Tag: Africa

South Africa: Health Minister – High Number of KZN Riot Detainees Test Positive for Coronavirus

September 28, 2021
The government has sounded the alarm as a high number of those arrested over last week’s riots have tested positive for Covid-19. Acting Health Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane says also that … Read More The post South Africa: Health Minister – High Number of KZN Riot Detainees Test Positive for Coronavirus appeared first on Black Politics.

Africa: Minister Blade Nzimande Congratulates Biovac for Appointment to Manufacture and Distribute Pfizer-Biontech Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Within Africa

July 24, 2021
Minister Nzimande congratulates Biovac for having been appointed to manufacture and distribute Pfizer-Biontech Covid-19 vaccine doses within Africa The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, congratulates … Read More The post Africa: Minister Blade Nzimande Congratulates Biovac for Appointment to Manufacture and Distribute Pfizer-Biontech Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Within Africa appeared first

Africa: Is a Green Recovery in Africa Possible After Covid-19?

July 24, 2021
Africa is hard hit by the Covid-19 crisis and especially vulnerable to the effects of climate change. A new report suggests ways the continent can build back better as it … Read More The post Africa: Is a Green Recovery in Africa Possible After Covid-19? appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-is-a-green-recovery-in-africa-possible-after-covid-19-2/

South Africa’s Security Sector Is in Crisis – Reform Must Start Now

July 22, 2021
As the dust settles on insurrection, government must acknowledge the urgent need to repurpose a failing security system. The attempted insurrection of the past week affirms the extent to which … Read More The post South Africa’s Security Sector Is in Crisis – Reform Must Start Now appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/south-africas-security-sector-is-in-crisis-reform-must-start-now-2/

Africa: Continent Faces Acute Shortages of Oxygen Supplies and ICU Beds

July 22, 2021
Massive desolation continues to engulf populations of at least 10 African countries for a fifth week running, in the wake of poor medical responses and a biting oxygen shortage. WHO … Read More The post Africa: Continent Faces Acute Shortages of Oxygen Supplies and ICU Beds appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-continent-faces-acute-shortages-of-oxygen-supplies-and-icu-beds-2/

Africa: Community Health Workers As the Backbone of Primary Healthcare Delivery – Rwanda’s Approach

July 19, 2021
Health care should be equitable. This means it must be accessible to anyone, regardless of social class, or place of residence. For a pregnant woman dwelling either in the hills … Read More The post Africa: Community Health Workers As the Backbone of Primary Healthcare Delivery – Rwanda’s Approach appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-community-health-workers-as-the-backbone-of-primary-healthcare-delivery-rwandas-approach/

Africa: Vice President Bawumia Is Africa’s Digital Revolutionary Leader of the Decade

July 16, 2021
The Initiators of Change Foundation, an organisation focused on governance, poverty reduction, empowerment and human resource has presented a Lifetime in A Portrait Award to the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu … Read More The post Africa: Vice President Bawumia Is Africa’s Digital Revolutionary Leader of the Decade appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-vice-president-bawumia-is-africas-digital-revolutionary-leader-of-the-decade-2/

South Africa: Zim to Feel Heat From SA Riots

July 16, 2021
Zimbabwe’s industries will likely feel the pinch of the violent demonstrations and looting unfolding in South Africa, its largest trading partner, as trade channels get clogged and supply chains disrupted. … Read More The post South Africa: Zim to Feel Heat From SA Riots appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/south-africa-zim-to-feel-heat-from-sa-riots/

Africa: Racism in Sport – Why It Comes to the Surface When Teams Lose

July 16, 2021
Rachel Anne Gillett, Utrecht University In the penalty shoot-out that saw Italy defeat England in the UEFA Euro 2020 final, the skill of the goalkeepers was overshadowed by the perceived … Read More The post Africa: Racism in Sport – Why It Comes to the Surface When Teams Lose appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-racism-in-sport-why-it-comes-to-the-surface-when-teams-lose/

Africa: Fulbeh Africa to Hold Int’l Peace Conference

July 12, 2021
Fulbeh Africa Association, a youth-led cultural charitable organisation has announced that its first intercultural peace conference since the establishment of the organisation will be held on Saturday 31st July 2021. … Read More The post Africa: Fulbeh Africa to Hold Int’l Peace Conference appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-fulbeh-africa-to-hold-intl-peace-conference/