Neema Rusibamayila, director for preventive services at the east African nation's Ministry of Health, attributed the achievement to government efforts to persuade pregnant women to test for HIV in

The Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) was formed in March last year after President Robert Mugabe's government evicted all diamond mining firms in the Marange fields in the east of the c

HARARE - A Zimbabwean poultry farm has reported a second outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu, two months after it first occurred, the state-owned Herald newspaper said on Monday.

LAGOS - The new National Petroleum Policy will ultimately remove barriers affecting investment and development of the oil and gas sector in Nigeria, Minister of Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, s

BUJUMBURA - The Burundian senate Wednesday passed a bill on the ratification of an agreement between Burundi and the World Bank's International Development Association to boost the country's farmin

FREETOWN - The World Bank Country Director for Sierra Leone, Parminder Brar Wednesday pledged 10 million U.S.

Malanje - The Ministry of the Environment plans to create an institute dedicated to the study, management, conservation and protection of the Palanca Negra Gigante (giant sable antelope), announced

Togo reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu at a poultry farm in the southern part of the country, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday, citing

At the event, Susana Martins, the project manager for the EU in Angola, said that the initiative aims to reduce hunger, poverty in the most vulnerable people, food and nutritional insecurity as wel

According to the report, the regional bloc currently has less than 44.5 physicians, nurses and midwives per 10,000 people required to fast-track the attainment of health-related sustainable develop

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