“Government instability in Guinea-Bissau has left economic and social institutions perilously weak. As a result, Guinea-Bissau remains a low-income country, with a nearly 70% poverty rate in 2010, a meagre GDP per capita of USD573, and an annual growth rate in decline.” Since its handover to civilian rule in 2014, Guinea-Bissau has undergone no less … More Explaining Government Instability in Guinea-Bissau | by Abel Djassi Amado
None feel a nation’s interest like they who must live and die in it.
Life expectancy in the Niger Delta averages just 40 years, compared to between 53 and 55 within Nigeria as a whole. Yet, the Nigerian state and the multinational corporations operating in the Niger Delta have refused to address the historical processes that led from a ‘usable’ Niger Delta of the 1950s, to a current population … More The Niger Delta and the Politics of Usable Nigerians | by Omolade Adunbi
“From 2012 to 2015, Nigeria’s health budget consistently remained at around a paltry 6 per cent of the national budget; with a decrease to 4.64 per cent in 2016. This is despite pledging to commit 15 per cent of the national budget to the health sector at the Abuja declaration in 2001. One of the … More Overlooking Women’s Health in Northern Nigeria| by Aisha Mukhtar Dodo
WEEKEND MUSICAL INTERLUDE
... because everyday should refresh our souls. But in our world, we will have to settle for the weekend.