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Over 90 percent of Nigerians at risk of malaria: official

Media Source: Xinhua (China) LAGOS–– Over 90 percent of the population in Nigeria is at risk of malaria, while children and pregnant women are more vulnerable to this disease, an official said Wednesday. Malaria though preventable, still remains a major public health problem in Nigeria, Mohammed Kawuwa, the northeast Yobe State Commissioner for Health, told reporters. He spoke in Damaturu, the state capital at the commemoration of the 2018 World Malaria Day. The theme of this year’s celebration “Ready to Beat Malaria” with an accompanying slogan “Together we can”, provides a clarion for all to be committed, he added.  ...

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5 Reasons Tourism Will Boost and Diversify Liberia’s Economy

It is a well-known fact that development of the tourism industry in many African countries could lead to sustainable development. Furthermore, many development experts believe the tourism industry could also help diversify the economies of countries like Liberia and nations that are wholly reliant on extractive industries. Drawing from research on international development and economic diversification, this post identifies five reasons tourism could be a tool to help diversify and boost Liberia’s economy. 1. Stimulate Economic Growth According to data from the World Travel and Tourism Council, tourism makes up the largest service industry in the world and its...

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Controlling Yellow Fever Outbreak In Nigeria

1 DECEMBER 2017 | GENEVA – The International Coordinating Group (ICG) on vaccine provision for yellow fever has provided 1.4 million vaccine doses for an immunization campaign that starts on Saturday (2 December) to help control an ongoing yellow fever outbreak in Nigeria. The Government of Nigeria, supported by World Health Organization and partners, is expected to vaccinate 1.3 million people to contain the outbreak in affected areas. The vaccines, funded by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, will be administered in parts of Zamfara state where cases of the deadly disease have been confirmed. “WHO is working with the Government of...

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The NEGATIVE Effects of Having Multiple Sex Partners

To be single means to be free to do whatever you want in your life at any time and in place. And that includes having sex as you may like and want. Some do it only with their steady partner while the others don’t really care if they do it with different people anytime they feel like doing so. But before you develop a promiscuous behavior, there are things you need to know. These are the disadvantages of having multiple sexual partners. Keep in mind that your health will be the one that will suffer the most. Whether men...

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Chinese Women Detained At South Korean Airport After Plastic Surgery

Credit: © Provided by IBT US A photo of the women was shared more than 23,000 times online. By Gayathri Anuradha Credit/Source: International Business Times Three Chinese women were stranded in South Korea after they were barred from boarding a flight back home due to a plastic surgery that rendered their faces unrecognizable. According to the Chinese publication, Shanghaiist, the women were not allowed onto their return flight after security officials couldn’t confirm that their faces post the surgery matched with those in their passports. The unidentified women flew last week to the country during China’s Golden Week, a...

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Gabrielle Union’s Heartbreaking Struggle with Infertility

Gabrielle Union’s Heartbreaking Struggle with Infertility: ‘I’ve Had Eight or Nine Miscarriages’ Reported by Brianne Tracy  –Peoples Gabrielle Union has revealed she has suffered multiple miscarriages in an attempt to have a much-longed for baby with NBA star husband Dwyane Wade. In her new book We’re Going to Need More Wine — excerpted exclusively in the new issue of PEOPLE — the star of BET’s Being Mary Jane opens up about her struggles with infertility and failed IVF treatments. “I have had eight or nine miscarriages,” Union, 44, writes in the book. “For three years, my body has been...

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George Weah First 100 Days

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Globe Afrique’s Conference Call – All About Liberia

Date: May 5, 2018

Dial-in: (712) 451-0658

Access Code: 352010#

Topic: George Weah’s First 100 Days

 

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