Micronutrient supplementation ‘may increase malaria risk’

A WHO recommendation to supply all iron-deficient children with micronutrient supplements has been called into question by a study that has found this...

South Africa: PPI at 10.1% in November

Pretoria - The Producer Price Index (PPI) slowed to 10.1% in November, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said on Thursday. Analysts had expected it to...

Ministers confirmed for Zimbabwe ICT for Education Summit

Preparations continue for the Southern African ICT for Education Summit 2012 (www.africanbrains.net/edusa) taking place on 26th-27th January at the Elephant Hills Resort, Victoria Falls...

Ecobank wins 9 African country awards in The Banker’s 2011 Awards

The Banker magazine named Ecobank affiliates as “the Bank of the Year 2011” in nine African countries: Burundi, Burkina Faso, the Central African Republic,...

Zimbabwe: Science, Technology Key – Mutambara

Victoria Falls — Government has identified science and technology as key to economic development. Officially opening the 6th International Conference of the Africa Materials...

Kenya: Badili Girls Centre Transforms Women’s lives

Started by Pastor Annie Nginya, the Executive Director in March 2010, Badili Centre seeks to address the plight of single parents, particularly women. The...

Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Lesotho

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Mr. Jiro Honda visited Maseru during the December 2–14 to carry out the second and third...

Benin: Map pinpoints Sahel’s climate ‘hotspots’

Average temperatures across the Sahel have risen by around one degree Celsius over the past 40 years, according to a study identifying potential...

Study into social/environmental enterprise sectors in Africa launched

A research project aimed at examining social and environmental enterprise in Eastern and Southern Africa was launched in a bid to highlight the role...

South Africa: Fight against TB yielding positive results

Pretoria - The Gauteng provincial Government's intensified Tuberculosis (TB) management programme has seen a major improvement in the TB cure rate. According to a report...

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