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Nelson Mandela Voted Top Influencer by Africa’s Youth

  Findings from the inaugural African Youth Survey of 2020 reveal that while almost seven years since his passing, the spirit of South Africa’s ‘Madiba’ continues to loom large with young people across the African continent, with 86% of respondents believing that Mandela’s values are still relevant today. Acclaimed human rights icon and global statesman,

COVID-19: BROADREACH URGES HIV POSITIVE PATIENTS TO REMAIN ON TREATMENT TO PROTECT

By Henry Neondo People living with HIV to risk contracting severe cases of COVID-19 unless they adhere to the treatment, BroadReach, a leader in healthcare consulting and technology alleges. The ‘syndemic’ of HIV and other factors and diseases like COVID-19 was a major topic at the International AIDS2020 Conference (8-10 July 2020) as discussed by

COVID-19: The Africa Medical Supplies Platform response secures life-saving medical treatment

Following a successful launch of the Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP) by the Chairperson of the African Union, His Excellency, the President of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa on the 18th of June 2020, the AMSP has gained traction in the sourcing of supplies of medical equipment, struck new and ground-breaking partnerships

Crosscall mobile launches a new range of devices and industry-first 3-year warranty

[purchase_link id=”0″ style=”plain” color=”” text=”http://africasciencenews.org/?p=12151&preview=true” direct=”true”]Crosscall, the French brand specialising in outdoor mobile technology, is increasingly recognised in both professional and consumer markets for the durability of its products and intends to make durability a major asset in its offer by now offering a complete range, consisting of 3 smartphones and a tablet, with an industry-first a

Roche Diagnostics, nonprofit (RED) to raise awareness about the importance of testing in the fight against AIDS  

By Herman Opondo Roche and non-profit (RED) have jointly announced joining forces on Wednesday to raise awareness of the importance of diagnostic testing in the global fight against HIV/AIDS. (RED) is a division of the ONE Campaign, a global movement to end extreme poverty and preventable disease by 2030 so that everyone, everywhere can lead

28 homes belonging to the indigenous Sengwer community in Embobut Forest burnt

Kenyan authorities have burned down 28 homes belonging to the indigenous Sengwer community in the Embobut Forest in Western Kenya. “What is happening now is so dangerous, especially during this COVID-19 pandemic,” said Elias Kimaiyo, a Sengwer community leader in Embobut. Many community members had left the area in search of food when the raid took

Nigeria lauds IITA’s impact in the cassava seed sector

The Federal Government of Nigeria has commended the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and its partners for their impact on the Nigerian seed system, especially in the cassava sector. The commendation came during the IITA launched the second phase of the Building an Economically Sustainable and Integrated Cassava Seed Systems (BASIC II). The first phase

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