EU Commissioner Piebalgs visits Togo

On the 20 November, European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will arrive in Togo for a two-day visit to look at the country’s progress...

UNESCO advances gender equality in Moroccan TV

UNESCO’s Office in Rabat, the Medias Training Centre and the Casablanca School of Journalism and Communication organized a training workshop on gender sensitive scriptwriting...

Cooperation: water and health, new projects in Ethiopia

The second phase of the DGCS initiative in Ethiopia began with the publication of guidelines for the formulation and presentation of NGO proposals. The...

World AIDS Day This Year is About “Getting to Zero”

Zero New HIV Infections, Zero Discrimination and Zero AIDS Related Deaths. The “Getting to Zero” campaign runs until 2015 and builds on last year’s...

Rwanda Report Shows Successes and Challenges

A major report released on Rwanda's post-conflict sustainable development urges the country to build on its rehabilitation efforts and seed more opportunities for a...

KENYA: Local production means cheaper ARVs

A Kenyan pharmaceutical company has been given the green light by the World Health Organization (WHO) to start producing antiretroviral (ARV) drugs, which could...

Key malaria parasite discovery raises vaccine hopes

Hopes for a vaccine that would be effective against many different types of the deadliest malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, have been raised by research...

Malaria No More Welcomes New Chief Executive Officer

Malaria No More announced that Dr. David Bowen is joining the organization as its new Chief Executive Officer starting November 28th. Most recently Deputy...

HP, Intel, Sony to Source Conflict-Free Minerals

HP, Intel, Sony are among the 21 electronics companies, industry groups and NGOs that have joined a U.S. government-led effort to create a reputable...

Tanzania: Virtual Care from Alberta Medics

An eight-year old African boy, who is totally dependent upon his old grandmother for his care both physically and mentally, recently became the subject...

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