Press Releases

TB Alliance Announces European Commission Authorisation of New Treatment for Highly Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Pretomanid, developed by the non-profit TB Alliance, has received EU marketing authorisation in combination regimen with bedaquiline and linezolid in adults with XDR-TB or treatment-intolerant/non-responsive MDR-TB PRETORIA, South Africa, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Pretomanid, a novel compound developed by the non-profit organization TB Alliance, has been granted a conditional marketing authorisation by the European Commission […]

Press Releases

Africare célèbre son 50e anniversaire avec la cessation programmée de toutes les opérations américaines et l’aide à la mise en œuvre du nouveau « PanAfricare » sur le continent

RÉALISATION D’UN PIVOT STRATÉGIQUE POUR L’AFRIQUE WASHINGTON, 3 août 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Fort d’un héritage impressionnant de cinquante années de programmes à fort impact en Afrique, le conseil d’administration d’Africare et son président et directeur général Robert L. Mallett ont annoncé ce jour la cessation programmée des opérations d’Africare aux États-Unis et l’approbation d’une entité indépendante nouvellement créée, « PanAfricare », […]

Press Releases

Africare Commemorates Its 50th Anniversary With Planned Sunset Of All U.S. Operations And Assisting In Standing Up A New “PanAfricare” On The Continent

COMPLETES A STRATEGIC PIVOT TO AFRICA WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Crowning an impressive fifty-year legacy of high-impact programming within Africa, the Africare Board of Directors and President & CEO Robert L. Mallett today announced both the planned cessation of Africare operations in the US and the endorsement of a newly created independent entity, […]

Medical/Health Care

Coronavirus Numbers Drop in Egypt and Sudan; Libya, Tunisia and Algeria See Increases

CAIRO, EGYPT – Egypt is reopening churches for the first time in nearly four months, after a major decline in the number of recorded coronavirus cases in recent days. The number of new cases is also down in Sudan, while Libya, Tunisia and Algeria have been witnessing an increase. Worshippers gathered for the first church […]

Governance

COVID-19 Strikes Gambian Government Officials

Three ministers in the Gambian government have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the government. The State House of the Gambia tweeted on Sunday that Finance Minister Mambureh Njie, Petroleum and Energy Minister Fafa Sanyang, and Agriculture Minister Amie Fabureh all tested positive for the virus. The Gambian president, President Adama Barrow, announced last week […]

Business & Finance

DCI lost 5.31percent year to date

The Domestic Companies Index (DCI) lost 0.27 percent during the week ending July 31, 2020. As indicated by Stockbrokers Botswana weekly report, the index closed at 7 096.29 points from 7 115.41 points of the previous week. For the year-to-date, the index lost 5.31 percent. A total of 8 032 473 securities valued at P12 […]