Africa's counterfeit drug problem being tackled by innovators – Quartz

Africa's counterfeit drug problem being tackled by innovators – Quartz

Last month the World Health Organization’s Global Surveillance and Monitoring System for Substandard and Falsified Medical Products issued an alert over the circulation of confirmed fake meningitis vaccines in Niger. WHO called for increased vigilance at all levels of the supply chain—particularly in West Africa after it was discovered the meningitis vaccine’s batch number and […]

PSL: The oldest clubs in South Africa's top flight – The South African

PSL: The oldest clubs in South Africa's top flight – The South African

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) is relatively new, but some of the clubs currently in it are way older than the league itself. Back in 1996, the National Soccer League (NSL) made way for the PSL which, in its inaugural season, was won by Manning Rangers – a now-defunct club from Durban, formed in 1928. […]

I want Africa to be united, says philanthropist Olfa Terras – IOL

I want Africa to be united, says philanthropist Olfa Terras – IOL

Picture: Wesley Kemp/African News Agency (ANA) Cape Town – A grassroots citizen movement with political ambitions has been quietly garnering support as Tunisia prepares for elections later in 2019. Its founder, Olfa Terras, has been driving its people-first philosophy, hearing from Tunisians themselves about what’s wrong with their country and how they would like to […]

Revealed: palace's Africa plan for Harry and Meghan – The Times

Revealed: palace's Africa plan for Harry and Meghan – The Times

Courtiers offer royal ‘rock stars’ break from UK exclusive The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who are expecting their first child, on a recent visit to MoroccoFACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA Courtiers have drawn up plans to hand the Duke and Duchess of Sussex a major international job that could see them moving abroad after the birth of […]

Panel: US Base in Djibouti Key to American Interests in Africa – USNI News

Panel: US Base in Djibouti Key to American Interests in Africa – USNI News

Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 22 (NMCB 22) and Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5, assigned to the San-Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD-18) unloads equipment off Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 43 and 62, on the beach of Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti in 2016. US Navy Photo Camp Lemonier, the American base in Djibouti, […]

This week in Mormon Land: A fourth African temple, the ethics of missionary work, a Utah 'Brexit'? – Salt Lake Tribune

This week in Mormon Land: A fourth African temple, the ethics of missionary work, a Utah 'Brexit'? – Salt Lake Tribune

The Mormon Land newsletter is a weekly highlight reel of developments in and about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, whether heralded in headlines, preached from the pulpit or buzzed about on the back benches. Want this newsletter in your inbox? Subscribe here. (Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Holiday lights at […]

KawiSafi Ventures has $70 million to invest in African energy – Fast Company

KawiSafi Ventures has $70 million to invest in African energy – Fast Company

When people living off-grid in sub-Saharan Africa need power or light, they often turn to diesel generators or kerosene-powered lamps. Not only are those energy sources expensive, dangerous, and often unreliable; they’re enormous sources of carbon emissions. Scale that to roughly 600 million suffering people in that region alone, and you’ve got an inefficient energy […]

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