COVID-19 has exposed the need for science reporting

By Joseph Checky Abuje   The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the need for partnership between Scientists and the fourth estate to help build the capacities in reporting science and help offer solutions to emerging health challenges. According to Onche Odeh, African STI News Editor in Nigeria, despite the role the African journalists continue to play



Weak research funding hampers Africa Covid-19 clinical trials

By Joseph Checky Abuje   Africa’s weak funding for research, poor research governance structures and weak health systems continue to hamper its place in vaccine development. Dr Borna Nyaoke-Anoke, a Senior Clinical Project Manager at the Drug for Neglected Diseases Initiative (DNDi) during a webinar seminar with African science journalists that while the researchers in



Threatened biodiversity a recipe for the outbreak of pandemics in Africa

By Checky Abuje Biodiversity holds the key for a healthy planet but with the current trends of environmental destruction, the planet has been left at the risk of every attack including the pandemics (Covid-19) that have left scientists, governments and other non-state actors scratching their heads for a solution. In a report released by “Living