The male pill could be on the horizon after early trials showed a once-daily tablet was safe and appeared to work, according to researchers. This pill will relieve the pressure on women, who currently bear the responsibility of birth control
Alexandra township in northern Johannesburg, is the recipient of Africa’s first ATM pharmacy. The Pharmacy dispensing unit was launched by Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa who says it will issue medication in under 3 minutes to patients suffering from chronic illnesses.
The repatriation of African artifacts is important because a scarcity of artistic treasures results in a huge loss to the economies of African countries. It also contributes to a loss of national and personal identity. Some world leaders, like French president Emmanuel Macron, realise this and are hoping to rectify the void created by the looting of African treasures.
Kenyan super model Ajuma Nasenyana and top designer, Ann McCreath of KikoRomeo held a training in Kakuma refugee camp to present avenues for more artistic, fashion oriented pursuits to the camp’s youths.
Google adding M-Pesa as mode of payment in its games and app store is testament to the untapped buying power of non-card-holders who use mobile money.
The continent is full of young emerging talent such as Egyptian artist Shrok Yahya, who would unfortunately remain in obscurity if it wasn’t for social media and the exposure it affords everyone. U.S actor Will Smith congratulated the artist for the artwork depicting him and shared the portrait of himself on his Instagram account.
There has been widespread reaction to the European features in a reconstruction of a mummy believed to be the Egyptian queen Nefertiti, the biological mother of King Tutankhamun. The question that is being asked is whether this is another case of historical ‘whitewashing.’
Instead of throwing away fish skins, a green entrepreneur on Lake Victoria turns them into leather products. This reduces waste and the degradation of the environment
The Ministry of Religious Affairs in Somaliland has issued a fatwa, or religious edict, banning female genital mutilation. This is preparing the region for the passing of legislation that will finally outlaw the practice altogether.