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    • Rwanda and Qatar sign four bilateral accords

      APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda and Qatar on Sunday signed four cooperation agreements that cover four sectors including culture, sports, tourism and business events with aviation travel and logistic, an o...

    • S/Africa clergy tells home truths about Ramaphosa

      APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — While President Cyril Ramaphosa has given the country some hope and optimism, he is not an all-powerful individual and can be replaced, Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has said i...

    • Rawlings touts Ashanti king's 'quality leadership'

      APA-Kumasi (Ghana) — Former military ruler Jerry John Rawlings has commended Ashanti King, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II for his leadership qualities that have polished the image of the kingdom in Ghana.

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    18-Feb-2019 to 18:08

    Africa shoulders highest global NCDs burden

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Globally Communicable diseases are decreasing while Non-communicable diseases are increasing, a leading global health expert has said, calling for a rethink in the way the world approaches global health issues.

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    15-Feb-2019 to 17:09

    CSOs want more funding for African health sector

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Economic Commission for Africa and the World Health Organization on Friday hosted a meeting in Addis Ababa to discuss women’s health issues in Ethiopia.

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    13-Feb-2019 to 13:53

    Kenyan leader threatens mass sacking of striking nurses

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday directed all striking nurses in the country’s ten counties to resume duty with effect from Friday or face the sack.

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    13-Feb-2019 to 06:02

    S/African leader sets up "war room" to prepare for free health services

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s office has set up a National Health Insurance (NHI) "war room" to address challenges in the public healthcare system, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has said.

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    12-Feb-2019 to 17:06

    Mozambique gets ₤7.5 million UK funding for nutrition

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a donation of ₤ 7.5 million by the United Kingdom to support some of Mozambique’s 120,000 most malnourished and acutely food insecure people, APA can report on Tuesday.

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    12-Feb-2019 to 16:29

    eSwatini tops Africa in fighting NTDs

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini is leading African countries that are at low risk of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD’s), followed by Malawi and Mali respectively.

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    12-Feb-2019 to 15:15

    Liberia’s health sector receives support from World Bank

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The World Bank Group (WBG) has committed to supporting the Government of Liberia in improving the health sector through strengthening the capacity of the country’s healthcare delivery system and the sustainable management of available resources.

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