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A Cure For AIDS? New Drug Gammora Is ‘The Death Of HIV Cells,’ Israel Doctor Says

A Cure For AIDS? New Drug Gammora Is ‘The Death Of HIV Cells,’ Israel Doctor Says

A new drug could soon lead to a cure for AIDS, according to evidence gleaned from recent experiments in Israel. The drug, which is named Gammora, has been effectively killing high amounts of the cells that cause the debilitating disease that breaks down the body’s immune system, the Jewish Press reported Tuesday. Gammora was credited […]

Ethiopian Airlines Finalised Plans to Launch Flights to Comoros

Ethiopian Airlines Finalised Plans to Launch Flights to Comoros

Ethiopian Airlines has finalised plans to launch flights to Moroni, Comoros, starting October 30th writes SAM OKWAKOL Tewolde GebreMariam, the Group chief executive said last week, “We are thrilled to spread our wings farther to the Comoros islands. “We believe our flights to Moroni and elsewhere in our beloved continent, Africa, contribute positively to the […]

UN and African Union Welcome Partial Re-Run of Elections in Comoros

UN and African Union Welcome Partial Re-Run of Elections in Comoros

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the African Union Commission today welcomed the peaceful conduct of the partial re-run for the elections of President of Comoros and Governor of Anjouan. In a joint statement issued by Mr. Ban’s spokesperson in New York, the UN chief and the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, […]

Comoros Runoff Election Results Remain in Limbo

Comoros Runoff Election Results Remain in Limbo

More than a week after the presidential runoff election on the Comoros Islands, the outcome remains in doubt. Comorian Vice President Mohamed Ali Soilihi has challenged the vote results that gave victory to former coup leader Azali Assoumani. Third-placed presidential candidate and Grande Comore Governor Mouigni Baraka has also rejected the results. Vice President Soilihi […]

Don’t Forget the Islands – Extending Africa’s Boundaries of Knowledge

Don’t Forget the Islands – Extending Africa’s Boundaries of Knowledge

Think of Africa and invariably one’s thoughts stop at the shoreline of this vast continent. But the reach of terra firma extends far out into the seas surrounding Africa. To the east and west, far too easily ignored, are scattered groups of islands. There are universities in several of these offshore locations. Probably the smallest […]

Minister of Communications Meets Comoros Counterpart

Minister of Communications Meets Comoros Counterpart

Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Dr Tahani Abdalla met, on Wednesday, with the Comoros Minister of Transport, Tourism and Communications, Bahyat Massoudi and her accompanying delegation. The meeting sought ways of cementing ties of cooperation between the two Ministries in fields of communications and information technology as well as working to sign agreement within […]

Standard Bank Opens An Office In Ethiopia

Standard Bank Opens An Office In Ethiopia

Standard Bank Group has expanded its already extensive East African footprint with the official opening of a representative office in Ethiopia. This means that Standard Bank, which is Africa’s largest bank by assets, has a continent-wide footprint in 20 African countries. The representative office, which is based in Addis Ababa, was opened by Standard Bank […]

Why Some African Leaders Cling To Power, Whilst Others Walk Away

Why Some African Leaders Cling To Power, Whilst Others Walk Away

Following a weekend of elections on the African Continent, analysts are drawing parallels between Congo-Brazzaville and Tanzania even before results are announced. One leader is accused of tampering with the constitution to extend his grip on power, whilst the other has been credited with respecting presidential term limits. In one corner, you see a political […]

Africa Can Fix The International Criminal Court- Here Is How

Africa Can Fix The International Criminal Court- Here Is How

The demand of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress that the government should pull out of the International Criminal Court is defeatist, naïve and reactionary, says Professor John Dugard,expert on international law. African states have largely themselves to blame for the fact that the continent has been singled out by the ICC, and rather than […]

Trends Shaping Pharma Industry In Africa

Trends Shaping Pharma Industry In Africa

Imagine the future’: DHL’s Annual Regional Life Sciences & Healthcare conference focused on life sciences & healthcare supply chains and enhancing the life sciences and healthcare sector. -Africa highlighted as a market with high potential for life sciences & healthcare companies -As growth in developed markets stagnates, companies in the life sciences and healthcare market […]

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