Nigeria develops ‘much faster’ and cheaper COVID-19 test kit

By |2020-10-01T20:49:12-04:00October 1st, 2020|Health, Heroes of COVID-19|

Nigeria has developed a COVID-19 test kit that can give results in less than 40 minutes, officials said at a bi-weekly briefing in the capital, Abuja. The country’s Minister of ...

Kenya’s First Locally Manufactured Ventilator Certified by Government

By |2020-09-11T09:46:50-04:00September 11th, 2020|Health, Heroes of COVID-19|

 The 1st ever locally manufactured ventilator developed by the Kenya Association of Manufacturers’ (KAM) Automotive Sector, led by Mutsimoto Limited, was on Thursday certified by the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS). The ventilator, dubbed ...

More than 30% of doctors in Nigeria strike again over working conditions and pay

By |2020-09-10T09:51:00-04:00September 9th, 2020|Health, News|

As many as 16,000 of Nigeria‘s 42,000 doctors have laid down their tools over what they say are unpaid wages as well as poor working conditions that have become particularly ...

Jermaine Dupri on the Health and Business Impact of Veganism (Video)

By |2020-09-03T18:18:03-04:00September 3rd, 2020|Entertainment & Arts, Health|

Legendary hip-hop producer and songwriter Jermaine Dupri has left an immense imprint on the culture. For the last three decades, he’s produced chart-topping hits for artists like Mariah Carey, TLC, ...

Global Citizen And The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority Launch The Nigeria Solidary Support Fund For Nigerians By Nigerians

By |2020-09-03T13:06:26-04:00September 3rd, 2020|Heroes of COVID-19, Stories|

International advocacy organization Global Citizen and the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) have partnered to create the Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund (NSSF), a fund for Nigerians by Nigerians to combat the devastating effects brought ...

Black Nurse Turned Entrepreneur Launches ID Badges For Essential Healthcare Workers of Color

By |2020-08-28T18:00:15-04:00August 28th, 2020|Health, Heroes of COVID-19|

Reflections By Zana is launching a unique line of workplace accessories for underrepresented front line health care professionals required to work during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Creator Aneesha Smith, a ...