Bad Science By Ben Goldacre

[The Point] We’re lucky to have Ben Goldacre, and maybe as a result of his book we’ll have more people like him. He is fighting what sometimes seems like a one-man battle against a tide of pseudoscience and an army of quacks. His main weapons are his w…

[The Point] We're lucky to have Ben Goldacre, and maybe as a result of his book we'll have more people like him. He is fighting what sometimes seems like a one-man battle against a tide of pseudoscience and an army of quacks. His main weapons are his weekly column in the Guardian newspaper, an impressive website (www.badscience.net), and now this book, which aims "to teach good science by examining the bad."

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

TMG Lauds Gambia Electorate

[Daily Trust] The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has congratulated the government and people of the Gambia on the successful outcome of the December 2, 2016 presidential election in the country.

[Daily Trust] The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has congratulated the government and people of the Gambia on the successful outcome of the December 2, 2016 presidential election in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Unpaid Bonus – We Didn’t Know Falcons Would Win – FG

[Daily Trust] The Federal Government yesterday gave a new insight into its inability to pay the allowances of the Super Falcons, saying that it did not expect that the team would win the 2016 African Women Nation’s Cup trophy.

[Daily Trust] The Federal Government yesterday gave a new insight into its inability to pay the allowances of the Super Falcons, saying that it did not expect that the team would win the 2016 African Women Nation's Cup trophy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Employ More Social Workers to Aid IDPs, Group Tells Govt

[Daily Trust] The Association of Medical Social Workers of Nigeria (AMSWON) has called on government to employ more social workers to help address challenges faced by internally displaced people living on resettlement camps.

[Daily Trust] The Association of Medical Social Workers of Nigeria (AMSWON) has called on government to employ more social workers to help address challenges faced by internally displaced people living on resettlement camps.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Osun – How Aregbesola Spent N34.5 Billion Bailout Funds – Labour, Banks

[Daily Trust] Osogbo -The labour unions in Osun State and banks that received and disbursed the N34.5 billion bailout funds on behalf of the state government have exonerated Governor Rauf Aregbesola on the deployment and utilization of the money.

[Daily Trust] Osogbo -The labour unions in Osun State and banks that received and disbursed the N34.5 billion bailout funds on behalf of the state government have exonerated Governor Rauf Aregbesola on the deployment and utilization of the money.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Parties Claim Victory in Ghana Presidential Election

[Daily Trust] The ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) have both claimed to be leading in Wednesday’s presidential and parliamentary elections in the country.

[Daily Trust] The ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) have both claimed to be leading in Wednesday's presidential and parliamentary elections in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

NPP Wins Seat in V/R

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Ho. -The New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Volta Region has made huge gains in the just-ended presidential and parliamentary elections, as the party’s parliamentary candidate for Krachi East, Mr. Michael Gyato, has taken over the se…

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Ho. -The New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Volta Region has made huge gains in the just-ended presidential and parliamentary elections, as the party's parliamentary candidate for Krachi East, Mr. Michael Gyato, has taken over the seat from the incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament, Mr. Wisdom Gidisu. There was wild jubilation immediately the results were announced.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Charlotte Osei’s Press Conference Was Timely, but …

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Yesterday, around 5:00pm, Mrs. Charlotte Osei, Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), broke her silence at a press conference, where she called on anxious Ghanaians to allow her outfit put together the results of the polls b…

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Yesterday, around 5:00pm, Mrs. Charlotte Osei, Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), broke her silence at a press conference, where she called on anxious Ghanaians to allow her outfit put together the results of the polls before announcing it.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana