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Environment - Environment: Kenya Wildlife Service rangers complete advanced First Aid training - Thursday, 26 March 2015 16:53
Agriculture - Agriculture: NEPAD, FAO launch USD$ 4 million rural youth project - Thursday, 26 March 2015 06:19
Health - Health: A new public-private funded project to combat carbapenem resistance - Wednesday, 25 March 2015 08:55
Environment - Environment: Wildlife body blasts South Africa’s plan to legalise Rhino horn trade - Wednesday, 25 March 2015 08:50
Environment - Environment: Forum calls for more action on gender parity - Monday, 16 March 2015 08:15
Environment - Environment: Australia says NO to ‘cruel and barbaric’ canned lion hunting - Monday, 16 March 2015 07:41
Health - Health: African education should accommodate older persons, Summit urges - Saturday, 14 March 2015 08:10
Technology - Technology: Africa Needs a Sharp Increase in Spending on Higher Education, say Experts - Saturday, 14 March 2015 07:59
Health - Health: Australia leading the change for women in Kenya - Thursday, 12 March 2015 06:56

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Kenya Wildlife Service rangers complete advanced First Aid training

Kenya Wildlife Service rangers have undergone an advanced first aid training course, the first of its kind in East Africa, thanks to support by the Canadian government.  

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NEPAD, FAO launch USD$ 4 million rural youth project

The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Wednesday launched a 4-year project that aims to create decent employment opportunities for young women and men in rural areas, through the…

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A new public-private funded project to combat carbapenem resistance

18 European academic partners and three pharmaceutical companies are launching a new project Wednesday under the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) funded New Drugs 4 Bad Bugs (ND4BB) program: COMBACTE-CARE. COMBACTE-CARE (Combatting Bacterial resistance in Europe-Carbapenem-Resistance) will bring highly innovative studies…

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Wildlife body blasts South Africa’s plan to legalise Rhino horn trade

A Committee of Inquiry established by South Africa’s Department of Environmental Affairs will begin hearing expert testimony on the subject of legalising the rhino horn trade as the Southern African country, home to more than 80 per cent of the…

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Sub Saharan Africans enrolled in phase 3 clinical trial of new promising TB drug

A global phase 3 clinical trial named STAND (Shortening Treatment by Advancing Novel Drugs) in patients who are currently considered to have either drug-sensitive or multidrug-resistant TB has been launched by the TB Alliance and its partners. The Alliance announced…

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Forum calls for more action on gender parity

Nairobi - Women advocates should move away from campaigns on land ownership and access to capitalise on the existing opportunities in the ICT and microfinance sectors to improve women livelihoods, an environmental forum has heard.

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Australia says NO to ‘cruel and barbaric’ canned lion hunting

The Hon. Greg Hunt, Australia’s Minister for the Environment delivered a broadside against the lucrative business of canned lion hunting. In a sitting of the country’s parliament in Canberra Thursday 12th March he had the following to say: ‘I have…

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African education should accommodate older persons, Summit urges

A three day continental summit on higher education summit in Dakar, Senegal urged Africa to develop higher education systems that accommodate older learners seeking higher education and provide robust life-learning.

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Malawi’s flood-affected communities hit by Cholera

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Written by Martha Mulamu

A cholera outbreak is further jeopardizing the health of 230,000 people recently displaced by floods in Malawi. The majority of those affected are living in temporary camps where access to safe water and improved sanitation, both essential for the prevention of an epidemic, is an immediate challenge. The Red Cross, through its solid network of volunteers, is on the ground, constructing new latrines and repairing damaged boreholes, however, without an influx of resources, there is concern that the caseload will increase, increasing the vulnerability of already fragile families.

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Ebola: African Union lauds Liberia for resumption of normality

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Written by Abuje Cheki

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has applauded Liberians for returning to work, defying Ebola outbreak that had crippled the entire West Africa in the recent past months.

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AU receives back first batch of Ebola fighting African health personnel

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Written by Kevin Wafula

Seventeen health workers who were the first to be deployed to fight Ebola in West Africa under the African Union Support to the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa (ASEOWA) returned from Liberia upon completion of their tour of duty and were welcomed back by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma.

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  • A new public-private funded project to combat carbapenem resistance

    18 European academic partners and three pharmaceutical companies are launching a new project Wednesday under the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) funded New Drugs 4 Bad Bugs (ND4BB) program: COMBACTE-CARE. COMBACTE-CARE (Combatting Bacterial resistance in Europe-Carbapenem-Resistance) will bring highly innovative studies…

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