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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Africa: Private Sector Partners Step Up Fight Against AIDS, TB and Malaria

CAPE TOWN – Five private sector partners today announced new pledges for the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment during the World Economic Forum...

Africa Records Progress in Pregnant Women Accessing ARVs

A number of African countries have recorded ‘considerable’ progress in pregnant women accessing antiretroviral treatment, a report reveals but notes that a lot...

Nigeria Issues Travel Alert After Measles Outbreak

Lagos: NIGERIA has issued a measles travel alert, advising travelers to ensure that their vaccine status against the infectious disease is up...

African Countries Get Multi-Million Grant to End Polio

A global network of humanitarian agencies, Rotary is giving US$100 million in grants to a number of African countries to support efforts...

Gay People Blast Zimbabwean Govt Over Alleged Plans to Carry Genitalia Surgeries

Harare: A Zimbabwean government hospital is reportedly compiling a register of people with ambiguous genitalia to undergo surgery, sparking an angry response from homosexuals...

Korea Joins Ebola Fight in DRC

Kinshasa: KOREA has pledged half a million United States dollars to the World Health Organisation (WHO) to ramp up its fight against the...

Over 1.2 million Somali Children Malnourished

Mogadishu: Over 5.4 million Somali people are food insecure, with 1.2 million children projected to be malnourished owing to hunger induced drought,...

Half of East And Southern Africa Hit By Cholera

Almost half of the countries in Eastern and Southern Africa region (ESAR) have been affected by cholera outbreaks since the beginning of 2019, a...

UN Condemns Attack On DRC Ebola Treatment Centre

Kinshasa: THE United Nations (UN) has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led...

Angola’s Ailing Former President Seeks Treatment in Spain

Luanda - The former president of Angola, José Eduardo dos Santos, traveled early on Tuesday in a commercial flight from Luanda...