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WHO launches African Vaccination Week in Zambia

April 27, 2015 at 12:15

Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa launches the African Vaccination Week (AVW) in Lusaka, Zambia under the theme “Vaccination, a gift for life”. This event marks […]

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Farmers make more money with ecological farming- Greenpeace

April 22, 2015 at 16:03

More money for small scale farmers with ecological farming – this is the message contained in a Greenpeace Africa report released in Nairobi today. The report, entitled Fostering economic resilience: […]

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Japan’s response to the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa (Provision of Ebola test kits to Guinea)

April 20, 2015 at 14:45

With regard to the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa, the Government of Japan, responding to requests from the Government of the Republic of Guinea, decided to provide Ebola […]

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2050: Water supplies to dwindle in parts of the world, threatening food security and livelihoods

April 15, 2015 at 12:45

2050: Water supplies to dwindle in parts of the world, threatening food security and livelihoods / Better policies and more investments needed, including adaptation of agriculture to climate change In […]

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Merck Collaborates with African and Asian Universities to build Diabetes and Hypertension Healthcare Capacity in the two continents

April 14, 2015 at 17:00

Merck Capacity Advancement Program- CAP will kick off their third year in Africa in September 2015 aiming to reach out to more than 15000 medical undergraduates by 2018 addressing Cancer, […]

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USAID Launches Eye Radio Repeater Station in Torit

April 11, 2015 at 08:21

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Internews, a media development organization, and Zain Telecommunications Company today launched the first Eye Radio repeater station in Torit, Eastern Equatoria State […]

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Pee-powered toilet designed to keep refugees safe

April 9, 2015 at 14:45

By SciDev.Net- Andy Extance A prototype toilet that can generate power from urine was launched last week. The urinal, which is being trialled at the University of the West of […]

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Youth in Rwanda called on to take part in the Commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi

April 8, 2015 at 10:30

The Minister of Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana has called on the Rwandan youth across the country to take part in various activities to mark the 21st Commemoration of […]

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FAO and government team up to restore food security in northern Mali

FAO and government team up to restore food security in northern Mali

April 2, 2015 at 16:35

FAO and government team up to restore food security in northern Mali / 33,000 families to benefit from new agricultural production rehabilitation programme – World Bank supporting activities The government […]

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At the signing ceremony (from the left) Jacques Blanc, deputy general manager, North Africa; and Zouhir Ballalou, director of the heritage programme, Ministry of Culture

Louis Berger provides design and work supervision at UNESCO World Heritage sites in Algeria

April 1, 2015 at 10:30

Three locations have been selected for the EU program, which aims to protect and enhance Algeria’s cultural heritage The Algerian Ministry of Culture recently awarded Louis Berger (http://www.louisberger.com) a European […]

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