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6 African health startups chosen for Innovate For Life Fund Accelerator
6 African health startups chosen for Innovate For Life Fund Accelerator

Amref Health Africa has selected six African healthcare startups to join its Innovate for Life Fund Accelerator programme, which supports post-revenue entrepreneurs with innovative products tailored to improve primary healthcare...

By Tom Jackson 2 Oct 2018

HPV vaccine is about cancer, not sex
HPV vaccine is about cancer, not sex

Part of the reason Dr Kenneth Alexander visited South Africa is to figure out how the country went about successfully implementing an HPV vaccine programme...

By Nicci Botha 13 Mar 2017

Breathing life into renewables
Breathing life into renewables

Founder and CEO of Quercus Investment Partners, Diego Biasi, believes that doing business should equate to doing good - for the environment and those less fortunate...

By Nicci Botha 16 Sep 2015

The initiative provides an audio-based mobile training course targeting front line health workers (FLW) to help them deliver life-saving information, and is also aimed at helping pregnant women and their families prepare for the unexpected and potentially deadly situations that can arise in child birth.
The evolving business model for m-governance

A look at the evolving business model for (mobile governance) m-governance projects and the use of mobile technology as a catalyst for inclusive development.

By Vijay Sai Pratap 27 Mar 2014

Malaria outbreak: Limpopo issues travel warning
Malaria outbreak: Limpopo issues travel warning

A malaria outbreak in Limpopo has led to the issuing of a travel warning and the dispatch of health teams to the province, reports the SABC.

By Rod Baker 13 Jan 2014

Bhekisisa Mncube
Rotavirus crisis, what crisis?

There is a school of thought in journalism literature that says journalists must write "news to use" not titillation and gossip.

By Bhekisisa Mncube 12 Jul 2013

Hold politicians accountable for children's issues, MMA tells media
Hold politicians accountable for children's issues, MMA tells media

As election campaigning gains momentum in South Africa, many vote-seeking politicians trek all over the place, looking for support and publicity, but are seemingly untroubled by the fate of thousands of the country's children still living in extreme poverty. Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) this week has called on journalists to hold politicians accountable through a series of questions to 'force' children's issues in election manifestos.

By Issa Sikiti da Silva 29 Apr 2011

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