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December 4th, 2019

HIV Prevention and Civil Conflict: the Case of South Sudan

To what extent does the escalation of conflict link with the spread of HIV? Within the context of South Sudan, data seems to suggest that a link can at least be made between difficulty in preventing HIV and the effects of war within local communities....

December 2nd, 2019

Christmas Cards and 2020 Calendars

  We have created Christmas cards and 2020 Calendars to celebrate the achievements of our valiant partners across the world....

November 29th, 2019

The return of the Okukor

  European colonial rule in Africa has been a controversial topic for all parties involved, and recently the issue of looted artefacts has come to the forefront of discussion....

November 22nd, 2019

Nollywood: An African Goldmine

In 1992, Nigeria’s film industry was born. In 2002, a journalist from The New York Times published an article which coined the term, Nollywood....

November 18th, 2019

Mental Health: How a lack of education & funding has led to the inhumane care of mental health suffers

Globally, poor mental health has become a very prevalent issue in the past five years. In 2018, one Nigerian hospital in Lagos saw a 22% increase of new patients being admitted due to mental health conditions and a 50% increase in the number of patients struggling with substance abuse....

November 11th, 2019

An Education Crisis: why are so many Nigerian children missing out on school?

Out of almost 83 million under 15 years olds in Nigeria, 13.2 million are out of school. UNICEF found that one in every five children out of school globally are from Nigeria....

November 1st, 2019

The rise of deadly extremism in Nigeria

Violence has been rife in Nigeria for over 30 years. However the combination of a growing population and a mix of weather related factors has lead to a significant increase in ethnoreligious attacks in the last decade....

October 25th, 2019

What could be safer than a “safe zone”?

  On 22nd October 2019 a Russian-Turkish Memorandum of Understanding on north-east Syria was established in response to the violence and humanitarian crisis raging through the region....

October 21st, 2019

The invisible wounds of the Syrian conflict

Even before the Syrian conflict, the availability of public mental health services in Syria was extremely limited....

October 11th, 2019

How widowed Syrian women are achieving new independence in the face of heartache

The conflict in Syria has left increasing numbers of women as the breadwinners and heads of their households. In rural areas, female-headed households are even more vulnerable due to the scarcity of employment opportunities, the upcoming bitter winter is set to make conditions even worse....
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