AFRICA

How To Identify Commonly Abused Drugs

May 6, 2018

  As a sequel to my earlier article Read here on Nigeria’s rising drug and substance abuse, I received lots of emails and WhatsApp messages asking me to detail how substances commonly abused can be detected. Majority of these emails came from concerned parents and teachers some of whom have had to deal with a drug-related […]

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Child obesity; love for your kids or indulgence?

May 2, 2018

  It was my day off from work and I decided to visit the mall with Zainab. I sat quietly waiting for my friend for our 5 pm appointment. Being a stickler for time, I had arrived some 45 minutes earlier. I chose to sit at the food court along the major walkway to have […]

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Addressing Africa’s Corruption Challenge

March 31, 2018

Are African countries poor because they are corrupt, or corrupt because they are poor?” When posed with this question, most Africans would recoil in response to the underlying assumption that corruption pervades every corner of the Continent, and that all Africans are corrupt. Clearly, this is not the case. There are many well-documented examples of […]

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