Sunday, November 18, 2018

Meet Dr. Olurotimi Badero, The World’s Only Combined Heart and Kidney Specialist From Nigeria

With his laid-back demeanor, most wouldn’t guess that Dr. Olurotimi Badero, 43, is one of the most knowledgeable medical minds in Mississippi. As the...

Kenya advises against use of HIV drug over birth defect concerns

Kenya's Health Ministry has advised against the use of a new HIV drug among women after studies in Botswana linked it to serious birth...

Lesotho Becomes the First Nation to Grant a Legal Licence for Growing Marijuana in...

Lesotho has become the first country in Africa to legalise the growing, cultivation and selling of marijuana for medicinal and research purposes. Marijuana is smoked...

WHO: Emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak

The World Health Organization has called an emergency meeting to discuss the risk of Ebola spreading internationally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This...

WHO ships first batch of Ebola vaccine to DR Congo

The World Health Organization has sent the first 4,000 doses of an Ebola vaccine to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Officials hope the vaccine,...

How HIV self-testing pen is saving lives in Africa

Three out of every 10 people with HIV worldwide do not know they have the virus to enable them to seek early treatment. Many have...

The World’s Fittest Children are in Tanzania

A new study by PhD candidate at the University of Ottawa published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine recently found that Tanzania’s children...

Nigerian health authorities warn against monkey meat consumption

Nigerian health authorities have warned against the consumption of bush meat, particularly monkey meat after 10 people contracted suspected Monkey Pox disease in the...

United Nations: More than 50% of Zimbabwean Sex workers living with HIV

THE prevalence of HIV is increasing among Africa’s sex workers with half of sex workers in Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, South Africa and Zimbabwe are...

Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu hospitalised

South African Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu has been admitted to hospital for a series of tests, his office has said. The 86-year-old...

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President Mnangagwa issues chilling warning to Chamisa

HARARE – An unmoved President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday insisted opposition leader Nelson Chamisa must appear before the commission of inquiry investigating the deadly August 1...

U.K. Government in Great Crisis As Four Ministers Resign Over Brexit

The United Kingdom’s Brexit Secretary, Dominic Raab, and the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Esther McVey, have resigned along with two junior...

Buju Banton Will Be A Free Man In A Matter Of Days

Buju Banton will be a free man in a matter of days. Buju will be released on December 8, 2018, according to The US...