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Uganda, Egypt partner together to fight against malaria

Uganda and Egypt on Thursday signed an agreement that will help protect about 15 million Ugandans against the deadly malaria disease. Ruth Aceng, Uganda's minister...

Patient who visited Burundi tested in Sweden as possible Ebola case

A man is being treated in isolation at Sweden’s Uppsala University Hospital on suspicion of infection with Ebola after visiting Burundi, the regional authority...

Zimbabwe capital considers water rationing

Harare residents should brace for more water cuts as the council, which is failing to meet demand, will soon embark on a water rationing...

Nigerian couples cautiously turn to surrogacy to ease fertility woes

Ada became a surrogate mother after her landlord threatened to evict her family from their apartment in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, two years ago. But...

DR Congo: Ebola outbreak will last another 3-4 months

The second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history is “certainly” expected to continue for another three or four months, Congo’s health minister said Thursday. In an interview...

Uganda seeks joint operations with DR Congo in Ebola fight

Although Uganda has not recorded any case of Ebola outbreak, the country is on high alert as chances of a likely spread from neighboring...

Burundi to immunize over 7 million people against meningitis

Burundi is set to immunize over seven million citizens, equivalent to 77 percent of its total population, against meningitis in December, the Burundian health...

Nigeria working to eliminate noma disease

Nigeria commemorated the second edition of the National Noma Day with an aim of creating awareness on early detection of the killer disease and...

South Sudan raises Ebola alert

South Sudan said on Thursday it has intensified Ebola surveillance in response to a suspected case of the disease being reported in the South...

Tens of thousands die in Africa each year due to fake...

When Moustapha Dieng came down with stomach pains one day last month he did the sensible thing and went to a doctor in his...

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Egypt army: 7 jihadists killed, 15 soldiers dead or wounded in Sinai attack

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Egypt's army said Saturday seven suspected jihadists were "eliminated" and 15 soldiers killed or wounded in an attack in the Sinai Peninsula, where troops...

Sexual Violence Rampant in South Sudan’s Unity Region

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Despite the signing of the peace agreement on September 12,2018 ; The UN says sexual abuse continues in parts of south Sudan targeting victims...

Zambia delays implementation of ban on plastic bags

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Retailers in Zambia have now been granted an extension of two weeks for using non- compliant plastic carrier bags and one month for using...

8 miners rescued from flooded Zimbabwe gold mine

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Eight artisanal miners who were trapped underground for several days after heavy flooding in Zimbabwe have been rescued, though some of their co-workers are...

Opinion

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

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A new U.S. strategy for Africa was recently released by Washington, the core of which is to further U.S. priorities in Africa by strengthening...
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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

by Dr. David Monyae The Africa-China relationship can best be described as comprehensive and strategic at this stage. This is primarily due to multiple agreements...
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Opinion: Through CIIE, China projects bold new vision of the future

  by Ken Gichinga A new economic vision for China was unveiled during the launch of the world’s first International Import Expo in Shanghai. In his...
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