• September 30, 2022

Airstrike in Ethiopia’s Tigray region kills civilians

An airstrike in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed at least five civilians earlier this week as the revived war continues, according to humanitarian workers and an internal document seen by The …

World Bank approves $750 million credit to boost Nigerian reforms

The World Bank has approved a US$750 million credit line for Nigeria to help the country push through reforms to attract investment and create jobs. Several states in Nigeria are struggling …

Liberated Mocímboa marks one year since liberation from Jihadist

In the port city of Mocímboa da Praia in northern Mozambique life is slowly coming back to normal. The city was liberated from jihadists a year ago. Since August 2020 that …

WHO urges Africa to ramp up implementation of roadmap to curb meningitis

The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged African countries to ramp up the implementation of a new roadmap, which was launched on Thursday, to curb outbreaks of bacterial meningitis on the …

Malawi to launch polio vaccination campaign

Malawi will launch on Sunday a nationwide campaign to vaccinate kids against Polio after a case was recorded in February. Africa was declared free of wild poliovirus in 2020. If over …

Malawi detects wild polio, Africa’s first case in five years

Health authorities in Malawi have declared an outbreak of wild polio virus type 1 in the country after a case was detected in a three-year-old girl young child in the capital …

Exposure to mercury in mining town damaging health of women in Cameroon

Sieves in hand, soaked for hours in water, in the hope of finding some gold nuggets. In this open-pit mine, the gesture has become commonplace for gold miners in the village …

Cholera Death Figure Rises to 75 in Katsina

The fatality figure for the cholera outbreak in Katsina State has risen from the sixty cases recorded earlier in the month to 75, as at August 8, according to the State …

Driving Barefooted,Lipstick Causes Infertility – Expert

The President of the Academy of Medicine Specialties of Nigeria, Professor Oladapo Ashiru, has said some day-to-day activities that people engage are capable of causing infertility. Ashiru, at the inauguration and …