“Developing countries such as Mauritius need research to help relieve the economic burden of chronic diseases”

[L’Express] Dr Neel Heerasing, a consultant gastroenterologist with special interests in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and Clinical Nutrition, was born and raised in Mauritius. Having completed his medical training in Australia, he moved to the United Kingdom in 2016 to further his training and undertook a two-year research fellowship at the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and the prestigious Inflammatory Bowel Disease Pharmacogenetics Research Centre.

[L'Express] Dr Neel Heerasing, a consultant gastroenterologist with special interests in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and Clinical Nutrition, was born and raised in Mauritius. Having completed his medical training in Australia, he moved to the United Kingdom in 2016 to further his training and undertook a two-year research fellowship at the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and the prestigious Inflammatory Bowel Disease Pharmacogenetics Research Centre.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

PDP, APC Trade Blames Over Herdsmen Killings in Ekiti

[Premium Times] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State have disagreed on the causes of herdsmen attacks and killings in the state.

[Premium Times] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State have disagreed on the causes of herdsmen attacks and killings in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Exporters Ready for Another Export of Yam to U.S., UK

[Vanguard] Prof. Simon Irtwang, Chairman, Technical Committee on Yam Export, on Tuesday said yam exporters were finalising processes to export another consignment of yam to the United States of America and United Kingdom.

[Vanguard] Prof. Simon Irtwang, Chairman, Technical Committee on Yam Export, on Tuesday said yam exporters were finalising processes to export another consignment of yam to the United States of America and United Kingdom.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Film On Tafawa Balewa’s Book, ‘Shehu Umar’ to Premiere in Germany

[Leadership] A movie adaptation of the literary work of Nigeria’s first elected Prime Minister, Sir Tafawa Balewa, known as “Shehu Umar”, is set to hit the cinema in Berlin, Germany.

[Leadership] A movie adaptation of the literary work of Nigeria's first elected Prime Minister, Sir Tafawa Balewa, known as "Shehu Umar", is set to hit the cinema in Berlin, Germany.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenyan Lenders Take Front Seat in Green Growth

[Nation] Global pre-occupation with climate change is a rather recent phenomenon especially in developing countries. Concern for the habitat, clean or green energy, sustainable development and related issues were for many decades a preserve of hard-cor…

[Nation] Global pre-occupation with climate change is a rather recent phenomenon especially in developing countries. Concern for the habitat, clean or green energy, sustainable development and related issues were for many decades a preserve of hard-core environmentalists and activists operating on the fringe of the economy and society that they were derisively referred to as "tree-huggers".

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Chinese Art Performance Staged in Rwanda to Send Chinese New Year Wishes

[Focac] Chinese dancers perform during the “Happy Chinese New Year” gala in Kigali, Rwanda, on Feb. 9, 2018. Featuring the regional characteristics of Gansu and Chinese cultural elements, the gala consisted of Chinese operas including Chinese national …

[Focac] Chinese dancers perform during the "Happy Chinese New Year" gala in Kigali, Rwanda, on Feb. 9, 2018. Featuring the regional characteristics of Gansu and Chinese cultural elements, the gala consisted of Chinese operas including Chinese national intangible cultural heritage the Long Opera, songs, dances, acrobatics and folk music. (Xinhua/Lyu Tianran)

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Tanzania Says Impressed With Progress On Construction of China-Funded Library

[Focac] Dar es Salaam -The government of Tanzania said on Friday it was satisfied with progress made on the construction of a China-funded library in the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM).

[Focac] Dar es Salaam -The government of Tanzania said on Friday it was satisfied with progress made on the construction of a China-funded library in the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

China’s Cranes to Promote Namibia’s Port Construction

[Focac] The ship loading cranes from China docks in Walvis Bay, Namibia, on Feb. 9, 2018. Namibia’s port in the coastal town of Walvis Bay will become the “most brilliant pearl on the Atlantic Coast of southwest Africa” with the delivery of four ship-t…

[Focac] The ship loading cranes from China docks in Walvis Bay, Namibia, on Feb. 9, 2018. Namibia's port in the coastal town of Walvis Bay will become the "most brilliant pearl on the Atlantic Coast of southwest Africa" with the delivery of four ship-to-shore (STS) cranes manufactured by China, the Chinese ambassador to the country said Friday. The cranes, manufactured by China's Zhenhua Port Machinery Company, will be deployed at the new container terminal that is expected to be completed by mid-2019. (Xinhua/Wu

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Tunisia Open to Chinese Investment – Senior Official

[Focac] Tunis -“Tunisia is open to Chinese investment,” said Mabrouk Korchid, Tunisian Minister of State Domains and Land Affairs, in an exclusive interview with Xinhua recently.

[Focac] Tunis -"Tunisia is open to Chinese investment," said Mabrouk Korchid, Tunisian Minister of State Domains and Land Affairs, in an exclusive interview with Xinhua recently.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

China’s State Construction Company Works Hard to Deliver Great Mosque of Algiers

[Focac] Algiers -Algeria is going to have one of the largest mosques in the world, as the China’s State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) is doubling efforts to deliver this mega project this year.

[Focac] Algiers -Algeria is going to have one of the largest mosques in the world, as the China's State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) is doubling efforts to deliver this mega project this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Algeria