Emirates SkyCargo to Work with UNICEF for Vaccine Distribution
Africa Industry Wellness

Emirates SkyCargo to Work with UNICEF for Vaccine Distribution

Dubai, UAE – Emirates SkyCargo to Work with UNICEF for Vaccine Distribution. The parties have signed an agreement to prioritise the transport of COVID-19 vaccines, essential medicines, medical devices and other critical supplies to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement is the latest in a series of measures undertaken by the freight division of […]

President Kenyatta Highlights Progress in Defeating Malaria.
Africa Wellness

President Kenyatta Highlights Progress in Defeating Malaria

Dar Es Salaam, 11 February 2021– President Uhuru Kenyatta, chair of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance,   announced the progress that has been made in responding to malaria amidst the COVID-19 public health emergency. The third Zero Malaria Starts With Me annual Africa Malaria Progress Report highlights the achievements, challenges, and future directions in Africa’s battle […]

KCCA in Collaborative Partnership for Re-cycling of Plastic Waste
Africa Social Wellness

KCCA in Collaborative Partnership for Re-cycling of Plastic Waste

Stanbic Bank, Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA), Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Uganda and Nice House of Plastics have joined hands to form a collaborative partnership to promote responsible use and re-cycling of plastic waste and sustainable environmental protection. Formalizing the collaboration at a ceremony signing Memoranda of Understanding, the three companies together with KCCA agreed […]

New Sanitation and Wastewater Management Benchmark Tool in Africa
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New Sanitation and Wastewater Management Benchmark Tool in Africa

Africa must invest in innovative sanitation and wastewater management to achieve development goals – report  Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 2 February 2021 – The African Development Bank, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and GRID-Arendal have released the inaugural Sanitation and Wastewater Atlas of Africa.  A tool to benchmark and propel Africa’s progress towards Sustainable Development Goals on safe sanitation and […]

12 million Shillings Worth of Medical Equipment Donated - KCB Uganda.
Africa Wellness

12 million Shillings Worth of Medical Equipment Donated – KCB Uganda.

Kampala, 2021- KCB Bank has donated medical equipment worth 12 million shillings to Sanctuary Medical Foundation in Gayaza. The donation comes on the backdrop of a heightened need for in-patient medical equipment and needs for the protection of frontline health center staff. The items donated to Sanctuary Medical Foundation included; 10 Adjustable Adult patient beds […]

Berbera Port to be A Distribution Points for COVID-19 Vaccines-DP World and UNICEF
Africa Maritime Wellness

Berbera Port to be A Distribution Points for COVID-19 Vaccines-DP World and UNICEF

The Somaliland Port of Berbera will be one of the distribution points for the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines and related immunization supplies to the landlocked countries in East and Central Africa after the DP World and UNICEF announced a wide-ranging partnership to support the global distribution. The new partnership – with a multi-million dollar value – is […]

Concern as Somali Ministry of Health Collapses Amid Corruption Allegations
Africa Wellness

Concern as Somali Ministry of Health Collapses Amid Corruption Allegations

As Covid-19 cases continue to soar in Somalia, serious discontentment is growing due to the misappropriation of funds within the Ministry of Health in the country. Twelve top officials among them the Director-General in the ministry have already been charged in court and convicted of corruption charges with the Attorney General Seleban Mohamed Mohamud saying they […]

Statement by Dr. Akinwumi Adesina - Climate Adaptation Summit 2021
Africa Wellness

Statement by Dr. Akinwumi Adesina – Climate Adaptation Summit 2021

Your Excellencies, as we gather here today for the Climate Adaptation Summit, I commend the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Mark Rutte of The Netherlands and the former United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon for organizing this Summit. Climate change is changing hopes and livelihoods, dramatically. Africa’s growth is being compromised by climate change. The sight […]