Day: October 7, 2021

Kenya: After 30 Years’ Search, World Gets First Ever Malaria Vaccine

The incredible work by the Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) and contribution by children in Kericho, Kisumu and...

UN chief demands evidence for officials’ expulsion from Ethiopia

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres lashed out on Wednesday at Ethiopia's explanation for the recent expulsion of seven UN...

Ex-Orlando Pirates captain gets coaching gig in GladAfrica Championship!

Former Orlando Pirates captain Benson Mhlongo has a new coaching job, and it’s in the GladAfrica Championship! READ...

Kenya: Court Strikes Out Anglo Leasing Evidence Dealing a Blow to the DPP

Nairobi — The High Court struck off several documentary evidence presented in the Anglo Leasing scandal case Tuessday,...

Kenya: Amwari, Njiru Seeded First as KCB Nanyuki Rally Adopts New Route

Nairobi — Premier Class driver Issa Amwari has averred that sweeping the roads during the seventh round of...

South Africa: ‘I Wish I Could Shut Up, but I Can’t, and I Won’t’ – the Global Legacy of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu

Diminutive in height but a skyscraper of moral conscience, the Arch stands tall among the world's justice seekers...

Cosatu and affiliate unions set for major shutdown of the country

Johannesburg - It is all systems go for Cosatu leaders and their affiliates on Thursday in their bid...

Africa: WHO Director-General’s Opening Remarks on WHO Recommendation for Wider Use of the RTS,S Malaria Vaccine

Dear colleagues and friends, As some of you may know, I started my career as a malaria researcher,...

Nigeria: World Bank Raises Nigeria’s Growth Projection to 2.4 Percent

Abuja — The World Bank Group has raised its 2021 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) projection for Nigeria to...

Nigeria Health Watch Seeks Action to Check Maternal Deaths

Nigeria Health Watch, a strong public health advocacy group, has called for measures to reduce maternal mortality rate,...

Nigeria: Osinbajo to Represent Buhari At Pre-UN Climate Conference Cop 26 Meetings in UK

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will represent President Muhammadu Buhari at a series of meetings hosted by the...

Kenya: Prisoner Shot Dead in Vihiga During Botched Escape

Nairobi — A 26-year-old prisoner from Vihiga County was on Monday shot dead after he attempted to escape...

The late Shaun Olive named Assistant Referee of the Season by the PSL – The South African

The late Shaun Olive named Assistant Referee of the Season by the PSL The South African Source link...

Africa: PATH Applauds WHO Recommendation for Broader Use of First Malaria Vaccine

Seattle — Vaccine shown to be cost-effective and trusted by caregivers and health care workers PATH applauds the...

Africa: Oxford-UNDP Poverty Index Reveals Stark Inequalities Among Ethnic Groups

Disparities in multidimensional poverty among ethnic groups are consistently high across many countries and in nine ethnic groups more...

Where to see the Nations League? Broadcasters and Streaming | UEFA Countries League

Ivory Coast : Supersport/Star Times Jamaica : ESPN Japan : UEFA.tv. Jordan : beIN Sports Kenya : Supersport/Star...

FIBA Africa Youth Camp MVP tipped for greatness – Punch Newspapers

The FIBA Africa Youth Camp held in three African cities — Nairobi (Kenya), Saly (Senegal) and Abidjan (Ivory...

Africa: Historic Moment for the Global Malaria Community As First Malaria Vaccine Recommended for Widespread Use Among Children in Africa

Geneva — The RBM Partnership to End Malaria welcomes today's historic recommendation by the World Health Organization (WHO)...

Rwanda/Uganda: Ex-Amavubi Stars Tip Rwanda to Beat Uganda in WC Clash

Football legends who played for the national team are confident that head coach Vincent Mashami and his boys...

Amazon launches Black Friday-worthy offers — best tech deals shipping to South Africa

US online shopping giant Amazon has launched Black Friday-worthy deals, offering big discounts on a wide range of products...

Guinea junta names development veteran Mohamed Beavogui prime minister

Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, who claimed power in Guinea following a September 5 military coup, on Wednesday named development...

Ethiopia: News – UN Secretary-General to Brief Today’s Security Council Open Session On Ethiopia

Addis Abeba — The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres is expected to brief the Security Council this...

WEST AFRICA/NIGER : Sahel’s best-connected middleman Moustapha Limam Chafi back in …

... including Macky Sall (Senegal), Alassane Ouattara (Ivory Coast), Julius Maada Bio (Sierra Leone), Nana Akufo-Addo (Ghana) and...

Ethiopia: UN Chief to Ethiopian Government – Show Me Evidence of Misconduct

United Nations — The U.N. Secretary-General told Ethiopia's government Wednesday that it should show him any documents or...

Africa: WHO Backs Malaria Vaccinations for African Children

The World Health Organization recommended Wednesday that children in sub-Saharan Africa and other regions on the continent with...

Forecasting space weather is hard. A new Australian satellite may help make it easier

The Australian-made space weather satellite CUAVA-1 was deployed into orbit from the International Space Station on Wednesday night....

Africa: WHO Endorses ‘Historic’ Malaria Vaccine for At-Risk Children

The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending widespread use of the world's first malaria vaccine, in what the...

Nigeria: Govt to Borrow More to Finance N6.258trn 2022 Budget Deficit As FEC Okays N16.39 Trn Proposal

The Federal Government has revealed the plan to borrow more to finance the N6.258 trillion deficit in the...

Nigeria: ExxonMobil ‘Committed to Nigeria Despite Divesting’, Company Says

The company meets President Buhari in Abuja. ExxonMobil says it remains "committed" to Nigeria despite its decision to...

Nigeria: FEC Approves N16.39 Trillion Proposed Budget for 2022

The budget will be presented to the National Assembly on Thursday. The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved...

Nigeria Places Age Limit On SIM Card Ownership

Phone operators want the age limit to be 14 years. The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has disqualified people...

Antarctic Ice Reveals Human Impact on The Atmosphere Long Before Industrial Fires

Our planet's air during the preindustrial period was not quite as pristine as you might think, according to...

Ethiopia: Facebook’s Lack of Content Control Stokes Violence in Ethiopia – U.S. Whistleblower

An American whistleblower who previously worked for the social media giant, Facebook, has alleged that its lack of...

UT Tyler Soccer: Patriots drop matches on road | Sports | tylerpaper.com

It will be Senior Day for the Patriots as they honor Thierry Assamoi (Abidjan, Ivory Coast) and Edwin...

How an ‘open for business’ approach is growing an innovation district in Sterling Heights

“We are very competitive with the price of real estate and price of business, ... Malawi, and some...

Ajagba: Nigerian on punching harder than sparring partner Tyson Fury

Efe Ajagba was invited to train with Tyson Fury after stopping Brian Howard in the third round of...

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 — pricey but competitive

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3Cool factor 4/5Usability 3/5Value for money 3½/5The Galaxy Z Flip3 is a statement phone that...

700-year-old Antarctic ice cores reveal unexpected impact on Earth’s atmosphere

Drilling camp on James Ross Island, northern Antarctic Peninsula. Jack Triest It's often assumed that humans began having...