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New study: Forests are still underrated as allies to curb rural poverty

Poverty is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity. Globally, one out of every 10 people lives in extreme poverty, defined by the World...

Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine trial halted over ‘unexplained illness’

Another major drug producer, Johnson & Johnson has announced that it has paused its COVID-19 vaccine trial. The announcement on Monday night according to the...

People with mental health conditions still living in chains

Hundreds of thousands of people with mental health conditions are shackled around the world, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Men, women,...

WHO says COVID-19 vaccine may be ready by end of 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that a vaccine against COVID-19 may be ready by end of this year. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom...

WHO estimates 1 in 10 people globally infected with COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that its "best estimates" suggest 1 in 10 people worldwide may have been infected by the...

Nobel Prize for Medicine awarded for Hepatitis C discovery

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice, the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm announced on...

Liberia arrests 11 Ghanaians for engaging in illegal mining

Liberian officials have arrested eleven Ghanaians for engaging in what they call ‘illegal gold and diamond mining’. They were arrested in the Bong County following...

Madagascar launches Covid-19 Capsule Cure

Madagascar has launched capsules from its much touted "Covid-Organics" herbal cure for the coronavirus. The capsules contain extracts of a local Malagasy plant artemisia which...

Uganda to undertake human trials of Covid-19 vaccine

Uganda's government has said that human trials of a Covid-19 vaccine will start in November this year. Ministry of health officials are reported by local...

Ghana: Health workers suspend strike after court injunction

Health workers in Ghana who embarked on strike on Monday over poor working conditions, have suspended their action. Their strike had left many patients stranded...

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Covid-19: The stories of 300 global Black doctors’ and nurses’

A project called the THE BLACK FRONTLINE has been launched and aimed at framing the pandemic through the stories of 300 global black doctors...

Uganda: Former Anglican Archbishop suspended for adultery

The Anglican Church in Uganda has suspended its former Archbishop, Stanley Ntagali, from conducting priestly duties or representing the church until further notice over...

Uganda: Bobi Wine says he and his family are under house arrest

Uganda's 2021 defeated presidential candidate Bobi Wine has said that he and his family are "under house arrest and stuck with an 18-month-old baby". Since...

China and WHO acted too slowly to contain Covid-19

China and the World Health Organization (WHO) could have acted quicker and more forcefully to contain the start of the Covid-19 outbreak, an independent...

Gallery 1957 to showcase works of Ghanaian painter Cornelius Annor

Gallery 1957 is pleased to present works by Ghanaian artist Cornelius Annor in his first solo show,  'Family Affair' in Accra from January 27...
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