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Ghanaian School Girls Tackle Covid-19 With Touchless Sanitizer Dispenser Invention

Their innovation came days after 136 students of Achimota School in Accra tested positive for Covid-19 on July 4, 2021. The post Ghanaian School Girls Tackle Covid-19 With Touchless Sanitizer Dispenser Invention appeared first on Zenger News.

Cycling For Sanitary Pad Earns Kenyan Woman International Recognition

Milka Hadida was honored with the Florence Nightingale medal for her initiative in helping keep girls in school. The post Cycling For Sanitary Pad Earns Kenyan Woman International Recognition appeared first on Zenger News.

‘My Children Are Determined To Kill Me’: Plight Of Kenya’s Elderly Accused Of Witchcraft

Witchcraft allegations are often leveled at the elderly on Kenya's coast, a guise used by family members to dispossess them. The post ‘My Children Are Determined To Kill Me’: Plight Of Kenya’s Elderly Accused Of Witchcraft appeared first on Zenger News.

Kenyan Doctor Ditches Medicine, Finds Success In Fitness And Adventures Firm

Taii Odero pursued medicine out of peer pressure, but a stint as gym trainer as a university student led him in another direction. The post Kenyan Doctor Ditches Medicine, Finds Success In Fitness And Adventures Firm appeared first on Zenger News.

Young Kenyan Doctor Wins WHO Director-General Award 

Jemima Kariuki, 28, founded a project to help pregnant women get safe deliveries during Covid-19 lockdown in Kenya. The post Young Kenyan Doctor Wins WHO Director-General Award  appeared first on Zenger News.

Outrage As Ugandan Private Hospitals Inflate Bills For Covid-19 Patients

Government says the law does not allow it to regulate medical fees charged by private hospitals. The post Outrage As Ugandan Private Hospitals Inflate Bills For Covid-19 Patients appeared first on Zenger News.

Cameroon Takes Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign To Churches, Markets

Superstitions, rumors, and misinformation driving low vaccination rate. The post Cameroon Takes Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign To Churches, Markets appeared first on Zenger News.

Can’t Breathe: Uganda Runs Out Of Oxygen For Covid-19 Patients 

President Yoweri Museveni reimposed a 42-day countrywide lockdown as deaths rise. The post Can’t Breathe: Uganda Runs Out Of Oxygen For Covid-19 Patients  appeared first on Zenger News.

South Africa Imposes Covid-19 Restrictions Amid Spread Of Delta Variant

Africa is battling a third wave of Covid-19, forcing governments to impose strict containment measures. The post South Africa Imposes Covid-19 Restrictions Amid Spread Of Delta Variant appeared first on Zenger News.

Zimbabwean Mother’s Hopes Child Lost In 2019’s Cyclone Idai Will Be Found

Zimbabwe to exhume and repatriate 157 bodies of its citizens buried in Mozambique in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai. The post Zimbabwean Mother’s Hopes Child Lost In 2019’s Cyclone Idai Will Be Found appeared first on Zenger News.

Africa Struggling With 3rd Wave Of Covid-19 Pandemic: WHO

Oxygen shortages reported in several countries as cases surge across the continent. The post Africa Struggling With 3rd Wave Of Covid-19 Pandemic: WHO appeared first on Zenger News.

Rising Mental Health Cases Forces Kenya To Rethink Ban On Prison Visits

Government suspended prison visits in March 2020 to curb the spread of Covi-19, but the ban is taking a toll on prisoners.  The post Rising Mental Health Cases Forces Kenya To Rethink Ban On Prison Visits appeared first on Zenger News.

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