Queuing for rice: The blood and tears

Queuing for rice: The blood and tears

Queuing for rice: The blood and tears By Yemi Adebowale Scenes of Nigerians queuing for food is now common across beloved Nigeria as millions of people battle for survival. Nigerians have never been this pauperized. The most common queue is that for the staple called rice. Our adored rice jumped from about N40,000 per 50kg…

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Spotlighting the impact of climate change on public health

Spotlighting the impact of climate change on public health

By Atef Fawaz Spotlighting climate — Less than a fortnight ago, the  World Health Organisation,  Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that the impact of climate change may reverse the progress made in the fight against malaria. This according to him is due to “COVID-19-induced public health disruptions, humanitarian crises, drug and insecticide resistance, and…

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