Should Sub-Saharan Africa Make Its Own Drugs? – Africa.com

Should Sub-Saharan Africa Make Its Own Drugs? – Africa.com

A comprehensive analysis of the business, economic, and public-health impact finds the potential for local production of pharmaceuticals to be a mixed bag. Article written by Michael Conway, Tania Holt, Adam Sabow, and Irene Yuan Sun With imports comprising as much as 70 to 90 percent of drugs consumed in most countries in sub-Saharan Africa, many governments are considering […]

Shades of Africa in Cuban dancing – Trinidad News

Shades of Africa in Cuban dancing – Trinidad News

CUTLASS DANCE: Renyer Bacallao of Cuba’s Habana Compas Dance Group elicited ooohs and ahhhs from students of the Success Laventille Secondary School last Thursday during his performance with these cutlasses. PHOTO BY SUREASH CHOLAI THE young girls looked up at the striking male Cuban dancer – tall, dark and fit, with long dreadlocks in a […]

Al-Qaeda's disciples still a threat to African business hub – Moneyweb.co.za

Al-Qaeda's disciples still a threat to African business hub – Moneyweb.co.za

When the blasts shattered the calm at the 14 Riverside office park in Kenya’s capital on Tuesday afternoon, Vikash and eight colleagues hit the floor and waited almost two hours until a security guard appeared to help them escape what evolved into an overnight siege. In those confused moments, Vikash, a 36-year-old investment advisor who […]

Dr M leaves his mark in Africa – Nation – The Star Online

Dr M leaves his mark in Africa – Nation – The Star Online

DAKAR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad may have spent only a few hours at the conference on Africa but within that time frame, he imparted gems of knowledge and insight on governance and development that may prove useful for African nations. The Prime Minister peppered his interventions at the Third Inter­national Conference on the Emer­gence of […]

Canadian woman missing in west Africa believed to be alive: PM – FRANCE 24

Canadian woman missing in west Africa believed to be alive: PM – FRANCE 24

Date created : 19/01/2019 – 01:32 Montreal (AFP) Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday that a Canadian woman reported missing along with her Italian partner in Burkina Faso is believed to be alive. “To the best of my knowledge, yes,” Trudeau said in response to a reporter’s question. “With all that I know so far, […]