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32 people die in Niger from Rift Valley Fever

Rift Valley Fever primarily is an illness of livestock such as sheep, goats and camel. Photo Credit: AFP   Health officials in Niger have confirmed the...

New study shows how a billion people suffer from high blood pressure

The number of people with high blood pressure has almost doubled in 40 years to over 1.1 billion worldwide, scientists said on Wednesday, with...

21 die, 22 hospitalised in Cameroon after drinking local gin

Twenty-one people have died in Cameroon after consuming a locally produced alcoholic drink that can often be toxic, state radio said. A further 22 people...

Thousands of children risk dying of hunger in Nigeria

The UN says that overall 400,000 children in Nigeria's north-east urgently need humanitarian aid. Photo Credit: AP   The United Nation has announced that thousands of...

2016 ‘very likely’ to be world’s warmest year

High temperatures can lead to devastating droughts. Photo Credit: Getty Images 2016 looks poised to be the warmest year on record globally, according to preliminary...

Why Ghanaian frogs need a hero

Gilbert Adum leads Ghana's "Save the Frog" organization   Ghana is home to over 80 frog species, but environmentalists say the amphibians are disappearing. Now one...

[Photos] Update: Tanzania’s first lady discharged from hospital

Photo Credit: Tanzania, State House Tanzania's First Lady Janet Magufuli has been discharged from hospital. A statement from the government said doctors at the state hospital,...

Manhunt for suspect who gave children poisoned sweets in South Africa

Some of the sweets given to school children. Photo Credit: Yusuf Abramjee   South African police are hunting for a man who is suspected of giving poisoned...

Ghana battles another cholera outbreak

Officials in Ghana have raised alert over the outbreak of Cholera in parts of the country. Local media Starrfmonline.com is reporting that the Ministry of...

Better Imaging Brings Better Cardio Treatments in Algeria

Adults in Algeria face a greater than one-in-five chance of dying from one of four main non-communicable diseases. Top among these is cardiovascular disease. Government education...

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Ghana: Young social activist helping to fight Covid-19 with a phone

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, a major challenge remains in parts of Africa, reaching many with the message of the virus and the need to...

New Zealand is no longer free from Covid-19 after four new cases

New Zealand is no longer virus free, with four cases confirmed from one household in Auckland. The cases have no known source and authorities are...

Russia becomes first country to approve COVID-19 vaccine

Russia has become the first country in the world to approve COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine was developed by Moscow’s Gamaleya Institute, after less than two...

Mali gets new constitutional court judges amid political crisis

New constitutional court judges have been sworn-in on Monday in Mali as the country continues to struggle to resolve and end a political crisis. The...

Ghana: Hospital staff caught on video selling Covid-19 PPEs

An Africa Eye undercover investigation has revealed that some staff at the Ridge hospital in Accra, Ghana have been selling vital PPE for personal...
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