Saving Lives from AIDS in West & Central Africa Demands Delivering Differently

[MSF] In South Africa today, nearly 4 million people are on antiretroviral drugs (ARVs), the largest HIV patient cohort in the world. At the same time, in West & Central Africa (WCA) — where researchers, policy makers, clinicians and activists meet at the largest AIDS conference in hosted in Abidjan this week — 4 million people remain undiagnosed and untreated for the disease.

[MSF] In South Africa today, nearly 4 million people are on antiretroviral drugs (ARVs), the largest HIV patient cohort in the world. At the same time, in West & Central Africa (WCA) -- where researchers, policy makers, clinicians and activists meet at the largest AIDS conference in hosted in Abidjan this week -- 4 million people remain undiagnosed and untreated for the disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

World Bank Cuts Economic Growth Forecast to 4.9%

[East African] The World Bank expects the Kenyan economy to rebound in 2018 as headwinds such as drought, slowing credit access and politics — that hurt growth this year — subside.

[East African] The World Bank expects the Kenyan economy to rebound in 2018 as headwinds such as drought, slowing credit access and politics -- that hurt growth this year -- subside.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

You’ll Commit Treason, Githu Muigai Tells Raila Odinga

[Nation] Attorney-General Githu Muigai has warned against plans to swear in National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga as the ‘people’s president’ on December 12.

[Nation] Attorney-General Githu Muigai has warned against plans to swear in National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga as the 'people's president' on December 12.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rescued From Libya, Jobless Senegalese Migrants Likely to Return

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Senegal has some of the highest numbers of young men who get trafficked, imprisoned and sold in lawless Libya while trying to reach Europe

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Senegal has some of the highest numbers of young men who get trafficked, imprisoned and sold in lawless Libya while trying to reach Europe

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Nigeria Set to Pass a Law Against Mob Lynching. Will It Make a Difference?

[The Conversation Africa] “Ole, ole!” (thief, thief!) is all that needs to be shouted in Nigeria before large crowds gather to beat, and often burn, the accused to death. Although there are no official statistics on the prevalence of mob lynching in Ni…

[The Conversation Africa] "Ole, ole!" (thief, thief!) is all that needs to be shouted in Nigeria before large crowds gather to beat, and often burn, the accused to death. Although there are no official statistics on the prevalence of mob lynching in Nigeria - referred to as jungle justice - media reports suggest it's a regular occurrence. A 2014 survey revealed that 43% of Nigerians had personally witnessed a lynch mob attack.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Beach Cricket Festival Will Give Additional Looks to Sierra Leone

[Concord] Chief Executive Officer of Kent Cricket Club, Emmanuel Pessima, has said the commencement of Beach Cricket festival will help give a new lifeline to cricket in Sierra Leone.

[Concord] Chief Executive Officer of Kent Cricket Club, Emmanuel Pessima, has said the commencement of Beach Cricket festival will help give a new lifeline to cricket in Sierra Leone.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Jailed King Dalindyebo Disappointed By ANC Eastern Cape’s Failure to Nominate Woman Deputy

[News24Wire] AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, who is currently in prison, has expressed his shock at the outcomes of the ANC Eastern Cape provincial general council which failed to elect a woman as a running mate for ANC presidential hopeful Cyri…

[News24Wire] AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, who is currently in prison, has expressed his shock at the outcomes of the ANC Eastern Cape provincial general council which failed to elect a woman as a running mate for ANC presidential hopeful Cyril Ramaphosa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa