Sub Saharan Africa News

FAZAL: Mass negativity dimming shine of Africa's largest wind

This is a private company that has set the benchmark for how successful infrastructure projects will be undertaken in Sub Saharan Africa; a project that places Kenya firmly on the global map in so many positive ways, a project with a financing structure that is hard to replicate and a transformative undertaking that has offered hope and potential to the residents of one of the most neglected parts of Kenya.

Daily Nation , Kenya Nov 16, 2018

Morocco under the spotlight for treatment of African migrants

I was closer to my dream than ever before," Hadj told Al Jazeera after reluctantly agreeing to talk in a forest on the city's outskirts where he has taken shelter with around 20 other people from various Sub Saharan African countries.

Al Jazeera , Africa Nov 16, 2018

Pentagon to cut troops in Africa as focus shifts to China, Russia

Since Western nations sanctioned Russia for annexing Crimea in 2014, Moscow has signed 19 military cooperation deals in Sub Saharan Africa, including with Ethiopia, Nigeria and Zimbabwe, according to its foreign and defense ministries and state media.

Reuters , Africa Nov 16, 2018

Doing business here is still not easy

Four countries in Sub Saharan Africa earned coveted spots in this year’s global top improvers.

The Guardian , Nigeria Nov 15, 2018

Firm unveils online livestock platform

Lagos State, for example, constitutes the biggest livestock market in Sub Saharan Africa and we aim to make that market healthier and more prosperous.

Punch , Nigeria Nov 15, 2018

Hospitals run out of kit to test for TB

TB remains a global public health threat especially in Sub Saharan Africa.

Daily Nation , Kenya Nov 15, 2018

90% kyeyo money transfers go towards rural households

Uganda was among the top five recipients of money from people living abroad in Sub Saharan Africa last year and only second to Kenya in East Africa, according to a World Bank April 2018 publication on migration and remittances outlook.

The Observer , Uganda Nov 15, 2018

Tens of thousands die in Africa each year due to $200bn fake-drugs trade

Almost half the fake and low-quality medicines reported to the World Health Organisation (WHO) between 2013 and 2017 were found to be in Sub Saharan Africa, said the report, also backed by Interpol and the Institute for Security Studies.

Times Live , South Africa Nov 15, 2018

Tens of thousands die in Africa each year due to fake drugs

Almost half the fake and low-quality medicines reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) between 2013 and 2017 were found to be in Sub Saharan Africa, said the report, also backed by Interpol and the Institute for Security Studies.

Reuters , Africa Nov 15, 2018

Primary health care for all is within sight

You talked about financing and the different platforms to push for improved financing, but as we speak, some donors are pulling out from supporting different initiatives especially in Sub Saharan Africa, while some projects have stalled and others have failed.

The East African , Kenya Nov 15, 2018