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Nigeria: A country with more churches and mosques than hospitals
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Politics and Society Nigeria: A country with more churches and mosques than hospitals

Nigeria has an estimated total of 23,640 health facilities according to the Federal Ministry of Health census of 2005. While more health care facilities have been built in recent years, it appears more churches and mosques are opened in Nigeria than hospitals. There is under-investment in health care infrastructure, and the Nigerian government needs to do more if the country is to achieve most of the health-related SDGs.

Zimbabwe government and Mugabe’s ‘immediate family’ battle over his  funeral and burial
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Politics and Society Zimbabwe government and Mugabe’s ‘immediate family’ battle over his funeral and burial

Relatives of Robert Mugabe have issued a statement expressing concern and displeasure at Zimbabwe’s government for developing the programme for the funeral without consulting his immediate family. There is still no agreement and clarity on where the former president is going to be buried.

Nigeria to repatriate its 600 citizens from South Africa amid fresh xenophobic attacks
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Politics and Society Nigeria to repatriate its 600 citizens from South Africa amid fresh xenophobic attacks

Nigeria has confirmed it will repatriate about 600 of its citizens from South Africa this week following the brutal wave of xenophobic violence. The Nigerian consul general in Johannesburg confirmed the development, which follows intermittent xenophobic attacks targeting Nigerians and other African nationals.