The COP26 Africa Needs
Africa Wellness

The COP26 Africa Needs

Akinwumi A. Adesina, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Vera Songwe, and Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, ABIDJAN – Almost two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, the unequal nature of the global response to the crisis is glaringly obvious. Whereas very few African countries have managed to spend the equivalent of even 1% of their GDP to combat this virtually unprecedented […]

Africa Wellness

Airtel, UNICEF Partner to Scale-Up Digital Learning

NEW YORK / NAIROBI, 1 November 2021 – Airtel Africa and UNICEF announced today a five-year pan-African partnership to help accelerate the roll-out of digital learning through connecting schools to the internet and ensuring free access to learning platforms across 13 countries. By providing equal access to quality digital learning, particularly for the most vulnerable […]

Maternal Health Initiative-Rotary, Stanbic Bank
Africa Wellness

Maternal Health Initiative-Rotary, Stanbic Bank

Kampala, Uganda: September 14, 2021: Stanbic Bank Uganda’s Maternal Health Campaign dubbed “Every Mother Counts” has received a big boost from Rotary International, Serve to Change Lives and other partners through a new programme. The multi-partner Maternal, and Child Health (MCH) programme is dubbed “saving mothers and children together” comes to reinforce the attainment of […]

Opinions Wellness

Will China Kick Its Coal Habit?

Daniel K. Gardner, NORTHAMPTON, MA – China is stuck between a fossil fuel-dependent past and a future powered by renewable energy. The country today generates 53% of the world’s coal-fired power. At the same time, it is the world’s leading manufacturer of, and market for, solar panels, wind turbines, and electric vehicles. Whether China can free itself […]

Kenyatta Launches Youth Army to Fight Malaria
Africa Wellness

Kenyatta Launches Youth Army to Fight Malaria

Kilifi, Kenya 22nd July 2021 – His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta, Thursday launched the Kenya Malaria Youth Army, a social movement that brings together young people from all the 47 counties of Kenya to champion malaria control and elimination in the country. The Kenya Malaria Youth Army will support advocacy, communication, innovation, and community efforts geared towards […]