How to stop Ebola – and the next outbreak

For only the third time in its 66-year history, the World Health Organization has declared a global public health emergency. This time it is for the Ebola outbreak in the three West African countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone....

Ebola: World Bank Group mobilises funding

With the latest death toll from the West Africa Ebola epidemic now at 887, the World Bank Group today pledged as much as US $200 million in emergency funding to help Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone contain the spread of...

Sierra Leone: How not to milk Ebola

The outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has raised a number of issues, and also highlighted the deficiencies in Sierra Leone’s healthcare, and public health infrastructures.  It has also emphasised how such emotive issues can provide opportunities for people to...

Reflections on the Commonwealth Games

As the Commonwealth Games 2014 comes to a close in Glasgow, we reflect on the performance of the African nations, in what has been hailed the ‘best Games ever’. Out of all the African nations, South Africa finished top at...

Sierra Leone: Towards getting politics right

By Charles Davies The Constitutional Review Commission must be seen as an opportunity to change the current system of government and replacing it with a system that will make governance better.  To that extent, the APC government of President Ernest...

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How to stop Ebola – and the next outbreak

by - 16th August 2014

For only the third time in its 66-year history, the World Health Organization has declared...

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Uganda to benefit from iWayAfrica service solution

by - 21st August 2014

Pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks (GIN) announced on 21st August that its iWayAfrica...

Reflections on the Commonwealth Games

As the Commonwealth Games 2014 comes to a close in Glasgow, we reflect on the performance of the African nations, in...

by - 4th August 2014

The Friendly Games: Glasgow 2014, Day 5

Glasgow 2014: results from day 5 Athletics Blessing Okagbare takes 100m gold, By Ben Bloom: www.telegraph.co.uk The fastest woman in Africa...

by - 30th July 2014

The Friendly Games: Glasgow 2014, Day 4

Results from Day 4 of the Commonwealth Games Athletics From bbc.co.uk/sport Kenya’s Flomena Cheyech Daniel has won the women’s marathon with...

by - 27th July 2014

Glasgow 2014 – Ghana’s novice cyclist

Novice cyclist looking to inspire a nation By Ben Dirs  BBC Sport in Glasgow If you’re not going to be the...

by - 27th July 2014

AfriDocs Presents: Open Heart

AfriDocs is the first documentary strand across sub-Saharan Africa featuring the best documentaries made in Africa and around the world, brought...

by - 8th August 2014

2nd Annual Miss Tanzania USA Pageant

The 2nd Annual Miss Tanzania USA Pageant will be held on August 30th in Silver Spring, MD, at the Silver Spring...

by - 27th July 2014

Jhikoman & Afrikabisa band

Jhikoman is a well-known Tanzanian reggae artist. His unique singing style and lyrics have been touching people since 1994. He’s produced...

by - 19th July 2014

Amazing African stories on your screen

A world first will be taking place this month when a full week of African documentary films are broadcast across sub-Saharan...

by - 19th July 2014

Ebola task force for travel & tourism – WHO

The World Health Organization said on Monday 18th August 2014 that it had set up a task force with the global...

by - 20th August 2014

How to stop Ebola – and the next outbreak

For only the third time in its 66-year history, the World Health Organization has declared a global public health emergency. This...

by - 16th August 2014

East Africa: new eye clinic

The Central Hospital in Beira, Mozambique, saw the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Invicta Eye Clinic of LIGHT FOR THE WORLD, a...

by - 13th August 2014

Life saving ideas for children

GSK and Save the Children $1 million Healthcare Innovation Award continues to call for life-saving ideas for newborns and under-fives GSK...

by - 13th August 2014