Africa

[The Herald] It is not suggested that states will sacrifice their vital interests to atone for past crimes, even if admitted, the moral element is rarely, if ever, a controlling factor in international relations. It remains, nonetheless, a consideration, the importance of which should not be ignored.
Posted: April 26, 2018, 1:56 pm
[Namibia Economist] Namibia's first test in the Rugby Africa Rugby Africa Gold Cup will be against the Cranes from Uganda.
Posted: April 26, 2018, 1:37 pm
[WHO] Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi -- the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners.
Posted: April 26, 2018, 1:25 pm
[WHO] Sudan -The Ministry of Health of South Sudan with support from WHO and partners joined the rest of the African and Global community to celebrate the 8th edition of the African vaccination week (AVW) under the theme 'Vaccines work: Do your part!'. This event provided a unique opportunity to highlight the need for collective actions to ensure universal access to immunization against vaccine-preventable diseases regardless of the wide spread conflict and insecurity in South Sudan.
Posted: April 26, 2018, 1:19 pm
[The Conversation Africa] Around 260 million years, the earth was dominated by mammal like reptiles called therapsids. The largest of these therapsids were the dinocephalians, a genus composed of several herbivorous and carnivorous species.
Posted: April 26, 2018, 1:17 pm
[Daily Trust] The Nigerian Communication Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) Ltd and the Turkish Satellite Company (TURKSAT) have collaborated to ensure the deployment of satellite solutions across Africa.
Posted: April 26, 2018, 10:54 am
[International Association of Athletics Federations] The IAAF this week issued new Eligibility Regulations for Female Classification (Athlete with Differences of Sexual Development) for events from 400m to the mile, including 400m, hurdles races, 800m, 1500m, one mile races and combined events over the same distances ('Restricted Events').
Posted: April 26, 2018, 10:42 am
[USAID] Today, on World Malaria Day, I reaffirm the commitment of the United States to ending malaria. Despite being preventable, malaria is a leading cause of sickness and death across much of sub-Saharan Africa. The disease disproportionately impacts the rural poor and traps families in a vicious cycle of disease and poverty.
Posted: April 26, 2018, 10:29 am
[Fahamu] Among the titans of dignified defiance to white settler apartheid rule, was Winnie Madikizela-Mandela - who not only kept the name of Nelson Mandela alive in the international public consciousness for 27 years - but was a charismatic leader in her own right who remained committed to the people of Azania/South Africa.
Posted: April 26, 2018, 9:57 am
[Fahamu] Blacks are being incarcerated at disturbingly high rates for seemingly minor infractions in the United States. The cost of posting bail is often relatively exorbitant for indigent blacks, who end up remaining in jail, as their rights are further infringed on. Despite the disproportionately high incidence of black arrests, African Americans do not necessarily violate the law more than other ethnic groups, but may in fact, be victims of over-policing and prejudice exhibited by rogue members of law enforcemen
Posted: April 26, 2018, 9:57 am

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