Schools across Africa are slowly reopening after months of remote learning during the coronavirus pandemic. But Zimbabwe’s teachers union is resisting going back to the classroom and has rejected a call by the U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for governments to reopen schools. On Tuesday, Mohamed Malick Fall, regional director for UNICEF in Eastern and Southern Africa, urged governments in the
At a lecture to peers this month, John Nkengasong showed images that once dogged Africa, with a magazine cover declaring it “The Hopeless Continent.” Then he quoted Ghana’s first president, Kwame Nkrumah: “It is clear that we must find an African solution to our problems, and that this can only be found in African unity.” The coronavirus pandemic has fractured
Military units are on alert in Cameroon ahead of the expected nationwide protests on Tuesday. Opposition leader Maurice Kamto’s Cameroon Renaissance Movement is calling for peaceful protests, with demands that include the resignation of President Paul Biya, election reform and better representation for undeserved groups, especially in the Anglophone regions. In an apparent attempt to discourage participation in the protests, the government is reportedly threatening participants with jail time.
SHIJIAZHUANG, China, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Yiling Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (SHE: 002603) announced on Tuesday that it has received a registration approval issued by the Ministry of Health and Wellness of Mauritius, indicating Lianhua Qingwen Capsule has been registered in accordance with the standards for Chinese Traditional Medicine. As a leading product of Yiling […]
ACCRA, Ghana, Sept. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PhytoSciences Consultants GmbH, an international consulting firm, announced the expansion of its services to West Africa, providing regulatory, cannabis scientific guidance to government and private sectors, with the establishment of PG Solutions Limited, DBA PhytoSciences Ghana. “It is an honor to finally be expanding our services to […]
Foundation also announces three Global Goals award winners and launches two innovative partnerships to address COVID-19 impacts in Kenya SEATTLE, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today named Dr. John N. Nkengasong, director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), as the winner of the 2020 […]