17 Dec

Individual COVID-19 preventive measures, such as handwashing and wearing masks, mark the path forward in protecting people while vaccine efforts scale up  NEW YORK, 17th December 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- As the Omicron variant dominates the COVID-19 news cycle, new research from the Partnership for Evidence-Based Response to COVID-19 (PERC) indicates that people in African Union Member States…

19 Dec

Recently, the Kano Literacy and Maths Accelerator (KaLMA) programme results were shared at a dissemination event held at the Fountain Hall of the Rockview Hotel Royale, Abuja.

30 Dec

Download logoForeign Secretary Liz Truss has pledged up to £105 million of UK emergency aid to help vulnerable countries tackle the Omicron Covid-19 variant, with a particular focus on Africa. The vital aid will be delivered through trusted partners and will: Scale-up testing – especially in parts of Africa where testing rates for Covid-19 remain…

21 Jan

Download logoMinister for Africa has visited Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia to deepen partnerships on trade, education and health, and discuss solutions to regional challenges including conflict and drought. Vicky Ford announced £17 million of UK Aid to respond to region-wide drought, and one million COVID-19 vaccines. The Minister also announced new investments in East Africa…

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11 Feb

Download logoThe health sector will not suffer budget cuts, Uganda’s development partners have reiterated. In a meeting with the Committee on Health, the partners including the World Health Organisation (WHO), USAID, Clinton Health Care Initiative and UK AID told the legislators that despite the challenges in funding created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the group of…

21 Feb

Download logoThere is limited data on the extent and impact of marine litter in the Western Indian Ocean region; Flipflopi and partners will map the extent of marine litter in the ocean and around the UNESCO heritage site of the Lamu archipelago; the baseline study will be used to inform potential interventions, including the development of…

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