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Retired but not tired: This 61-year-old retired community health worker is providing affordable maternity services to pregnant women in her community

By Godshield Kanjal ___ For 61-year-old Mrs. Lydia Ogbeche, who retired as a grade level 12 Community Health Extension Worker in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State, retiring from public service is not the end of her career. Unlike her colleagues who retired and relocated to their villages to start a new career …

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Climate Change: Cross River Rural Farmers Are Worst Hit, Says Media Foundation

Cross River Watch Report ___ A Media Foundation based in Cross River the Godshield Kanjal Journalism Foundation has hinted that rural farmers in the State are the worst hit by climate change in the South-South geopolitical zone of Nigeria. The foundation said preliminary investigations and community engagement shows that lots of rural farming communities have …

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Breaking stereotypes: In a male dominated butchery ‘industry’, these women are breaking even

By Godshield Kanjal __ Across Nigeria, the butchery ‘industry’ is dominated by men, but three women are apparently breaking the stereotype in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. They believe in the popular Nigerian saying: “What a man can do, a woman can do, even better”. They are Patience Bassey 27, Iniobong Ben 29, and …

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Gender-based violence: How childless married women are stigmatized, mocked

(photo credit: Getty Images/iStock) — By Godshield Kanjal December 18, 2009, is a day Mary Atol would probably never forget. That day was the day she tied the knot with her former fiancĂ©e-turned-husband, Anthony Ewa. “It’s a day I will never forget in a hurry – as the first daughter of the house getting married …

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Price of condom skyrocket by over 100%, Investigation reveals

…as scarcity looms in public hospitals in Cross River. Price of condom in pharmacies and patent medicine (chemist) shops has skyrocketed by over 100 percent, investigation reveals. An investigation by a media nonprofit, Godshield Kanjal Journalism Foundation, through its Community Vox Pop Initiative, reveals that between 2022 to 2023, there has been a steep increment …

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Godshield Kanjal Journalism Foundation takes vox pop Initiative to hard-to-reach communities in Cross River

Foundation takes vox pop Initiative to hard-to-reach communities in Cross River. In a bid to close the gap of underreporting hard-to-reach communities, the Godshield Kanjal Journalism Foundation, a media-focused non-profit, recently launched a community Vox pop Initiative aimed at telling the untold stories of deprived people in hard-to-reach communities in Cross River State. The foundation …

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