Faced With Threats of Disorder – the State Assumes Its Responsibilities

[Cameroon Tribune] Security stepped up to protect people and property in the face of threats to stage freedom demonstrations in Bamenda and neighbourhoods on October 1, 2017.

[Cameroon Tribune] Security stepped up to protect people and property in the face of threats to stage freedom demonstrations in Bamenda and neighbourhoods on October 1, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Election Violence Is Unwarranted

[NEWS] Liberians Are Expected to form a queue in readiness to cast their votes for seventy-five candidates (president, vice president and 73 representatives) on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. The presidential and legislative elections are the third since 2…

[NEWS] Liberians Are Expected to form a queue in readiness to cast their votes for seventy-five candidates (president, vice president and 73 representatives) on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. The presidential and legislative elections are the third since 2005 and 2011. Liberians and friends of Liberia are yearning to see this day of decision-making.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

PYJ Accuses President Sirleaf of Tampering With Elections

[Observer] With just 11 days to the representative and presidential elections, Senator Prince Y. Johnson has accused President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of playing sinister games with the elections.

[Observer] With just 11 days to the representative and presidential elections, Senator Prince Y. Johnson has accused President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of playing sinister games with the elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Mental Health – the Danger of Nigeria’s Single Story

[Nigeria Health Watch] Editor’s Note: This week’s Thought Leadership Article on Health was written by Dr Ukwuori-Gisela Kalu, a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and advocate for better mental health services in Nigeria. She writes about the sparse avai…

[Nigeria Health Watch] Editor's Note: This week's Thought Leadership Article on Health was written by Dr Ukwuori-Gisela Kalu, a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and advocate for better mental health services in Nigeria. She writes about the sparse availability of mental health services, personnel and institutions in the country, discusses why this is so, and points out the slow but encouraging transformation taking place in both provision of, and demand for, better mental health care in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Can RTDs Bring Nigeria One Step Closer to Eliminating Malaria?

[Nigeria Health Watch] “What would you say is the most dangerous animal on Earth? Sharks? Snakes? Humans? If you’re judging by how many people are killed by an animal every year, then the answer isn’t any of the above. It’s mosquitoes. When it comes to…

[Nigeria Health Watch] "What would you say is the most dangerous animal on Earth? Sharks? Snakes? Humans? If you're judging by how many people are killed by an animal every year, then the answer isn't any of the above. It's mosquitoes. When it comes to killing humans, no other animal even comes close." ~ Bill Gates

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Tricky Mask of Depression and the Culture of Denial in Nigeria

[Nigeria Health Watch] Editor’s Note: This week our Thought Leadership Article beams a spotlight on the invisible but alarming disease of depression in Nigeria. Dr. Mona-Lisa Kwentoh is a Consultant Psychiatrist in the UK National Health Service. She w…

[Nigeria Health Watch] Editor's Note: This week our Thought Leadership Article beams a spotlight on the invisible but alarming disease of depression in Nigeria. Dr. Mona-Lisa Kwentoh is a Consultant Psychiatrist in the UK National Health Service. She writes candidly about how depression hides under smiles and pain, and touches on the reluctance of Nigerian culture to accept depression as an illness which needs professional medical care. She points out that family support as well as knowing when to seek care are key for people to

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria