Volunteering in Africa: 'I didn't want to leave' – Sunshine Coast Daily

Volunteering in Africa: 'I didn't want to leave' – Sunshine Coast Daily

EIGHT years ago, Jenny Humphrey and her husband Laurie hopped on a plane to Africa and have only just returned to the Coast. Ms Humphrey is an early childhood teacher and her husband is a builder. With their skills combined, the pair lived in Zimbabwe for three and a half years volunteering. “We went with […]

South Africa is home to 8 of Africa's 50 best beaches – Lowvelder

South Africa is home to 8 of Africa's 50 best beaches – Lowvelder

4. Noetzie Beach, Plettenberg Bay The gravel road leading to Noetzie Beach eludes to its exclusivity. But when you make the climb down the steep stairway attached to a cliff, you know you’re onto something wondrous. Tucked into a hidden nook of Plettenberg Bay and rimmed by a dense forest, Noetzie is known for historic […]

UCT health economist Ataguba to be a voice for Africa | Cape Times – Independent Online

UCT health economist Ataguba to be a voice for Africa | Cape Times – Independent Online

UCT associate professor and director of Health Economics John Ataguba Photo: www.news.uct.ac.za Cape Town – UCT associate professor and director of Health Economics John Ataguba has been selected to the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Future Council on Health and Healthcare. The council will evaluate how health-care systems should be adapted by 2050 to account […]

WATCH: Pharrell unimpressed by Africa's alarm clock – eNCA

WATCH: Pharrell unimpressed by Africa's alarm clock – eNCA

JOHANNESBURG – Singer and producer Pharrell Williams was neither happy nor clapping along the morning after his electrifying performance at the Global Citizen festival. In fact, he received a wake-up call with a difference while in South Africa. A video of him reacting to noisy Hadedas is making the rounds on social media, and it has […]

Bono to speak in Chicago on fighting AIDS, poverty in Africa – WSFA

Bono is co-founder of ONE, an advocacy organization that lobbies governments around the world to address poverty. He also co-founded RED, which partners with well-known brands to raise public awareness of AIDS. It has raised more than $500 million for AIDS prevention and treatment in Africa. Source link

Sickle cell anemia treatment safely lowers disease burden in African children – Medical Xpress

Sickle cell anemia treatment safely lowers disease burden in African children – Medical Xpress

Russell Ware M.D., director of Hematology at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, was senior investigator on a multi-national clinical trial focused on improving health outcomes for children in sub-Saharan African who have sickle cell anemia. He is pictured in front of his research laboratory at Cincinnati Children’s. Credit: Cincinnati Children’s A daily hydroxyurea pill […]

GALLERIES: Mysteries and myths from ancient Africa – The East African

GALLERIES: Mysteries and myths from ancient Africa – The East African

By FRANK WHALLEYMore by this Author Gallery collabos are all the rage. They’re the New Big Thing on the East African art scene. Already this year we have had two galleries from Tanzania taking space in Nairobi. First came 23 painters from Vipaji (Talent) in Dar who exhibited canvases based on henna designs at Banana […]

African Officials Respond to France’s Restitution Report – The New York Times

African Officials Respond to France’s Restitution Report – The New York Times

Initial responses from African officials to a report issued last week by France on the return of looted treasures from the continent reveal the path to restitution will be a thorny one. The report, commissioned by President Emmanuel Macron of France, recommended that all objects removed without consent from Africa and sent to France be […]