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Aya Care’s Sudden Fame

After going viral on social media, the women-led team at sanitary pad provider, Aya Care, found themselves at the centre of a renewed discussion about menstrual hygiene in Nigeria. What did this attention mean for their future growth?

NAFDAC-Approved Nigeria Has Approved Oxford University’s Malaria Vaccine for Use

MC Oluomo, who rose from being a bus conductor to one of the most feared political henchmen in southwest Nigeria represents a crude brand of state-backed political instruments. As the leader of the NURTW, he has over the years allegedly been at the centre of political subjugation, playing an important, albeit terrible role in shaping the politics of Lagos State. 

Computational Conscience Problematizing Freedoms in Artificial Intelligence

Interests in controlling the hopes and fears about intelligent machines have shaped imagined possibilities and vice versa. Mutually co-constitutive hopes and fears have defined the imagining of AI; hopes for a longer life, free of work, and power over others is inseparable from fears like losing identity, becoming redundant, and that AI will turn against ‘us.’  These hopes reflect deep-rooted narratives of human aspirations meeting technological possibilities.