Do not take Africans as human guinea pigs – Drogba

“Do not take Africans as human guinea pigs” Drogba fumes after French Doctors suggest testing of COVID-19 vaccine in Africa. The former Ivorian professional footballer and Chelsea Talisman, Didier Yves Drogba is obviously not a happy man right now. He expressed his dissatisfaction in a rather unfortunate conversation that went on live on TV between […]

Africa in the midst of COVID-19. Will the center hold?

When we heard that the most dangerous disease in the world now was ravaging China – Wuhan in particular, it seemed too far a place to catch up with us here in Africa. Then, like a smothering fire on a refuse dump, the deadly coronavirus burrowed through the globe – not exempting Africa – as […]

African Development Bank raises $3 billion bond to support fight against coronavirus in Africa

In what is considered the largest social bond ever launched in international capital markets to date, African Development Bank has initiated a whopping $3 billion to help support African countries during this fight against coronavirus. The bond which was named “Fight Covid-19” was allocated as follows: Central Banks and official institutions (53%), Bank treasuries (27%) […]

Dangote launches ‘Coalition Against Coronavirus’ to combat COVID-19 in Nigeria

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote yesterday during a press statement announced the launching of the Coalition Against Coronavirus (COCAVID) in an attempt to combat the spread of the deadly pandemic in Africa’s most populated State. The project is launched in partnership with Access Bank Group, Nigeria. According to local media reports, the initiative by the […]

Ethiopia to free 4,000 prisoners as it steps up war against COVID-19

Ethiopia plans to free over 4,000 prisoners holed up in its prisons as a measure to curb the spread of coronavirus. “To contain the spread of Coronavirus, 4011 convicts who are serving their sentence in federal prison facilities will be released,” said Adanech Abebe, the Federal Attorney-general who was appointed to the position this month. […]

Ghana legalize Marijuana for health and industrial purposes

Ghana just joined Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa by legalizing Marijuana strictly for health and industrial purposes. The news came during the country’s parliamentary sitting on Friday, 20th match, 2020. A general consensus on the decision got the Narcotics Control Commission Bill, 2019 passed into law. Initially, Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) the institution in charge […]

They will create the virus, pretend and sell the antidotes | Muammar Gaddafi

The advent of the coronavirus has seen a lot of blame-games between the United States of America and China. The Chinese are blaming America for the spread of the virus. The spokesman for China’s foreign ministry, Zhao Lijian, tweeted that “it might be the US army” that brought the coronavirus to China whilst Donald Trump, […]