"Liberia, Sierra Leone, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Nigeria, Morocco are the first set of countries that committed to it," said John Nkengasong, head of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, based in Addis Ababa.
There are an estimated 229 million cases of malaria worldwide and there were 409,000 deaths in 2019, mostly children.
The world of 2030 will be radically different from the one most of us were born into, and the global pandemic will only speed up this timeline. Some of the changes on the horizon: Africa’s population will top East Asia’s for the first time, there will be more
The UK creates clean energy systems at home, while shackling poorer nations with dirty fossil fuels – now is the time for rich countries to support Africa’s clean energy transition, writes Mohamed Adowhis week the UK pledged to cut its emissions
Climate change is the biggest issue the world is facing in the present time. It is the need of the hour to act united to save the world from the disaster of climate change (“Biden seeks to rally world on climate as summit momentum builds,” April 22, Gulf Today).
The words “facemask” and “hand sanitiser” are now familiar the world over, but for isiZulu speakers in South Africa those terms did not exist a year ago, until a group of volunteers took to the internet to create them. From Wikipedia posts in
The coronavirus has hit a good number of economies around the world and Africa is no exception. In South Africa, load shedding is on the anvil. State-owned utility Eskom’s power cuts will probably make things worse, the International
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s representative offices in Africa recently organised a webinar in cooperation with Oxford Business Group and the Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry,
It aims to give local artists the opportunity to perform and express their art in Dubai on a regular basis.