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    • Ivory Coast brainstorms on SDGs

      APA-Abidjan (C/Ivoire) — National consultations by Ivorian civil society on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) got underway in the capital Abidjan on Friday.

    • Another cyclone devastates Mozambique

      APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Red Cross teams in northern Mozambique have been reporting serious damage in towns and communities that bore the brunt of Cyclone Kenneth overnight.

    • Botswana ruling party suspends, expels lawmakers

      APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has expelled a lawmaker and suspended another on charges of allegedly bringing the party into disrepute.


    02-Apr-2019 to 19:23

    Massive cholera vaccine planned for cyclone-ravaged Mozambique

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Around 900,000 doses of cholera vaccine arrived in Mozambique on Tuesday to help stave off a possible epidemic, after the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai, amid reports that the disease has already infected more than 1,000 people in affected areas.

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    01-Apr-2019 to 12:41

    Liberia: UAE to construct 100-beds hospital

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has promised to construct a 100 bedroom hospital in Gbarpolu County as one of its contributions to the Liberian government.

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    31-Mar-2019 to 09:05

    Mozambique: Cyclone Idai, WHO provides 128 0000 litres of Soro

    APA: Maputo (Mozambique) — The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) says it will provide a batch of 28,000 liters of ringer serum by Monday to increase measures to contain the laboratory confirmed cholera in the city of Beira, in Mozambique's Sofala province.

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    29-Mar-2019 to 19:08

    Disease burden costing Africa $2.4tr yearly – WHO

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Africa region is losing over $2.4 trillion annually due to its high disease burden, new estimates by the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals.

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    29-Mar-2019 to 15:37

    Rwanda meeting HIV control targets - Minister

    APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda has achieved great success in controlling its HIV epidemic through prevention and treatment programs to reach its 90:90:90 targets, the country's Health minister Diane Gashumba claimed on Friday.

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    28-Mar-2019 to 18:05

    Sierra Leone unveils ultramodern TB lab

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone's drive to accelerate its response to Tuberculosis (TB) has received a big boost following the inauguration of an ultramodern laboratory which officials say will revolutionize diagnostics and treatment capacity of the bacterial disease in the country.

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    28-Mar-2019 to 15:24

    Cyclone aftermath: Cholera outbreak kills five in Mozambique's Beira

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's National Director of Medical Care, Hussen Issa, has said five people have died from severe diarrhoea over the last two days in Munhava, a densely populated neighbourhood of the cyclone-ravaged central city of Beira, APA can report on Thurasday.

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