Monday, July 15, 2019

Top 5 countries leading East Africa’s Growth

According to the East Africa Economic Outlook 2019 by the African Development Bank (AfDB), East Africa’s real GDP grew last year by an estimated...

Africa leads with plastic ban

As of July 2018, one hundred and twenty-seven (127) out of 192 countries reviewed (about 66%) have adopted some form of legislation to regulate...

Algeria certified Malaria free

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Algeria and Argentina have been certified Malaria free. The WHO confirmed in a statement released that Algeria...

Ethiopia hosts ‘most expensive dinner’ to raise funds for project

(BBC News) -- Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed hosted 200 business people and representatives from several organisations for a Sunday dinner dubbed "the most...

African players top Premier League goal scorers

Mohamed Salah (Egypt), Sadio Mane (Senegal) and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon), won the golden boot for the just concluded English Premier league, with a total...

How plants from Mauritius could help fight cancer

by Chiara Townley for Medical News Today A recent study concludes that medicinal herbs found in Mauritius contain chemical compounds that inhibit the propagation of cancer...

Fight against malaria gets a boost as Malawi launches vaccine pilot

Malaria has been a major threat to health and well-being across the African continent. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2015 there...

Google’s first AI Lab in Africa opens in Ghana

In line with its desire to position itself as an AI first company by opening research centres around the world, Google has opened its...