The WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said efforts to end the outbreak are continuing after recent disruptions, but further interruptions could have serious consequences, he warned.
The Centurion Law Group on Monday announced the hiring of Glenda Irvine-Smith and Unathi Twala as Director of Business Development & International Relations and Communications Coordinator respectively.
A number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa – including Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger, collectively known as the meningitis belt – have been repeatedly devastated by overwhelming epidemics of meningitis.
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.