Internet.org presented six Innovation Challenge in Africa awards to what it considers leading examples of ideas, apps, websites and/or online services...
3 Oct 2016
Following three new cases of polio in Nigeria, Rotary has added $35m in grants to support the global effort to end the disease..
21 Sep 2016
Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead...
16 Sep 2016
With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent...
Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016
The impact of myeloid-derived suppressor cells on vaccine immunity will lay the foundation for a neonatal HIV vaccine...
22 Jul 2016
As the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, H5N1, spreads across countries in West and Central Africa, the region is on high alert...
15 Jul 2016
Reddington Hospital in Lagos, Nigeria has won one of the country's most prestigious excellence awards for service delivery for the third year running...
COHSASA 6 Jul 2016
Exploiting mass media to affect change in behaviour in young people has paid off in the war against HIV/Aids, a study shows...
9 Jun 2016
Nigerian president named Polio Eradication Champion...
10 Mar 2016
At yesterday's official draw for the Orange Africa Cup of Nations 2015, the Confederation of African Football announced the launch of Africa United, a global health communications campaign aimed at preventing the spread of Ebola in West Africa...
4 Dec 2014
Two months since the tragic collapse of a guesthouse in Lagos, Nigeria, the bodies of 74 of the deceased have arrived home to a poignant and emotional reception ceremony.
17 Nov 2014
Africa, HIV, and research have long been bedfellows - but what happens if you add mobile methodology to the mix?
Leigh Andrews 13 Nov 2014
The Minister of Communications, Faith Muthambi, says South Africa's tourism sector is not under threat from the Ebola Virus Disease even though a number of Asian visitors have cancelled planned trips to this country.
20 Aug 2014
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has dismissed claims that the Ebola Virus Disease has arrived in South Africa.
15 Aug 2014
Ships arriving from West Africa pose a bigger threat of importing Ebola cases than flights into Cape Town International Airport from those countries according to SA's health authorities.
12 Aug 2014
A Lagos-based startup, Big Cabal Media, has curated and launched an educational Ebola-awareness website aimed at the West African market. In one week the website reportedly saw more than 500,000...
10 Aug 2014
If there is one industry where everything is in flux and companies have to re-jig their shapes and formats all the time, it is SA's packaging manufacturers. Apart from constantly changing industry conditions, not least from encroaching rivals, each firm has specific obstacles to get over.
Mark Allix 2 Jun 2014
Following its Pioneers of Health Challenge, Good Worldwide Inc has announced the selected winners who will participate in the four-day Pioneers of Health Conference being held in Cape Town at the UCT Graduate School of Business in the V&A Waterfront from 10-13 December 2013.
11 Dec 2013
YAOUNDE, CAMEROON: From Cameroon to Ivory Coast, Kenya to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), traders in counterfeit drugs do a thriving business with the utmost cynicism and sometimes at the cost of human lives.
24 Aug 2013