Zimbabweans react to rising inflation

Zimbabweans are reacting to the further increase in fuel prices as food shortages and inflation bites. After rising to over 175% in June, inflation pushed Zimbabwe to raise prices for some commodities such as fuel once again. The government is struggling to avoid almost inevitable hyperinflation at this stage. A situation that provokes the anger of the inhabitants who declare that they’‘survive’‘ in this economic crisis. Zimbabweans are reacting to the further increase in fuel prices as food shortages and inflation bites. Rwanda : encourage coffee consumption In Rwanda, the…

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Five things you don’t know about Hippocratic Oath

The Hippocratic Oath is one of the most revered documents of history. It is a powerful rite of passage that connects generations of medical professionals around the world. Laid out in the oath are principles that provide the framework for modern medical ethics. As the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) grants 412 foreign -trained doctors the nod to practice medicine in the country today, here are five facts you probably didn’t know about the Hippocratic Oath: *The Hippocratic Oath was composed over 2,000 years ago around the years…

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Africa: The World Is Off-Track to Meet Most Food and Agriculture-Related Sustainable Development Goals

Rome — The world is off track to meet most of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets linked to hunger, food security and nutrition, according to a FAO report released today. “The report paints a grim picture. Four years into the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, regression is the norm when it comes to ending hunger and rendering agriculture and the management of natural resources – be that on land or in our oceans – sustainable,” said Pietro Gennari, FAO Chief Statistician. “Being off track when it comes to reaching…

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One day Safaris in Tanzania

If you don’t have any other option for longer safaris in Tanzania, there are still day trip safaris available to do on a tight one day schedule.  Lets take a look at Tanzanian national parks that you can visit for a day without too much hassle. If you are in Arusha and looking for one day safari, you can choose among Tarangire National Park, Arusha National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, and Ngorongoro  Crater safari. All national parks are suitable for a day safari trip, due to relative proximity to…

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WHO upgrades DRC Ebola crisis to an international concern

The World Health Organization declared an international emergency over the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday, elevating its status while nonetheless maintaining that the global risk of outbreak remains low. The International Health Regulations (IHR) Emergency Committee said it was concerned that a year into an outbreak that has grown to more than 2,500 cases, a full two-thirds of them fatal, there are “worrying signs of possible extension of the epidemic.” The decision for the DR Congo outbreak to be named a Public Health Emergency of…

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