A scientist from the National Institutes of Health will present promising, early results from a human clinical trial testing a novel gene replacement therapy in people with severe sickle cell disease.
Be it border hassles, lack of road or air routes linking key cities, or the frustrations of being refused entry to a country because of visas, the end result is to curtail the free movement of people, viewed by the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) as one of the pillars of regional integration.
Africa’s Fast-Growing Population: Tackling Youth Unemployment and Capturing the Demographic Dividend
Africa’s population is growing at an astonishing rate. By 2050, the number of people on the continent will climb to 2.5 billion.
International lenders warn on capacity constraints in Africa but remain bullish on pro-investor and trade trends
Global and African financial heads have identified country risk as the biggest challenge to their ability to lend more to African countries.
Foremost businessman, Aliko Dangote has in London called for conscious efforts at deepening African regional market by African investors and governments to aid rapid growth and development of the Continent’s economy.
Sierra Leone: President Bio calls on the UN to address injustice and imbalance in the present configuration of the Security Council
Sierra Leone President Rtd. Brig. Julius Maada Bio has called on the United Nations to address this longstanding injustice and imbalance perpetuated in the present configuration of the Security Council.
Nala, from Tanzania, beat the ten other finalists to emerge as the overall winner of the competition. Virtual Identity from South Africa and Wallet.ng from Nigeria were the first and second runners up. They won cash prizes worth US$10,0000, $7,000 and US$5,000 respectively.