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Novartis, ASCP and ACS join forces to fight cancer in Ethiopia, Uganda and Tanzania

The objective is to provide patients with rapid cancer diagnostics and appropriate care. BASEL, Switzerland, November 15, 2017/ — First focus will be on Ethiopia, Uganda and Tanzania. Cancer is on the rise in Africa, with more than 500,000 deaths annually. Novartis (www.Novartis.com), the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) (www.ASCP.org) …

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IMANI Boss writes on Zimbabwe Crisis

Events in Zimbabwe remind me of “The Zimbabwe Papers: A Positive Agenda for Zimbabwean Renewal –, a major report released on May 19, 2009 by 9 of Africa’s most respected think-tanks, including yours truly, IMANI. The report examined the causes of Zimbabwe’s social and economic problems and offered a blueprint …

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LIVE: Coup under way in Zimbabwe?

It’s premature to be talking about a coup in Zim’, says political expert Zimbabwe’s national army has been seen moving its tanks from the barracks to the capital Harare following threats issued by the military to take control of the country’s affairs. Follow the live updates. #BreakingNews #Zimbabwe , Capital …

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South Atlantic Cable System begins the deep-water installation

First-of-its-kind cable connecting Africa and South America 75% complete. LUANDA, Angola, November 7, 2017/ — South Atlantic Cable System (SACS), the first submarine cable system across the South Atlantic is in the final stretch of its installation between Africa and South America. Angola Cables (www.AngolaCables.co.ao), the company overseeing installation and the …

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