Category: Health

Cassava Fintech International (CFI) Chief Executive Officer Darlington Mandivenga

Cassava Fintech International launches SASAI Health Status Report as it steps up fight against COVID-19

Healthtech platform set to offer handy solution to tackle epidemic Report to assist employers, businesses safely get employees back to work London – June 24, 2020:...

PAP called upon to promote continental policies in the context of COVID-19

African Union (AU) specialized institutions and committees have turned to the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) to advocate for the domestication of policies adopted at...

Cannabis

3 Diseases That Can Be Treated Using Cannabis

While people have known and used cannabis for centuries now, it is only the last decade that revolutionised it. More and more people are adopting this herb to help them...

ICU ventilator suites

Masiyiwa ventilators now in the country, ready for distribution

The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) ventilator suites that were donated by businessman and Econet founder Strive Masiyiwa are now in the country ready to be deployed. Through...

UN Secretary-General António Guterres

COVID-19 Hub to support global scientific response launched

As the UN warns of an impending global food emergency, researchers in health, nutrition and agriculture have united to support COVID-19 response, recovery and...

Assessing the COVID-19 impact on SMEs and preparing for a new normal

By ITC News • International Trade Centre’s 2020 SME Competitiveness Outlook reveals profound disruptions to global supply chains• Global loss of manufacturing...

Dr. Manos Antoninis

Providing disability-inclusive education is challenging but worth it.

By Manos Antoninis Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa get bad press for their progress in providing inclusive education. Just two in three children complete primary...

More focus is on COVID-19 research

COVID-19 diagnostics—not at the expense of other diseases

Priya Venkatesan The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic shows no signs of abating, with WHO reporting 4·9 million cases and 322 000 deaths globally as of May 21, 2020. What also...

GMOs in Africa

How GMOs are pushed into Africa: the case of Ethiopia

By Million Belay Let me start with three stories from Ethiopia before I go into the politics of GMOs in Africa. In 2013, I participated in a workshop at the Ethiopian...

The dilemma of COVID-19 and Sports

By Lewis Maunze This cartoon is the perfect caricature of what sports enthusiasts (specifically soccer fans) are going through during the continued lockdown due to the...