Africa: Climate Change in the Central African Republic – What Threats?

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With many meteorological stations having fallen into disuse or now obsolete, the climate of the Central African Republic is one of the most poorly monitored in the world. Yet this green and fertile country is one of the…

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Congo-Kinshasa: Ebola Resurfaces in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

Three months after health authorities from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared the country had brought to an end its eleventh outbreak of Ebola, the disease has killed the wife of a survivor in a hospital in…

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Zimbabwe: Musonda Excited to Be Back in Action

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Senior Sports Reporter THE Zimbabwe women’s cricket team captain, Mary-Anne Musonda, says the Lady Chevrons are excited to break the international duck when they begin the one-day series against Pakistan at Harare sports Club today. The hosts, who…

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South Africa: Mineral Resources and Energy Commemorates Fifth Anniversary of Lily Mine Accident

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Friday, 05 February 2021 marks the 5th anniversary of the Lily Mine accident when three employees lost their lives in a tragic accident. The Department of Minerals Resources and Energy would like to convey our sadness in commemorating…

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Africa: The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement Scales Up Its Humanitarian Response to Meet Urgent Needs in Ethiopia, Sudan and Djibouti

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is appealing to donors for 20 million Swiss francs to urgently expand its response to the acute humanitarian needs created by the Tigray crisis in Ethiopia, while the International Federation…

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Uganda: HIV Research Has Fast-Tracked Development of Covid-19 Vaccine – Prof Kaleebu

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Prof PONTIANO KALEEBU is the executive director of the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI), the lead agency in Uganda’s race to get the Covid-19 vaccine and at the same time the director of the partner organization the Medical…

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Zimbabwe: A Decade of Decline . . . From the Heights of a Top Ten Place, the PSL Has Plunged Down the Table

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Senior Sports Editor FROM a high point of being ranked ninth in 2012, to the lowest mark of losing all points, the domestic Premiership has gone through its toughest phase, in the past decade. The shine, which the…

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Namibia: Our Brand Will Not Be Compromised, MTC Warns Beneficiaries

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Namibia’s leading telecommunication company, MTC yesterday held a sponsorship engagement meeting with all MTC-sponsored sports bodies in Windhoek. The annual event, was attended by all 13 different beneficiaries, currently receiving funding from MTC. The purpose of the session…

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Africa: Amputation Is Not the End of the Road

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“These days, no one should feel helpless after losing a leg, or think that you cannot earn a living again. You can give birth if you are a woman, you can do any job that someone with all…

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Ugandan Wins International Award in HIV Research Advocacy

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Winifred Ikilai, 29, a Ugandan HIV research activist advancing global efforts to end HIV/Aids, has won the Omololu Falobi Award for her excellence in HIV/Aids prevention research community advocacy. The award is in honour of Omololu Falobi, a…

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