Historic go-ahead for malaria vaccine to protect African children

Children across much of Africa are to be vaccinated against malaria in a historic moment in the fight against the deadly disease. Malaria has been one of the biggest scourges on humanity for millennia and mostly kills babies and infants.…

How Nigerian Catholic priest is transforming rural communities in Malawi

In the midst of Malawians, lives a Nigerian Catholic priest, Rev. Fr Kelvin Ugwu, who though had joined the priesthood to serve, did not know that life would take him to Malawi, a country said to be one of the…

*Lagos teenage factory worker killed in industrial accident on resumption day (Punch)*Police arrest ‘cultist, traffic robbers’ in Lagos (Nation)

Lagos teenage factory worker killed in industrial accident on resumption day (Punch) Seventeen-year-old Babatunde Abdulrahmon has succumbed to the injuries he sustained on the day he resumed work as a mixer at a manufacturing company, Mingyi Trading Company Limited, Satellite…

*Lagos convicts 206 persons for sexual offences (Guardian)*Police arrest ‘cultist, traffic robbers’ in Lagos (Nation)

Lagos convicts 206 persons for sexual offences (Guardian) Lagos State Government said it convicted 206 persons for sexual assault, harassment and rape in one year. The state commissioner for justice and attorney-general Moyosore Onigbanjo made the disclosure at the annual…

Angelina Jolie steps out with all 6 of her kids at NYC movie premiere (EW)

Angelina Jolie made a rare appearance with all of her children on Monday night, marking the second time in less than a week that the actress, 43, has attended a public event with her kids. The family — including Jolie’s…

Directing a movie is not easy – Chinwetel Ejiofor (HollywoodReporter)

Ahead of the European premiere of his feature directorial debut The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, the helmer discussed shooting in the very same village where the story is set, not being able to hide behind another persona when in…

Protesters halt work on Gandhi statue (BBC)

A court in Malawi has halted work on a statue of Mahatma Gandhi after critics accused him of using racial slurs. “Being black people ourselves, such remarks have invited a sense of loathing and detestation of Gandhi,” the Gandhi Must…

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