[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Mental health services are lacking in Africa in general, with less than one mental health worker for every 100,000 people
Africa: Renewable Energy Investment in 2018 Hit U.S.$288.9 Billion, Far Exceeding Fossil Fuel Investment
[UNEP] Global investment in renewable energy hit USD 288.9 billion in 2018, with the amount spent on new capacity far exceeding the financial backing for new fossil fuel power, according to new figures published today.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Climate change often impacts on water, which in turn can fuel clashes over diminishing resources and force people to migrate from their home areas
[Daily Maverick] Khartoum’s military leaders are shrugging off the pressure on them mainly because of support from Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt. And with sanctions against Sudan a distinct possibility, how will South Africa vote?
Protest leaders say ‘revolutionary escalation’ has begun to pressure military generals to hand over power to civilians.
Lesotho is aiming to curb the spread of HIV in prisons by distributing condoms to inmates
Lack of competition means quality is poor and prices are high, a leading health expert tells the BBC.
[Cameroon Tribune] Both officials during an audience on June 14 discussed on how to support and strengthen the United Nations Office for Central Africa based in Gabon
[Cameroon Tribune] This was in the course of a question and answer session during the plenary sitting of the National Assembly chaired by the House Speaker, Cavaye Yeguié Djibril on June 14.
[Cameroon Tribune] The star-studded West African soccer giant have enough reasons to hope.
[Dalsan Radio] The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General (ASG) for Africa in the Departments of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and Peace Operations, Bintou Keita, today concluded her five-day working visit to Somalia with a tour of Kismayo, the interim capital of Jubaland, to familiarise herself with developments taking place in the federal member state.
[RSF] Despite the pacification of its relations with neighboring Ethiopia, Eritrea is keeping a tight grip on news production. Ten years after its creation in Paris, Radio Erena, supported by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), remains the only voice that allows Eritreans to access to independent information.
[Observer] ..Says African Development Bank
[Unicef] New York/Geneva -New report on inequalities in access to water, sanitation and hygiene also reveals more than half of the world does not have access to safe sanitation services.
Boko Haram is believed to be responsible for the attack that killed 30 people and left 40 injured.
Egypt’s first freely elected leader, who has been in jail for the last six years, collapsed and died in a court.
Morsi was often kept in solitary confinement, while struggling with both diabetes and high blood pressure
[The Conversation Africa] Non-communicable diseases are the current leading cause of death worldwide. And the burden is increasingly shifting from developed to developing countries.
[This Day] The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $38 billion as investment commitments to projects in Africa.