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World Panel Zambia, Ltd. Launches of Solar Chargers 

World Panel Zambia Ltd. launched the durable World Panel solar panels that charge mobile phones as fast as a wall plug.   Held on 28th August at Lusaka’s Taj Pamodzi Hotel, the launch was attended by senior Zambian government officials,…

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Uganda to benefit from iWayAfrica service solution

Pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks (GIN) announced on 21st August that its iWayAfrica business has launched a managed infrastructure and services solution for the SME market in Uganda.  The  new product offering has been done in conjunction with…

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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 European confederation of development NGOs.  The clinic will serve as eye-care hub for two million people. “Healthcare is a…

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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 (GlaxoSmithKline) and Save the Children continue to call for applications for their 2014 $1 million Healthcare Innovation Award, as…

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Agriculture is Africa’s solution

African Leaders commit to end hunger by 2025 through investments in agriculture Africa’s leaders unanimously agreed to end hunger and cut poverty in half by 2025 with the signing of the Malabo Declaration at the 23rd Ordinary Session of the…

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World Bank gives $5 billion for electricity

The World Bank Group today committed $5 billion in new technical and financial support for energy projects in six African countries– Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, and Tanzania—which have partnered with President Obama’s Power Africa initiative. Making the announcement on…

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Coca-Cola invests another $5 billion

The Coca-Cola Company and its African bottling partners today announced a new investment of US$5 billion during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit here. The investment, to be made over the next six years, increases its total announced investment in Africa to…

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Curbing Ebola: the role of health workers

The growing transmission rate and Ebola-associated deaths among health staffs (doctors, CHOs, nurses, porters and cleaners for example) concur with scientific evidence linking greater exposure to Ebola with health care settings. As efforts on the sensitization on the Ebola scourge…

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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…

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Ebola: British Red Cross appeal

The British Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal to help communities affected by the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. Ebola has claimed more than 720 lives across Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, in what is the worst outbreak…

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