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The New Malaria Vaccine; A Breakthrough For Science

The New Malaria Vaccine; A Breakthrough For Science

The World Health Organization, WHO on Wednesday announced the new malaria vaccine after years of fighting the deadly disease with anti-malaria drugs and treated nets. “The long-awaited malaria vaccine for children is a breakthrough for science, child health and malaria control”, WHO Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said. He added that: “Using this vaccine on top …

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Facebook 6 hours outage cost Africa millions of dollars

Facebook 6 hours outage cost Africa millions of dollars

According to Netblocks, an internet monitoring company; the recent Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp outage possibly cost the Sub-Saharan Africa economy about $19.8m. Like many other business owners in the world using the above-mentioned social media platforms to get leads and drive sales, African business owners are equally counting losses incurred during a six-hour outage. EFFECT …

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Women in ICT: Protecting women and girls against cybercrimes

Women in ICT: Protecting women and girls against cybercrimes

Women in ICT Foundation in collaboration with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and SoluSOFT Limited recently launched “Cyberwofare” Project tagged A National Empowerment Programs for Women and Young Girls on Cyber Security with the theme, Think Before You Click #BeCyberSmart. The international event open to the general public was successfully hosted last week, Thursday, at …

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Rugby Championship: Springboks thrash the mighty All Blacks in the final game

Rugby Championship: Springboks thrash the mighty All Blacks in the final game

South Africa’s national rugby team, Springboks, won New Zealand’s All Blacks 31-29 in the final game of the Rugby Championship on the Gold Coast on Saturday. Elton Jantjies who scored a penalty after the final hooter, Damian de Allende and Makazole Mapimpi were the highlights of the day to give their fans a joyous comeback …

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Discovering Africa's Creativity in Nairobi's Market

Discovering Africa’s Creativity in Nairobi’s Market

While we continue to explore Kenya, after enjoying nature and all it has to offer from waterfalls to unending sight of beautiful animals and plants in a piece with Beatrice Ani, we took a walk through the markets in Nairobi to find amazing artworks, clothes, bracelets, and so much more displayed for sale. Some of …

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South Sudan: Dogs get vaccinated to prevent the spread of rabies

South Sudan: Dogs get vaccinated to prevent the spread of rabies

In South Sudan and in Juba precisely a lot of dogs live on the streets with little or no attention from their owners. The Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries in South Sudan is powerfully going out to vaccinate over 2000 dogs in the capital. The seven-day campaign is aimed at reducing the spread of rabies …

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WHO workers exposed for sexual exploitation of women in DR Congo

WHO workers exposed for sexual exploitation of women in DR Congo

World Health Organization (WHO) is shocked by a recent report that captures both the involvement of its international and national aid workers who sexually abused women and girls in DR Congo while fighting the Ebola outbreak. The report says WHO aid workers were among 83 persons involved in the nine allegations of rape between 2018 …

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'Justice For Lolldaiga' As Kenyans Fight British In Court

‘Justice For Lolldaiga’ As Kenyans Fight British In Court

The British Army was sued for the loss of livelihoods and environmental damages in Lolldaiga Hills, Kenya and the people living Nanyuki have sensed their attempt to avoid the legal action by all means. As a result, about 1500 Nanyuki dwellers came out with one voice and in one shirt that says ‘Justice For Lolldaiga’. …

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Ethiopia: Celebrating The Meskel Festival With The Fire Of Hope And Love

Ethiopia: Celebrating The Meskel Festival With The Fire Of Hope And Love

Last year due to the pandemic, Ethiopian Orthodox Christians were unable to celebrate Meskel festival which signifies the finding of the cross that Jesus Christ was crucified on. However, without face masks, the people gathered at Meskel Square this year with fire in their hands to honor the big day at the capital, Addis Ababa. …

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FIBA Women's AfroBasket 2021: Nigeria's D'Tigress Lift Third Trophy In A Row

FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2021: Nigeria’s D’Tigress Lift Third Trophy In A Row

D’Tigress of Nigeria flexes power once again at the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2021 tournament hosted in Cameroon beating Mali to return the trophy home. The team has now won the tournament three times in a row making them the second in line to pull out this magic after Senegal. D’Tigress clawed Mali hard championing for …

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