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World Malaria Day 2022 Official Statement

By H.E. Minata Samate Cessouma Commissioner for Health, Humanitarian Affairs ‎and Social Development‎, African Union Commission   The African Union Commission joins the world to commemorate World Malaria Day 2022 under the theme ‎‎‎“Advance Equity. Build Resilience. End Malaria”‎ as we all strive to meet the global goal to ‎‎eradicate malaria by 2030. I am

Eradicating polio would eradicate so much tragedy

 Dr Matshidiso Moeti  In the outskirts of Malawi’s capital, Lilongwe, just beyond where paved roads transition to dirt, an undiagnosed polio infection paralysed a three-year-old girl. From one day to the next, the child’s life was changed forever. Among Africa’s public health community, we had looked at our successes against wild poliovirus as a cause

RCMRD Hosts 55th Governing Council, Shares Resolutions

The 55th Session of the Governing Council of the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) was held between November 15 and 19, 2021. RCMRD’s Governing Council Chairperson Elizabeth Bonolo Khumotaka, who is the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services (MLMWSS) in Botswana presided over the opening

Growing rural sub-Saharan economies through accelerating clean energy uptake

NINE PIONEERING AFRICAN BUSINESSES are set to markedly grow their positive impact on sub-Saharan Africa communities by stimulating clean energy uptake and, in doing so, growing local economies and empowering women. This is thanks to the innovation of the businesses themselves, and support provided through the latest round of PREO (Powering Renewable Energy Opportunities) grant

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