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S.Africa not co-operating in arrest of genocide suspect - UN court

In the past Kenya has been accused of protecting Felicien Kabuga, once one of Rwanda's richest men who is accused of financing the genocide The chief prosecutor of a UN tribunal on Wednesday accused ... read more

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Cancer: Africa’s silent killer

One noteworthy outcome of the knowledge exchange is a proposed pilot to strengthen surveillance and pathology services under the Bank-funded East Africa Public ... like AIDS, a cancer diagnosis should ... read more

Africa: Like Fingerprints At a Crime Scene, DNA May Hold the Answer to Cancer's Riddle

In Kenya specifically, it's 18 in 100 000, and in Malawi, it's even higher - 24 in 100000 - making oesophageal cancer one of the three most common cancers in these countries, a 2017 study in the ... read more

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid tribute to music legend Johnny Clegg, who died on Tuesday after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer three-and-a-half years ... the era of white minority rule in ... read more


Uganda third biggest employer of Chinese in East African region

Kenya and Tanzania, which have a gross employment of 40,113 and 39,614 Chinese, respectively in the period beat Uganda in employing Chinese in East Africa. Uganda comes in third, followed by Rwanda, ... read more

As Tanzania's Albino Killings Continue, Unanswered Questions Raise Fears

Last month, a United Nations report on albino persecution put Tanzania at the top of a list of African nations—mostly in East Africa—where ... care systems often delay cancer diagnosis and treatments, ... read more

Africa highlights: MTN 'in new Nigeria probe', 'seized Ugandan' in al-Shabab video

It’s the law. By Dickens Olewe and Farouk Chothia All times stated are UK We'll be back tomorrow That's all from the BBC Africa Livepage today. Keep up-to-date with what's happening across the ... read more

I was diagnosed with AIDS in 1986 and I'm still around

I was diagnosed with HIV on December 24, 1986. I remember the day so well - I had a student summer job at a supermarket chain. I collapsed at work and was rushed to the Johannesburg General Hospital. read more

Tanzania: Why Sectors Must Join Forces to Tame Cancer

This week, countries marked World Cancer Day. One of the key ideas of this day is centered on how to work together so that cancer is no longer a death sentence in Africa ... and oncologists, cancers ... read more

The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology Commission on diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa

Countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are particularly ... Lack of such access means that for many sufferers in SSA – particularly children – type 1 diabetes is a death sentence. Most patients with ... read more

Stopping Cervical Cancer and other NonCommunicable Diseases in Africa

However, a moment of pain could save her from the leading cause of cancer death among women in Africa: cervical cancer ... The usual 10–20-year progression from mild dysplasia to carcinoma means ... read more

Growing Global Cancer Crisis Should Spark Call to Action

“Some in Sub-Saharan Africa ... who have cancer, cancer should not be a death sentence anymore.” Krug said the survival rates of people stricken with cancer could be increased by strengthening health ... read more



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