A study has found a new vaccine for rotavirus be 66.7% effective in preventing the severe gastroenteritis caused by the virus...
31 Mar 2017
Following three new cases of polio in Nigeria, Rotary has added $35m in grants to support the global effort to end the disease..
21 Sep 2016
Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead...
16 Sep 2016
With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent...
Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016
As the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, H5N1, spreads across countries in West and Central Africa, the region is on high alert...
15 Jul 2016
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has dismissed claims that the Ebola Virus Disease has arrived in South Africa.
15 Aug 2014
Food security in the sub-Saharan African region improved this year because of greater food availability and income growth‚ the DuPont global food security index shows.
7 Aug 2013
MAIDUGURI NIGERIA: Balama Mali Gubio lost phone contact with his relatives 10 days ago, like many residents in this region of Nigeria caught between a military offensive and Islamist extremist attacks.
28 May 2013