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Environment - Environment: Costs of Climate Change Adaptation Expected to Rise Far Beyond Africa’s Coping Capacity - Thursday, 05 March 2015 05:52
Technology - Technology: Will Africa be able to move and stand on its feet? - Tuesday, 03 March 2015 03:49
Environment - Environment: Innovative approaches to tackling wildlife crime on the frontlines - Friday, 27 February 2015 08:19
Health - Health: Malawi’s flood-affected communities hit by Cholera - Friday, 27 February 2015 08:16
Health - Health: Ebola: African Union lauds Liberia for resumption of normality - Thursday, 26 February 2015 13:38
Health - Health: AU receives back first batch of Ebola fighting African health personnel - Thursday, 26 February 2015 11:52
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Costs of Climate Change Adaptation Expected to Rise Far Beyond Africa’s Coping Capacity

Africa, the continent with warming deviating most rapidly from "normal" conditions, could see climate change adaptation costs rise to US$50 billion per year by 2050, even assuming international efforts keep global warming below 2°C this century, according to a new…

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Costs of Climate Change Adaptation Expected to Rise Far Beyond Africa’s Coping Capacity

Africa, the continent with warming deviating most rapidly from "normal" conditions, could see climate change adaptation costs rise to US$50 billion per year by 2050, even assuming international efforts keep global warming below 2°C this century, according to a new…

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Merck Germany Expands Diabetes, Thyroid Dysfunction education in collaboration with Academia From Africa to Asia

Merck, the world’s oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company has widened its global fight against diabetes and thyroid dysfunction from Africa to Asia. Following three years of success providing education and awareness creation and advocacy for medical and pharmacy students in…

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Scientists say Systems Research Offers best solutions to Tackle Poverty, Hunger and Environmental Degradation in Africa

Agricultural scientists and researchers from over 30 nations are gathered at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Ibadan, Nigeria, for the International Conference on Integrated Systems for Sustainable Intensification in Smallholder Agriculture, which lasts through March 6.

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Will Africa be able to move and stand on its feet?

"Africa is rising" is a phrase we are accustomed to hearing nowadays. We Africans also seem desperate to make that positive narrative about Africa. From the vantage point of the digital Africa that I seat, it is most promising, but…

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Innovative approaches to tackling wildlife crime on the frontlines

Ground-breaking community-led approaches to combating wildlife crime around the world will be shared at an international symposium taking place in Muldersdrift near Johannesburg from 26-28 February, attended by researchers, community groups, government officials, UN agencies and NGOs. The findings will…

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Malawi’s flood-affected communities hit by Cholera

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…

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Ebola: African Union lauds Liberia for resumption of normality

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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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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