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  • Thursday 27 August 2014

    DRC: UN Releases $1.5m To Aid Combat Ebola

    According to WHO’s statistics, Guinea accounts for 607 cases, including 443 laboratory-confirmed cases, and 406 deaths; Liberia 1082 clinical cases, including 269 laboratory-confirmed cases, and 624 deaths; Sierra Leone, 910 suspect and confirmed cases, including 804 laboratory-confirmed cases, 392 deaths and Nigeria 16 suspect cases, including 12 laboratory-confirmed cases, and 5 deaths.
  • Thursday 28 August 2014

    Africa: Global Climate Changes Pose A Serious Health Risk, Say UN

    According to WHO statistics, at current rates of climate change, an additional 250,000 lives could be lost per year between 2030 and 2050, with poor nations such as African countries continuing to bear the brunt.
  • Thursday 28 August 2014

    Kenya: ICT Training Boosts Community Radios Effectiveness

    UNESCO under its SIDA funded project themed: “Empowering Community Radios with ICTs” organized a three days ICT and Youth Mobile Training Workshop for 6 community radio stations across the county.
  • Wednesday 27 August 2014

    Africa: Ebola Easier To Prevent Compared To Malaria, Say USaid

    Malaria is the leading killer disease in Sub-Saharan Africa, but due to increased campaigns to create awareness and educate the public on how to prevent it has seen the drop in number of deaths to reach controlled level as compared to 10 years ago, as same can be said about HIV virus which is the second killer disease in Africa.
  • Wednesday 27 August 2014

    Zambia: Succession Battle Heats Up As Doubts Grow Over President Sata’s Health

    Zambian authorities have in the past cracked down on political opponents and journalists who have reported on the president's long-suspected illness and frequent "working trips" abroad, apparently for medical treatment.

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