• Covid-19 and Nigeria

    Nigeria confirmed their first COVID-19 case on 27th February and since then Nigeria’s centre for disease control has been the leading institution for reporting and tackling the pandemic. By June 2020, there were 22,020 cases and 542 deaths recorded. Nigerians have to adapt to a new reality, after initially only hearing the news via media platforms…

  • “In times of trouble the wise built a bridge and the fool a dam” a Nigerian proverb.

    The COVID-19 pandemic and its ripple effects became real in South Africa with lock down at the end of March 2020. No one, not the most prepared, respected or skilled lecturer, could have prepared for what was to come.  Initially, we higher education lecturers, waited patiently for the government and Minister of Higher Education to…