Daily Archives: March 15, 2015

US Aid Workers Evacuated From Sierra Leone Over Ebola Fears (International Business Times)

This file photo shows a doctor putting on protective gear at the isolation ward of the Donka Hospital in Conakry, where people infected with the Ebola virus are being treated. A group

B.C. doctor delivers unusual foreign aid to Haiti by teaching surgeons to perform safer circumcisions (National Post)

Handout Dr. Jerry Bonhomme, foreground, practices newly learned circumcision techniques as Vancouver’s Dr. Neil Pollock looks on in Port au Prince, Haiti. In Neil Pollock’s home province of British Columbia, a group

Eritrea – Crying Wolf While Destabilising [opinion]

Eritrea’s assumption of de facto independence in 1991 and the achievement of de jure recognition as an independent state in 1993, following a popular referendum, brought about a real sense of optimism

Eritrea – Crying Wolf While Destabilising

Eritrea’s assumption of de facto independence in 1991 and the achievement of de jure recognition as an independent state in 1993, following a popular referendum, brought about a real sense of optimism

Price Increase Painful, but Necessary – – MultiChoice MD [interview]

John Ugbe, Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria, explains the organisation’s new subscription rates The hike in MultiChoice’s subscription rates has hit subscribers like lightning. The prevalent view is that MultiChoice has no justification

Ugbe – New Multichoice Price Regime Based On Prevailing Market Conditions [interview]

Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe, in this interview with journalists, explains the organisation’s new subscription rates, adding that the price increase, though painful, was a necessary decision in view of the

Mobile Reading Platform Worldreader Wants to Double Its African Reach By Partnering With Opera and Mozilla and Offer Read and Hear Audio Books [analysis]

The much repeated truism is that Africans don’t read much. But the steady spread of young book readers on the Worldreader mobile platform gives a tantalizing glimpse of a day when that

Akinwunmi – APCON Can't Stop Law-Abiding Individuals From Practice [interview]

The immediate past Chairman, Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON), Mr. ‘Lolu Akinwunmi, in this interview with journalists, spoke about the achievements of the regulatory body during his tenure, the economy, politics

Meet the Silent but Dangerous Pollutant On Our Block – E-Waste

The rise of the IT age means hazardous materials from electronic devices are being released into the environment at an increasing rate. As the world continues to grow increasingly dependent on the

Irep Seeks to Re-Invent Documentary Film

The fifth edition of iRepresent, the international documentary film festival hosted in Nigeria, is scheduled to run between March 19 and 22, at Freedom Park, Lagos. Building on last year’s theme ‘Rhythms