Tagged: Africa

@Lanre_Olagunju: A Tweet Might Just Save a Newborn’s Life

From all indications the Social Media has definitely come to stay. New media as it is fondly called is not just changing the way we live daily, many of its advantages and success stories live with us today. Social Media is not just changing how we buy and sell, it is redefining the concept of market. Social Media is gradually influencing election processes, and more importantly how elections will be conducted in few years’ time. In terms of a reaching the world with a message in the shortest time possible, the word “impossible” has totally lost its essence in this regard. Gone are the days when you...
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If You Are Not Watching These Series, You Are On A Long Thing!

CNN picks out eight must-see TV or web series from across the continent in Africa and the diaspora that you should tune into. An African City The Pearl of Africa     The Samaritans     The White Folks       The Nairobians     Ogas At The Top     I of Africa Read More: CNN.COM  
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The Hut

Jake Okechukwu Effoduh Represented Nigeria at the World Economic Forum Meeting at the Vatican. He shares his experience from his meeting with the Pope. The Hut …

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BBC Launches WhatsApp Ebola Service

The BBC has launched an Ebola public health information service on WhatsApp, aimed at users of the service in West Africa. The service will provide audio, text message alerts and images to help people get the latest public health information to combat the spread of Ebola in the region. Content will be limited to three items a day, and the service will be in English and French. To subscribe, send 'JOIN' via WhatsApp to +44 7702 348 651 To unsubscribe, send 'STOP' via WhatsApp to the same number. As the biggest "chat app" in use in Africa, the platform is being used as a means of reaching people...
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WHO Releases First Roadmap Situation Report on Ebola

WHO releases the first series of regular updates on the Ebola Response Roadmap. The update contains a review of the epidemiological situation and response monitoring. The data contained in the report is based on the best information currently available. Countries recorded with widespread and intense transmission include (Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone); while those with an initial case or cases, or with localized transmission (Nigeria); and those sharing land borders with areas of active transmission (Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Senegal) and those...
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Camden and I, Reunited

Hi everyone, I’m not sure if you remember the post I made when I first visited Camden. Well, I remember that day, especially because I got …

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