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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...

Concerns grow about Ebola outbreak in war-torn eastern DR Congo

The United States is worried about the outbreak of Ebola in conflict-hit eastern Congo where there are 312 confirmed and probable cases and 191...

Chinese medical team launches free cataract surgery in Sierra Leone

A Chinese medical team from Hunan Province on Tuesday launched free cataract surgeries in Sierra Leone. The Brightness Trip project was launched in the Eastern...

Yellow Fever kills 10 people in Ethiopia

The World Health Organization is releasing more than a million doses of yellow fever vaccine from its emergency stockpile after the deadly mosquito-borne disease...

Uganda begins Ebola vaccinations

Uganda will today, and for the very first time, start vaccination against the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever (EHF) as a preventive measure against the...

DR Congo announces ban on harbouring Ebola patients

Congolese authorities announced a ban on Wednesday on harbouring suspected Ebola patients and promised police protection for health workers at burials, in a bid...

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Sierra Leone’s doctors end nationwide strike

5 hours ago
Doctors in Sierra Leone have ended a 13-day strike pushing for better pay and working conditions that had paralyzed the country’s hospitals. The health ministry...

Kenya allocates $50.7M to promote balanced economic growth

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Kenya has allocated 5.2 billion Kenya shillings (about $50.7 million) to promote balanced economic growth in the current financial year, officials said on Tuesday. The...

FIFA bans former Gambia football head for corruption

6 hours ago
World football governing body FIFA has banned former president of the Gambia Football Federation Seedy Kinteh from all football activities for four years. This after...

IMF approves Morocco’s $2.97B precautionary loan

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a $2.97 billion precautionary and liquidity line (PLL) facility to help Morocco ward off external economic shocks. The...

Opinion

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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

1 month ago
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

1 month ago
  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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Opinion: China International Import Expo, A New Approach to Global Trade

1 month ago
By Edward Kusewa  The China International Import Expo (CIIE) is being dubbed by some experts as the newest approach in global trade. In describing this...
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