Brazzaville, Congo (Republic of the)// — Women account for a slightly smaller proportion of COVID-19 infections and deaths compared with men, a preliminary analysis by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 28 African countries shows.
About 500 kilometers northwest of Kabul, in the town of Nakarabad, 24-year-old Shukria sews to save lives. She produces about 100 masks a day—masks that serve the 1,700 people in her hometown, covering a shortage of this simple yet lifesaving piece of equipment.
Private-sector involvement in the process of renegotiating African debt, a prerequisite for the G20, remains uncertain – according to several rating agencies. Ethiopia will serve as a test case.
The Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) has called on government to adequately resource public health nurses and other front line workers to effectively and efficiently discharge their duties during the nationwide COVID-19 vaccine exercise for the citizenry across the country.
A bus and tro-tro station in Accra, Ghana. nicolasdecorte/Shutterstock/Editorial use only Festival Godwin Boateng, Columbia University Millions of people in Africa’s cities rely on public transport to get around. Minibuses are especially common, whether you’re in Accra, Dar es Salaam, Lagos or Nairobi.
Accra, Ghana//-The Ghana Institution of Surveyors (GhIS) has called on government to fast track the passage of the Survey Council Bill currently before Parliament to bring sanity to the surveying industry in the country.