Bringing Primary Health Services Closer to Underserved People in Gombe State

Gombe State Governor, Mr Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, recently commissioned the first primary healthcare (PHC) centre, Doma PHC, at Jekadafari ward, located in Gombe Local Government Area (LGA) The big idea about Universal Healthcare Coverage (UHC) is that health services should…

Africa’s Advances in Maternal, Infant Mortality Face Setbacks: World Health Organisation (WHO) Report

In sub-Saharan Africa, it is estimated that 390 women will die in childbirth for every 100 000 live births by 2030, the Atlas 2022 reports A slowdown in the progress made during the past decade against maternal and infant mortality…

African Development Bank’s Sustainable Energy Africa Fund for Africa approves $1 million reimbursable grant to develop bioenergy plants in Ghana and Sierra Leone

The reimbursable grant will strengthen the project’s bankability by supporting technical feasibility studies and regulatory structuring The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved a reimbursable grant of $1 million to NewAfrica Impact Ltd to prepare two bioenergy plants…

NCF pledges commitment to 5-year strategic plan at 33rd AGM

By Fabian Ekeruche   The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has expressed commitment to effective implementation of the Strategic Action Plan (SAP) 2021-2025 aimed at ensuring that people prosper while living in harmony with nature. The foundation made the disclosure at…

ESG in Africa is colonialism 2.0

By NJ Ayuk   Many today believe the era of colonialism in Africa is over. They’re wrong. The era of colonialism in Africa has merely entered a new and insidious phase. Some call it “neo-colonialism.” I call it colonialism 2.0. In colonialism…

“Cambridge of the East” shines: Global-minded Zhejiang University plays a growing role in pushing SDGs

The Sixteenth General Conference of The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries (TWAS) was held in a hybrid format from November 21 to 24. Hundreds of scientists — including TWAS fellows, TWAS Young Affiliates and…

Rotary Club of Rumuomasi Delivers WASH Facility to Rivers Community Secondary School

-By Precious Ahiakwo-Ovie In a bid to improve sanitary conditions in the education sector in Rivers state, the Rotary Club of Rumuomasi has delivered a Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene project at the Community Senior Secondary School Rumuomasi. The Club constructed toilet…

Biocon Biologics Completes Acquisition of Viatris’ Global Biosimilars Business

Completes the multi-billion-dollar, value accretive transaction in part-equity and part-cash, including: Upfront cash payment of USD 2 billion Issuance of CCPS worth USD 1 billion Creates a unique, fully integrated, leading global biosimilars enterprise with eight commercialized products Accelerates direct commercialization of…

COP27: To go down in history as the African Implementation COP

Photo credit: Reuters. by Duncan MacFadyen   COP27 in Sharm El-Sheik has been an excellent opportunity for Africa, and the world to ensure real change with regards to global warming. There is a massive opportunity for Africa to get it…

International Efforts to Combat Water Threats Are Announced at COP27

The effects of climate change on water supply and sea level rise were among the water issues that preoccupied delegations and organisations at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh. To try to combat the effects of climate change…

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