New, unconventional drugs are becoming popular in Nigeria, designed by dealers and users to replicate the effects of illegal substances like cannabis, cocaine, and ecstasy.
The country aims to increase its output to 5,000 doctorates annually by 2030. In 2013, the figure stood at 2,051; by 2019 it was up to 3,445.
The 25 women awardees have been selected from an initial nomination list of 157 equally worthy candidates.
History has recorded extraordinary feats accomplished by women leaders in government and the private sector.
Large areas of Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya are currently in the grip of a severe drought.
Products derived from the cotton plant show up in many items that people use daily, including blue jeans, bedsheets, paper, candles and peanut butter.
Morocco has a large fertiliser industry with huge production capacity and international reach.
The AU should deal decisively with member states that undermine the rule of law within their territories.
In her current role as the Global communications Director at Amref Health Africa, Lizz Ntonjira has spearheaded some remarkable advocacy campaigns that have led to both social behaviour changes.
Alice Kilonzo-Zulu bears the responsibility for ensuring compliance with local legal and regulatory requirements and serves as the spokesperson for all Ecobank matters in Rwanda.