Tag: Oxford University

UK PM Johnson says statue of colonialist Rhodes should not fall

It would, he said, be like “trying to bowdlerise or edit our history ... like some politician sneakily trying to change his Wikipedia entry,” the Standard reported.

Aspen CEO on the availability of breakthrough coronavirus drug in South Africa

A long standing drug called Dexamthasone - a cheap anti -inflammatory steroid - can save lives. Oxford University researchers say the drug could have saved 5,000 lives in Britain alone. It turns out that South Africa has had the drug all along. A version of it called Decasone is made by Aspen. It is a schedule four prescription drug that is injected to ease inflammation for ailments like arthritis. Aspen CEO, Stephen Saad spoke to CNBC Africa for more.

Nigeria’s human capital development investments

Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will deliver a special lecture today, at Oxford University to highlight investment efforts and government's plans for human capital development. Nonso Obikili, Policy Associate at Economic Research South Africa joins CNBC Africa from Abuja to discuss Nigeria’s strides in human capital development.
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