Ebola and Mining in Nigeria

Anglophone West Africa’s brightening economic prospects

Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, is at last moving out of recession, Ghana’s growth continues to be strong, and the region’s smaller countries are picking up as they shake off the lingering effects of the Ebola outbreak in 2013-16. Anglophone West Africa, which stretches from Gambia in the West to …

On Nigeria’s declining research culture

Due to Nigeria’s ineffectiveness in medical research, the country could not provide a cure for the Ebola Virus epidemic that hit the country in 2014. … Thus, the FG must de-emphasize over-dependence on crude oil to industrial, agricultural and solid mineral sectors as R&D cuts across all sectors of our …

George Weah: What Does His Nigeria Visit Mean for Liberia?

“There are also major shortcomings in the electricity and power sectors, in road construction, in housing, in mining, and in fisheries, to name a few, that could … A case in mind is how Ebola came into Nigeria through an infected Liberian who came to attend a conference, in So it is important that Nigeria …

George Weah sworn in as Liberia’s 24th president

The country is also trying to overcome the effects of the Ebola outbreak, which left more than 4,000 people dead. … Speaking at the Samuel Doe Stadium in the capital, Monrovia, Weah said: “I will do more than my fair share to meet your expectations – but I ask you to meet mine, for I […]