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So far, the true extent of effects spread of vaccine lies have had has not been documented. But it’s a question that preoccupies scientists in parts of the world, and more so in light of ongoing vaccine research and development efforts to tackle a number of diseases of concern.
Press freedom advocates say that there has been more foreign influence into the narrative of what’s happening in Sudan than is the case internally, and this further fuels the crisis and compromises Africa's efforts to tell own stories, find solutions to own problems.
More than 60 per cent of Africa’s population is under the age of 25, and there is a total of over 450 million youth on the continent, a number that is expected to rise significantly to constitute 42 per cent of global youth by 2030.
Without support, acquisition and maintenance of irrigation equipment could not be afforded by majority of rural smallholder farmers, and especially women due to the cost constraints, as well as the fact that women were already marginalized due to limited empowerment in a wide range of aspects.
The conference is happening at a time street vendors continue to decry various forms of discrimination and harassment in their work spaces, alongside criminalization, all threatening their livelihoods and survival.
The economy is way far from absorbing ever rising number of job seekers while factors like wanting education quality and lack of capital continue to inhibit entrepreneurship. General unemployment rate oscillated between 18.1 per cent and 24.3 per cent between August 2022 and November 2022. Unemployment...
Rwanda is among 10 countries with the highest food price inflation globally in the latest World Bank assessment.
Mauritius, South Africa and Morocco were the most innovative economies in Africa this year.
The wave of disinformation comes amid frosty relations between the two countries over the past weeks following attacks by rebel movement M23 in eastern parts of DRC
The job advertisement under Rwanda's United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) letterhead circulating on social media is a hoax. The agency identified the poster as fake, and urged the public to ignore it.
The author of the fake document appears to have picked one of the announcements issued by University of Rwanda previously and edited it to insert fabricated information.
Our fact-check on the page shows it is fake. The official Facebook page of the Ministry, which was created on April 8, 2013, is verified. This one is not.
The initiator of the message, for instance, claims that Ngoma and Kirehe Districts will be merged into Bugesera, while Nyamasheke and Karongi will be collapsed into Rusizi. Ngororero, Rutsiro and Nyabihu will be merged into Rubavu District.
The message in the tweet, which was written in French, congratulated the Malian people and inviting them not to lose the transitional president, Colonel Assimi Goïta.