Patsy Nonso

Patsy Nonso

A writer focused on data journalism, health and data analytics.

Covid-19: COVAX Delivers Its First Batch Of Vaccines To Ghana

According to new reports, Ghana has become the first country to receive coronavirus vaccines through the Covax vaccine-sharing initiative. The World Health Organization (WHO) through the COVAX initiative aims to deliver about two billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines globally, to ensure fair sharing of vaccines among all nations. Many rich nations were recently accused of […]Read More

Healthcare Crisis In Somalia Reaches Frightening Heights

Somalia’s healthcare system is currently struggling with the spike in daily new Covid-19 infections which some healthcare practitioners believe is due to the new coronavirus strain. The second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic is hitting the East African nation really hard according to new reports. Health workers at the Martini Hospital in Mogadishu, the capital’s […]Read More

Military Airstrike Kills Several In Northern Nigeria

The president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has recently ordered a military airstrike targetted at bandits who have been responsible for cattle rustling and kidnapping of school children in Northern Nigeria. The Nigerian Airforce has killed an unspecified number of bandits in numerous air raids conducted in Kaduna State communities over the past two days.⁣ According […]Read More

Ivory Coast Moves To Boost Tourism Sector Despite The Pandemic

Despite the global pandemic, Ivory Coast has been able to raise 5.8 billion euros ($6.4 billion) for the proposed development of its tourism sector. With the money raised, the Ivorian government plans to renovate certain emblematic buildings, build many hotels on the coast and inland, several wildlife, water and amusement parks, a marina in Abidjan, […]Read More

A Look At High Profile School Abduction Cases In Nigeria

In April 2014, the Nigerian government condemned the kidnapping of 276 girls from their school dormitory in Chibok, Borno State. Six years after, the Nigerian government again has condemned the abduction of 317 schoolgirls from a Government Girls Science Secondary School in Jangebe, Zamfara State. Nigeria has over the years experienced a steady rise in […]Read More

Kenyan Boat Company Launches Electric Fishing Boat

A boat making company in Kenya is offering environmentally-friendly electric engines which come at a lesser cost. The company known as Asobo has the goal of massively reducing the negative impact of fuel emissions on Lake Victoria in East Africa, the world’s second-largest freshwater lake. Tens of thousands of fishing boats head out on Kenya’s […]Read More

Apple Has Acquired 100 companies In The Last Six Years

Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook has revealed the company has been buying companies every three to four weeks in the last six years. Apple recently delivered its largest quarter by revenue of all time, bringing in $111.4bn (£78.7bn) in the first quarter of its 2021 fiscal year. Mr Cook told the shareholders meeting that the company […]Read More

Cholera Epidemic Kills 55 People In Northern Mozambique

According to UNICEF, 55 people have died of Cholera in northern Mozambique since the beginning of the year. The country has recorded nearly 5,000 cases of the disease among hundreds of thousands of displaced persons forced to abandon their homes and seek refuge with relatives or in camps. Daniel Timme, a UNICEF spokesman in Mozambique […]Read More

Covid-19: Angola Okays Primary School Resumption After 11 months

After an eleven-month long shutdown due to Covid-19, Angola has called for the reopening of primary schools. While a lot of citizens still feel more adequate safety rules should still be put in place before resumption, school authorities have assured parents that extra care is been taken to ensure the safety of their wards. Safety […]Read More

Angola Moves To Secure 60% Electricity Access Rate By 2025

Currently, in Angola, only one-third of the population has access to electricity under good conditions, this is why the government of Angola is seeking to increase access to electricity for its population. The government in Angola is looking to create a 60% electricity access rate by 2025. “The objective is, firstly, the modernization and extension […]Read More