Charles Cobb Jr., Tami Hultman & Reed Kramer | 03 Jul 2009 | AllAfrica.com
"Lifting up successful models" of democracy in Africa encourages more democracy on the continent, President Barack Obama told AllAfrica Thursday, explaining why he chose the West African nation of Ghana as the first sub-Saharan African country he would visit next week as President of the United States.
Nicolas Brulliard | 11 Jun 2009 | GlobalPost
More than three decades after much of the developed world banned DDT use, South Africa maintains the maligned pesticide as a cornerstone of its malaria control strategy.
None | 09 Apr 2009 | BBC News
A Ugandan spy who set up a bogus charity and embezzled thousands of dollars of funding meant for Aids patients has been jailed for 10 years.
Wezi Tjaronda | 05 Mar 2009 | New Era (Windhoek)
Health ministers of the SADC Elimination 8 countries have called on SADC to develop a costed framework for cross-border malaria collaboration among the E8 countries within one year.
Donna Bryson | 17 Feb 2009 | Associated Press
Zimbabwe's entire health system has collapsed and the southern African nation now overwhelmed by cholera will soon see other epidemics, a worsening AIDS crisis and the effects of widespread malnutrition, an international doctors group said Tuesday.
None | 15 Feb 2009 | Sunday Tribune
Durban health officials were called to a Mount Edgecombe residential estate this week after a case of malaria was reported. Two other cases were reported in other parts of the city.
Roger Bate | 22 Jan 2009 | Wall Street Journal
Morgan Tsvangirai has nominally been Zimbabwe's prime minister since September, but he may never actually get to hold the post. Monday's collapse of power-sharing talks between Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe and Mr. Tsvangirai marks the latest in a decade-long stream of bad news for this wretched country.
None | 20 Jan 2009 | The Citizen
Zimbabweans face a potential malaria outbreak this year with 1,63 million people at risk of contracting the disease. According to the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) partnership, a global public-private partnership aimed at fighting malaria, an outbreak may become a reality due to health teams being diverted to control the cholera outbreak, no Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) or Insecticide Treated Nets (ITN's) were rolled out.
Bill Brieger | 22 Dec 2008 | VOICES for a Malaria-Free Future
Earlier this month the New York Times expressed the concerns of many in and out of Nigeria when it said "That the president of Africa's second-wealthiest country and its biggest oil exporter had to travel abroad for minor treatment speaks volumes about the state of services in Nigeria. The average Nigerian lives on less than $2 a day and has no reliable access to electricity, clean water or adequate health care."
None | 01 Dec 2008 | IRIN News
A decline in the incidence of malaria in Swaziland is being attributed to a devastating drought in the country's malaria belt.