Nigeria: For the Love of Children - Providing Low Cost Fortified Meals for Children in Kontagora Hospital
[Nigeria Health Watch] On the last day of October 2022, four women from conflict-affected communities in Niger State arrived at Kontagora General Hospital. They were all carrying children who appeared to be severely malnourished. Kontagora General Hospital is in Kontagora town in north-west Niger State. The town is surrounded by smaller communities like Bangi, Shadadi, Kamfani Bobi, and Kuchi most of which have been severely affected by the banditry in the state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 13, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt Abolishes Facemask At Airports, Relaxes Covid-19 Rules
[This Day] The federal government has abolished the wearing of facemask by air travellers, aircraft crew and also cancelled COVID-19 PCR test irrespective of vaccination status. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 13, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Federal Govt Cancels Covid-19 Test for All Travellers
[Leadership] The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), yesterday, said pre-departure and post-arrival COVID-19 PCR tests are no longer required for all passengers coming into the country, irrespective of vaccination status. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 13, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria Earns Recognition for Hypertension, Typhoid, Sickle Cell, Anti-Snake Venom Drugs, Others - Minister
[Vanguard] Nigeria is now recognized by global health organizations for its breakthrough in the production of drugs for hypertension, typhoid, sickle cell anemia snake bite and other ailments using local substances, the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Adeleke Mamora, announced in Abuja on Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 13, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Federal Govt Suspends Covid-19 PCR Tests, Face Mask At Airports
[Leadership] The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), on Monday, said pre-departure and post-arrival COVID-19 PCR tests are no longer required for all passengers coming into the country, irrespective of vaccination status. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 13, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria Relaxes Travel Protocols, Cancels PCR Test
[Premium Times] NCAA said the PSC's verdict on pre-departure and post-arrival COVID-19 PCR tests is that all passengers are no longer required to show such test results. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 13, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

CoinCorner Taps Lightning Network to Enable Free Cross-border Payments for Millions
CoinCorner and Bitnob teamed up to enable free cross-border transactions from Europe and UK to Africa. Through a new app, “Send Globally” which uses the bitcoin Lightning Network, millions of users can transfer their GBP and EUR funds and convert them into local fiat currencies in Ghana, Kenya,…#bernardparah #lightningnetworkcontinuesdrivingbtc #jackdorseyscash #bitcoinlightningnetwork #nigeria #africa #sendglobally #ghana #eur #bitcointhroughlightningnetwork (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China ’s Tecno Has Won The African Market, Now It Is Looking To Other Emerging Markets
Chinese smartphone brands have been major, even dominant, players in the global smartphone scene (with the notable exception of North America) for half a decade. But while anyone who remotely follows mobile tech will have heard of Huawei and Xiaomi, there’s another Chinese brand, one that is a…#middleeast #shenzhen #philippines #tecno #saudiarabia #nigeria #samsung #latinamerica #google #southeastasia (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bitcoin Lightning Network to be used in fiat transfers between EU and Africa By Cointelegraph
The ongoing crypto winter is not stopping the industry from pushing for global adoption and accessibility. A new partnership between CoinCorner and Bitnob opens a way for users across continents to perform cross-border transactions involving multiple fiat currencies. Typically transfer of funds…#nigeria #coincorner #westernunion #africa #worldbank #bitnob (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bitcoin Lightning Network to be used in fiat transfers between EU and Africa
The ongoing crypto winter is not stopping the industry from pushing for global adoption and accessibility. A new partnership between CoinCorner and Bitnob opens a way for users across continents to perform cross-border transactions involving multiple fiat currencies. Typically transfer of funds…#gbp #coincorner #dannyscott #nigerian #kes #worldbank #middleeast #mena #sendglobally #eur (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uwem Akpan recommends 6 books with powerful lessons
Nigerian author Uwem Akpan is a professor at the University of Florida, a former Jesuit priest, and author of the story collection Say You're One of Them, a 2008 best-seller. His debut novel, New York, My Village, is now out in paperback. The Man Died: Prison Notes of Wole Soyinka by Wole Soyinka…#jesuit #robertolenbutler #michigan #astrangemountain #nigerian #rainermariarilke #collectedstories #annarbor #ibadan #keywest (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

English is picking up brilliant new words from around the world – and that’s a gift | Danica Salazar
From ‘lepak’ to ‘deurmekaar’, terms borrowed from its 1.75 billion global speakers are enriching the language we shareWho owns the English language? The answer to this question is no longer as straightforward as “the English”. According to the latest figures from the British Council,English is “spoken at a useful level” by about 1.75 billion people. Counted among this vast anglophone population are not only the hundreds of millions who speak English as a firstlanguage, but also the hundreds of millions more who speak it as a second or foreign language in different parts of the world.English spread across th...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 12, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Danica Salazar Tags: Language Science World news Source Type: news

Nigeria: Exclusive Breastfeeding - Pains, Pangs of Nigerian Career Mothers
[Premium Times] Many Nigerian women are having to quit their jobs or remain unpaid to achieve exclusive breastfeeding for their babies. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 12, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Balaji Srinivasan Says FTX Is a Preview of State Failure, USD Bank Accounts Could Be Frozen or Inflated to Worthlessness
Angel investor Balaji Srinivasan says the collapse of crypto exchange FTX should be treated as “a preview of state failure.” He warned that one day U.S. dollar bank accounts “may be frozen or inflated to worthlessness,” emphasizing that the authorities “will show no interest in prosecuting.”…#angel #ftx #wikicommonsdisclaimer #pixabay #balajisrinivasan #srinivasan #usd #bitcoincom #nigeria #statefailure (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Global Economy in 2075: Growth Slows as Asia Rises
The world’s fastest years of economic growth are likely already behind it — expansion is slowing as population growth weakens, according to Goldman Sachs Research. But emerging economies, and powerhouses in Asia in particular, are forecast to…#em #globaleconomy #latinamerica #goldmansachs #tadasgedminas #brazil #indonesia #egypt #ppp #nigeria (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news