it targets to achieve 3million barrels per day, bpd, oil production in no distant time. The Group Managing Director, NNPC, Mele Kyari stated this at a media parley organised for Energy Editors at Abuja. He said, “We have revved up exploration work in the inlandRead […]

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