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Out of pocket expenses are capable of wiping out the savings of loved ones when a family member is hit with an illness. Health insurance helps cover most, if not all of the cost of one’s healthcare needs.

Less than 10% of Nigerians have access to health insurance. This leaves most people with the “cash and carry” option when medical care is required or worse still, self medication.

We intend to bridge the gap between the insured and the uninsured by curating the best entry level health insurance plans that are pocket friendly and easily affordable by prospective sponsors who may want to buy one or more slots for preferred beneficiaries.

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Review

After completing my second ghost hunt with Charles Dickens, I decided it was about time to shut down the last factory forcing children into labor. As I made my way across Westminster, zipping between rooftops with my rope launcher, a…

You can pre-load the Street Fighter V Wii beta now

The second Street Fighter V beta is scheduled to start this weekend, and if you happen to be a part of the Wii festivities, you can pre-load it now. Just redeem your code, head to Steam, and download the latest build,…

Margaret Atwood on sex robots, social media and digital reading

Atwood’s stories defy the sci-fi tag; she prefers to call them speculative fiction. “My books build on ideas and concepts that already exist,” she says. Her new novel, The Heart Goes Last, is true to form: tapping into her signature…

Avoiding assault and slavery now we are all cyborgs

It is a bold statement, but Balkan has a point: we already extend our biological capabilities through technology every single day, although this has yet to really impact how we see ourselves in relation to technology. Perhaps that needs to…

Twitter’s new CEO is Jack Dorsey

My first knowledge that I was on the wrong trail came when I heard the yells of the pursuing savages suddenly grow fainter and fainter far off to my left. I had gone but a short distance further when what…

How Much Consciousness Does An Octopus Have?

Animals ranging from parrots to elephants continue to challenge our perception of consciousness, long-held as a uniquely human trait. But the reaches of consciousness don’t stop at animals. The ethics of consciousness, not just in humans but also animals and…

What Is Stressing These People Out?

A five-storey mesh dancer, a giant game of fire Tetris and — if rumours are to be believed — a hacked Boeing 747 are just a few of the oversized artworks on show at Burning Man (August 30 to September 7). Microsoft’s newest wearable is called…