Africa will start talks with the World Health Organization about getting the first approved malaria vaccine to the continent as soon as possible, the African Union's top health official, John Nkengasong said, amid calls for funding for drugs beyond COVID-19. John Nkengasong spoke a day after the WHO said RTS,S...
Beatrice Batamuliza The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the government of Rwanda through the Rwanda National Drug Authority signed a 75 million US Dollar project. Unveiling the project, USAID official Jonathan Cummins said the fund is in appreciation of Rwanda’s good management of US funds donated. “The government of...
Egypt's Minister of Youth and Sports, Ashraf Sobhi, has announced that the country is currently witnessing an integration stage across various bodies as part of President Sisi's strategy and vision to deepen the Financial Inclusion process. Sobhi disclosed this information as he attended the signing ceremony of contracts between his...
The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has donated a huge sum of N4.2billion as part of its unconditional Micro Grant Programme for empowering women in the rural areas across Nigeria. At the flag-off of the Foundation's one-off unconditional Micro-grants Programme in Bauchi, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man and Chairman of...
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged funds to the tune of $50 million to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance against Covid in a bid to support COVID-19 vaccine purchase through the alliance's COVAX Advance Market Commitment (AMC) as well as delivery of these vaccines to 92 lower-income countries,...