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[Nigeria Health Watch] The National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) is the top think tank in the federation, responsible for conducting cutting edge research on national issues. Every year, the Nigerian President assigns a theme to members of the Senior Executive Course, the flagship program of the Institute, to conduct research and submit a report directly to him. The theme for members of SEC 42 (2020) was, 'Population Growth and Human Capital Development: Challenges and Opportunities'.

[Leadership] Lagos State is leading with the highest number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria, as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed that the state has 100,376 confirmed COVID-19 cases, as at 1st of July, 2022.

[Ghanaian Times] Fully recovered mentally ill patients referred by various law courts to mental health facilities, cured of the ailment, were to face forced ejection soon, the Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, has indicated.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Azimio-One Kenya coalition running mate Martha Karua has been featured in a song dubbed 'Heko Mama' that celebrates the strides Kenya has made.

[Daily Trust] Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, has cancelled a concert in Morocco to mourn last week's tragedy on the border of Spain's Melilla enclave in which at least 23 African migrants died.

[263Chat] Multi-Grammy award winner  Rick Ross , real name William Roberts II, is expected to  perform  in the country on 18 November 2022, at the Harare  International Conference Center.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi's First Lady Monica Chakwera has said that it is her desire to see all girls across the country be in school and attain education.

[Premium Times] "I would say that this strike, in a way, is not a waste of time for me."

[Vanguard] Some stakeholders in the education sector have continued to deep express worry over the lingering crisis between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

[The Herald] HOSPITALITY concern, Rainbow Tourism Group (RTG) says the domestic tourism market has driven its business during the Covid-19 pandemic period when the world embarked on national lockdowns and travel restrictions to contain the disease.

[Nile Post] With just a few days to this year's Bell Lager and Swangz Avenue's Roast and Rhyme edition in

[] Private reserves on the western boundary of the Kruger National Park and government have committed to working together on a number of areas, including tackling wildlife crime, enhancing transformation and improving the local economy.

The 1972 World Chess Championship saw Bobby Fischer of the US challenge the Soviet Union's Boris Spassky. Fifty years later, the "Match of the Century" lives on.

Many people in Europe look forward to the summer season and finer weather. Sunshine and warmer temperatures draw us out of our homes and into parks and gardens - for a picnic, perhaps.

People who don't plan on staying overnight in the Italian lagoon city will have to pay a fee starting in January. City officials insist that the city is still open to tourists.

[IPS] New Delhi, India -- The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted lives all over the world. According to this report, gender is emerging as a significant factor in the social, economic and health effects of Covid-19. Women have been hit much harder socially and economically than men. The greatest and most persistent gender gap was seen in employment and uncompensated labour, with 26% of women reporting loss of work compared with 20% of men globally in September 2021.

[Daily Trust] Commercial female drivers are not new on Lagos roads, but interestingly, more women are joining the business, Daily Trust Saturday takes a look at the trend and also interacted with some of the female drivers.

[Vanguard] SHE does not shy away from the job, which feeds her and her sibling despite the fact that the work is considered odd and reserved for the menfolk. Helen Yakubu, who is in her early 20s is not afraid to introduce herself as a laundry worker and does not hide the fact that she is happy to wash clothes and iron them for their owners at agreed fee. Perhaps, to prove how happy she is with the masculine chore, she is fond of chorusing the refrain "what a man can do, a woman can do even better".

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