Africa’s Development: Fallacy of Self-Sufficiency (PART 2)

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 OPINIONS & ANALYSIS OPINION By: Dr. Olu Fosan* BUT caring about the poor also requires caring about the middle class, because a key feature of a truly aspirational and upwardly mobile society is the expansion of the middle class. Yet by criticising trade liberalisation on the ground it makes Africa a market for imported goods that satisfy More...

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By On Monday, September 1st, 2014

Africa’s Development: Fallacy of Self-Sufficiency (PART 1)

 OPINIONS & ANALYSIS OPINION By: Dr.Olu Fasan* DR. KINGSLEY Chiedu Moghalu, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), recently delivered a public lecture on Africa’s development at the More...

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By On Monday, September 1st, 2014

Africa: Eliminating Poverty in Africa – an Appeal for More Realistic Targets

 OPINIONS & ANALYSIS ANALYSIS By: Liesl Louw-Vaudran (Consultant, Institute for Security Studies) When Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson, first mooted the idea of Agenda More...

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By On Monday, September 1st, 2014

Africa: Why Saying ‘Seven Out of Ten Fastest Growing Economies Are in Africa’ Carries No Real Meaning

 OPINIONS & ANALYSIS ANALYSIS By:-Morten Jerven* Before, during and after the US Africa summit one of the most frequently repeated factoids supporting the Africa Rising meme was that ‘seven out of More...

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By On Monday, September 1st, 2014

Africa: Citizens Call to Action on Ebola – Petition

 As the Ebola virus becomes an overwhelming human catastrophe affecting public health, social institutions and and economic well-being in Africa, we stand in solidarity with our fellow citizens in the countries More...

Nursing students in Freetown, Sierra Leone, wait to take their final qualifying exams so they can join the fight against Ebola.
By On Monday, September 1st, 2014

In Focus (Sierra Leone):-Doctors and Nurses Risk Everything to Fight Ebola in West Africa

 Foreign and local caregivers are essential to stopping the virus’s deadly spread (National-Geographic-AUGUST 29, 2014): In two Land Rovers, one fitted out as an ambulance, a small team of humanitarian workers More...

The five co-authors of a Science study who contracted Ebola and died.
By On Monday, September 1st, 2014

Ebola’s heavy toll on study authors in Sierra Leone

 The ongoing Ebola virus disease outbreak is taking an appalling toll on health workers in West Africa. More than 240 have been infected and more than 120 have died. At Kenema Government Hospital (KGH) in More...

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By On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

France tells citizens, Air France to avoid Liberia, Sierra Leone over Ebola

 PARIS (Reuters) – The French government on Wednesday recommended its nationals avoid Sierra Leone and Liberia due to the risk associated with the Ebola virus and asked Air France-KLM to suspend flights More...

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By On Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Sierra Leone:-As Ebola ‘COCKTAIL’ developed at Canadian and US Labs, we are asking what are US Biological Warfare Researchers Doing in Sierra Leone’s Kenema Government Hospital? (A MUST READ)

 “Sierra Leone recently kicked out all US Ebola researchers from Tulane University and the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), a known center for bio-ware research headquartered More...

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By On Thursday, August 7th, 2014

DIASPORANS UNITE FOR AN EBOLA FREE SIERRA LEONE Letter To The UK

    National Health Service (NHS) ENGLAND 4th August 2014   Dear Sir/Madam, Re: Request for support and vaccines towards the eradication of the Ebola Virus in Sierra Leone and the West African sub -region. DIASPORANS More...