The Malawian government has said a vaccine against malaria is critical in the fight against the debilitating illness as the Ministry of Health starts immunizing children in the world's first large-scale pilot of RTS, S -- the candidate vaccine that is furthest along in development --from April 23 2019. John...
Congo’s President, Felix Tshisekedi has implored the Congolese to cooperate with the health workers in order to help eradicate the ravaging Ebola hemorrhagic fever. In his speech, President Tshisekedi said "I ask you, my countrymen, my fathers, my little brothers, listen and cooperate with the medical response teams that...
A number of youth residing in the greater Monrovia region are to shortly benefit from a comprehensive job readiness skills training, and financial and business management skills support from the Youth Opportunities Project (YOP) of the Ministry of Youth and Sports. This is an initiative in support of the Government...
First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa --through her charity foundation, Angel of Hope -- has launched a training programme that will see young women from disadvantaged backgrounds gaining entrepreneurial skills that will empower and capacitate them to be self-reliant. The programme -- Young Women in Tourism -- which is targeting women aged...
Chinese companies say they want to explore areas in Namibia in which to invest, such as the automobile, agriculture and chemical sectors. This was said this afternoon (Thursday) when a delegation from China met president Hage Geingob during a visit to Namibia that is aimed at implementing agreements concluded...
Kenya and Cuba have finalised negotiations on a Malaria Vector Control project, which will see Kenya implement the Cuban biological larvicides technology to malaria prone areas. Despite Cuba being an Island, it has remained malaria free due to the application of this technology which is set to be applied here...
Malawi through Kumudzi Kuwale Limited is set to light up rural villages by constructing 300 charging stations by 2021. Kristian Viflot, Director of Charging Stations, Kumudzi Kuwale Limited confirmed the reports and said that the project aims at providing light to an estimated 150,000 rural Malawians. “The company’s mission is...
According to Markos Tekle, Ethiopia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Asian giants India is strengthening its friendly relation and engagement with African countries. Speaking at the two-day Indian Council of World Affairs India-Africa Conference that opened here today, he said India's structural engagement with African countries is growing. Markos noted that...
Ethiopia will begin the implementation of the second phase of the National Electrification Program 2.0 today in each region of Ethiopia, whose aim is to achieve universal access to this service in the coming six years. Started in 2017, the Program connected to the grid a third of the population,...
Marked by a deepening cycle of hunger and malnutrition, persistent poverty, limited economic opportunities, and environmental degradation, rural areas continue to be in a state of crisis in many parts of the world, threatening to slow the progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals, global climate targets, and improved food...