Africa

[ANGOP] Luanda -The men's and women's handball teams won last Tuesday at the premiere of the African Games in Rabat (Morocco), when Angola has already won two bronze medals for judo.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 7:55 am
[WHO] Brazzaville, 21 August 2019 - With an acute public health event reported every four days on the continent, it is more important than ever before for African countries to be able to respond to health emergencies. African health ministers today adopted a 10-year regional strategy that aims to strengthen integrated disease surveillance and response and mitigate the devastating impact of outbreaks, such as Ebola.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 6:49 am
[WHO] Brazzaville, 21 August - A strategic plan to reduce the double burden of malnutrition in the African Region was adopted at the 69th Regional Committee meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO) for the African Region today.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 6:48 am
[Vanguard] Africa is set to be declared polio-free as Nigeria marks three years without recording a single case of polio infection, thus moving a step closer towards polio-free certification by the World Health Organisation, WHO, in early 2020.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 6:46 am
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Johannesburg -Water pollution threatens nearly all the globally agreed development goals to end environmental destruction, poverty and suffering by 2030, economists warned in a report on Tuesday, citing the largest-ever database on the world's water quality.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 5:53 am
[The Conversation Africa] The African Union (AU) came into existence after a restructuring of its predecessor - the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). It was created to build an integrated, prosperous and peaceful continent.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 5:38 am
[New Times] Members of the International Police Criminal Organisation commonly known as Interpol from 17 African countries are meeting in Kigali to negotiate a joint agreement to deal with the rise in cross border crimes.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 5:21 am
[Stars & Stripes] The world is quickly running out of seafood. The United Nations has found that 90% of all fisheries are either fully fished or overfished. For now, fish are plentiful in Africa's waters, a potentially sustainable source of protein and revenue for a region deprived of both. But much of that potential is being stolen by foreign fishing fleets engaged in illegal poaching, hamstringing African prosperity while creating new security crises.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 8:57 pm
[WHO] Brazzaville, 21 August 2019 - Africa today passes a milestone threshold - three years with no case of wild poliovirus detected.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 4:21 pm
[PMI] Lausanne, Switzerland--August 20, 2019--Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today released a white paper titled "Unsmoke: Clearing the Way for Change" based on findings from a major international study conducted for the company by independent research firm Povaddo.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 3:08 pm

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