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Warning signs over effectiveness of HIV 'wonder drug' in sub-Saharan Africa

Added: 01.12.2020 13:48 | 17 views | 0 comments

Dolutegravir, the current first-line treatment for HIV, may not be as effective as hoped in sub-Saharan Africa, suggests new research published on World AIDS Day. The study finds that this so-called 'wonder drug' may be less effective in patients resistant to older drugs.

Tags: Africa, HIV, Sahara
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Radisson to scale up investment in serviced apartments sector

Added: 01.12.2020 9:41 | 16 views | 0 comments

Radisson Hotel Group has plans to more than double its serviced apartments portfolio within the next five years across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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Zahara: Violence against women in South Africa 'a pandemic'

Added: 01.12.2020 8:18 | 1 views | 0 comments

Zahara, a platinum-selling singer in South Africa, talks to the BBC about surviving a violent attack.

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How AI is helping rural African farmers

Added: 01.12.2020 6:17 | 12 views | 0 comments

An AI-backed mobile app is helping farmers in rural areas gain critical information for their crops.

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[Ticker] Gran Canaria migrant camp dismantled

Added: 01.12.2020 6:07 | 8 views | 0 comments

Spain is dismantling a dockside migrant camp in Gran Canaria amid widespread criticism of conditions, including the lack of running water and only a few toilets. Some 2,600 people were housed at Arguineguin, dubbed the "camp of shame" by Spanish media. They are being transferred to empty tourist accommodation and a military camp. Around 8,000 people, seeking refuge and better lives, arrived by boat from West Africa in November alone.

Tags: Oil, Africa, SPA
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Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: The long, medium, and short story

Added: 30.11.2020 16:19 | 5 views | 0 comments

A conflict in the Tigray region is threatening to destabilise East Africa. This is why.

Tags: Africa, NFL, ISIS
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South Africa: The icons behind the 1956 women’s march

Added: 30.11.2020 12:18 | 3 views | 0 comments

How South African women defeated plans to restrict the movement of black South Africans.

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Coronavirus in South Africa: A nurse's fight against the 'Covid storm'

Added: 30.11.2020 9:18 | 10 views | 0 comments

Nurse Tshego is fighting a virus that brings her face to face with stigma, poverty and corruption.

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South Africa v England: Dawid Malan leads tourists to series win

Added: 29.11.2020 17:18 | 13 views | 0 comments

Dawid Malan helps England edge to a four-wicket win over South Africa to wrap up the Twenty20 series with a game to spare.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

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