Category Archives: Health

Africa advances on goal of cervical cancer elimination across the continent

The cervical cancer burden falls unequally on Africa,wit9 of the 20 most affected countries on this continent. The disease kills311 000 women a year worldwide and is thesecondmost common cancer among women in the African …

8th Africa Day international conference opens in Ljubljana

Minister Dr Cerar’s opening speech, which was followed by addresses from eminent guests, marked the launch of the 8th Africa Day international conference organised by the Foreign Ministry in cooperation with partners. Apart from Minister …

2.5 Million School Children At Risk Of Water And Sanitation Related Diseases-CONIWAS

The Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) calls on the Government to close the access gap in the provision of drinking water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities and services in schools. This …

Eiffel Tower In Laser And Strobe Light Show For 130th Anniversary

Paris’s iconic Eiffel Tower prepared to celebrate the 130th anniversary of its opening on Wednesday by welcoming 1,300 children before hosting a concert and an unprecedented sound and light show.

The famed monument first opened …

S. Sudan’s Kiir Warns Against Violent Attempts To Usurp Power

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir said Wednesday that any attempt to forcibly seize power in the country would be met with “violent resistance”, as calls for his ouster spread on social media.

In the past …