Nigerians bothered about rising food prices, not budget — Rewane
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Bismarck Rewane, has said that Nigerians are more concerned about the rising food prices and less bothered about the 2024 budget.
Punch News: Nigerians bothered about rising food prices, not budget November 30, 2023.
Al-Qaeda-linked rebels kill 40 civilians in Burkina Faso
No fewer than 40 civilians were killed by al-Qaeda-linked rebels trying to take control of a besieged town in Burkina Faso’s hard-hit northern region.
Vanguard News: Al-Qaeda-linked rebels kill 40 civilians in Burkina Faso November 30, 2023.
Benue Police bust arms manufacturing syndicate, ritualist, robbery gang
The special operation also led to the arrest of suspected armed robbers and ritualists, in Makurdi, the state capital.
Vanguard News: Benue Police bust arms manufacturing syndicate, ritualist, robbery gang November 30, 2023.
More teaching hospitals risk shutdown over exodus of medical professionals
More teaching hospitals might shut down due to shortage of nurses and doctors on account of their massive relocation abroad, president of Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Dr. Dele Abdullahi, has indicated. The fear follows reports that the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, has shut five wards, with 150 beds capacity over the development.
Guardian News: More teaching hospitals risk shutdown over exodus of medical professionals November 30, 2023.
Ethiopia: at least 23 deaths from cholera, according to Save the Children
At least 23 people have died of cholera in two weeks in eastern Ethiopia, which has been hit by heavy flooding, the NGO Save the Children said on Thursday, fearing that the epidemic could get “out of control” in the region. Cholera is an acute diarrheal infection caused by eating or drinking food or water contaminated with the bacterium vibrio cholera.
African News: Ethiopia: at least 23 deaths from cholera, according to Save the Children November 30, 2023.