Pretomanid, developed by the non-profit TB Alliance, has received EU marketing authorisation in combination regimen with bedaquiline and linezolid in adults with XDR-TB or treatment-intolerant/non-responsive MDR-TB PRETORIA, South Africa, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Pretomanid, a novel compound developed by the non-profit organization TB Alliance, has been granted a conditional marketing authorisation by the European Commission […]"TB Alliance Announces European Commission Authorisation of New Treatment for Highly Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis"
RÉALISATION D’UN PIVOT STRATÉGIQUE POUR L’AFRIQUE WASHINGTON, 3 août 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Fort d’un héritage impressionnant de cinquante années de programmes à fort impact en Afrique, le conseil d’administration d’Africare et son président et directeur général Robert L. Mallett ont annoncé ce jour la cessation programmée des opérations d’Africare aux États-Unis et l’approbation d’une entité indépendante nouvellement créée, « PanAfricare », […]"Africare célèbre son 50e anniversaire avec la cessation programmée de toutes les opérations américaines et l’aide à la mise en œuvre du nouveau « PanAfricare » sur le continent"
COMPLETES A STRATEGIC PIVOT TO AFRICA WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Crowning an impressive fifty-year legacy of high-impact programming within Africa, the Africare Board of Directors and President & CEO Robert L. Mallett today announced both the planned cessation of Africare operations in the US and the endorsement of a newly created independent entity, […]"Africare Commemorates Its 50th Anniversary With Planned Sunset Of All U.S. Operations And Assisting In Standing Up A New “PanAfricare” On The Continent"
NAIROBI/DAR ES SALAAM, Kenya Airways resumed international flights on Saturday, heading to about 30 destinations for the first time since the routes were suspended in March due to the Coronavirus. The carrier, in which Air France KLM holds a small stake, resumed domestic flights in mid-July after the government cleared local air travel. “We announced we are starting with 27 destinations, we increased it to 30 just following demand,” Allan Kilavuka, the airline’s chief executive…"Covid-19: Kenya Airways resumes international flights after curbs lifted"
Some 690 people have today tested positive for Covid-19 following testing of 5,393 samples over the last 24 hours. This now brings the total number of positive cases in the country to 22,053 and cumulative tests carried out so far to 315,723. In a press statement on Sunday, the Ministry of Health in its status updates of Corona virus in the country says out of the latest cases 681 are Kenyans, while nine are foreigners.…"Kenya Records 690 Positive Cases, 5 Deaths And 58 Discharges Of Covid-19"
The Ugunja MP, Opiyo Wandayi has asked the government to ignore calls for more consultations over the leasing of sugar factories and instead hasten the process of leasing the mills to private investors. Wandayi, who is also Chairman of Public Accounts Committee in Parliament, said those behind calls for suspension of the leasing programme were insensitive to the plight of sugarcane farmers who have suffered for decades because of mismanagement of publicly owned factories. Speaking…"Government Urged To Ignore Calls For More Consultation Over Leasing Of Sugar Factories"