JOHANNESBURG – New rapid coronavirus testing, soon to be available throughout Africa, could be a “game changer” for the continent, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The new, cheaper, less fragile tests could help health systems identify and treat cases more quickly, said Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, the World Health Organization’s Regional Director for Africa. 20 million antigen tests are being distributed to low and middle income countries, she said, with many headed to the continent.…"Millions of New Rapid COVID Antigen Test Kits Headed to Africa"
Kenya has in the recent past been facing a myriad of food security challenges from Tuta absoluta which attacks tomatoes, Maize lethal necrosis disease, locusts, floods, foul army worm and currently there are golden snails in Mwea attacking rice. The ministry of agriculture has said that technology has been at the center of responses to the above challenges insisting that agricultural research is necessary for re-engineering the sector to ensure resilience between emergencies such as…"Country Embarks On Research To Mitigate Threat On Food Security"
The prosecution today objected to the recall of a prosecution witness who testified more than a year ago in a case which the widow of the principal of Kiru Boys Secondary School is charged with his murder. For the ODPP, Ms. Catherine Mwaniki opposed the recall of the 1st born daughter of the couple to be recalled as they had closed their case on June 14,2019.The prosecution closed their case on 8/November 2019 after the…"ODPP Objects Recall Of Prosecution Witness"
The government will from next month begin the tarmacking of 24 kilometers Gatuanyaga ring-road at a cost of Sh1billion making it the first tarmac road in Thika East Sub County. The road will stretch from Muguka-Ngurai-Munyu-Githima-Kang’oki-Kisii and back to the Thika-Garissa highway, and will help ease traffic in the busy road. It will be a Class B road, 6.5 metres wide with provision for pedestrian walkways and a lane for cyclists, able to withstand heavy…"Delight As Sh1 Billion Road Set To Change Face Of Gatuanyaga"
BOULDER, Colorado, Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) released its latest report that describes six core principles of stimulus and recovery that should guide the sub-Saharan Africa responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic crisis. Together, the principles in the paper are a framework for governments, development partners and the local […]"Recovery Stimulus Can Chart the Way for Resilient Economies in Sub-Saharan Africa"
GUANGZHOU, Chine, 22 octobre 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Lors d’une cérémonie de signature virtuelle qui s’est tenue à la 128e Foire chinoise d’importation et d’exportation (« Foire de Canton » ou « la Foire »), le China Foreign Trade Centre (« CFTC ») a signé de multiples accords de coopération pour officialiser les partenariats avec l’Alexandria Business Association of Egypt, la Chambre de Commerce, […]"Le China Foreign Trade Centre signe des accords de coopération avec des partenaires commerciaux à la 128e Foire de Canton"