Cameroon :Government signs FCFA 650 million contract to reconstruct burnt Kumba hospital

By Boris Esono Nwenfor Allegra Baiocchi Resident Coordinator of the UN system and Humanitarian Coordinator in Cameroon visiting part of the burnt Kumba District Hospital in February A contract worth FCFA 650 million have been signed by the Cameroon government to reconstruct parts of the Kumba district hospital that went up in flames several months ago. The Minister of Public Health Dr. Manaouda Malachie made the announcement via his Twitter account on Thursday, October 3, 2019, stating the part that had been razed by fire will get a new facelift.…

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If you were able to watch Avatar in a theatre with 3D glasses, all the credit goes to this man

We all love going to the movies. At least some of us do and there’s nothing as enthralling as immersing yourself in another world just to relax after the stress of the day. Over the years, cinemas have continued to improve theatre experience, especially with the rise of 3D technology. Today, more and more films are being offered in 3D format. The unique selling point for 3D is that it creates a more immersive experience. If you’ve seen a 3D movie you can attest to the fact that it can…

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Community Organizer Fannie Lou Hamer Died Of Untreated Breast Cancer.

You are here: Home / Health / Community Organizer Fannie Lou Hamer Died Of Untreated Breast Cancer. Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the proliferation of pink ribbons is about to start. Predatory capitalists will make breast cancer their cause, producing pink t-shirts, pocketbooks, everything. It’s a mixed blessing, this awareness, because too many will make this both a marketing and a profit-making opportunity, while others will wonder how they can use their health insurance to afford a mammogram. Health…

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EBONY ENTERS ITS 75TH YEAR LAUNCHING CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

Since 1945, EBONY magazine has been the pre-eminent voice of the Black community with relation to business, the arts and the Civil Rights Movement. Going into our 75th year, which begins in November 2019, the EBONY voice remains relevant and essential in our changing social climate, and we are pleased to announce the launch of […] source: https://www.ebony.com/news/ebony-enters-its-75th-year-launching-charitable-foundation/

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Protests continue for a fourth day in Malawi

Protesters took to the streets of Lilongwe again Friday for the fourth consecutive day, as the political opposition continues to demand the resignation of Jane Anseh, Malawi’s electoral commission chief, and opposition parties begin preparing supporters for a final court decision on the disputed May presidential election. The May 21 election saw President Peter Mutharika secure a second term, but the United Transformation Movement (UTM) and Malawi Congress Party (MCP) parties – along with other opposition politicians – filed a legal challenge. The case is still undecided by the country’s…

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Tisha Campbell Is the Subject of TV One’s ‘Uncensored’ Season Two Premiere

TV One’s original autobiographical series Uncensored returns for its second season with the premiere episode spotlighting singer/actress Tisha Campbell on Sunday, October 6. The edgy docuseries explores the private life of some of today’s most notable personalities. Campbell has overcome a lifetime of adversity and heartbreak and is a true survivor. Traumatized by sexual assault […] source: https://www.ebony.com/entertainment/tisha-campbell-is-the-subject-of-tv-ones-uncensored-season-two-premiere/

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 4th October 2019

DFID Commits N18.5B to Tackle Acute Malnutrition in Borno, Yobe States. SDGs: FG,Lagos strengthen partnership to combat maternal mortality rate. Why Nigeria must strengthen its health insurance regulations. UNICEF, EU Support Healthcare in Bauchi with $1.8M. Delta State, PharmAccess, Others Distribute $1M to Revamp Healthcare. We’ll bequeath effective Healthcare System to Nigerlites – Ketso. Lagos govt commences investigation into disease resurgence in Queens College. Kwara records 35% increase in Public Hospital patronage. House of Reps urges FG to declare state of emergency on drug abuse. Kaduna to recruit over 3,…

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’10 Years?’ Former Prosecutor Kamala Harris Weighs In On Amber Guyger’s Prison Sentence

The lenient prison sentence handed down to Amber Guyger has created a ripple effect across the country with no shortage of opinions on the contentious matter. California Sen. Kamala Harris has now officially joined the fray and shared some especially poignant commentary surrounding the punishment given to the former Dallas police officer who a jury decided murdered Botham Jean in his own home last year. READ MORE: ‘I Truly Forgive Her’: Botham Jean’s Brother Defends Hugging Amber Guyger In Court Harris called into the Rev. Al Sharpton’s radio show and…

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Ethiopia: Ethiopian Student Torpout Nyarikjor Creates a Non-Invasive Malaria Detection Device

Torpout Nyarikjor, an engineering student at Dilla University in southern Ethiopia has invented a malaria detection device. The “Tor” which is the name of the device, uses lasers to ascertain infection in the blood and is 70% accurate. The World Health Organisation African Region carries a disproportionately high share of the global malaria burden. In 2017, the region was home to 92% of malaria cases and 93% of malaria deaths. In the same year the organisation reported that 5 countries accounted for nearly half of all malaria cases worldwide: Nigeria…

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