Kenya 1st in Africa to Use Generic of Current AIDS Drug

Kenya is the first country in Africa to introduce a generic version of the current drug of choice for people living with HIV, officials said Wednesday. Kenya’s government and the global health initiative Unitaid announced that the East African nation will make the generic version of dolutegravir available for routine use. They said Nigeria and More...

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By admin On Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Can the cost of Kenya’s Standard gauge railway (SGR) be justified ? – Ongea Africa discuss

Kenya’s governing Jubilee coalition recently inaugurated the start of operations of the first phase of a multi-billion $ Chinese financed (over 90% financing) cargo and passenger Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), More...

By admin On Monday, April 17th, 2017

Why Poorer People In Africa Don’t Go To Court: And Surprise, Surprise, It’s Not Just About Money

A NEW analysis based on Afrobarometer’s most recent round of surveys in 36 African countries paints a sobering picture on access to justice in Africa: while some countries can boast significant success in providing More...

By admin On Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Sarah Ikumu wows BRITAIN GOT Talent

Each of the judges Simon Cowell, David Walliams, Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon, and hosts Ant and Dec all get a chance to send an act straight to the live semi-finals with their Golden Buzzer. But they need to More...

By admin On Sunday, March 5th, 2017

Kenya GMO Corn Trials Said to Face Obstacle Over Import Ban

Kenya is withholding approval for field trials of genetically modified corn because some officials argue that a ban on GMO imports applies to controlled growing tests as well, according to a person familiar with More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Mental illness: Invisible but devastating

Superstition often blamed for acute mental health diseases By Lansana Gberie  When American film actor Robin Williams, who suffered from depression, committed suicide two years ago, Kenyan humour writer Ted Malanda More...

By admin On Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Africa Wired : Anti-malaria drug developer wins innovation prize

By Pavithra Rao A ground-breaking anti-malarial drug extracted from a local plant, and a computer software that enables health care workers to determine the appropriate drug treatment for patients with HIV/AIDS, More...

By admin On Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

Four bold new films by African directors you need to see

The past year has seen a flurry of remarkable new films by African directors. Here are a few of the most original, moving and thought-provoking. A scene from Kati Kati, a haunting Kenyan film about the afterlife. In More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Film Africa 2016 – London celebrates Film Africa

Friday 28 October to Sunday 6 November, venues across London Film Africa, the Royal African Society’s annual film festival, returns for its sixth edition, bringing London audiences the best More...

By admin On Friday, July 8th, 2016

Restoring the economy’s ability to deliver prosperity

The Sustainable Development Goals must become the yardstick for judging inclusive growth  By MukhisaKituyi Secretary General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Millions of people around More...