Coronavirus in Africa – Fake News,Misinformation as dangerous as the virus itself.

• An image of a bottle of Dettol, the well-known disinfectant used to clean surfaces, has been widely shared on social media in Nigeria and South Africa with people noting that the label says the surface cleaner is effective against “human coronavirus”. IMPROVEMENT RECORDED: Symptoms of Coronavirus. Image: COURTESY As More...

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By admin On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

Kenya Floods: The clearest sign of the impact of Climate change to communities

NAIROBI, May 8 (Xinhua) — Kenya is facing one of its worst floods crises in years after rainwater displaced thousands of people across the country. The rains have been pounding the East African nation for More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

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 More...

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...