Health & Wellness World

Malaria vaccine launched in Kenya: Kenya joins Ghana and Malawi to roll out landmark vaccine in pilot introduction

The vaccine, known as RTS,S, will be available to children from 6 months of age in selected areas of the country in a phased pilot introduction HOMA BAY, Kenya, September 13, 2019/ — The World Health Organization (WHO) congratulates the Government of Kenya for launching the world’s first malaria vaccine today in Homa Bay County, […]

African News International

Erasmus+: EU boosts participation of African students and staff in 2019

The results of the 2019 Erasmus+ call bring the total number of exchanges between Africa and Europe to 26,247 since the beginning of the programme in 2014 BRUSSELS, Belgium, September 12, 2019/ — The EU has invested an additional €17.6 million to support over 8,500 newly selected African students and staff to participate in Erasmus+ […]

African News Business

DHL expands Africa eShop online shopping application to 34 countries across Sub Saharan Africa

Growth of online retail driving DHL Africa eShop’s rapid success CAPE TOWN, South Africa, September 11, 2019/ — Platform introduced to an additional 14 countries across Sub Saharan Africa; Growth of online retail driving DHL Africa eShop’s rapid success. Download document link: http://bit.ly/2mcc7Pp Since its initial introduction in April of this year, the DHL Africa eShop (https://www.Africa-eShop.DHL/) app […]

African News Business

African Green Revolution Forum 2019: African Development Bank, partners relaunch agriculture platform

Platform important tool for learning lessons from each other and to help move Africa to a more dynamic agriculture ACCRA, Ghana, September 6, 2019/ — The African Development Bank  (AfDB.org), the Rockefeller Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have relaunched a platform to assist African agriculture ministers and other key stakeholders to promote […]

Business Technology

These 3 Shooting Functions Unlocked, a Mobile Make Blockbusters

Photography has now become a key indicator for assessing smartphone performance HONG KONG, The People’s Republic of China, September 10, 2019/ — Following the social media boom, the art of photography now plays an increasingly important role in the lives of the young. In this respect, smartphones, with their cutting-edge tech, have become a fully-fledged […]

Football Ghana International Sports

Manchester City insert sell-on clause in Ghanaian defender Jeremie Frimpong’s Celtic deal

English champions Manchester City have inserted a 30% sell-on clause in Jeremie Frimpong’s transfer to Scottish giants Celtic. Jeremie Frimpong joined the Scottish champions on a four year deal in a transfer worth a £1 million. Celtic have paid an initial £350,000 for the 18-year old with the club set to pay the remaining £650,000 […]

The destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian is seen from the air, in Marsh Harbor, Abaco Island, Bahamas, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. The death toll from Hurricane Dorian has climbed to 20. Bahamian Health Minister Duane Sands released the figure Wednesday evening and warned that more fatalities were likely. (AP Photo/Gonzalo Gaudenzi)
International

Ontario woman among Hurricane Dorian victims in the Bahamas

The family of a woman from Windsor, Ont., says she has died in the Bahamas as a result of hurricane Dorian. A GoFundMe page has been set up to raise money to bring the body of Alishia Sabrina Liolli back to Canada. The page says Liolli died from the impact of hurricane Dorian, which authorities […]

NBA Sports

Kings of the NBA: Toronto Raptors capture 1st crown in thrilling win over Warriors

Franchise wins NBA title 24 years after entering league Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard, centre, celebrates with the Larry O’Brien NBA Championship Trophy after defeating the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press) The Toronto Raptors are bringing the Larry O’Brien Trophy as NBA champions home to […]