Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone’s Anti-graft agency indicts former Road Safety boss and two others

By Ishmael Sallieu Koroma Dr. Sarah FINDA Bendu, former Executive Director, Sierra Leone Roads Safety Authority Sierra Leone’s Anti-graft Agency has indicted the former Executive Director of the Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority (SLRSA) Dr. Sarah Finda Bendu and two other government officials according to a press statement from the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on 12th September. ‘’The Anti-Corruption Commission, on 12th September 2019, filed an indictment against Dr. Sarah FINDA Bendu, former Executive Director, Sierra Leone Roads Safety Authority (SLRSA); Mr. Victor Labor, Procurement Manager, SLRSA; and Ms. Kepiatu Alghali,…

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In Central Africa, a revolutionary driller is teaching us a lesson about oil

As drilling activity picked up, production increased, and so did revenues By Mickael Vogel* JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 13, 2019/ — By Mickael Vogel, Director of Strategy, African Energy Chamber Chad’s rigs count has been surprisingly high for a year now, in a country that produces only about 100,000 bopd. With seven rigs deployed on its territory since September 2018 accoridng to Baker Hughes GE, Chad counts more rigs than most African petroleum provinces. It is more than Angola, sub-Saharan Africa’s second largest producer of oil. It is almost more…

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Tanzania unveils first Senographe Pristina Digital Mammography: another key milestone for early detection of breast cancer in East Africa

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, September 13, 2019/ — GE Healthcare’s (www.GEHealthcare.com) Senographe Pristina is engineered by Women for Women to help reduce pain, discomfort and anxiety women experience during a mammography; Launch of the digital mammography system in line with the country’s Health Sector Strategic Plan to improve prevention and management of non-communicable diseases. The Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam (AKHS) has installed GE Healthcare’s Senographe Pristina, a more advanced and comfortable mammography system for patients, with next-generation 3-D digital technology for the first time in Tanzania. The hospital endeavors to give greater access to high quality breast healthcare for women as a part of its comprehensive…

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Top Ten News Items On Health, 14th September 2019

FG disbursed N6.5bn health care fund to 15 states, FCT. ‘Vaccine derived polio’ won’t stop Nigeria from being certified free – Official. Nigeria launches Yellow fever vaccination reactive campaign to contain outbreak in Ebonyi State. Yellow fever: Bauchi State govt flags off aerial spray to curtail Quelea birds. Why Nigeria needs more field epidemiologists – Experts. WHO, Partners call for State Health Sector Review. NACA unfolds plan for $150m HIV Trust Fund. EU supports Sokoto, Zamfara States with N102m for Child Undernutrition. Gov Okowa, Health Minister, decry Nigeria’s ranking in…

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10 Young African Leaders

Africa has the youngest population in the world, with 200 million people between the ages of 15 and 24. According to the World Bank, youth account for 60 percent of all unemployed people on the continent, with young women bearing the sting of unemployment as young men are favoured for jobs. Instead of succumbing to fear of these statistics, many young people have taken the entrepreneurship route, turning problems that they encounter in their communities into solution-orientated businesses. Here is a list of top 10 young African leaders doing great…

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How to Incorporate AI into Your Online & Offline Business.

You are here: Home / News / How to Incorporate AI into Your Online & Offline Business. September 13, 2019 by Staff   Filed under News Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry (ThyBlackMan.com) From a business buzzword to a necessity, Artificial intelligence (AI) has successfully convinced businesses of all sizes to take advantage of it. With enterprise budget for AI investment is expected to go over $47 billion in a year, companies should start building their strategies. Below are some suggestions on how to do it. Know what AI can…

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Hundreds of Nigerians Return Home on Free Flight Out of South Africa After Xenophobic Attacks

Fears of recent xenophobic violence have driven hundreds Nigerians out of South Africa to Nigeria’s largest city of Lagos. Nigerian private airline Air Peace offered a free flight from Johannesburg to Lagos on Wednesday to hundreds of Nigerians fleeing South Africa after a recent uptick in attacks on foreign people and their property in South Africa. “My workshop is damaged. Everything there is burnt, and I just had to run away for my life,” one man told the BBC. Another woman called xenophobic attacks “an insult to Nigeria.” “And then…

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Kenya adds world’s first malaria vaccine to routine vaccination

Kenya has added the world’s first malaria vaccine to routine immunization for children under two years. The vaccine was launched in the western county of Homa Bay. This makes the East African nation, the third country in Africa to roll out the vaccine for malaria. “Our current strategic direction for malaria eradication is to have at least have 80% of people living in malaria risk areas having access to appropriate malaria preventative interventions. This strategy will involve sustained implementation of the existing interventions which I have just talked about but…

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