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  • At Least 10 Dead From Mysterious Liberian Illness

    RH Weekly News Roundup – 5 May 2017At Least 10 Dead from Mysterious Liberian Illness[fl]T[/fl]he World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed the deaths of 11 persons due to an unknown illness.  They’ve also confirmed 25 cases, though they’re not exactly sure what could be at the roo...

  • Are Spices The Key To Veggie Consumption?

    RH Weekly News Roundup – 28 April 2017Is Meningitis on Its Way Out?[fl]T[/fl]he latest reported figures on the recent Meningitis C outbreak in Nigeria marks the number of deaths at 813. Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, believes the spread of the disease is easing. And, yes, when looking at ...

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  • Social Networks May Be Good for Your Waistline, New Study Reveals

    RH Weekly News Roundup – 21 April 2017Who Uses Female Condoms in Nigeria?[fl]I[/fl]t doesn’t look like there are that many women in Nigeria that use, know how to use, or perhaps have ever heard of female condoms. According to Dr. Sekina Bello of Pathfinder International, less than one pe...

  • This Nigerian Woman’s Haircut Humiliation by Her Boss Should Make Everyone Angry

    RH Weekly News Roundup – 14 April 2017Haircut Humiliation[fl]A[/fl]nyone that has ever met an African woman knows just how central their hair is to their self-image. Whether left natural (which we absolutely support), or twisted into braids through hours of patient work, an African woman...

  • Nigerian Comedienne Rape Joke Gone Too Far

    RH Weekly News Roundup – 31 March 2017 Rape Is a Crime, Not Fodder for Comedians[fl]Y[/fl]ou may have heard that a Nigeria comedian recently claimed that women being raped should accept it and try to enjoy the assault while it was happening. And, that comedian was a female – Etinosa. Ac...

  • Mass Meningitis Vaccination Underway in Nigeria. Here’s How to Get Yours

    [fl]I[/fl]n the last week, it appears that 1000 new cases of meningitis have been reported and the death toll has reached over 330. While the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control works to ramp up testing and reporting, they’re also rolling out 500,000 vaccinations. This isn’t anywhere close enoug...

  • Should You Still Drink Sprite and Fanta Produced in Nigeria?

    RH Weekly News Roundup – 24 March 2017Soft Drinks Have Always Been a Problem [fl]I[/fl]n Nigeria, Sprite and Fanta are under the spotlight. It all began when a Nigerian businessman in the UK imported these beverages from home for sale in his UK shops. Customs halted the importation, claim...

  • Nike’s New Pro Hijab Creates Quite a Stir

    RH Weekly News Roundup – 17 March 2017Nigeria Pushing for Women’s Property Rights[fl]W[/fl]hat? It’s okay to be confused as the Federal Government almost refuses to pass the Gender Equality Bill because of issues such as inheritance and property rights. And yet, President Buhari’s Se...

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